January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Columns


Hoke Parris’ name indelibly written in county history

When Cherokee County Council convened for the first time in 2017, there seemed to be a glaring omission. For the first time in 28 years, there was no Hoke Parris. More...


Sometimes it seems like it’s in slow motion

Busy, busy, busy.  Hurry, hurry, hurry.  Everyone always seems to be so busy all of the time, especially parents with school-age children.  Yet they never seem to get much of anything finished. More...


Exporting oil and gas will import economic growth

What could turn out to be President Obama’s most effective economic policies only just happened: ending the 40-year ban on U.S. crude oil exports and approving terminal construction to export U.S. liquefied natural gas. More...


A bill prefiled in the South Carolina House would require all public school students in the state to start wearing uniforms, starting with the 2017-18 school year this August. Do you support this move?