Disagree with facts, not misinformation

An outspoken and vitriolic reaction has arisen of late concerning the “bathroom issue” and the LGBT community in the United States since t...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Man behind the trees was a newspaper man

Every year on the last Friday of April, Americans across the country take a moment to recognize the importance of trees in our lives as we celebrate A...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Politicians and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Far more than a mere chance to don a teal ribbon and say you support survivors, the month is a critical time ...

April 26th, 2016 |  


How do we fix the election system?

We have been inundated with presidential campaigns and the continued expertise of the network media pundits — a process based on emotion for mos...

April 9th, 2016 |  


China: Broken rice bowls, stifled voices

Amidst the economic downturn in China, two developments that are not “in the human interest” stand out: rising unemployment among workers ...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Free speech is not a joke

“One of the things I’m going to do if I win, and I hope we do and we’re certainly leading. I’m going to open up our libel laws...

March 11th, 2016 |  


No candidate is perfect

Let me tell you something people don’t often say when arguing about presidential candidates on Facebook: No candidate is perfect.But that doesn&...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Jeb Bush visits Central

Jeb Bush visits Central

CENTRAL — Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush made a stop Friday night at Daniel High School to a packed room full of supporters, well-wi...

February 20th, 2016 |  


School brouhaha has been brewing for a while

The issue of school closings has reared its ugly head in Pickens County again and once again most everyone in Pickens County seems shocked and surpris...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Presidential politics and the American soul

When I want to believe that America is a democracy — indeed, to feel so deeply this is so that my soul trembles — I turn to Martin Luther ...

February 11th, 2016 |