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A failure to communicate

WASHINGTON -- To sum up President Trump's first month in office, he has exceeded everyone's expectations.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 2:09 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | A failure to communicate Comments 0 Comments

We need to tone down the hysteria

Is anyone else hearing Michael Stipe from REM singing, “It’s the end of the world as we know it?” The reaction to President Trump ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 2:10 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | We need to tone down the hysteria Comments 0 Comments

Chamber plan identifies goals

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine De Saint Exupery

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 2:12 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Chamber plan identifies goals Comments 0 Comments

What happens in Columbia matterse

I feel like a broken record (there’s an archaic cultural reference for you) every year when I say this, but what happens in the ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 2:13 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | What happens in Columbia matterse Comments 0 Comments

Dispatchers, EMS are heroes, too

After writing up my recent stories on 3-year-old Brayden, the little boy who survived a drowning incident several weeks ago, I received an email from ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 3:44 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Dispatchers, EMS are heroes, too Comments 0 Comments

Meet Rick. Meet the football. Hike!

WASHINGTON -- By now a few million Americans have met “Rick,” the aide-de-camp who carries the nuclear “football” for President Trump, and Richard DeAgazio, a Mar-a-Lago ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Meet Rick. Meet the football. Hike! Comments 0 Comments

World War II in Camden

of another world war.  The First Army held their second 1941 field maneuvers in Camden.  Their first attempt to prepare the Army for the possibility ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | World War II in Camden Comments 0 Comments

Mayor forms econ development task force

For more than 300 years, together as one, we have successfully addressed numerous challenges here in our beautiful and historic city of Camden. We have ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 3:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Mayor forms econ development task force Comments 0 Comments

Cupid, take back your bow

Here we go again.

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Cupid, take back your bow Comments 0 Comments

Gator

A while back, we were in Canada for a movie that was filming there. One night, the shooting lasted until late so it was about ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Gator Comments 0 Comments

What’s gonna happen in 2000s?

Ever since the 1980s began, I’ve been counting down to the new century. 

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | What’s gonna happen in 2000s? Comments 0 Comments

Tracking trends, identifying problems

This past Thursday afternoon I met with my team of supervisors to review the 2016 Statistical Report for the department.  This is an annual occurrence ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tracking trends, identifying problems Comments 0 Comments

If I chose my ‘People of the Year’ today

For many of my 16 years here at the C-I, I have picked out people and/or organizations I believe to be worthy of praise ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 1:44 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | If I chose my ‘People of the Year’ today Comments 0 Comments

Uncertainty is sweeping the globe

WASHINGTON -- The United States isn’t the only country that’s a complete basket case right now. Basically the entire world has reached record levels ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 1:44 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Uncertainty is sweeping the globe Comments 0 Comments

Ghost of the Wateree

The eerie cry can be heard on Lake Wateree on many foggy and misty spring nights. 

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 1:46 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Ghost of the Wateree Comments 0 Comments

Inside the South Carolina mind

In 1929, Gaffney, S.C., native W.J. Cash wrote his seminal book “The Mind of the South.” Every subsequent attempt to understand the mind ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 1:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Inside the South Carolina mind Comments 0 Comments

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