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KELLY: Suggestions from a bookworm.

By Kelly Duncan

In last month’s column, I scratched the surface on some of my favorite books growing up. I figured for this month, what better way to follow that up than by sharing some of my favorite books I’ve read as an adult? Some of my favorites are classics that you might have read in high school, while others are more recent releases that I’ve read. 

VIC’s View: We don’t care how you did it in Michigan.

So here’s what not to do - use Covid money to give yourself a Bonus.

A Michigan county council did just that - now they are giving it back. Laurens County has $6 million of its $13 million of COVID-19 local relief money sitting in the bank. The council is figuring out what to do with it - here’s a “not-to” suggestion.

Publisher: Celebrating 25 years in newspapers

By Brian Whitmore
 
In October 1996, Graham Williams — a mentor to me —hired me as a general assignment reporter for the now defunct Union Daily Times (Union, S.C.).
 
That was my first newspaper job after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in communications from USC Spartanburg in 1995.
 
Now I celebrate my 25th anniversary as publisher of The Clinton Chronicle.
 

Vic: White Flag

‘Helping people heal, helps me heal” 

 

 

By Vic MacDonald, Editor

Before we get too far away from Mental Health Awareness Month, I would like to share some information out of Myrtle Beach. This comes my way as a Globe Newswire release related to a mobile phone app that connects people struggling with their mental health to free, 24/7 customized peer-to-peer support.

Press On: The Holy Bible is truth in message and detail

By Brian Whitmore/Publisher
 
Is the Bible inerrant, infallible or both?
 
A pastor told me not long ago that he’d rather use the term infallible than inerrant when referring to the Bible. I didn’t think much about it at the time; after all, don’t those words mean the same thing? Well, yes and no.
 
Inerrant means there are no errors in the Bible.
 
Infallible means there can be no errors in the Bible.
 
Same, right?
 

VIC: Maybe, The Reason?

We are all struggling to make sense of why Presbyterian College would discontinue the contract of football head coach Tommy Spangler. Maybe it’s as simple as this, from the conservative publication “National Review:”

 

When the Faculty Lounge Goes After College Sports -- Greg Dumas -- April 25, 2021, 6:30 AM·4 min read

VIC: Human Trafficking Statistics

 

Anyone who is concerned about the on-going human trafficking horror in this nation should be aware of a new report about the subject.

Upstate South Carolina is an area that should be concerned because we live on the I-85 Corridor. Atlanta is listed as one of the nation’s worst human trafficking cities, by attorneys of the Neal Davis Law Firm — a respected criminal defense law firm based in the Houston area.

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