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 …

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