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EDITORIAL - When Your Freedom Isn’t Free   If you want to know anything from the City of Clinton - and you want to use existing state law to find out - just fill out a form and attach $3. Effective Sept. 11th, that’s your cost for freedom of information. In the government’s on-going campaign to get...
  STATE - New study provides roadmap for merging small school districts, aiding student & teacher success   Columbia – South Carolina’s extremely small school districts likely spend too much on administration, are inefficient, and do not have the tax base to provide an education that meets the...
  COLUMBIA – As part of South Carolina’s continued efforts in combatting the opioid epidemic, healthcare professionals, state and local agencies, concerned citizens and law enforcement will once again come together for the S.C. Governor’s Opioid Summit, which will be held tomorrow (Sept. 6) at the...
CLEAN-UP TODAY -- ENVIRONMENT: PalmettoPride, Keep South Carolina Beautiful and Partners Create the Edisto River Adopt-A-Landing Grant   Columbia – In an effort to encourage behavior change around littering, PalmettoPride, Keep South Carolina Beautiful, Walther Farms and Keep America Beautiful have...
  My daughter, Lydia, 5, went to her first football game the other night — Laurens at Clinton. My wife, Jane, also experienced the Red Devils for the first time and it was my first time going as publisher. What a great atmosphere for my daughter’s introduction to live football. We set with some...
  The editor: It seems that sometimes kind and thoughtful is pretty rare in our world today, but I feel so fortunate so have such kind and thoughtful neighbors. For instance Lee Templeton gets my newspaper and puts it on my front porch everyday.  He also returns my garbage container to my garage...
  I was about 10 years old, almost the perfect age for that quintessential summer experience, aka: learning to water ski! We were visiting the summer getaway of Allen and Catherine Young at Lake Greenwood. Allen had taught a thousand kids to ski, and I was anxious to be 1001. I wrestled with those...
Newspapers and Shopping SPRINGFIELD, IL—Ninety percent of the more than 1,000 people responding to the National Newspaper Association’s 2018 readership survey said that their community newspaper informs them. And 73 percent said that their hometown paper provides valuable local shopping and...
  Many questions remain about the City of Clinton's decision to disband its Public Safety Department, in favor of having separate Police and Fire Departments. The city has circulated a video showing firefighters in action, but has refused to say when the video was shot, by whom and what it is...

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