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You may recall that I wrote an editorial criticizing the flood map released by the SCDNR and the U.S. Corps of Engineers shortly after Hurrica…

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If you like the workout benefits of a stair-stepper, may I recommend installing crown molding throughout the lower level of your home?

On Christmas day our family fell victim to the plague, more commonly known as Influenza A. It hit the one kid who is rarely sick. Quick side n…

People have loads of opinions that they love to share. Trust me when I say that I get the irony of that sentence. All the words to follow are …

New Shoes. I remember as a young boy when my parents would take me to buy a new pair of shoes. There were two kinds, every day and Sunday shoe…

Regular readers may have thought this column had reached its natural end due to its absence in the paper these past few weeks. One attentive r…

Ecuador is a country on the west coast of South America, just south of Colombia, and north of Peru. Its name actually means equator as it stra…

Balsa wood is very light. How light is it? Well, in Ecuador, I once picked up a balsa log some 10-12 inches in diameter and 12 to 14 feet long…

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If you love history and want to get in the Christmas spirit, take a holiday tour with Historic Columbia.

Resolutions. With the arrival of New Year’s Day, many folks turn their attention to New Year’s Resolutions. Once we get past the overeating of…

I was talking with my wife the other day and during the course of our conversation I remembered a funny story from a few years back.

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Should state beaches be closed during the COVID-19 crisis?

Governor McMaster has issued executive orders to close dine-in services for restaurants, all state parks, and for visitors from 'hot spots' states to self quarantine. Some Georgetown County citizens are wondering whether the beaches should be closed.

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