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It is difficult for us to believe that, for lo these many years, the City of Clinton has conducted special events without a Special Events Ordinance. The city has had many fine, detail-oriented city managers, and not one of them has ever said to the city council, “This city needs a good Special...
I sure would hate to be a sleep walker in the Grand Canyon. One misstep and you surf the wild Colorado the hard way. My wife and I, along with six other intrepid from Laurens County, recently spent a week, roaming the scenic National Parks of northern Arizona and southern Utah. The people were...
I recently spoke to a group of elementary school students who were learning about the three branches of government.  Boy, these kids were smart!  Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch… these kids knew all three.  I enjoyed our conversation so much I decided to devote this next...
The Editor, To make more than 20,000 high school girls politically aware of the ballet box and the importance of self-government is no small task, but is one that the American Legion Auxiliary has undertaken for more than 70 years. Our Palmetto Girls State is sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary...
Guest Opinion Tariffs threaten newspapers’ future. There are two things you need to know about newspapers. Newspapers are important to community life and democracy. Always have been. We at the National Newspaper Association think it is important for all sorts of newspapers to survive for the sake...
We are not really, entirely sure why, but there is indisputable photo evidence that a train-load of tanks rolled through Clinton last Wednesday. We figure they are on their way to the United States war against Syria. They almost were not seen, since they were all camo tanks. They rolled on flat-bed...
By now most of us have read that plastic, that incredibly useful product that all of us use every day, is fast becoming public enemy number one.  We have been using plastics for decades and as a result, plastic is everywhere: in our fish, in our food, in our oceans, in our waste water treatment...
This Earth Day, April 22, people worldwide will celebrate the Earth, its natural resources, and the benefits it provides. Our lives depend on the Earth. Clean air, clean water, and clean land are essential for our health and livelihoods as well as for those of every other living thing on the planet...
This month I will start a series of articles about each of our six schools in the district. One of the very best things about Laurens County School District 56 is its size, its attention to students and staff, and its ability to compete successfully academically, artistically, and athletically...
Gov. Henry McMaster, SCDC Director Bryan Stirling, SLED Chief Mark Keel Provide Update on Incident at Lee Correctional Institution; 7 Inmates Are Dead - THE DANGER TO INMATES: Cellphones or "shanks"?   COLUMBIA - Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by S.C. Department of Corrections Director...

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