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GUEST COLUMN: Sales tax referendum concerns addressed

on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

GUEST COLUMN: Sales tax referendum concerns addressed
The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Florence County would like to make everyone aware of the issues concerning the placement of a full length detailed referendum on the November 2020 General Election ballot in Florence County. Director David

EDITORIAL: ‘Tis the season for holiday scam artists

on Tuesday, 03 December 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: ‘Tis the season for holiday scam artists
December has arrived and the countdown to Christmas has begun. Chances are your mailbox is beginning to fill up with three types of mail: Christmas catalogs, Christmas cards (although we still cannot understand how people can be so organized as to get tho

MOLLETTE COLUMN: Remember the greater value at Christmas

on Tuesday, 03 December 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

MOLLETTE COLUMN: Remember the greater value at Christmas
Merchants around the world depend on the Christmas season each year for 20 to 50-percent of their yearly sales. The travel industry from airlines to gasoline stations see a nice bump during the holidays. People are going to buy airplane tickets and buy ga

WALKER COLUMN: In dire need of the true holiday spirit

on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

WALKER COLUMN: In dire need of the true holiday spirit
Yesterday, I was raking leaves. As the breeze blew the leaves to the ground, I thought I detected the scent of evergreen. When I did, I imagined the leaves were snowflakes gently falling. Also, I swear I could see a sled coming over the hill with children

POLAND COLUMN: The sad, sad ballad of Moses Corley

on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

POLAND COLUMN: The sad, sad ballad of Moses Corley
We all cross paths with a person we can’t forget. And so, a man by the beautiful name of Moses Corley lingers in my mind. If every life is a song, then Moses’s life was a sad, sad ballad. Moses worked as the janitor in the library of a college where I on

EDITORIAL: Show love (and cash) to small businesses

on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: Show love (and cash) to small  businesses
Thanksgiving is fast approaching. People are already out and about, purchasing Christmas presents. For weeks now stores have had holiday decorations on display, enticing customers to start their gift shopping early. It only makes sense, then, that we offe

MOLLETTE: Entitlements mean finding more money

on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

MOLLETTE: Entitlements mean finding more money
Our country is over 22 trillion dollars in debt and growing. Reducing our spending is never easy especially for our government. We have a lot of obligations from Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, defense, veterans, infrastructure and more. There aren'

GUEST COLUMN: ‘Made in S.C.’ a global enterprise

on Tuesday, 12 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Alongside traffic and coffee, news radio is a staple of my morning commute. As I flip through the stations, I’ll sometimes hear a pundit lament that “Nothing is made in America anymore.” In reality, there are nearly 13 million manufacturing workers in the

EDITORIAL: Gratifying effects of gratitude

on Tuesday, 12 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: Gratifying  effects of  gratitude
Ten months down and two more to go. November is here and the countdown to the Thanksgiving Day feast has commenced. As our minds begin to wander toward turkey legs, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, let us also remember that it is never

EDITORIAL: South Carolinians challenged to ‘Grab A Bag’

on Tuesday, 05 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: South Carolinians  challenged to  ‘Grab A Bag’
Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette and PalmettoPride want South Carolinians to grab a bag and clean up our communities. Grab A Bag SC is a statewide litter pickup challenge inspired by Evette’s own experience picking up in her home community and even during her famil

MOLLETTE COLUMN: Despite barriers, nothing is impossible

on Tuesday, 05 November 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

A lot of us are faced with the impossible. We may have what seems to be impossible debts, physical illnesses, human relationships and vocational pressures. Too often we hear someone say, “Nothing is impossible” and we nod our heads nonchalantly in an unbe

POLAND COLUMN: The unsung colors of Autumn

on Tuesday, 29 October 2019. Posted in Editorials, Columns, Opinions

POLAND COLUMN: The unsung colors of Autumn
“I need to get out of the South. Fall here is no good.” A woman from California said that. I don’t get the criticism. Fall in the Kingdom of Grits can be mighty pretty. And even if fall color is flat now and then, four distinct seasons bless the South wi

EDITORIAL: Rise in domestic violence cases a cause for alarm

on Tuesday, 29 October 2019. Posted in Editorials, News

EDITORIAL: Rise in domestic violence cases a cause for alarm
Amidst all of the pink ribbons recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, purple ribbons representing domestic violence awareness often get overlooked. Stating that October is also National Domestic Violence Awareness Month simply does not seem

MOLLETTE COLUMN: The healing power of forgiveness

on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Many have watched the powerful television report of Brandt Jean's act of forgiveness toward Amber Guyger who killed his brother Botham Jean. The scene of him hugging her and extending forgiveness toward her has been replayed over and again and invoked a s

ECKSTROM COLUMN: Stop naming things after politicians

on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

ECKSTROM COLUMN: Stop naming things after politicians
They’re a staple of the incumbent politician’s toolkit: the countless recognitions, resolutions, proclamations, ribbon-cuttings, and photo-ops which are more ceremonial than anything else, but which nonetheless pay dividends for elected officials. Certain
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