Nintendo, you have my full attention

Nintendo, you have my full attention

By nature, I’ve never been a very materialistic person. I shop at second-hand stores and yard sales for my household decor and I buy generic bra...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Blue laws do have a purpose

With more and more cities, towns and counties throughout South Carolina passing referendums to allow the Sunday sale of alcohol, “Blue Laws̶...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Time for the ride of the year

Time for the ride of the year

It’s that time of year again and I couldn’t be happier — that is until day two and then I may have to rethink my lack of training th...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Cuba and the United States, one year later

One year ago today, the United States resumed full diplomatic relations with Cuba, shocking the world and putting an end to more than five decades of ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Hindsight is 20/20 — especially when lives are at stake

Hindsight is 20/20 — especially when lives are at stake

When you’re in the business of reporting the news, you can never really take a vacation. The phone still rings, the emails still come in and Fac...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Even one man can make a difference

Even one man can make a difference

Over the last two weeks, death and anger have been the focal point in our country. The deaths of two black Americans in Baton Rouge and Minnesota foll...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Saitta keeps us informed

I read the news story on the Pickens County 2016-17 school budget. It was very informative and comprehensive. I can’t help but think our elected...

July 13th, 2016 |  


An open letter to James Comey

An open letter to James Comey

DISCLAIMER: Before you read any further, understand I am not endorsing any candidate for the office of President of the United States. I personally fe...

July 9th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock rocks another year

Camp iRock rocks another year

Can you believe that when I scheduled my vacation one year ago, it would end up falling during the opening week of Camp iRock? I am not sure what it s...

July 8th, 2016 |  


There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

If everything has gone according to plan, by the time you are reading this, I’ll be in Michigan, on vacation, with no access to the internet or ...

July 8th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |