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The missing

Thursday marked a tragic sixth anniversary for the people of Saipan, the principal island of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 2:26 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The missing Comments 0 Comments

An orb, a sword and a slap

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- By now you’re exhausted by all the head-swiveling news -- the terrorist slaughter in Manchester; the president’s trip to Everywhere; and ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 2:26 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | An orb, a sword and a slap Comments 0 Comments

Pinto beans, cornbread and buttermilk

My sister said once that she doesn’t really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 2:29 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Pinto beans, cornbread and buttermilk Comments 0 Comments

Pine tree pests and their characteristics

The unofficial start of summer is upon us and with it will come months of high temperatures, periods of no rain and occasional storms accompanied ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 2:29 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Pine tree pests and their characteristics Comments 0 Comments

Chamber has much to celebrate

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center has a lot to celebrate! On May 12, the chamber hosted its Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 3:51 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Chamber has much to celebrate Comments 0 Comments

Good luck, Mr. President?

PALM BEACH -  So the pope, the president, a Muslim and a Jew walk into a bar ... 

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:00 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Good luck, Mr. President? Comments 0 Comments

Nimblewill

As the road twisted and turned while rising up through the elevation of the tree-smothered mountain, I slowed the car and looked at the place ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:03 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Nimblewill Comments 0 Comments
Horses, history and a call for help

Horses, history and a call for help

A Sunday afternoon sitting on the porch talking history, horses and dogs with Janson Cox was almost more than I could ask for. Mr. Cox ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:05 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Horses, history and a call for help Comments 0 Comments

S.C. FOIA is better now

The S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) recently underwent some surgery. Things were a little dicey there for a while, but it’s doing ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | S.C. FOIA is better now Comments 0 Comments

FOIA reform

It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:38 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FOIA reform Comments 0 Comments

The future of Camden

Former elected officials, namely me, probably have no business writing columns about the city, but many people continue to imagine I can still address what ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:39 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The future of Camden Comments 0 Comments

The forgotten fort

Camden is proud of her Revolutionary War heritage.  The Battle of Camden and the Battle of Hobkirk Hill play pivotal roles in the history of ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The forgotten fort Comments 0 Comments

Doctor, doctor: part tres

I really dislike going to the doctor.

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:23 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Doctor, doctor: part tres Comments 0 Comments

A Trumpian world of shifting reality

WASHINGTON -- Facts aren’t facts; truth isn't true; reality isn’t real. 

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:23 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | A Trumpian world of shifting reality Comments 0 Comments

City committed to strong infrastructure

Good government is forever working to sustain future prosperity and building for tomorrow. The city budget must always include infrastructure, just as our vision must ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:25 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City committed to strong infrastructure Comments 0 Comments

What I wish my graduation speaker had said

At the end of this month, our high school seniors will be walking across the stage to receive their diplomas. High school graduation is a ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:26 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | What I wish my graduation speaker had said Comments 0 Comments

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