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Joseph -- National Day of Service and Remembrance:

What if on just one day out of 365, every able person in our country performed a single good deed?

September 11, 2015 | Paula Joseph | Columns

Parker: Trump’s tower of babble

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has a point when he talks about the need for immigrants to learn English.

September 09, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Phillips: It’s always one or the other

If I ever in my life have everything going well at the same time, I swear I won't even know how to act. Overall, life is good and I'm thankful for it, but if one thing is going well I can always count on something else being just the opposite.

September 09, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Columns

Arrants: The impact of cats

(This is the first in a two-part series on the impact of cats on the natural world.)

September 09, 2015 | | Columns

Tatum: More deep thoughts

Somewhere on this planet, they never get old, they don't get sick and they never die.

September 07, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Rich: Grocery store conversations in the South

It is, I believe, a distinct and unique trait of the South the way we carry on long conversations with people we are passing in the loaf bread section of the grocery store or in the checkout line.

September 07, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Teal: More on pitfalls and problems in historical research

In reminiscence interviews, the interviewee will remember an event occurring, but may remember inaccurately details about it. In those cases, corroborate dates and other details by consulting other sources.

September 07, 2015 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns

Cahn: A Washington, D.C., TV station of memories

If there's one thing Senior Staff Writer Jim Tatum and I can talk for hours about it's favorite movies and TV shows from our younger days. We have a particularly connected history when it comes to this stuff, as he and I both lived in the D.C. area at various times and, therefore, watched some of the same shows. As youngsters, we mostly enjoyed shows on WDCA-TV 20. This is back in the 1970s, folks, so bear with me here -- that was a long time ago (right, Jim?).

September 04, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: Don-Don and the Trumpettes

WASHINGTON -- The Trump riddle continues to compel: How has he managed to successfully execute such a mass deception?

September 04, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Scully: Bono and the Battle of Camden

At the Battle of Camden's 235th anniversary, I spoke on behalf of the city. I remembered Bono, rock star and humanitarian, stating every country on earth had been founded on imperial power, or nationalism, or even liberty, but that only one nation had been founded on an idea, and this nation was us, and the idea, the most revolutionary idea in history, is all men are created equal. Our soldiers, beginning in our Revolution, did not merely sacrifice their lives for their tribe or their families or even their nation. Repeating the final words of Baron DeKalb, they were ...

September 04, 2015 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Marcus: Trump’s brash ‘platform’

WASHINGTON -- We're going to have Donald Trump around for a while, which prompts the question: What is Trumpism? Or, to put it more tartly, is there a coherent political philosophy underlying his candidacy?

September 02, 2015 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Phillips: Fate stepped in

Isn't it funny -- by that I mean strange -- how things have a way of working out? Call it fate, destiny, karma, luck, a blessing or any combination of those things, sometimes the timing of certain events in our lives is uncanny.

September 02, 2015 | | Columns

Noble: Can you name S.C.’s most famous song?

What if I asked you to name the most famous song that has come from South Carolina?

September 02, 2015 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Tatum: Of Ashley Madison and fame

What's up with this Ashley Madison thing?

August 31, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Rich: Those old sports guys

Not long ago, I watched a couple of documentaries on ESPN about the Southeastern Conference called, SEC: Storied.

August 31, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

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Arrants: The impact of cats - Part 2

(This is the second in a two-part series on the impact of cats on the natural world. In the first installment -- which elicited several comments ...

October 09, 2015 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Columns

National Newspaper Week highlights power of the press

The power of the press should never be underestimated and must never be abused.

October 09, 2015 | By Jim Zachary C-I guest columnist | Columns

Cahn: ‘Disasters’ I’ve lived through, or missed

I've been very lucky.

October 09, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: A Rose for racial reconciliation

OXFORD, Md. -- Long before there was a "Black Lives Matter" movement, there was Ruth Starr Rose -- an activist artist whose paintings nearly a century ago ...

October 09, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Joseph: The sun will shine

After the storm, comes the sun. No matter how dark it gets, the sun will shine again. Or perhaps we should say, no matter how ...

October 09, 2015 | Paula Joseph | Columns

Tatum: By the time you read this...

...I will be long gone. Out of sight; out of mind; not a moment too soon. It's vacation time and boy do My Beloved ...

October 06, 2015 | | Columns

Parker: The GOP (New) McCarthyism

WASHINGTON -- The lede to this column is a deep, guttural groan that originates in the throat and expands into the lungs before collapsing in the ...

October 06, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Rich: Collecting stories by talking to everyone

Southerners tend to collect stories. And, we tend to talk to anyone who will talk to us. The latter tends to lead to the first.

October 06, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Teal: Hard Times Café changes owners

A few months ago, Steven and Jessica Mooneyhan of Cassatt purchased the Hard Times Café from H.C. Robinson. H.C.'s customer base has ...

October 06, 2015 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns

Rogers: In age of misinformation, newspaper media shines

It's National Newspaper Week and our theme this year is The Power of the Press.

October 06, 2015 | By Bill Rogers C-I guest columnist | Columns


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