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  In a recent statement to a local on-line news source, outgoing Clinton High School Principal Maureen Tiller observed that the latest Red Devil graduates - and the newest CHS Alumni - were the first class to have four full years of “flex” time. In her mind, it made the class more cohesive - it...
  Preconstruction Notice   Since Presbyterian College opened in 1880, we have regularly added to and refreshed living and learning spaces to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff.  From the initial construction of Neville Hall in 1907 to the addition of multiple residence halls and...
  Amy and I are preaching through Ecclesiastes 3 this summer: For everything there is season, and a time for every matter under heaven… Sunday’s text is, “A time to be born and a time to die…” It must be a hazard of the job, but someone always seems to be dying, which makes me think a great deal...
  It has been anything but a smooth walk these past few years for the Laurens County Trails Association to realize its goals of fitness and profit from a trails system to compliment that of neighboring Greenville. Just as a reminder, from their website, here’s what the group seeks to accomplish:...
  Friendship and love. These words mean a lot of different things to people. In our social media society, neither means much. Some have thousands of friends on social media, but many lack one true friend. “If you have one true friend, you have more than your share.” – Thomas Fuller. Aristotle...
  It takes a village… I first made the decision to pursue a career in writing during my freshman year at Clinton High. That was the last year spent in the “old” building on North Adair (now Clinton Middle School). Valerie Jones was my English teacher, one of several who encouraged me to consider...
  The editor, God is on the Move in Clinton!!!! Though I’m confident that there are many more miraculous works of God around us, we have been blessed to witness three absolute miracles in the recent past. I cannot find rest until I share what God is doing.  First there is Ms. P (alias). Ms. P has...
  EDITORIAL: We encourage Laurens County to move with all haste to have EMS service back in Clinton.  The safety of our citizens is of paramount importance to this newspaper. Having Laurens County EMS service for eastern Laurens County anchored in Joanna, instead of Clinton, is unacceptable. There...
  In sports, it’s called a rebuilding year. Clinton High Athletics looks at it as re-loading. Last Tuesday’s 2019 Winter/Spring Sports Awards Ceremony in the Red Devil gym showcased what Clinton High School is losing. Its Athletics Director Dr. Nickie Templeton is leaving to become an assistant...
Kudos to Main St. Clinton and The City of Clinton for staging a very successful Rhythm on the Rails festival. You can usually tell things are going well when the featured performer is getting good feedback – Lee Roy Parnell seemed to be enjoying himself singing and playing for an appreciative crowd...

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