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‘The friendliest little town in the South’

As you know, the city of Camden is focusing on tourism -- figuring out ways to entice people to visit our historic city. There's a lot of competition out there; everyone understands that tourists spend money, don't pollute and point others in our direction if they have a good time.

May 23, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Advice to the Class of 2014

Good morning, graduating seniors of the Class of 2014.

May 16, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


I’d like some new blood, please

I need some new blood.

May 09, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


The emotion of Appomattox

(Note: this column first appeared in 1990.)

May 02, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


A simple phone call

It was a simple phone call, out of the blue, from someone I'd known years before.

April 25, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Outrageous

You know what the most commonly used word in the English language seems to be?

April 18, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Remembering Reid Buckley

By GLENN TUCKER

April 18, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Camden


Tax Time

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 ...

April 18, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Editorials


Kudos to the UWKC

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 ...

April 16, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Editorials


Time again to grab from the mailbag

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:

April 11, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Take a few right-hand turns

It's been a long, cold winter. Too many nights with sub-20 temperatures. Too many days of steady, cold drizzle.

April 04, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


The über-wealthy and their toys

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.

March 28, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Southern Charm isn’t charming

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.

March 14, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Winter, be gone!

Everyone who's sick of winter, raise your hands.

March 07, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Accepting the hand we’re dealt

I have a friend who says he's stopped asking people how they're feeling.

February 28, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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What hotel advertising REALLY means

Years ago, Holiday Inn had a slogan: "The best surprise is no surprise at all."

September 12, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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