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Christmas decor in poor taste UPDATED

Friday, December 19, 2014 3:28 a.m.

To the Editor,

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Isabelle welcomes new editor

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:34 a.m.

I could hear Isabelle purring as I entered her room (actually, it’s the master bedroom that Mary and I share, but Isabelle has claimed it as her …

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A few million copies, and we’re still going strong

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:33 a.m.

Technology and innovation take us far, but what gets us ahead can leave us behind, too.

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Chamber announces2015 Legislative Breakfast

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 6:00 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2015 Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 8 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Lands End Restaurant, 444 Marina Dr. in Georgetown.

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Editor traces career back to 4-H report in 1981

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:35 a.m.

As all children do, I had big dreams.

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Giving thanks in Georgetown

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:37 a.m.

To the editor:

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Why are we paying for all theseprojects with temporary tax hikes? UPDATED

Thursday, December 4, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Nov. 4 heralded what I’m calling the Tsunami of School Board and County Sales Tax Increases by Ballot Measure on the taxpayers of South Carolina. Most voters were unaware that they weren’t the only victims of a sales tax hike. In fact, there were 14 counties that voted on an increase of their sales tax for a plethora of reasons – some …

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Sen. Scott confused about net neutrality

Thursday, December 4, 2014 1:53 a.m.

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Isabelle asks a question UPDATED

Thursday, December 4, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Isabelle seemed to be in a particularly thoughtful mood. “What’s up Izzy?” “Well you know I get around. We cats are able to go places and hear things that humans and other animals aren’t able to go and hear. I’ve been particularly intrigued by conversations I’ve heard or have not heard about race.” “Umm, tell me more.”

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Volunteers help make kids’ lives better UPDATED

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Volunteers help make kids’ lives better

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Bipartisan, bicoastal group of lawmakers calls on Coast Guard to keep facilities open UPDATED

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Lawmakers want Coast Guard to not close facilities

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Nine reasons you should hate tax referendums UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:01 a.m.

July 8, 2014, 6 a.m. When I speak out against tax referendums, I’m sometimes met with surprised remarks like “How can you be against ‘letting the people decide’ to raise taxes?”

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Guest Opinion UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:01 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, released the following statement on President Obama’s call for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to redefine Internet service providers as “common carriers” subject to Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, written nearly …

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:09 p.m.

With the holidays fast approaching, it can be tempting to put your health on the back burner and indulge in all the fixings of a holiday meal. …

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What makes a strong lobbyist?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:06 p.m.

Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.”

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Transform potential to prosperity

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:13 a.m.

The single most frequently used phrase to describe Georgetown is “it has such potential.” Well, that’s about as complimentary as “bless your heart,” which too often immediately follows, “Georgetown has such potential, bless its heart.”

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Veterans should have health coverage

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:15 a.m.

This Veterans Day we honored those who serve and have served our country. Veterans put their lives on the line to protect our independence, our freedom, and all the rights we hold dear.

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Stepping down so others can step up

Friday, November 7, 2014 6:44 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Please help us UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 6:41 a.m.

To the Editor:

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From point A to point B without forgetting point C: competitiveness

Friday, November 7, 2014 9:09 a.m.

It is no secret that many of our interstates, highways, and bridges are in dire need of repair.

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Improvements to USDA Beginning Farmer Loans

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

USDA recently announced several changes to Farm Service Agency (FSA) loan programs, changes designed to help more beginning farmers and ranchers. The new “interim final rule” will increase the Microloan limit from $35,000 to $50,000. This program provides a simplified application process and a seven year payback. Microloans can be used for …

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Remembering Mojo

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Presbyterians, like me, are not big on blessing animals. Someone once told me a story about a Quaker who was leading a goods laden donkey to market. The donkey stopped and refused to move.

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Show respect on Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:56 p.m.

To the Editor:

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Hospice, palliative care

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:58 p.m.

To the Editor:

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Sen. Scott: We need a temporary travel ban UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. Scott is a member of both the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

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A vote for Miller

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:54 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Goldfinch is the local choice

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:56 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Goldfinch disappoints on median

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:38 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Don’t be fooled by penny tax

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:42 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Viewing political corruption more broadly UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in government had risen from 59 percent in 2006 to 79 percent in 2013.

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