Community Support UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:36 a.m.

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I'm glad I don't live in Latta

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Can him - or her. Who cares, just fire them.

Apes & horses

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The new Planet of the Apes movie is out. I haven’t seen it. The only thing I have noticed is the advertising for it. The apes have evolved and are …

High scoring & soccer UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:30 a.m.

“If I wanted to see someone struggle for 90 minutes and not score I would carry my friends to the singles bar.” That’s the saying for all the soccer …

When is the next council meeting? I have no idea! UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:30 a.m.

If you want to know what’s going on within your government don’t rely on an agenda. The SC Supreme Court recently ruled that public bodies like …

Not everyone sees things the same way UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:30 a.m.

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Pardon my mistake

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:12 a.m.

A 2005 survey by Scott R. Maier associate professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon found errors in 61 percent of 4,800 …

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:20 a.m.

As you know by now, on June 18th, I was elected President Pro Tempore of the South Carolina Senate. Shortly thereafter, I was unanimously elected Lieutenant Governor and sworn in by the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. This is quite a privilege, and not one that I take lightly.Stepping up to take the position of lieutenant …

Helping Hillary

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:16 a.m.

 I’m going to help Hillary Clinton.  The poor gal has gotten herself in a mess.    There is a solution to this.  She is going to make a speech …

Re-image your identity

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Several of us were discussing re-imagining our identity. That’s a fun subject for me. I’m always trying to do something new or change things about …

First Class

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

At 5:30 a.m. last Friday morning when Bunny, Jolie, seven teens, and I stumbled off the train from Washington, the first class of the Williamsburg …

The Senator from Williamsburg

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Though I certainly have not had the pleasure of knowing “the senator from Williamsburg” as long as most of you in Williamsburg County, I have had the honor of knowing Yancey McGill for close to a decade. Your community is very much like my home community, and in Columbia all of us “little folk” have to stick together to get our fair share brought …

Fire up the camera this Fourth of July UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Everybody loves to watch a fireworks show. Just after sunset on every July 4, somewhere, someone will be filling the sky with sparkling …

Morgan Air Racing Team Part 2 UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:00 a.m.

It was a pleasing sight. A shiny blue T-6 was cranking up. Just a few little checks and we would be headed to Reno. The engine started and seemed …

Every vote counts UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:00 a.m.

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Dreams come true UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Back in May, my mom, my sister Cathy, and Ruth Brown went to the Kentucky Derby. All three women were pulling for their favorite horse, but none of …

Mysterious numbers revealed UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:35 a.m.

I was in a secret club one time.  Mike, Thomas and I had a secret club.  We were the only members.  We had a secret password but I don't remember …

The US Post Office UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:25 a.m.

What's the matter with the post office? The US Post Office, I mean-the corporate hierarchy that runs this enormously popular public institution. Yes, I know that USPS has lost revenue it traditionally got from first-class mail delivery, but I also know that letter carriers and postal workers have offered many excellent ideas for expanding the …

Choking on our own regulations UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Last week Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s response to President Obama’s new carbon rule - a proposed EPA regulation aimed at forcing power …

Wonderful Event UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

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Dangerous pictures

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

There are lots of pictures floating around in cyberspace now. The Internet has put up more pictures, quotes and videos than people can really absorb. …

I love Food!!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:15 a.m.

I made a new recipe this weekend: A batch of sun-dried tomato pesto. The recipe was prepared by culinary artist Michelle Roberts at Thursday’s Taste …

Don’t mess with the Ex UPDATED

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:15 a.m.

It was quite a headline. “Ex throws hot grease on intruder.” The woman was at home alone when she heard someone entering her house. Her ex husband …

College commencement gone bust UPDATED

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:35 a.m.

It is that time of year.  Colleges are graduating the class of 2014.  Students that have spent the past four, five, six or seven years studying now …

A southern state of mind UPDATED

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:32 a.m.

Great River Road and Plantation Alley after leaving New Orleans.  No doubt, we expected to see beautiful plantations, but were totally unprepared for …

A Pure Miracle UPDATED

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:21 a.m.

NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 12, 1944 – Due to a last-minute alteration in the arrangements, I didn't arrive on the beachhead until the morning after D-day, after our first wave of assault troops had hit the shore.

It was more than a race

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

I had the opportunity to support the Junior Leadership of Williamsburg by participating in their fundraiser Race to the Top that will facilitate …

Jumping the train

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Fortune favors the Brave. I tell people all the time to Drive Fast Take Chances. You'll regret the things you didn't do more than the things you did. …

“Our most sacred duty”

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

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The Art of Small Town Values UPDATED

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:00 p.m.

A recent visit to Lake City’s second annual Artfields visual arts competition and festival was intended to be a pleasant opportunity to enrich my appreciation of unique art and culture. Instead, the experience of witnessing a near horrific incident at the town’s railroad crossing and a young man’s courageous act reinforced my belief in the beauty …

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