A community newspaper is an unusual animal. Where a daily newspaper has seven issues each week in which to spread its offerings, a community newspaper has one or maybe two issues.
A reader asked me to look into the debate about whether or not our Clock Tower on Front Street was once a slave market.
“The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.”
To the Editor:
Yesterday evening I was coming home from a meeting, I noticed something. It wasn’t earth shattering or anything, in fact it was kinda peaceful.
To the Editor:
A while back I decided to add an amendment to the wife/mommy contract. As the wife/mommy, it is my right to add or change things as I see fit, or as they get on my nerves. Usually those things happen together. This amendment was, if I send you to find something and you can’t and then I have to find it, I have the right to bonk you on the head with …
Now that warmer weather is here, gatherings have moved from the hearth to the grill.
The other day while riding down the road, listening to the radio, I heard a commercial for the Pawley’s Pavilion reunion.
“The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.”
When my daughter was in elementary school (20 years ago), she wrote me a letter for Mother’s Day. It reads, “My Mom is the nicest, coolest, funnest …
About 15 years ago, signs started popping up in front of schools that read, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” No disagreement here.
So maybe I thought that once my kids were a little bit older, they would stop bothering me in the bathroom.
The Old Testament advises that there is a season for all things. A time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is …
West End residents are angry over the loss of the basketball gym at the Howard Recreation Center at 1610 Hawkins St., in Georgetown, and what they see as complete disregard for the community that most benefits from the Howard center. They believe something vital to their young people is being taken from them.
Recently, I was in my backyard pulling briars from a bed of ivy around an old oak tree. A man I didn’t know was riding by on a bicycle. He stopped …
We in South Carolina like to think of ourselves as caring and generous people – willing to give our time and money to help our fellow man. This is how we see ourselves.
To the Editor:
Well it’s that time of year again; well maybe it’s even a little late. I haven’t looked at the almanac, but the way this crazy weather has been this year, I think you would be good to go. Of course when I was little it was a two part process. First Momma would call Granddaddy, he would check his almanac, and then they figured out when they would …
“What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”
We all have a thing we need or want when we don’t feel well. If my throat hurts, I want orange juice and the spiciest food I can find. My personal theory is each time I swallow a bite of those things it’s burning the germs to death as it goes down.
At 26, she lived only 33 percent of an average American’s lifespan though she was by no means average.