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Where can I find old papers?

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Q: I’m working on American Legion baseball history and am seeking some information in your newspaper’s archives. Do you have copies of the paper from 1979?

A: This is good question, and one we get quite often.

Where can I find old copies of the newspaper?

Going out with a bang

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Q: How do you dispose of unused fireworks?

A: Obviously, this question does not come to us from the Blue Ridge area. But, we do try to help as many people as possible with this column, so here’s what you should do.

No cash businesses?

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Q: What is your opinion of businesses that no longer accept cash?

DR: Honestly, I think the whole scenario is kind of silly.

Businesses that are suddenly into the “no cash” thing lose out on a lot of transactions.

Josh Lanier is an outdoor writer living in Greer. His personal blog is

Diving into nature

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From the fertile, rolling hills of the Piedmont region, to the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Upstate South Carolina is rich in natural resources, and is available for all of us to enjoy.

No matter what outdoor activities you are into, our area has plenty to offer.

There’s no magic pill

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Q: My wife and I made a resolution this year to pay off $20,000 in credit card debt we’ve accumulated. I want us to follow your plan, and live on a really tight budget. She wants us to use a debt consolidation company, like some of her friends have done. I’m really against her idea, but how can I change her mind?

Food for thought

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By Jessie S. Cochran
Greer Run Club Founder

I have been part of the competitive running world for 17 years, full of highs and lows, from high school to college, to road races of all different distances, and now coming full circle as a high school coach.


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