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It’s Your Turn

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – The saying “ignorance is bliss” has never made much sense to me. Ignorance is ignorance. Calling it bliss is an excuse that someone…

Middle School Baseball

Letter to the Editor: Dear Editor, As you know, both JET and Merriwether do not offer middle school baseball. There are a number of us in Edgefield County that want…

Feed the Hungry

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – We are all called on to “Feed the Hungry.” All of us this political season can agree, I’m sure, that we can work together…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2014 Economic Development – Working on the big and the small To try to help find ways to recruit, nurture and grow small businesses…

A Little on the Primary

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Tuesday, June 10 marks an important day in South Carolina politics. While talking with people across the county, I have noticed how truly…

Politics and Religion

Opinion – By Robert M. Scott – As we head into the Primary season, I’m already tired of hearing from candidates about their personal belief system – that they and…

The Supreme Sacrifice

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – On Monday we celebrated the national holiday of Memorial Day.  This is one of America’s most sacred holidays as we remember the men…

A Tribute to Teachers

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – A couple of weeks ago the nation celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week.  This is the week on which the National Teacher Appreciation Day…

Peeler and Staff a Winning Team

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I wanted to give a short testament to the hard work, efficiency, professionalism, and assistance recently rendered by Judge Bobby Peeler and his staff to…

A Country of Quitters

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Times are tough, people struggle, life ain’t always beautiful.  Regardless of any hardships one may face, quitting is simply not the answer.  Now,…