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  School is generally regarded as preparation for college, career, and life. Academic classes provide the foundation and framework in the 3 R’s (Reading, [w]Riting, and [a]rithmetic); career and technology classes provide training and awareness of career options; and the overall school experience...
  Having turned 66 on Sunday, I am mindful of seeing some of my favorite rock artists in concert before they - uh - die. I’m mindful because of the deaths last month of Eddie Money at age 70 (The Money Man - “Take Me Home Tonight”) and Ric Ocasek at age 75 (The Cars - “You Might Think I’m Crazy”)....
  Where Do We Go from Here?     By Dr. David O’Shields District 56 Superintendent   This week marks “Homecoming 2019” at Clinton High School. There will be theme days, class skits, and time-honored traditions of a parade and halftime pageantry. No doubt this week will be a lot of fun for those at...
  It is fall. The temperatures are cooling down. Football is a Friday-Saturday ritual. It is an active time for Laurens County families. In all the hustle-bustle, take just a moment to reflect on what you can do to make Laurens County a caring community. One thing you can do has already passed, but...
  This is what “animal abuse” looks like! What would make someone take it upon themselves to put two small, pitiful, under-nourished puppies in our fenced-in backyard without asking or telling us about their intentions? It would have been bad enough to put two healthy puppies in our fence, but...
  EDITORIAL: Consider, The United Way    Your continued support of United Way of Laurens County truly is a shining example of a community helping itself. The member agencies, UW board members, staff and friends, and donor businesses celebrated that helpfulness Aug. 29 at Presbyterian College. Three...
  I have taken some criticism here for a defense of trees - cutting trees for profit, and expressing concern about companies that process trees. Truth is, because of a personal experience, I am skittish whenever I see a logging truck.  Regardless of our positions related to trees-for-profit, we all...
  Futurist Dr. Richard Swenson writes, “Fast-lane families are headed for head-on collisions. They don’t have the opportunity to eat together. Shared, unstructured leisure time disappears. Communication suffers, problems multiply. In a slower era . . . people had time for each other. At the store,...
  Chances are by now you’ve already scooped up just the right notebooks and pencils and helped select the perfect back-to-school clothes. You’ve made the effort because you want your child to be ready for success in the new school year.  No doubt you want your child to be successful in life, too....
HUGO AT 30.       South Carolina state agencies partner to recognize 30 years since Hurricane Hugo.     South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Emergency Management Division commemorating unforgettable storm with multi-platform campaign     COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational...

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