Microbiology and fried chicken UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:09 p.m.

My chemistry teacher taught me many things. Mostly, we studied chemistry. Occasionally, he would get off the subject and we would discuss some other …

Is that a bad moon arising? UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Have you heard about the Blood Moon eclipses? A rare total lunar eclipse series has begun and with it a lot of talk. The term Blood Moon is the look …

Ban the books, quit multiplication and cut taxes UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:08 a.m.

Well, we've really done it now.  The front page of the Post and Courier proclaims that the College of Charleston students and faculty are in a dither …

Roots run deep UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:13 a.m.

This past weekend the Williamsburg Tourism Board, the Historical Society, and the Chamber sponsored the Heritage and Horses Festival. The Event …

Ned Mac: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:12 p.m.

I talk to myself a lot when I'm driving.  I talk to myself when I'm not driving.  Intelligent conversation is hard to find.  Sometimes you have to …

Take your chocolate: I mean vitamin

Thursday, April 3, 2014 8:38 p.m.

Each morning my workday begins with skimming through a number of newspapers from across the country. I don't read all the articles because if I did …

Recent winter weather UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:22 p.m.

Dear Editor,

What will this turkey season bring UPDATED

Monday, March 24, 2014 9:17 p.m.

It's almost a given: drive just about anywhere in Williams-burg County and you will come across turkeys. In fact, fields can be the stage for a crop …

Sleeping while the wind blows: by phone UPDATED

Monday, March 24, 2014 9:12 p.m.

You've probably already heard this story. A farmer needs to hire a helper. He interviews a farm helper that doesn't have much experience but says he can sleep while the wind blows. The farmer hires the helper. The helper is a fast learner and things go well on the farm. One night a storm is coming and the farmer awakens to the sound of blowing …

Climate change garbage UPDATED

Monday, March 24, 2014 9:22 p.m.

Dear Editor, Recently I was watching an interview of Patrick Moore. Mr. Moore was one of the co-founders of Greenpeace. Expecting to hear the left wing propaganda regarding climate change I was surprised when Mr. Moore stated there is no evidence to support climate change. Mr. Moore was a member of Greenpeace from 1971 to 1986 when he stated he …

Officious is a nicer word

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 7:05 a.m.

According to the news last week, women in power hate being called bossy. Perhaps you read about the "Ban Bossy" slogan that is being promoted by …

Gran and Lizzie go to the airport

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 6:58 a.m.

I just took an airline trip recently.  Things sure have changed in the last 50 years of air travel.  Now you have to bring all sorts of …

Happy is as happy does

Monday, March 10, 2014 8:45 p.m.

The creativity of our citizens always amazes me. Each year the Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber hosts an awards banquet and each year sponsors go the …

Avuncular Trafficking

Monday, March 10, 2014 8:58 p.m.

It's terrible!  There are so many bad people.  Now I've gotten the news that people are targeting the elderly for crimes.  Most crimes are financial …

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