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Column: My old friends Chuck and Will

This has been one of the weirder transitions from winter into spring. No doubt, that meme that’s been making the rounds on social media ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2018 1:45 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: My old friends Chuck and Will Comments 0 Comments

Column: Being corrected by others

It has been well over 10 years since I started a weekly newsletter for my readers which is free and primarily tells the stories behind ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2018 1:47 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Being corrected by others Comments 0 Comments

Column: What CMA is and is not

Having lived in the area most of my life, I am continually amazed at how very little people know about Camden Military Academy (CMA). However ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2018 1:49 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: What CMA is and is not Comments 0 Comments
Column: Drainage pipe puppies

Column: Drainage pipe puppies

Have you ever been driving down the road and seen a litter of puppies popping their heads up out of a drainage ditch or seen ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2018 1:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Drainage pipe puppies Comments 0 Comments

Column: Legislature needs to obey own law

On today’s front page, I have an article looking back at the Kershaw County school board’s April 10 meeting and a presentation on ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2018 3:05 p.m. | Updated: apr. 20, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Legislature needs to obey own law Comments 0 Comments

Column: Mark my words

The new book I’ve written about Mama is a compilation of past columns about her as well as new stories that give an insight ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2018 3:07 p.m. | Updated: apr. 20, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Mark my words Comments 0 Comments

Column: Put out the word

An elected official in Camden never wants to hear: “How come there’s no place for kids to hang out?” One answer that doesn’t ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2018 3:09 p.m. | Updated: apr. 20, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Put out the word Comments 0 Comments

Column: The history of Monument Square

Monument Square developed as a part of the 1798 “extended plan” of the town of Camden which is credited to Col. Joseph Kershaw.  It was ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2018 3:12 p.m. | Updated: apr. 20, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The history of Monument Square Comments 0 Comments

Column: The dogs of war are howling

WASHINGTON -- As sabers rattle ever louder across fields, plains, oceans and deserts, President Trump’s words from earlier this year haunt the stable mind:

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Posted: apr. 17, 2018 8:30 a.m. | Column: The dogs of war are howling Comments 0 Comments

Column: Mark my words

From time to time, as my writing career grew, Mama would say, “I built you, little girl. Don’t ever forget that.”

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Posted: apr. 17, 2018 8:32 a.m. | Column: Mark my words Comments 0 Comments

Column: Foreign chit-chat

The “last chance” dance was when the Australian gentleman spied the cute blonde lass and took a chance and asked her to dance and soon ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2018 8:34 a.m. | Column: Foreign chit-chat Comments 0 Comments

Column: School safety always a priority

The recent school shooting tragedy in Florida has obviously brought school safety to the forefront. From the day this tragedy occurred, I have very clearly ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2018 8:36 a.m. | Column: School safety always a priority  Comments 0 Comments

Column: DSS claims it’s ‘making progress’

When we published my two-part “Orphaned and homeless” in-depth look at a teenager named “J.M.” and how a jury found the S.C. Department ...

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 3:41 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: DSS claims it’s ‘making progress’ Comments 0 Comments

Column: My Atlanta angel

Writing amounts to solitary confinement. The hours alone reward you though when a book comes out: meeting folks who love books. When book events conclude ...

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 3:42 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: My Atlanta angel Comments 0 Comments

Column: Pride in city based on many aspects of life

The pride we feel for our city is based on many aspects of life. Chief among them -- loving people, generous businesses, dedicated community service organizations ...

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 3:45 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Pride in city based on many aspects of life Comments 0 Comments

Column: The downing of a president

WASHINGTON -- We’ve seen this movie before.

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 3:46 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The downing of a president Comments 0 Comments

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