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  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...
  The Editor, The Laurens county council needs to revisit the spending habits of the past 15 years. They have allowed the personal enjoyment and welfare of a few to creep into the taxpayers' pockets.  Allow me to point out several practices of the wasteful spending of your dollars. Mrs. Anderson...
NATION: Duncan Applauds Passage of Nuclear Waste Storage Legislation   Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) praised the passage of H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act, in the House of Representatives: “I have long been an advocate for nuclear energy, but as we...
  South Carolina Law Firm Seeks Justice for Survivors of Human Trafficking   S.C. Legal Services wins grant to hire equal justice attorney   Columbia - South Carolina Legal Services has won a grant that will allow the non-profit law organization to hire an attorney who will represent survivors of...

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