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Column: Different times, different measures

I hate to admit to spending time on the internet, but what can I say -- I surf, happily and mindlessly, just like everyone else.

September 04, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: An afternoon for redfish

Many years it's been since I fished, 40 at least. The drought ended August 22. Out onto Port Royal I went with Beaufort fishing guide, Capt. Tuck Scott, and Tony Royal of Baystreet Outfitters. Out we went in Scott's Hells Bay Stealth, a shallow water skiff. We sought redfish, which go by various names … spot tail, red drum, channel bass, and "red."

September 04, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: House of horrors

The first thing that happened when I moved into my present house is the pipe to the washing machine burst and water flooded one of the downstairs rooms where my office is located.

September 04, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: A house for more than court

During the 1930s, I remember hearing my father, who was born in 1892, sometimes say he was going to Chesterfield courthouse. Being about 10 years old at the time, I just assumed he had gone to the courthouse in the town for some business. I was to learn, many years later, he meant something entirely different. He was going to the town that had been named Chesterfield C.H., S.C., in the past.

September 04, 2018 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Column: Honorable, but complicated

Last week, I made the suggestion that moderate Republicans might want to think about forming a new party since, in my opinion, President Donald Trump and his followers have hijacked the GOP. I suggested that some big names might be among that crowd.

August 31, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Daddy’s rules

There were violations of certain rules that were guaranteed to aggravate Ralph Satterfield. Ralph was my daddy and I aggravated more him than a few times.

August 31, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Trying new delicacies not easy

One of the hardest things about traveling in a foreign country, besides not being able to understand the graffiti on the restroom walls, is learning to eat certain native foods.

August 31, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: A hero’s farewell

WASHINGTON -- The world seems already a lesser place with the passing of Sen. John McCain.

August 31, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: No time for a spending spree

First, the good news: South Carolina closed out the 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30, with a $177 million revenue surplus.

August 28, 2018 | By S.C. Comptroller Richard Eckstrom C-I guest columnist | Columns


Column: B.B. King

You probably know that the crying songs of the blues rose up from the flat, silvery cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta.

August 28, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Beautiful, but deadly

I was driving back from a speaking event in Lake City, the town that reinvented itself thanks to art and the vision and financial support of Darla Moore. Lake City was a tobacco town once, but we all know why tobacco fell out of grace. Well, don't worry about Lake City. What a vibrant town, and when you drive around town you see all these warehouses. Those warehouses make for some fine art galleries now when ArtFields comes to Lake City each spring.

August 28, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: The juror who could save America

WASHINGTON -- Juror No. 0302 may not have sought fame, but Paula Duncan will long be remembered in connection with Paul Manafort, whom she and 11 others convicted on eight counts of financial crime.

August 28, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: What should GOP moderates do?

I make no bones about the fact that I consider myself a centrist, moderate Democrat. When it comes to the country's finances, I don't believe in the pie-in-the-sky schemes of the extreme left-wingers in the party. On social issues, on the other hand, I admit to being pretty liberal, and yet am completely open to finding middle ground with moderate Republicans.

August 24, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Meeting Tink’s childhood

A couple of years ago, Tink took me to visit the upper scale Connecticut town where his childhood and teenage years were spent.

August 24, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Moment of Nature - Aug. 24, 2018

Trees provide necessary places for all types of animals and insects to use as a lounge, a home, a nursery and daycare center as well as a restaurant. One such insect that uses trees for one-stop shopping is the fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea), a common native caterpillar. These little caterpillars hatch from eggs that were laid on the underside of leaves in early summer. As they grow they form a protective webbed barrier around themselves and their leafy food source. As its name implies, the 'web'worm forms a cobweb on the ends of twigs, clumping them together for protection.

August 24, 2018 | By Camden Urban Forester LIz Gilland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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Column: Having enough

When I was a child growing up, we always had enough. If you asked Daddy, I am sure he would have said that we had ...

September 07, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Dinner on the church grounds

My back road travels take me by many a rural church. And what do I see? A fellowship hall. Often its architecture is out of ...

September 07, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Advise and dissent

WASHINGTON -- If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing, just try to imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at ...

September 07, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


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