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Column: Things left behind

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- Tuesday morning, I did what millions of people have done in hundreds of places for centuries. I picked the few favorite items that I could take with me before abandoning my home to the fates of an impending disaster.

September 14, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: FireFest coming soon

Each fall, our Camden Fire Department (CFD) organizes a terrific, family-friendly event that is free and open to the community. If you have yet to attend this event at the City Arena, I urge you to be there on Saturday, September 29th for the 23rd Annual FireFest.

September 14, 2018 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Sometimes, I wonder...

Seventeen years ago, I strolled into the offices of the Beaufort Gazette around mid-morning. I had been up late covering some government meeting or another, probably even went for a beer or six after that, the better to mute the incessant, migraine-inducing governmental drivel I had endured at the meeting.

September 11, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: No, I’m Spartacus!

WASHINGTON -- It was Day Three of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J,, launched his 2020 presidential bid as a Thracian gladiator.

September 11, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: ‘Going Bill’

I lost a very good friend three weeks ago. His name "is" Bill, not "was" as I find it too hard and too soon to use the past tense. Some of you reading this may not know Bill but his story is one we can all gain perspective from. His passing was sudden and unexpected, and at the least, a stunning blow to all who knew and loved him including myself, like an incredibly bad dream we can't wake up from. It is a harsh reality that quickly reminds us just how fragile life is. The loss of someone ...

September 11, 2018 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Social media could destroy us

I am convinced that in less than 100 years, historians will conclude that the widespread adoption of social media was the catalyst that ended the great experiment called America. My attempt today is to present a logical argument that supports this dire prediction.

September 11, 2018 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: www.k-through-12.com

If the website address above scares you a bit, don't worry; I made it up. However, there really is a website at www.K12.com and it might be scary.

September 07, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


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 an abundance.

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 step with the church itself but it's not out of step with the times. To have a fellowship or social hall is a trendy thing. Well, it wasn't always this way.

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 the referee.

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


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


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Column: Paula's journey, Part One

When you see glistening oyster beds what comes to mind? An oyster roast? A mucky, perilous place? A driveway white with sun-bleached shells? Well, some ...

November 09, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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