Editorial

  Our View: Capital Initiative would benefit Clinton.     The Capital Initiative, a 1-cent addition to the county sales tax would give Clinton a shot in the arm. Three projects of the 16 that will be before Laurens County Voters on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot will be inside the Clinton city limits....
  It is right and proper that the Governments of Laurens County, as far as we know, are not increasing the citizens’ tax burden in this era of the Coronavirus. Unemployment and business reductions because of government-ordered shut downs have strained business and personal back accounts. Most...
  We sympathize with District 56 and all school districts. The task before them is great. How do you keep children, teachers and administrators safe, while still providing a quality education? Can it be done? Yes. The Chronicle would ask the following: • Parents need to know your plans, sooner,...
  Our View: We need Jesus.     A pandemic and racial unrest are tearing the United States and the world apart. But despite all the bad news in the world, we have Good News and that Good News has a name — Jesus Christ. The justice and judgment we seek comes from God. He is in control. Judgement is...
OUR VIEW: Speech and action, not looting.     Criminal charges have been filed against four men in connection with an in-custody death in Minneapolis. Criminal charges have been filed against three men in connection with a citizen-arrest death in Brunswick, Georgia. The courts will render decisions...
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  OUR VIEW: Come Forward, with credible information.     “Snitches get stitches.”    For many years, it has been a phase designed to keep people in line. Criminal acts depend on it t evade detection. Innocent people get caught in the cross-fire, and communities wonder, “What could we have done?”...
  OUR VIEW: Go To A Park.     Many people have complained about being recommended to shelter in place. Their rights have been infringed upon and they do not want to stay at home any more. Fine, our advice: Go To A Park. Your kids are stir-crazy because all they’ve been doing is staring at the...
OUR VIEW: It’s time to shut it down.     As much as we admire the people maintaining District 56’s efforts to keep learning relevant, maybe it’s time to shut it down for the rest of this year. The governor has closed school buildings, so wouldn’t it be a better use of everyone’s time to concentrate...
HEY, CONGRESS, KEEP THE NEWS COMING.     We need to get through this time and tighten our belts, just as we have through two World Wars, terrorist attacks and other epidemics   Guest Editorial by Matthew Adelman   Newspapers in the United States have traveled rough seas to the First Amendment...

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