My favorite thing about the South is …

My favorite thing about the South is …

In the course of my job, it is often required of me to attend various press conferences and company meetings, briefings and updates. It’s just p...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Azalea Festival successful again

The 32nd Annual Pickens Azalea Festival took place with two days of good weather and started Friday night in full swing.I would personally like to ext...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Election turning into reality TV

Election turning into reality TV

Has anyone else noticed how the GOP Presidential race has begun to resemble reality TV?Front-runner Donald Trump, a veteran of reality TV with his sho...

April 27th, 2016 |  


A lesson in kid logic

A lesson in kid logic

As a mother, I find myself saying the most bizarre things: “Don’t throw a shark at your brother!” “Yes, you have to wear pants...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Someone please flip the calendar and check the year

Is it 1866 or 2016? Seems like an odd question, but the recent passage of legislation in Mississippi and its signing into law by Gov. Phil Bryant R...

April 26th, 2016 |  


City, county should honor officers

I have great sadness over the death of fallen Officer Jacobs of the City of Greenville. Officer Jacobs was a man in blue but he was also a man of grea...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Every month is Autism Awareness Month to some

Every month is Autism Awareness Month to some

Every month of the year is dedicated to one cause or another. Whether it’s for domestic violence awareness (October), heart disease prevention (...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Sock it to me — or something like that

Sock it to me — or something like that

I will always remember the night I was officially declared old — at least until I realized that was what was happening, at which point I immedia...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Speak up about renewing plan

My understanding was the Pickens County Comprehensive Plan was shelved and was never approved. Yet the County Council is getting ready to amend it. Pi...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Cruisin’ in the USA — or at least moving forward

Cruisin’ in the USA — or at least moving forward

I am the first to admit it: I’m a lousy driver. I’m nervous on highways, don’t see well at night or in the rain and have a horrible ...

April 26th, 2016 |