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Upstate Outdoors
March 22, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Phillip Gentry Hunting season for Easter Wild Turkey opened last Wednesday, but this week-end represents the first turkey hunting outing of the year for many Upstate hunters. With dwindling numbers of birds being reported by state wildlife biologists and hunter participation remaining at high...
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Upstate Outdoors
March 08, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Located in the northwest corner of South Carolina, beautiful, pristine Lake Joccassee offers anglers a variety of fishing adventures that are found nowhere else in the state. The 7,500 acre mountain lake is the deepest in the state, measuring depths of nearly 300 feet. The lake is fed by four...
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Upstate Outdoors
March 01, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Phillip Gentry The majority of anglers across the Upstate are looking forward to spring time fishing while at the same time wondering when the rain is finally going to let up. The above average rainfall has made most area lakes a mess with flooding muddy water that looks more like tomato soup than...
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February 27, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Ask Ken Coleman Zero in on your passion Q : I’m 23, and I currently work at a community college as a student liaison where I help incoming students acclimate to college life. My dream job is to work specifically with first generation Hispanic students in the same sort of capacity, but instead of...
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Dave Ramsey
February 26, 2019 - 11:45 am
Dear Dave, I’m single and a firefighter, and we have a pension plus a 457(b) retirement plan. I’m not contributing to the 457(b) right now, because I’m following your plan and in Baby Step 2, which is paying off debt. Our retirement plan is managed by a big life insurance company, but I know you...
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February 20, 2019 - 5:05 pm
By Christy Wright Did you know that by the middle of February, 80 percent of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions? As a certified business coach and best-selling author, I’ve worked with thousands of women who struggle to stay motivated past the January high—especially when things get...
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Dave Ramsey
February 19, 2019 - 11:54 am
Dear Dave , I just realized our insurance has a health savings account (HSA) option. We’ve considered dropping this insurance soon and going to a cheaper Christian medical sharing program. We’ve got about $19,000 in debt between credit cards and a car payment, and we’re on Baby Step 2 of your plan...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 15, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Phillip Gentry Like many small game hunting opportunities, March 1 will mark the end of the 2019 squirrel hunting season at least as far as the use of guns to take the animals is concerned. Many hunters are witnessing the resurgence in popularity of squirrels as a game species in the last decade...
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Dave Ramsey
February 12, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Dear Dave, I know you’re against financing purchases. However, is it okay to finance things like furniture at zero percent interest? Detrick Dear Detrick, We just finished an extensive study of more than 10,000 millionaires. Not a single one of these folks said they became rich by borrowing money...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
Phillip Gentry On a walk during a cold, but sunny afternoon this week, it was hard not to notice that spring is not far away. Early robins were ferreting through the grass, the trees are beginning to sprout buds and daffodil stalks are pushing up through the flowerbeds, a sure sign it’s time to get...
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