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Possum teeth and mud cake: Thatís what great birthdays are made of: Points on the Curve UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Recently I was fortunate enough to celebrate another birthday. Some people, when they get my age, like to ignore the special day but I donít; I suck …

Timing couldnít be better for new bond bill UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 1:00 p.m.

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Brianís Excellent Adventure: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 1:00 p.m.

You just never know when a new adventure will come before you. I look for adventure all the time. Most of the time all my plans for adventure end …

Welcome Dr. Tomlinson

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:59 p.m.

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Open my eyes so that I may see: Points on the curve

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:15 p.m.

I remember a few years ago someone took a picture of Main Street, Kingstree. It was on a weekend and if Iím not mistaken, late in the afternoon. There were no cars in the parking spaces and no people on the sidewalks. The photo was somewhat misleading to me because though the streets were empty I knew it was teaming with activity.

The Hustler: Mt. Hope Scrolls

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:15 p.m.

The Hustler came on television the other night. The Hustler is the movie about Minnesota Fats playing pool against Fast Eddie. The movie starred Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott and Piper Laurie.

ELEASE BURGESS, Cades

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:50 p.m.

ELEASE BURGESS, Cades - Mother Elease Frierson Burgess, 92, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at her residence.

Mean people suck: Points on the curve

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:55 p.m.

There are a lot of mean people in the world. I call these people cold and prickly; who wants to cozy up to a person who enjoys spewing hatred and …

New campaign rules: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:55 p.m.

The 2016 Presidential Campaign has officially started. I want to change the way we do things. We wonít change the election; we will just change some …

Find out how you can help a COTA family

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:55 p.m.

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The Town of Kingstree UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:45 a.m.

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Holy Crop! Whereís her head? UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:00 p.m.

ďWhy did you chop off part of her head?Ē This question regarding the subject matter in a photograph rates second behind why a picture is blurry. The …

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop: Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop. I was listening to the 40s radio station the other day. Lionel Hamptonís Hey Ba Ba Re Bop was playing. It reminded me of an old …

We were soldiers

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:55 p.m.

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Early retirement after 16 years: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Oh Man. One of my favorite writers is retiring. She has written a column for two different magazines for the past 16 years. She is not going to …

When will that inner voice ever heed advice? (Points on the curve) UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Why do our bodies have to break down as we get old? I have a lot of fun things still to do but this body doesnít seem to agree. Things donít move …

April Foolsí Day

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:45 a.m.

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Mandatory voting-Letís try it UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:00 a.m.

One of the inherent powers of the President is the ability to spark a big and important national debate simply by floating a new idea in a few lines in a speech.

Bad words and the reflection of people that use them UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Controversy has reared its head again. Students in Oklahoma have used the N-word. There is outcry about how horrible this is. News shows and …

Hooray for March Madness: Points on the Curve UPDATED

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:30 a.m.

March Madness...Now that I have your attention: New studies about chocolate continue to confirm what Iíve known since I devoured my first chocolate …

Senate bill to cap federal crop insurance

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:55 a.m.

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Happy medicine: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:30 a.m.

There are all sorts of commercials for happy medicine. You know what I am talking about. You see a person come out of the doctorís office after …

Coach Evansí post-season letter

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:45 a.m.

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Circus Magic Convention: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:45 a.m.

I just got back from the Circus Magic Convention. This was the 34th year of this convention. It takes place in Virginia. It is a convention of …

Itís Sunshine Week in South Carolina and the nation

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:45 a.m.

It is time to recognize and encourage open government and letting the sunshine in on public documents and meetings. You may not know there are …

Looks like Iíll have to help Hillary again!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:15 a.m.

The Mt. Hope Scrolls:

Put a spin on flower photography

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Itís Just a Camera For Cryiní Out Loud

Nutrition panel tells all

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:15 a.m.

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Entertainment and excitement: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Entertainment has run amuck. Now you donít know what is true and what is not. I went to see Ric Flair fight Harley Race for the World Championship …

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