(Note: this column first appeared in 1990.)
It was a simple phone call, out of the blue, from someone I'd known years before.
You know what the most commonly used word in the English language seems to be?
By GLENN TUCKER
With the April 15 tax filing deadline having past earlier this week, Kershaw County residents can breathe a sigh of relief – except for those who filed for an extension, of course. But a more important day, when it comes to your money, is Tax Freedom Day, which is the day the average South Carolina resident finally earns enough to pay his or her income tax bill. This year it was April 9; because of South Carolina's tax structure, which is lower than some states, Palmetto State residents pay their share earlier than the nation as a whole, which is ...
It was good to see dedicated volunteers and staff members recognized at last week's annual United Way of Kershaw County dinner. While there are many, many people who push together to make the United Way the superb organization that it is, a few special people were singled out for recognition. Dr. Frank Morgan, superintendent of the Kershaw County School District, received the Jake Watson Award, and Camden Deputy Fire Chief Phil Elliot was given the Anne Dallas Volunteer of the Year award. Other plaudits for volunteer efforts were given, and staff member Margaret Lawhorn was singled out for her ...
If you're glad spring is here and you're looking back on this winter as one of the worst ever, you're right. But if you want a few weather statistics that are really cruel, try these on for size:
It's been a long, cold winter. Too many nights with sub-20 temperatures. Too many days of steady, cold drizzle.
We read about people who make hundreds of millions of dollars a year, but for most of us, it's difficult to even imagine such wealth.
I'm not much for reality shows on television, but when I saw an advertisement for Southern Charm, a show set in Charleston, I thought I'd take a look.
Everyone who's sick of winter, raise your hands.
I have a friend who says he's stopped asking people how they're feeling.
If you've always harbored a desire to be an Olympic athlete but you have a hard time walking and chewing gum at the same time, I have two words for you:
Many people who live in the South -- right here in Kershaw County -- think they're experts at driving in snow and ice, despite the fact that they virtually never have to do it.
It's been more than 25 years since it occurred, so finally I can tell you a secret:
We're now entering the most sacred season of the year, that time when men in Kershaw County bow their heads, reflect on their good fortune and ponder COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL SEASON.
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