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Expensive shotguns: The Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

By Bobby Jonte

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:19 p.m.

Hunting season is almost here. This year I have a different plan.

No, the nose doesn’t always know: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:59 p.m.

I know I’m getting old when my attention is drawn to an article about a food sniffer. Poison food sniffers? That’s right, a company has …

My new television show: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:06 p.m.

Do you ever watch one of those television shows where people just argue? I’m thinking about getting a show like that.

Residents and voters of Williamsburg County

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:22 p.m.

Dear Editor, This message is for the residents and voters of Williamsburg County.

Racing Cale Yarborough: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:16 p.m.

There shouldn’t be any reason for me to explain who Cale Yarborough is. He is just the greatest racecar driver in the world. Daytona 500, …

Our students as leaders

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Dear Editor, The tragic killings of members of Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church demonstrated that racism and racial violence are still a painful reality in our community.

Winning the memory loss game: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

Technology has become part of our everyday lives. In fact it has become my coach, secretary and more recently, my brain. Over the years I’ve …

“No boots on the ground,” and other fairy tales

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Dear Editor, Last August the president began his air war against the Islamic State, which controls two Iraqi provincial capitals and the city of Falluja. Obama declared that his purpose was to “dismantle” the I.S.

Cafeteria food and capitalism - The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:04 p.m.

My goodness! Kids are complaining about cafeteria food. “Well, who doesn’t know that?”

Insects can bring out the baby in us all - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:04 p.m.

It must have been a sight to see as I staggered toward the house, which was a quarter a mile away. My body hunched over in pain, one hand covering my …

No better

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:04 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Good things are happening at The News - Points on the Curve

By Michaele Duke

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:07 p.m.

Last week I sat with fellow reporters at the Georgetown Times to learn about some new technology. The News and our sister papers have added video to …

Salute from the Shore - Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:05 p.m.

The mission of Salute from the Shore is to salute and honor America’s Armed Forces on the Fourth of July. The sacrifices and commitment of …

I am a denier

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:47 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Hunting for escaped convicts: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:52 p.m.

Well, thank goodness, they have found the escaped convicts in New York State. I’m sure that is good news for a lot of people; 1,300 law …

We have the workforce but it’s the details that count: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:52 p.m.

Who said there aren’t any jobs around here? Ken Sales, who is the Implementation Director for Williamsburg County Economic Development …

Random thoughts from a wayward mind: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 1:57 p.m.

So many things have been happening these past few weeks that it’s hard to keep up. Some have had happy endings while others hint at worrisome …

Town council

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 1:57 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Evelyn Rose Air racing team part three: The Mt.Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 1:57 p.m.

The last day of any school or seminar is usually hectic. The pylon Racing Seminar was no exception. All the written tests were completed. …

Evelyn Rose’s Air Racing Team part two: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:03 p.m.

We leave Utah for the last leg of our trip to Reno. It’s still hot up at 12,500 feet. This T-6 is a racer and all the vents have been taken …

County water system at-risk

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:03 p.m.

Leadership incompetence seems to have become endemic in Williamsburg County. The leadership of the Williamsburg County Economic Development Board and its Advisory Council, the school district, and Williamsburg County Council, has shown us how distressingly inept leadership in this county can be.

For what it’s worth: Top of the day to ya!

By Leslee Spivey

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:03 p.m.

After reading Michaele’s informative article on the county water issues, I thought I might share my opinion for what it’s worth. …

Evelyn Rose Air Racing Team: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

A few years ago, my friend Chad Morgan bought a racing T-6 aircraft. He had wanted a T-6 for a few years and he finally got one. His intention was …

Black, white or gray: We’re all in this together: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

I recently read a few online comments and questions regarding the Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s procession to the State House. I was appalled. Some …

Rebel Flag

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Mysterious numbers revealed: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:26 p.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 …

Oh, the sting of thine own revenge: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:26 p.m.

O,vengeance! Why, what an ass am I! This is most brave,

Held Hostage?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:24 p.m.

Dear Editor:

I write this in response

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:54 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Plans, goals, wishes, secret projects and dead dreams: Mt. Hope Scrolls

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:54 p.m.

By Bobby Jonte

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