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Noble: The legacy of Joe Riley

"Until the arrival of Joe Riley, Charleston was a sleepwalking, underachieving city with its eyes fastened on a past where its citizens began the most calamitous war in American history. The story of Joe Riley is the story of the renaissance of a city restored to greatness by the dauntless vision of a single man." --Pat Conroy

December 11, 2015 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Tatum: Vote for me if you dare -- Part II

This is one that bears trotting out again. I can't decide if I was being tongue in cheek when I wrote it back in 2007 or if I was actually foretelling what we could expect from then on out.

December 08, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Parker: The few, the foolish

WASHINGTON -- As the Islamic State amped up attacks around the world, the Pentagon responded by bravely announcing that American women will now be put in direct ground combat.

December 08, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Rich: The Yankee and the pocket knife

A few months ago, a reader showed up at an event I was doing and handed me a newspaper clipping of a column I wrote eight or nine years ago.

December 08, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Arrants: For some birds, ‘tis the season

Now that all of the Thanksgiving feasts and a fraction of the leftovers have been consumed, the holiday season is in full swing. For many, this time of year often brings much needed time away from the office, more time with family and friends, travel and preparing for the colder temperatures December usually brings. While we're gearing up for the holidays, some of our feathered friends are gearing up for an entirely different season.

December 08, 2015 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Gunn: Building our future together II

Excellent patient care is a priority at KershawHealth. Every day, our physician and employee teams here work hard to care for our families, friends and neighbors with the right care to every patient, every time. This is a cornerstone of high-quality healthcare and essential to our success. In fact, as healthcare shifts more and more toward reimbursing hospitals not only for the services we provide, but also for the quality of those services, we are committed to excellence in every aspect of our services.

December 08, 2015 | | Columns

Cahn: All candidates should leave the stage

Unless something really changes during the next 11 months, I may skip voting for president for the first time since I became eligible to vote more than 30 years ago.

December 04, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: Deranged and dangerous

WASHINGTON -- Predictably, the killing rampage at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility has prompted a political scrimmage of the usual sort.

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

Scully: Tzedakah and Kesha Hayes

As a non-partisan mayor with little real power, I am nonetheless elected to look out for all the people of Camden, a city with many interconnected groups. I am reminded of St. Paul's teachings on the Mystical Body of Christ: "The eye cannot say to the hand, 'I have no need of you;'" or again, the head to the feet, "I have no need of you." Here, we cannot say to the homeless and the hungry, "we have no need of you," because we do: we are one body.

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

Noble: Tribes, South Carolina and politics

"Who are your people? Where did you grow up? Are you from around here? Where did you go to school?"

December 04, 2015 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Tatum: All in the family -- Part deux

It's been a couple of years since I've gone to the annual Tatum Thanksgiving family reunion. We have traditionally gathered at my aunt's house in Bamberg the Saturday after Thanksgiving to catch up, re-tell hoary but hilarious tales of years past, engage in a little ancestor worship and, of course, gorge shamelessly on a meal guaranteed to shut down the collective circulatory system of a medium sized elephant herd.

December 01, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Parker: The pathology of Trump-itis

WASHINGTON -- Surely he's finally gone and done it now.

December 01, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Rich: Too much information

Occasionally, sleep will sneak away from me in the middle of the night. I will try not to get my mind going because once it takes off, it will wear me out with all its thinking.

December 01, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Teal: ‘Celebrating’ Reconstruction

The 150th anniversary year of the Civil War with various reenactments and activities came to an end in the spring of 2015. Although matters about the war and Sherman's march toward the end of it no longer dominates the local press, a matter came up in late September 2015 to cause a brief return to it.

December 01, 2015 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns

Cahn: Other things for which I’m thankful

I'm thankful for my family, my job, where I live and the fact my car hasn't completely broken down.

November 27, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

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Cahn: Feds give orcas, dolphins new protections

I'm a sucker for orcas (a/k/a killer whales), dolphins and whales. I just love them. Depending on the species, they are, in ...

February 05, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Scully: The heart and mind of Bud Ferillo

During Black History Month, one particular white man is worth talking about. A descendent of the founders of Charleston, Bud Ferillo embodies a singular vantage ...

February 05, 2016 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Noble: Paper or plastic and ‘glocal’ issues

A few years ago my company did some work for the city and mayor of Barcelona, Spain, developing innovative internet and new technology strategies. Both ...

February 05, 2016 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Tatum: When life imitates art

A friend of mine posted a video on social media recently.

February 02, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Parker: Oh, Donnie boy

WASHINGTON -- If you ask Donald Trump fans what they like about him, there's an excellent chance they'll say, "Because he's not politically ...

February 02, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Rich: Some things old are new again

In my childhood home, I did not grow up surrounded with literature or commercial novels. What I did grow up with were two items read ...

February 02, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Teal: The story of phosphate mining in South Carolina


February 02, 2016 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


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