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Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Those of you who have been following my occasional OpEds may recognize this title. It’s one that has been used before – on my…

Thank You for Making the Festival a Success

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Sonny and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers, sponsors, mayor, city council, and the town employees who made…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

October 3, 2014 Comprehensive Plan on Tap for County Council It probably doesn’t sound like a very sexy topic, but the Comprehensive Plan is about to be discussed by County…

Everyone Needs Compassion

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – In a small mountainous village of El Salvador lives a precious little four-year-old girl.  Even at such a young age, she is expected…

Our (yes, our) Royal Family

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – As both a member of the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) and a mathematician, I have often thought about how sure we all…

If Not You, Then Who?

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – When I got back to Clemson last month, I was greeted by an email letting students and faculty know they would be required…

We’re Number Two!

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – In this case, that’s better than being number one – but not much. It turns out that the state with the highest per capita…

Congressman Duncan Responds to Letter to the Editor

– By Jeff Duncan – A letter to the editor ran recently in The Edgefield Advertiser challenging my position on energy development. The letter read, “Due to our geological past,…

The Local Government Fund (LGF)

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – What is the LGF, and why should we care? The website of the South Carolina Association of Counties (www.sccounties.org) explains the Local Government Fund,…

Energy Policy

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Jeff Duncan is touting his energy policy as all-inclusive, but we should follow the money. The United States’ energy policy must be crafted by…

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