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  We in the news business chronicle instant history. Documentary film makers step back and examine history through the lens of time. Both are valuable so people have a perspective of where we are, and how did we get here. Chris Marshall of Clinton has provided the nation with an valuable example of...
  The editor, Do you think the education of our children is important for their future and for the future of our country?  Do you think that “local” control of our schools is important or should we just let the state decide what's best for our community? Do you think school administration should be...
  Next month I plan to return to chronicling the distinctive excellent programs and opportunities found in each of our six district schools; however, this month it was just too timely not to mention the efforts—most behind the scenes—in preparation for and response to Hurricane Florence. We have...
  Early in life, I heard America described as a melting pot, a place where all nationalities, ethnicities, religions, and trains of thought come together to form America, the Beautiful.  Later in life, our vision of a greater nation described America as a salad bowl of diversity.  With the salad...
  NATION - ICYMI: Duncan Receives Awards for Protecting Taxpayers, Businesses, Farmers     ICYMI: Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC-03-Laurens County) recently received several awards by protecting tax-payer dollars, standing with America’s farmers and small businesses, and advocating for a limited...
  The Editor, I am writing this on behalf of the American Legion Auxiliary and myself. I have been president for the past 20 years and am 92 years old. All of the ladies in the Auxiliary have almost caught up with me, some have passed me, so you can see why we can’t continue. No one has come...
STATE - Beware of Scams in the Wake of Hurricane Florence   COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is advising consumers to be on the lookout for scams in the wake of Hurricane Florence.  Scammers often follow the headlines in search of their next victims. Keep the...
  I am not going to participate in this event, but it is an issue I feel strongly about and there is a connection to Laurens County. I turn 65 on the 29th of this month and, increasingly, I realize I have less and less time left. Domestic violence, certainly, will live on without me - but there is...
  PC students began moving back onto campus on Saturday, August 18. More than 400 new students have become new residents of the City of Clinton. It didn’t take them long to begin helping their neighbors. As you can imagine, more than a thousand people in all moving into dorms can accumulate lots of...
  The Editor,   I would like to thank the Clinton Chronicle for allowing me to present this information to the people in school district 56.  When the school district consolidation issue was front and center back in the spring, after Representative Mike Pitts had pushed through the SC House a bill...

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