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.
As all children do, I had big dreams.
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 …
To the Editor:
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.”
Volunteers help make kids’ lives better
Lawmakers want Coast Guard to not close facilities
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?”
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 …
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. …
Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.”
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.”
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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It is no secret that many of our interstates, highways, and bridges are in dire need of repair.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Well it’s that time of year again, one I totally don’t understand.