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“Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious.” That’s how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state’s “ag-gag” bill now awaiting governor’s signature.
The Clover/Lake Wylie Republican Women thank the entire community for supporting our club’s major fundraiser, the Clover/Lake Wylie Home and Garden Tour on April 27.
“Sometimes, for the greater good, sacrifices must be made.” The author of this quote is unknown, but politics has often demanded such sacrifice for a greater good in our society. Our state is blessed with magnificent mountains, fabulous foothills and beautiful beaches, bringing folks from across the country to vacation. Tourism is one of the major contributors to the state’s economy, job market and tax base.
Young children here in York and Clover deserve the best that we can give them. Week of the Young Child, held April 14-20, is a time to recognize the needs of young children, and to thank the adults who are involved in their education and care.
In February, the York County Council will consider the contract that all EMS providers will be required to sign if they wish to continue operations. This could be the solution to the foolish “Ambulance Wars” waged by Piedmont Medical Center, or it could be another hardship imposed on the volunteer services, perhaps contributing to their demise.
I am extremely disappointed with the passage of H.R. 8 last night, the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ agreement.
The constant grind on our ears of the term “fiscal cliff” from politicians of both parties and their media hacks in Washington would be laughable if not for the reason that it is being used over and over.
Last weekend the Yorkville Historical Society held its 30th annual Christmas In Olde York — Tour Of Historic Homes. Along with the annual tour of homes, we joined Hazel and Murray Somerville and The Men's Shop in sponsoring a concert by the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra at the McCelvey Center in downtown York.
It seems that the folks who want the credit for public parks are never willing to spend their own vast wealth, but always want the credit.
On behalf of the 2012 Riversweep Planning Group and Lake Wylie Covekeepers, I want to thank everyone who gave their time and energy for the 11th annual cleanup of Lake Wylie Oct. 6.