The City of Clinton recently received its own Mueller Report. In a manner of speaking.
Those paying attention will remember that reporters asked, repeatedly, how much it was going to cost to split the Department of Public Safety into separate police and fire departments.
The answer, every time,...
Pass on what you have learned. Strength. Mastery. But weakness, folly, failure also. Yes, failure most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is. Luke, we are what they grow beyond.
– Yoda, Star Wars VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
The preacher talked about failure recently, referencing...
The Nation Came Together for a Good Cause and It Made a Difference
We face a lot of division in America today, but there is a movement underway to build a more inclusive, united and tolerant nation. This movement is made up of individuals of different ages, different genders, different races and...
Run the Marathon if you’re
going to take away this title
You’re going to have to change a lot more than venue and number of events to make us lose this title.
For the 17th consecutive year, Clinton Middle School (and its predecessor Bell Street Middle School) is the South Carolina...
There is a television show on The Discovery Channel with an intriguing name: Naked and Afraid. I am not making that up.
I confess at this moment that I’ve never watched it, so I’m offering you my opinions about something I know very little about. (I’ll pause now while all my faithful readers...
Dear Sen. Verdin:
On behalf of the newspapers of your district and the S.C. Press Association, I want to thank you for passing the amended version of S. 621.
The original version of S-621 is a bill put forth by JEDA in an effort to comply state law with new federal regulations. While we...
ADDED SALES TAX: makes it more difficult to shop local
By Stewart Jones
Laurens County Council Member,
Republican Nominee, House District 14
On March 26th, County Council will vote to send an additional 1% countywide capital improvement sales tax (CPST) to the voters for a referendum vote.
STATE - WALK LIKE MADD --- Saturday
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will host 6th Annual Walk Like MADD Event -- Columbia community says No More Victims
MADD South Carolina is walking to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk and drugged driving.
The chapter will host its 6th annual Walk Like...
I was privileged to see last Wednesday Elton John’s farewell tour performance in Columbia. Despite the mid-week show and getting home in the wee hours of Thursday (people our age are just too old for that) the Colonial was packed.
For a guy over 70 (!).
Same held true for last month’s Fleetwood...
I find myself – in the autumn of my years – becoming far more introspective than I ever was in the springtime of my youth.
I think that’s probably good if I’m wise enough to recognize the truth and to try to make some changes.
The way I look back on it, my real life began when I got...