Taking a stand for freedom of speech Early last week, my wife and I were at home watching a movie when I got a text from my aunt (who lives in Asheville) asking if I went to the Liberty High graduation.
The question threw me off. Thinking someone she knew had seen me there, I responded with a prompt “Yes.”
Her reply was even more perplexing. She said, “Way to go Valedictorian!”
I sat confused. I had to replay the graduation over in my mind, trying to figure out what the Va...
When enough is enough The school board made the right call last week.
Two middle schools in Easley sound like a good idea, but ignoring numbers and moving forward with a plan just because you want something is not intelligent.
For those that may not know, the district opted to terminate its contract to renovate Gettys Middle, which has remained nearly untouched since the 1950s, and to move all students to Brice Middle (the old Easley High).
Gettys currently ...
Investing in education for a path to sustainability Environmental issues may – oddly to some – be one of those ways in which conservatives and liberals can come together on common ground.
Duke Energy advertisements recently inspired these thoughts. Duke has, for a long time, been running ads urging us to turn off lights when we aren’t using them. Recently they have offered to pick up your old refrigerator and buy a new one – “which may be up to three times more efficient than the old one.”
Lonnie Adamson General Manager/EditorThe Pickens Sentinel