It’s that time of year again, when school buses make us all late and remind me of the Billy Madison song: “I’ve got my lunch packed up, my shoes tied tight, I hope I don’t get in a fight.
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Being the ‘bigger person’ — it’s not something I’ve mastered.
To say I’m not “outdoorsy” is probably an understatement. I enjoy the outdoors.
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.
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
Technology is developing faster than it ever has while individuals develop unhealthy dependencies on computers, phones, social media and endless amounts of distractions accessible one-click away —
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.