From our table, to yours

Thanksgiving is upon us! As we all sit down to dinner tomorrow, turkey is most likely on everyone’s menu. But …

November 24th, 2015 |  

France and America are forever bound

We love them, we hate them. We admire them, we make fun of them. But through it all, up or …

November 19th, 2015 |  

Is high school football worth the injury risk?

Everyone knows football is a dangerous sport. No matter how much protective equipment kids strap on or how leagues alter …

November 11th, 2015 |  

Online legal ads? Not so fast.

Recently the S.C. Attorney General’s Office released an opinion that confirmed legal notices must be “published in a printed newspaper …

November 5th, 2015 |  

Communication and appreciation

“Most of the really confident people I met were actually rather stupid.” — John Cleese, So anyway… We lost the …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Southerners take care of their own

You can say many things about Southerners, but if this country has learned one thing about them recently, it’s that …

October 23rd, 2015 |  

Race, guns, culture and change in S.C.

Race, guns, culture and change in S.C.

I love South Carolina and the South – I really do. And I consider myself a reasonably serious student of …

October 16th, 2015 |  

Theme of National Newspaper Week especially relevant

Theme of National Newspaper Week especially relevant

In 1928, Frank Capra made a silent movie called “The Power of the Press.” Douglas Fairbanks Jr. played Clem Rogers, …

October 8th, 2015 |  

Why community newspapers matter

Why community newspapers matter

“I got credit down at the grocery store and my barber tells me jokes…” — Roger Miller ROLLING FORK, Miss. …

October 8th, 2015 |  

Power of the press is reporting the news consumers need

Power of the press is reporting the news consumers need

WASHINGTON – The power of the press rests in the ability of journalists to hold government accountable, to mobilize public …

October 8th, 2015 |  

Children aren’t the same as chickens

Somewhere along the way it seems the priorities of this nation became somewhat muddled. You can’t turn any direction anymore …

October 8th, 2015 |  

American Legion is more than poppies

When you think of The American Legion, what comes to mind? Baseball? Pancake breakfasts? Those little red fabric poppies on …

October 1st, 2015 |  

Nothing is ever truly private anymore

Most people, in one way or another, had their childhoods recorded by their parents. Whether it was a baby book, …

October 1st, 2015 |  

Boot drive collects money, offers hope

It seems someone is always raising money for something, whether it’s their children’s school or class, searching for a cure, …

September 24th, 2015 |  

DAR promotes Constitution Week awareness

Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of …

September 15th, 2015 |  

Clerk’s stand doesn’t make her a martyr

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has been released from jail following her refusal to issue a marriage license to a same-sex …

September 12th, 2015 |  

Understanding the 14th Amendment

Recently there has been a rising cry for the repeal of the 14th Amendment prompted by statements made by Republican …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Byline inequality does matter

Anna Quindlen relayed an eye-opening and hair-raising experience to her readers in 1990. “A newspaper editor said to me not …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Time for the Pickens GOP to heal itself, the community

The Republican Party’s state committee upheld the 2015 Pickens County convention on Aug. 22 and will oversee the 2016 convention, …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Food Fight Bowl a time to make a difference

Sam Wyche is a well-known name in football circles, especially in upstate South Carolina and the Pickens County community, but …

August 20th, 2015 |  

A look into the GOP candidate pool

The United States has certainly come a long way in the last 115 years, especially in the world of politics …

August 17th, 2015 |  

When the quest for more is no longer worthwhile

When the quest for more is no longer worthwhile

I was researching a billionaire who made a fortune in the pomegranate business when I came across an old New …

August 13th, 2015 |  


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