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  If you truly believe a picture is worth a thousand words, then the recent posts on social media regarding the treatment of African Americans at various places of business are worth millions of words.  And that is a good thing, because this is not the time to be speechless.   Two African Americans...
  Clinton Elementary School (CES) holds a special place in my heart. I went to 5th and 6th grades there. I became principal there. I live right across from there. It is more like an old friend than a school. It has a special feel and a wonderfully electric atmosphere. And their mascot is a Bee (...
  The editor: Last month, Christians all over the world celebrated Jesus’ resurrection on Easter. Two days earlier Jesus had been betrayed by Judas, arrested and taken before the chief priests and Sanhedrin. They were looking for false evidence against Jesus so they could put him to death. ...
  The Editor, I'd like to bring attention of the readership to some outstanding scholarship right here at home. For over a decade, the Clinton High School (CHS) and Clinton Middle School (CMS) Science Olympiad teams have placed or won at the state level. As a community, we can be proud of the...
  The Editor,                                                                                          The phrase “It is what it is,” is often said when something bad has happened or an inevitable crisis is looming. There are signs and plaques you can buy with this valuable message.  On April 27, a...
COLUMBIA – To help ensure voters are prepared for the June 12 Statewide Primaries and June 26 Primary Runoffs, the State Election Commission wants to remind South Carolinians of the fast-approaching voter registration deadline.   TO VOTE IN THE 2018 STATEWIDE PRIMARIES AND RUNOFFS, YOU MUST BE...
  In the long tradition of The Clinton Chronicle publishing an every-once-in-a-while congratulations column, this will be a look at people, groups and organizations since March 1 that deserve a spotlight on accomplishments. Bear with us, please, it’s a long list. Destini Robinson, a Clinton High...
  Let me be as clear as possible: the proposed consolidation of school districts in Laurens County would be the worst possible thing that could happen to students and parents in District 56.  We would lose all local control of our schools. Do not believe it for one second if anyone tries to tell...
  I was hardly listening. I had gotten home just a little while before, and rested then cooked dinner. We had the NBA game on - my wife is rooting for Cleveland and I want Toronto to win. Just another night - like any other night, May 1, 2018. The first night of Mental Health Month. On the counter...
  The Editor, Laurens County Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on April 24th which included the first reading of the budget for fiscal year 2019. But not all council members were present for the meeting.  At the meeting, council approved a 2.55% millage increase which is a 2.13% CPI...

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