It’s evident several procedures in place at council meetings, whether by state law or local ordinance, give residents the appearance of power without any of the actual clout.
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Solutions aren’t easily found but through innovative thinking, rare projects resolving multiple problems come to fruition.
Small towns hold a uniqueness that’s only seen by those who take the time to slow down, look around and listen. There are stories to be told, and in Greer this is certainly no exception.
Government representatives are elected by the people and supposedly for the people, but not all municipal governments are created equal.
High school graduates being herded into higher education institutions and handed high-interest loans to secure nonexistent jobs isn’t uncommon — but it’s very problematic, and this month, Senate st
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I have a tendency to stress and become anxious about the future, and as a result I over-plan and sometimes get agitated when plans don’t go how I foresaw them.
Last weekend’s trip to New York instantly proved to be memorable.
I’ve been counting down and finally — finally — the time of year when I plan, pack, drive, dance and get swept away in the awe-inspiring music has arrived — that’s right, summer concert season!
Some moments change you forever.