search sponsored by

Find more about Weather in Hartsville, SC
              Click for weather forecast

weather sponsored by
  • Opinions

Opinions

Moore wants what’s best for Florence

on Tuesday, 03 May 2016. Posted in Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Moore wants what’s best for Florence

It’s getting harder to govern, and its not just politicians

on Tuesday, 03 May 2016. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

We may not know who our next President is going to be, but here’s one thing that’s almost certain: he or she will take office with roughly half of the electorate unhappy and mistrustful. The notion that the President speaks for a broad coalition of

Managed money account

on Tuesday, 03 May 2016. Posted in Opinions

In today’s society, it is difficult to find the time necessary to do everything we’d like to accomplish. Between working, raising families, volunteering, and extracurricular activities, it is often impossible to tackle every item on the daily “to do” list

First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

on Tuesday, 26 April 2016. Posted in Opinions

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a

Beyond transparency, we need accountability

on Tuesday, 26 April 2016. Posted in Opinions

Over more than three decades in Congress, I had the chance to question a lot of federal officials. Most of the time I wasn’t after anything dramatic — I just wanted to understand who was responsible for certain decisions. Want to know how often I got a

Things about our state you may not know

on Tuesday, 26 April 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

South Carolina wasn’t always known as the Palmetto State. It used to be known as the Iodine State, and even said so on the license plates in the 1930s. Palmetto trees are way prettier for a flag, anyway. The world’s smallest police station is in Ridgeway.

With immigration less is more

on Tuesday, 26 April 2016. Posted in Opinions

By Tim Hannigan “America is a nation of immigrants.” Politicians and pundits in both parties repeat that truism in lieu of opening a serious discussion about America’s immigration policy. With legal immigration approaching historic highs and evidence

Does the S.C. Constitution require legislators to police themselves?

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Opinions

By Shane McNamee Many, if not most, South Carolina state lawmakers have a peculiar understanding of the separation of powers. For them, the principle seems to mean that all powers should be removed from the executive and judicial branches and

Thoughts on Shrek and KFB

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Our mamas always said, ‘If you can’t say something nice about someone, don’t say anything. ’ Well, I have something nice to say about our community, but I also have something not so nice to complain about.

Let’s all step back and take a deep breath

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Written by Phil Noble Posted in Opinions

A few items from this week’s newspapers, two from South Carolina and two national: Item One: Attorney General Alan Wilson called David Pascoe (the special prosecutor that Wilson appointed) a ‘liar’ over his handling of a public corruption case. It began

Feds can’t replicate private drug development

on Wednesday, 13 April 2016. Posted in Opinions

By Thomas P. Stossel, M.D. Cancer mortality is at an all-time low. That's the good news. The bad news is that cancer still kills one in five Americans. We want better cancer treatments – and cures – for our loved ones and ourselves. Ideally, the

Downtown was popping last week

on Wednesday, 13 April 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Downtown was really hopping last week and it made my heart glad to see people walking along Evans and Dargan Streets. Last Thursday evening, there was an event on the 100-block of West Evans showing off the new businesses that have opened this year. An

Ten ideas to improve higher education in SC

on Wednesday, 13 April 2016. Posted in Education, Opinions

We all know that the success of our higher education system is vital to the success of our state – both today and in the future. This column is not about all the good things or all the failings of our individual institutions of higher education. Let’s

Thoughts and comments on marriage

on Wednesday, 06 April 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following are a few humorous comments and quotes about marriage listed at www.abundance-and-happiness. com:

Carolina’s road history mirrors current problems

on Wednesday, 06 April 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

By Andrew Martin Carolina Reporter Lawmakers seem poised to end a stalemate and appropriate millions to repair South Carolina’s deteriorating road system. But the ongoing debate, worsened by the 2008 Great Recession
<<  46 47 48 49 50 [5152 53 54 55  >>