• February 12, 2016


This Week's Column

Give gifts from the heart

Valentine’s Day is this weekend and some may be scrambling to find the perfect gift for their significant other. Gifts need not be lavish or expensive — putting thought into a gift that comes from the heart can mean much more than spending several hundred dollars on jewelry or flowers (although I’m sure you won’t be kicked out of bed for giving a gift in a tiny little box).

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Celebrating diversity
Posted: February 03, 2016

Black History Month typically is a time to reflect on what the black community has done over the years, through decades and centuries.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Passing on the torch of success
Posted: January 27, 2016

The last two decades for Cherokee County schools have been a total 180.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Expel the violence from the community
Posted: January 20, 2016

What is our world coming to? In the first two weeks of January, it seems like Cherokee County has experienced more heinous crimes than it usually does in a year’s time.

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Wednesday 01/13/2016
Keep little ones warm but safe
Posted: January 13, 2016

We have had our first real dose of consistent freezing temperatures and parents are bundling up their little ones when they go out of the house.

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Wednesday 01/06/2016
Legislators ready to get to work
Posted: January 06, 2016

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Wednesday 12/30/2015
Knowledge gives us the power
Posted: December 30, 2015

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Wednesday 12/23/2015
Christmases past bring reality of Christmas present
Posted: December 23, 2015

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Carrying on Christmas traditions
Posted: December 23, 2015

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And what sport would this be?


Posted 3 days ago by The Central Scrutinizer.

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Sizzurp, yo! Makin' that purple drank. Maybe the suspect could benefit from a session of Coffee with a Cop.