This response is intended to clarify some points made by the Calhoun Ledger in its article “Blood, Tears, Anger.......” regarding the state retirement system.

The system is a Defined Benefit Plan, not a Direct Benefit Plan.

As you stated in the article, most problems fac...

April 26, 2017

Please forgive the medical comparison but I feel as if I showed up in the emergency room with a gushing arterial laceration only to be given a bandaid and aspirin and sent home with the instructions, “Call me in the morning if this doesn't help!”

Yesterday, April 25, So...

April 24, 2017

A recently passed bill designed to reform the failing state employee pension system will soon be waiting for Governor Henry McMaster's decision to sign it into law or to veto it.


The purpose of this bill is to eliminate the funding gap that was created by years of poo...

April 9, 2017

The District Three Informer - April 2017 (Photos inserted by Calhoun Ledger)

Friends and Neighbors,

On April 10, 2017 we will hold our regular meeting of the Calhoun County Council.  At that meeting, we will discuss several items that will be of special interest to our c...

April 7, 2017

There are a number of items on Calhoun County Council's agenda (see photo attached) for Monday's meeting.

Michelle Brewton from Calhoun County DSS and Fire Coordinator Jeff Price from the Jumper Station will address the Council.  

Of particular interest to some...

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