February 27, 2017 RSS feed / Columns


Free tuition is a good investment

Funding for public education at all levels too often is viewed as a painful expense when it should be seen for what it really is, the best investment the state can make in its future.  More...


Trying to get a grip

Last week was kind of rough. For some inexplicable reason, I suddenly couldn’t hold on to anything. I either dropped or nearly dropped practically every item I picked up. It’s like my hands were constantly coated with oil or something. More...


Medical devices can turn deadly

What’s the biggest killer in hospitals? Secrecy. That’s the bottom line from the Government Accountability Office and the Food and Drug Administration.  More...

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The city has passed first reading of an ordinance that would allow a U-haul truck drop off (up to four trucks in the Farmer’s Market parking lot across from the Gaffney Visitors Center. Do you think this is an appropriate spot for such an enterprise?