Editorial—We’d have liked to see East End on the list!

Projects to improve 17 intersections in South Carolina do not include U-S 123-S-C 130 in Seneca. In our opinion, that’s unfortunate—even if statistics don’t qualify the intersection as begging for safety improvements. The SC DOT is accepting public comment until June 13 on additional projects recommended for the state’s Federal Safety Project Program. We’d like to see someone or some […]

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Covidien thinning its OC workforce

          Management of a long-running Oconee County manufacturing operation, in preparation of its move to a Central American country, has been reducing its workforce in trickles.  One official tells us, however, he’’s expecting a wave of job terminations soon.                 For displaced workers here, the closing of the Covidien plant at Bountyland is likely to be traumatic.  […]

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Finding the Way Back To Mayberry

As a guest editorial, saluting Mayberry Comes to Westminster, Kris Butts presented the following item from Paul Harvey News & Commentary dated Saturday, January 10, 1998 Since television ran away from home .. it has been wandering .. searching .. trying to find it’s way back to Mayberry. These days, whatever I’m watching, I’m unfulfilled. I can close my eyes […]

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