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Do you want to build a snowman? I don’t.

Do you want to build a snowman? I don’t.

It started off like any other day: wake up, change diapers, make bottles and breakfast, get everyone dressed and out …

February 5th, 2016 |  

It is our duty to make a difference

It is our duty to make a difference

I find myself sometimes extremely cynical about the human race and just when I am sure I am ready to …

February 4th, 2016 |  

VITA an important United Way program

VITA an important United Way program

For me to have the passion necessary to raise money, I need to experience the program. That is how I …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Life is like a boxing match …

Life is like a boxing match …

I don’t know what it is that I’ve done in a past life for the universe to exact its terrible …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Save Hagood Elementary in Pickens County

The School District of Pickens County’s web page says their vision is “to prepare students for success beyond the classroom …

January 26th, 2016 |  

Welcome back to Los Angeles, Rams!

Welcome back to Los Angeles, Rams!

So the St. Louis Rams are moving back to Los Angeles after 20-something years — and my husband couldn’t be …

January 22nd, 2016 |  

Heartfelt gratitude and thanks

It is with a heart full of gratitude and appreciation that I write this letter. The Pickens County Board of …

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  

No more time for denial

The time for warm weather has apparently passed in Pickens County, which means it’s time to break out the scarves, …

January 21st, 2016 |  

If I had a billion dollars …

If I had a billion dollars …

I’m not much of a gambler. That being said, with the Powerball expected to reach over a billion dollars — …

January 15th, 2016 |  

Casting a light on mental illness

It isn’t often an editorial addresses an article of clothing but there is always a first time for everything. Amazon.com, …

January 13th, 2016 |  

Homelessness is real, even in Pickens County

Homelessness is real, even in Pickens County

I distinctly remember the day over 20 years ago. A woman with her young son showed up at my office. …

January 8th, 2016 |  

SDPC needs to shift focus

I’m sure most read the article where the School District Of Pickens County paid architects $50,000 to draw up a …

January 7th, 2016 |  

Clemson helps reintroduce Purple Ribbon sugarcane to Sapelo Island

Clemson helps reintroduce Purple Ribbon sugarcane to Sapelo Island

SAPELO ISLAND, Ga. – Through a combination of rigorous genetics, painstaking varietal research and centuries-old African know-how, Purple Ribbon sugarcane …

January 7th, 2016 |  

HUD and Obama’s Stealth Plan

There are so many things people are stressed about when it comes to government lately. And here’s another stressor. The …

January 6th, 2016 |  

I’m leaving no regrets in 2015

I’m leaving no regrets in 2015

What is it about the flipping of a single page in a calendar that seems to change everything? I mean …

January 5th, 2016 |  

We should learn from children how to get along

As 2015 begins to come to an end, it is far from difficult to remember the tumultuous year that was …

December 31st, 2015 |  

Dear Santa — it’s been too long

Dear Santa — it’s been too long

Dear Santa, I know it has been far too many years since you received a letter from me and I …

December 31st, 2015 |  

Hair today, gone yesterday

Hair today, gone yesterday

If you are a regular reader, then you know I am a drama geek. But don’t worry: Those of you …

December 31st, 2015 |  

We need to find our determination

2015 is almost a memory and 2016 is on the horizon so with a new year only a matter of …

December 31st, 2015 |  

Dear Santa — it’s been too long

Dear Santa — it’s been too long

Dear Santa, I know it has been far too many years since you received a letter from me and I …

December 24th, 2015 |  

We should learn from children how to get along

As 2015 begins to come to an end, it is far from difficult to remember the tumultuous year that was …

December 23rd, 2015 |  

Who doesn’t love a parade or 2 … or 4

Who doesn’t love a parade or 2 … or 4

Parades, parades, parades! I think that’s all I’ve done for the past month is cover Christmas parades in all the …

December 18th, 2015 |  

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