No place like home UPDATED

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

Back in February, Bunny and I were looking forward to our annual extension retreat and the opportunity to visit with friends we had not seen in over …

Florida man super hero or super villain UPDATED

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

You see him in the newspaper or television news all the time. Florida Man! Is he the greatest super hero or is he a despicable villain. I am not …

Itís perversely ironic

Monday, May 5, 2014 5:21 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Trying to out poor a Poor Boy UPDATED

Monday, May 5, 2014 5:26 p.m.

Iíve talked about this before. A couple of guys will try to out poor one another. Theyíll brag about all the worldly goods they have now. Theyíll …

Lifeís lessons from a pine tree UPDATED

Monday, May 5, 2014 5:31 p.m.

We all get stressed out. Thatís part of life. How we deal with it can make the difference in living a healthy life or suffering from a plethora of …

It’s an egg hunt not an egglook UPDATED

Monday, April 28, 2014 7:05 p.m.

I hope you have had a wonderful Passover, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and a Happy Easter. I hope you had a wonderful sunrise service. Celebration of …

The devil is my friend

Monday, April 28, 2014 7:12 p.m.

The Internet: My better half calls it the devil. I suppose it can be equated to the devil - if you donít exercise self-control and good judgment. …

The price you will pay UPDATED

Monday, April 28, 2014 6:47 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Busses, bodies and blue hair UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:42 p.m.

This past weekend, Bunny, Momma and I spent the weekend doing major beach house cleaning and maintenance.† Without a doubt it was the most beautiful …

Missing planes and sorry radar

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:39 p.m.

The airliner has been missing over a month now.† A big plane has just disappeared.† The big question is how can something that big just vanish?† …

Busses, bodies and blue hair UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:49 a.m.

This past weekend, Bunny, Momma and I spent the weekend doing major beach house cleaning and maintenance. Without a doubt it was the most beautiful weekend of the year and even though we were stuck cleaning and painting the three of us were well entertained by simply watching the folks on the beach and in the neighborhood.

Clearing the regulatory waters UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:17 p.m.

Dear Editor,

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 …

Oh, Wow Man.

Monday, March 3, 2014 10:34 p.m.

You knew they were coming.†I told you they were coming.† Great opportunity is once again crushed by bureaucratic nonsense. Colorado wants to test …

Ten Minutes from Normal

Monday, March 3, 2014 10:27 p.m.

Some years ago I read a book by Karen Hughes entitled Ten Minutes from Normal.† Mrs. Hughes was a ordinary wife and mother from Texas who became …

Thanks but no thanks? The dark side of the storm UPDATED

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:05 a.m.

As the last residents of Williamsburg County saw the lights come on in their homes Friday, an appreciation for the simple things in life must have been experienced. It's a fact that every one of us was affected by Winter Storm Pax. To put things into perspective, at the height of the storm, more than 350,000 people in South Carolina did not have …

For the sake of trees UPDATED

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 9:15 a.m.

You see it more often than not. A piece of property is scalped; turned into a barren wasteland as ancient live oaks are turned into chip wood and rare ornamentals are left to wither away in a pile. Overlooking a plan for green spaces seems implausible in light of current conservation efforts but it happens all the time - on private and public …

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