August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Columns


None to be found anywhere

For the past week, pretty much all of my off-duty conversations have gone along these lines:  “Hey, is there any chance you happen to have any of those eclipse safety glasses?”  Not once have I gotten a “yes” or &ldq More...


Trump is right: Bigotry, violence ‘on many sides’

British writer and theologian G.K. Chesterton observed, “It is hatred that unites people — while love is always individual.”  More...


To move our nation forward, lift up America’s founding ideals

In the decade leading up to America’s War for Independence, much of the drama took place in and around Boston. Sam Adams was the ringleader on the colonial side and public enemy number one to the British. More...

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Do you agree with Blacksburg and Gaffney councils’ decision to ban smoking in public places and restaurants? (See the entire ordinance on Page 3 in the Wednesday, August 8 edition of The Gaffney Ledger)