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The bad rep of for-profit colleges

 

For-profit colleges can’t get no respect, at least not from employers. Which suggests that maybe they should be getting less generous taxpayer subsidies, too.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 9:22 a.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | The bad rep of for-profit colleges Comments 0 Comments

Sweet Home Oklahoma

 

I have always heard that home is where the heart is -- not always worded in that exact way, but it is definitely what was meant.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 9:23 a.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Sweet Home Oklahoma Comments 0 Comments

S.C. won’t be the next Ferguson

 

It is front page news all across the state and indeed nationwide -- a white policeman shot an unarmed black man in an incident at a filling station in Columbia. A dashboard camera in the police car captured much of what happen.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 9:24 a.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | S.C. won’t be the next Ferguson Comments 0 Comments

Why loyalty matters

When I think back on the days of my youth, that time when I had the privilege of traveling on the NASCAR circuit, it would be hard to pick a lesson learned that was more important than another.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 9:23 a.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Why loyalty matters Comments 0 Comments

We should all be feminists

I couldn’t be prouder of “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson if she were my own daughter.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 10:14 a.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | We should all be feminists Comments 0 Comments

From the mailbag

• My friend Waylon Fortenberry of Chesterfield County tells me that Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Palestine.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 8:29 a.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | From the mailbag Comments 0 Comments

Cry, you’re on hidden camera

WASHINGTON -- Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fee.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 8:45 a.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Cry, you’re on hidden camera Comments 0 Comments

The future is bright

 

I really like Camden and Kershaw County. In the nine months I’ve lived and worked here I’ve met some wonderful friends, acquaintances, news sources and coworkers. Those who have lived here all their lives may not realize what a jewel they have here. I have lived and worked in several places over the years and I know the difference.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 9:53 a.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | The future is bright Comments 0 Comments

Ten at the Top

This week more than 800 movers and shakers from 10 Upstate counties gathered in Greenville. It was an amazing event because of (1) what they said, (2) what they did not say and (3) what it means for the rest of the state.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 2:10 p.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Ten at the Top Comments 0 Comments

The one fight to have before your wedding

Betrothed women of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your husbands’ names.

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Posted: sep. 02, 2014 8:57 a.m. | Updated: sep. 03, 2014 6:00 a.m. | The one fight to have before your wedding Comments 0 Comments


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