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Column: Nobody lied; it was worse

Two weeks ago, I wrote about a small schools report given to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees’ finance committee showing it will take ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 12:48 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Nobody lied; it was worse Comments 0 Comments

Column: Learning from your Dad

As we approach Father’s Day, I was thinking about how well great Dads listen. In fact, how well one listens can be life changing ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 12:50 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Learning from your Dad Comments 0 Comments

Column: Art of the deal -- nukes for condos

WASHINGTON -- Well, it happened: The president and the dictator met, shook hands, looked each other in the eye, smiled for the cameras -- and lied through ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 12:52 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Art of the deal -- nukes for condos Comments 0 Comments

Column: Final thoughts

One of the groups I have met with on a regular basis throughout my tenure is Student Cabinet, which is comprised of student class presidents ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 12:54 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Final thoughts Comments 0 Comments

Column: A few observations

Today is an election day. For what it’s worth, I have already voted. That means I feel free to screech, caterwaul and criticize to ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 3:02 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: A few observations Comments 0 Comments

Column: My dear Charles

WASHINGTON -- Charles Krauthammer, a man who has beaten unbelievable odds and overcome obstacles that would defeat most mortals, has finally encountered one foe over which ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 3:04 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: My dear Charles Comments 0 Comments

Column: Let them torch the Chinese flag, instead

My father died in 1970 at the age of 58. He was a veteran of both World War II and Korea.

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 3:06 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Let them torch the Chinese flag, instead Comments 0 Comments

Column: The beauty of old bridges

File this column under “Progress.” I guess. I remain a skeptic of much that is new and better and that includes the new bridges going ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 3:07 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The beauty of old bridges Comments 0 Comments

Column: Three bad apples

If you’ve ever watched CBS’ Criminal Minds, you’re probably familiar with its opening credits during which a montage of mugshots are shown. Look ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 1:27 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Three bad apples Comments 0 Comments

Column: The legend known as Red Farmer

When I stopped by to visit Talladega Superspeedway, my drive took me past the wildly popular Talladega Short Track, a one-third mile, red clay oval ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 1:29 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The legend known as Red Farmer Comments 0 Comments

Column: Homegrown ’maters are best

I decided, after a 30-year absence from any sort of involvement with agriculture, to attempt to grow my own tomatoes.

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 1:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Homegrown ’maters are best Comments 0 Comments

Column: A Bee in Barr’s bonnet

WASHINGTON -- Call me naive -- I’ve been called worse -- but it never occurred to me that Roseanne Barr’s firing would be viewed by some ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 1:32 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: A Bee in Barr’s bonnet Comments 0 Comments

Column: Worth almost a penny, maybe

Just in case anyone has a penny or two they wish to toss at something besides a wishing well, here are a couple of random ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 3:21 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Worth almost a penny, maybe Comments 0 Comments

Column: Planet of the racists

WASHINGTON -- Roseanne Barr’s appeal has so long eluded me that her further fall from disgrace has failed to dislodge even the slightest pebble of ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 3:23 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Planet of the racists Comments 0 Comments

Column: Chinaberry

A lovely shade tree, I played beneath its canopy; rolled its berries in my palm. It stood seven yards beyond an old hand-dug well. I ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 3:26 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Chinaberry Comments 0 Comments
Column: Photos of first Timrod school found

Column: Photos of first Timrod school found

Several weeks ago, while examining a few items from her grandmother, retired local public school teacher Ann Martin identified a photograph of the first Timrod ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 3:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Photos of first Timrod school found Comments 0 Comments

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