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Column: Sometimes, I wonder...

Seventeen years ago, I strolled into the offices of the Beaufort Gazette around mid-morning. I had been up late covering some government meeting or another, probably even went for a beer or six after that, the better to mute the incessant, migraine-inducing governmental drivel I had endured at the meeting.

September 11, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: No, I’m Spartacus!

WASHINGTON -- It was Day Three of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J,, launched his 2020 presidential bid as a Thracian gladiator.

September 11, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: ‘Going Bill’

I lost a very good friend three weeks ago. His name "is" Bill, not "was" as I find it too hard and too soon to use the past tense. Some of you reading this may not know Bill but his story is one we can all gain perspective from. His passing was sudden and unexpected, and at the least, a stunning blow to all who knew and loved him including myself, like an incredibly bad dream we can't wake up from. It is a harsh reality that quickly reminds us just how fragile life is. The loss of someone ...

September 11, 2018 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Social media could destroy us

I am convinced that in less than 100 years, historians will conclude that the widespread adoption of social media was the catalyst that ended the great experiment called America. My attempt today is to present a logical argument that supports this dire prediction.

September 11, 2018 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: www.k-through-12.com

If the website address above scares you a bit, don't worry; I made it up. However, there really is a website at www.K12.com and it might be scary.

September 07, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Having enough

When I was a child growing up, we always had enough. If you asked Daddy, I am sure he would have said that we had an abundance.

September 07, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Dinner on the church grounds

My back road travels take me by many a rural church. And what do I see? A fellowship hall. Often its architecture is out of step with the church itself but it's not out of step with the times. To have a fellowship or social hall is a trendy thing. Well, it wasn't always this way.

September 07, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Advise and dissent

WASHINGTON -- If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing, just try to imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at the referee.

September 07, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Different times, different measures

I hate to admit to spending time on the internet, but what can I say -- I surf, happily and mindlessly, just like everyone else.

September 04, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: An afternoon for redfish

Many years it's been since I fished, 40 at least. The drought ended August 22. Out onto Port Royal I went with Beaufort fishing guide, Capt. Tuck Scott, and Tony Royal of Baystreet Outfitters. Out we went in Scott's Hells Bay Stealth, a shallow water skiff. We sought redfish, which go by various names … spot tail, red drum, channel bass, and "red."

September 04, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: House of horrors

The first thing that happened when I moved into my present house is the pipe to the washing machine burst and water flooded one of the downstairs rooms where my office is located.

September 04, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: A house for more than court

During the 1930s, I remember hearing my father, who was born in 1892, sometimes say he was going to Chesterfield courthouse. Being about 10 years old at the time, I just assumed he had gone to the courthouse in the town for some business. I was to learn, many years later, he meant something entirely different. He was going to the town that had been named Chesterfield C.H., S.C., in the past.

September 04, 2018 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Column: Honorable, but complicated

Last week, I made the suggestion that moderate Republicans might want to think about forming a new party since, in my opinion, President Donald Trump and his followers have hijacked the GOP. I suggested that some big names might be among that crowd.

August 31, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Daddy’s rules

There were violations of certain rules that were guaranteed to aggravate Ralph Satterfield. Ralph was my daddy and I aggravated more him than a few times.

August 31, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Trying new delicacies not easy

One of the hardest things about traveling in a foreign country, besides not being able to understand the graffiti on the restroom walls, is learning to eat certain native foods.

August 31, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


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Column: Mind(less) games

It's kind of funny, the lengths we guys go to hurt ourselves sometimes, all in the name of fun.

September 25, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: An offensive headline

The news story was very offensive.

September 25, 2018 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Florence isn’t finished yet

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- From dark and stormy to clear and breezy, the coastline that a million or so of us evacuated two weeks ago ...

September 25, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Saving lives together

Last week, South Carolina was confronted with the threat of devastating weather as Hurricane Florence took an angry path straight towards the Carolinas. There is ...

September 25, 2018 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Florence in the age of ‘fake news’

When I think about Hurricane Florence, two images come to mind.

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Campbell Street Corridor to be showcased

The African American Cultural Center of Camden opened its doors to the public on Feb 24. Located at 517 York St., the center is an ...

September 21, 2018 | By Katherine Richardson, Camden Archives and Museum C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Change is good; you go first

As I craft my first article as the new Superintendent of the Kershaw County School District (KCSD), replacing someone who dedicated 11 years to our ...

September 21, 2018 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Is there a Kavanaugh doppelganger?

WASHINGTON -- In one of Brett Kavanaugh's responses to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl when he was in high school, a charge ...

September 21, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Reflections before the storm

OK, first I should apologize for last week.

September 18, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Columns


Column: The rest of the story

Now that I think back on it, I see how I was prepared and schooled at every turn to be a storyteller. Stories fascinated me ...

September 18, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Of Serena Williams and pay gaps

Earlier this week, I had some interesting "conversations" on Facebook after I commented on two posts by Vox. One story focused on an Australia newspaper ...

September 14, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Column: Southern women love high heels

Recently, a friend was telling me that her mother, a most charming Southern woman, had to give up her high heels. She is 76 and ...

September 14, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Things left behind

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- Tuesday morning, I did what millions of people have done in hundreds of places for centuries. I picked the few favorite ...

September 14, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: FireFest coming soon

Each fall, our Camden Fire Department (CFD) organizes a terrific, family-friendly event that is free and open to the community. If you have yet to ...

September 14, 2018 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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