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I Feel Like I’ve Gotta Travel On

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 13, 2017, 10:52 a.m. I haven’t been to a race track since Homestead, Florida, at the end of 2012. On January 4, 2013, the Gaston Gazette informed that my position would be discontinued on … … Continue reading

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If Only It Seemed Like Old Times …

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:28 a.m. I’ve had this small problem this fall. If didn’t watch my alma mater (Furman) and my hometown school (Presbyterian) play football, I might be happier. But I do. Even if these schools … Continue reading

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Funny How Time Slips Away

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, July 7, 2016, 9:29 a.m. Here on the local front, it’s been a calm week. Dr. Joe Gettys, who was a calm man, died at age 109. At age 108, he attended most, if not all, … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:02 p.m. I can bookend the Presbyterian College football victories over Furman University, my alma mater, at least the two most recent. Both games were at night. The former was at Sirrine Stadium, … Continue reading

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Clinton, S.C., Friday, July 26, 2013, 11:15 a.m. Living at home – no, check that, being at home – carries with it certain informal obligations that didn’t often arise when I spent the majority of my time on the road. … Continue reading

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Clinton and Thereabouts

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 12:10 p.m. It’s a common mistake to dismiss all small towns as being just alike when, in fact, the difference between the two principal towns of Laurens County is as great as, oh, New … Continue reading

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