Drinking water

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:40 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Smithís Concrete & Niwot, Colorado

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:40 a.m.

Smithís Concrete Products is in Bishopville. Itís right there on Sumter Highway just a few miles out of town. They have all sorts of concrete …

Making a Bucket List

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:40 a.m.

Recently, Bunny, the children, and I spent a week at the lake celebrating his upcoming retirement. After 41 years of working in accounting, Bunny is …

Static displays

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The local civic club was putting on an airshow. The show was in the mid 1980s. The show was at the local airport and proceeds were going to help …

Pass the donkey, Iím starviní!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Iíve said it before; I love to eat. Eating food not only keeps you alive, it is the bond that brings family and friends together. What I donít love …

To laugh about our differences UPDATED

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Ernest Shaw,

They finally got advertising for me UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:30 a.m.

Oh No! They found out where I live. Now Iím getting advertising that is tailored for me. Iíve always been interested in how advertising on …

Rantings of an avid voter UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:30 a.m.

I confess, I vote in every election and have a real problem understanding why so many citizens choose not to. Granted some elections are more …

Why vote? UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:30 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Community Support UPDATED

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

Dear Editor:

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 havenít 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.

ďIf I wanted to see someone struggle for 90 minutes and not score I would carry my friends to the singles bar.Ē Thatís 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 whatís going on within your government donít 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.

Dear Editor:

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. Thatís a fun subject for me. Iím 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 ďthe senator from WilliamsburgĒ 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 ďlittle folkĒ 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.

Dear Editor,

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 McConnellís response to President Obamaís new carbon rule - a proposed EPA regulation aimed at forcing power …

Wonderful Event UPDATED

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

Dear Editor,

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. …

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