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Owens: Things we take for granted

 

As much as I love Christmas, I have to give Thanksgiving just as much acknowledgement -- unlike a lot of television networks.

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Posted: nov. 25, 2014 7:55 a.m. | Updated: nov. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Owens: Things we take for granted Comments 0 Comments

Gov. Haley in India -- good, travel more

Gov. Haley recently took an 11-day trip to India. There are some who are grumbling, calling her trip just another post-election junket by a politician.

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Posted: nov. 25, 2014 7:56 a.m. | Updated: nov. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Gov. Haley in India -- good, travel more Comments 0 Comments

Parker: The Cosby Show

 

WASHINGTON -- By now, most Americans probably have formed an opinion about what comedian Bill Cosby did or didn’t do sexually to or with at least 16 women beginning in the 1960s.

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Posted: nov. 25, 2014 4:32 p.m. | Updated: nov. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Parker: The Cosby Show Comments 0 Comments

Cahn: Just call me Charlie Brown

A long, long time ago... oh, wait, that’s another pop culture reference.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 2:29 p.m. | Updated: nov. 24, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Cahn: Just call me Charlie Brown Comments 0 Comments

Cooking Thanksgiving food with a friend

It started accidentally. Some good ideas and memorable moments are like that. They aren’t planned. They’re born, bringing with them an ability to nudge a way naturally into our lives and become a tradition.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 2:30 p.m. | Updated: nov. 24, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Cooking Thanksgiving food with a friend Comments 0 Comments

The start of something (really) big

As a part of writing this column, I go to lots of meetings, community events and conferences all across the state in my never ending search to find out about the people, businesses and community groups that are doing good and important things to make our state better.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 2:33 p.m. | Updated: nov. 24, 2014 1:00 a.m. | The start of something (really) big Comments 0 Comments

Tucker: From the mailbag

• “Glenn,” writes my friend Waylon Fortenberry of Chesterfield County, “I’m not saying let’s go kill all the stupid people. I’m just saying let’s remove all the warning labels and let the problem work itself out.”

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 4:44 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Tucker: From the mailbag Comments 0 Comments

Pope calls for family resurrection

WASHINGTON -- News that Pope Francis will visit the U.S. next year for the triennial World Meeting of Families brings elation to Catholics, excitement to pope watchers -- and perhaps a little chagrin to some who too soon interpreted Francis’ broad compassion as a precursor to doctrinal changes related to marriage.

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 4:45 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Pope calls for family resurrection Comments 0 Comments

I don’t celebrate ‘Turkey Day’

This space in the Friday edition of the Chronicle-Independent each week is where I am allowed to share my personal stories, opinions and basically whatever is on my mind as I write this column. I know I complain about a lot of things and, eventually, the time may come when I have covered everything that aggravates me and the rest of the columns in my career won’t be the kind where you can imagine me pounding my fist on my desk as you read them. But, if that day ever does come, it’s a long way off.

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 4:46 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2014 1:00 a.m. | I don’t celebrate ‘Turkey Day’ Comments 0 Comments

Camden’s African-American corridor

In 2008, a group of graduate students from the University of South Carolina’s Public History Program produced a study entitled, “The Camden African-American Heritage Project.” It was the product of a student group assignment conducted in 2005-06. The students were assisted by many Camden residents in their search for the history of African-Americans in Camden from the Colonial period through the era of civil rights. Though able to spend only one semester researching and writing, the students pulled together an admirable overview of the lives of African-Americans here. In their final recommendations they suggested, among other things, that an ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 4:47 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Camden’s African-American corridor Comments 0 Comments


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