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Perverting the presidency

WASHINGTON -- The last place -- and I do mean the very last place -- any candidate wants to be is in the frame with Anthony Weiner.

November 04, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


How Trump could still win

As the final presidential debate looms like a Halloween pinata full of October surprises, voters may be less committed to one or the other candidate than the numbers suggest.

October 21, 2016 | | Columns


Camden's Florida Connection

The Archives received an e-mail back in June from Melanie Barr, the Secretary of the Pleasant Street Historic Society in Gainesville, Florida. Attached was the newsletter for the organization containing an article on the Smith-Griffin House in Gainesville. The society is raising money to restore the house to be used as a museum. The Smith-Griffin House stands in a historic African American neighborhood in the heart of Gainesville known as the Pleasant Street Historic District.

October 21, 2016 | Katherine Richardson | Columns


The new South Carolina: Part 2 – the economy

This is the second of a three-part series on how new demographics, economic and political trends are rapidly changing South Carolina.

October 21, 2016 | | Columns


Let the wickedness begin

I wish I could scribe this column piece so eloquently that it would send chills down your spine. I wish I could write this piece so eloquently that, if Vincent Price read it, it would send chills down your spine. But for now, let the wickedness begin.

October 14, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Columns


Who's the worst person in the world?

WASHINGTON -- It should surprise no one that this presidential election -- the first ever to involve a female nominee from a major party in the top spot -- has devolved into a contest of man's ultimate metaphor.

October 14, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Post Matt musings

A few years ago, when I was working in the Lowcountry, we had yet another whirling messy storm steaming up from the Bahamas. Forgot that one's name, but it was right large and was projected, with the usual pinpoint accuracy of all the weather channel nabobs, to make landfall somewhere between Miami and New York.

October 11, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Thinking dangerously

ELON, N.C. -- When I first heard that some Elon University students were protesting my invitation to speak on campus and saying my thoughts were "dangerous," I was, of course, thrilled and immediately amended my bio.

October 11, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


My “luck” with hurricanes

I have enjoyed hurricane season ever since I was a mere lass. I know it sounds weird that the woman with a hurricane named after her loves hurricane season, but hurricanes always had an effect on my life one way or another.

October 07, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Columns


Whither, comma

ELON, North Carolina -- My favorite bumper sticker I've never seen: Commas matter.

October 07, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


A few random autumnal thoughts…

Welcome to October and the love/hate relationship I have with it.

October 04, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Permission to dissent

WASHINGTON -- Only in the strangest-ever presidential election could a former beauty queen's weight be considered a deal-breaking issue of, if I may, gargantuan proportions.

October 04, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Childhood goals come true

September 30, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Columns


Sniffles and The Cyber go to town

WASHINGTON -- My heart went out to Donald Trump Monday night when it appeared that he was under the weather.

September 30, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Many questions, few answers

The late, great George Carlin was a man of many inspired observations on our society. One of many things he noted, and rightfully skewered, is the fact that you don't really see many class clowns any more – because their parents put them all on Ritalin.

September 27, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Columns


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Finding inspiration in new planets

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced this week that scientists using its Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered a total of seven roughly Earth-sized ...

February 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


The community dipper

Many years ago, out of nostalgia mostly, I ordered a dipper from a local hardware store. If you're younger than 30, you might not ...

February 24, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Naming a new KCSO K9

Chase, Shark, Skye, Charlie, Mario, Amigo, Sonic, Crush, Blackie, Rags and Bones. Get-him, Safie, Hunter, Kersh.

February 24, 2017 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


An extraordinary family

"You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air ...

February 24, 2017 | By Tony Scully C-I guest columnist | Columns


A failure to communicate

WASHINGTON -- To sum up President Trump's first month in office, he has exceeded everyone's expectations.

February 21, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


We need to tone down the hysteria

Is anyone else hearing Michael Stipe from REM singing, "It's the end of the world as we know it?" The reaction to President Trump ...

February 21, 2017 | By Dennis Turner C-I guest columnist | Columns


Chamber plan identifies goals

"A goal without a plan is just a wish." – Antoine De Saint Exupery

February 21, 2017 | By Amy Kinard C-I contributing columnist | Columns


What happens in Columbia matterse

I feel like a broken record (there's an archaic cultural reference for you) every year when I say this, but what happens in the ...

February 21, 2017 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Dispatchers, EMS are heroes, too

After writing up my recent stories on 3-year-old Brayden, the little boy who survived a drowning incident several weeks ago, I received an email from ...

February 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Meet Rick. Meet the football. Hike!

WASHINGTON -- By now a few million Americans have met "Rick," the aide-de-camp who carries the nuclear "football" for President Trump, and Richard DeAgazio, a Mar-a-Lago ...

February 17, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


World War II in Camden

of another world war. The First Army held their second 1941 field maneuvers in Camden. Their first attempt to prepare the Army for the possibility ...

February 17, 2017 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Mayor forms econ development task force

For more than 300 years, together as one, we have successfully addressed numerous challenges here in our beautiful and historic city of Camden. We have ...

February 17, 2017 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Cupid, take back your bow

Here we go again.

February 14, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Gator

A while back, we were in Canada for a movie that was filming there. One night, the shooting lasted until late so it was about ...

February 14, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


What’s gonna happen in 2000s?

Ever since the 1980s began, I've been counting down to the new century.

February 14, 2017 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


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