An attitude of gratitude makes life better

An attitude of gratitude makes life better

The last few months have been hard for me. Two of my colleagues…the ones who handle finance and donor records, experienced some health issues th...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Some New Year’s resolutions for public officials

Some New Year’s resolutions for public officials

For many of us, the arrival of January 1st means more than a new calendar year. It’s an opportunity for a new chapter… a chance to get thi...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Christmas comes early for Pickens residents

PICKENS COUNTY — On Thursday, Dec. 14, Christmas came for Pickens County residents. A conservation easement was filed with Pickens County.After ...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Did the Pentagon act alone in employing UFO hunters?

Did the Pentagon act alone in employing UFO hunters?

When I was in sixth grade, my impassioned 4-H speech about the possibility of extraterrestrial visitors didn’t even merit an Honorable Mention (...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


When it comes to beliefs at Christmas

When it comes to beliefs at Christmas

Wow! Christmas arrived very quickly this year! Christmas has always been one of my favorite and one of my saddest holidays for many different reasons....

December 20th, 2017 |  


A Christmas dream inspired by Irving Bing

A Christmas dream inspired by Irving Bing

I dream of “White Christmas” this year.I speak of the Irving Berlin classic made famous by Bing Crosby - a sweet, wistful song that holds ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Remember nursing home patients at Christmas

Remember nursing home patients at Christmas

At this festive time of year, it is good to remember those who will probably never again personally experience “city sidewalks, busy sidewalks, ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Cheers to lower beer taxes

Cheers to lower beer taxes

Like or hate the Republican tax-reform plan, here’s one thing we can all cheer: Beer taxes are going down.According to Business Insider, Senate ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Dear editor,I would like to apologize to the motorists that I may have gotten a little testy with prior to the Easley Christmas parade.My job was to m...

December 14th, 2017 |  


How to have a Merry Christmas

How to have a Merry Christmas

Christmas is the most depressing time of the year for many people. New Year’s Eve is another difficult time.There are lots of reasons why depres...

December 14th, 2017 |