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Column: Something ‘wicked’ this way comes

It’s been four years and a week since we lost the comedic genius of Robin Williams.

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Posted: aug. 16, 2018 1:11 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Something ‘wicked’ this way comes Comments 0 Comments

Column: The truth of the truth

Several years back -- I believe it would have been eight or nine years ago -- I was in Nashville on a book tour for my publisher ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2018 1:12 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The truth of the truth Comments 0 Comments

Column: Meet you at the river!

In 1747, William Payne stood on the bank of the Wateree River at the mouth of Twenty-five Mile Creek and took in the view around ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2018 1:14 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Meet you at the river! Comments 0 Comments

Column: It’s a dog-eat-dog White House

WASHINGTON -- No sooner had I ordered the 2011 book “Less Than Human” for a late-summer read than President Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2018 1:17 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: It’s a dog-eat-dog White House Comments 0 Comments

Column: Community newspapers not enemies of the state

Let’s make one thing crystal clear…the press is not the enemy of the American people.

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Posted: aug. 16, 2018 1:19 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Community newspapers not enemies of the state Comments 0 Comments

Column: Deconstructed word salad

Much is made of “privilege” these days. In many cases, the word “privilege” is being used as a pejorative.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2018 4:34 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Deconstructed word salad Comments 0 Comments

Column: Trump meets his match in the media

SAN DIEGO -- Let me tell you something you already know: At the moment, the media is a mess.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2018 4:37 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Trump meets his match in the media Comments 0 Comments

Column: A cheap jug of poison

A deck open to sunlight and the weather surely will lose its pizzazz. That’s when a good pressure washing works miracles. Prep it with ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2018 4:39 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: A cheap jug of poison Comments 0 Comments

Column: CPD continues to excel

Last month, I addressed some of our 2016 concerns -- concerns in that election year. This month I’d like to share additional details concerning community ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2018 4:41 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: CPD continues to excel Comments 0 Comments

Column: Free press, free people

Donald J. Trump is a bully and a thug. I could tell you he is a liar, but you and everyone else in America -- even ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2018 4:23 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Free press, free people Comments 0 Comments

Column: The clothes line

When Hurricane Irma unleashed her callousness on the Rondarosa, it was hard to see the trees, decades old, fall.

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Posted: aug. 09, 2018 4:24 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: The clothes line Comments 0 Comments

Column: Here's to you

Bill Basden, Professor Baldwin, Booger Pierce, Hutch, Louise Boykin, Daddy Mac, John Villepegue, Coota Montgomery, Tina DuVal, Miss Ada, Big Daddy, Miss Salmond, Red, Mr ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2018 4:26 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Here's to you Comments 0 Comments

Column: Just the facts

Ronald Reagan created the mantra, “Let’s Make America Great Again” for his 1980 presidential campaign, a point of view we are now repeating -- and ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2018 4:27 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Column: Just the facts Comments 0 Comments

Trump and Putin’s do-si-do

WASHINGTON -- It’s a given that political candidates will target each other with as much oppositional propaganda as they can get away with. But with ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2018 4:46 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Trump and Putin’s do-si-do Comments 0 Comments

Lay-by?

One often finds references to the term “lay-by” in historical works, in literary writings, in songs, in educational materials, etc. What is its origin and ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2018 4:49 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Lay-by? Comments 0 Comments

They never had their marbles

I can stand on the brick patio Dad laid down in the 1980s and show you right where we boys shot marbles. There in the ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2018 4:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2018 1:00 a.m. | They never had their marbles Comments 0 Comments

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