Regulations for Camp Lejeune testing proposed

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published proposed regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases affe...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Give them a hand, don’t get in the way

Give them a hand, don’t get in the way

When a community is facing a crisis, it always brings out the best (and the worst) in people. Such is the case with the wildfires burning at Pinnacle ...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Living in a post-truth age

Living in a post-truth age

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth,” and is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which obj...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Southern mac and cheese secrets uncovered

Southern mac and cheese secrets uncovered

Christmas carols are being played on the radio, twinkling lights and decor are displayed in stores and sales of trees, wreaths and pine-scented everyt...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

America is like a couple who want a divorce for all the wrong reasons. The judge has ruled the couple must stay together and learn to communicate civi...

November 21st, 2016 |  


I have an attitude of gratitude — don’t you?

I have an attitude of gratitude — don’t you?

By the time this article is published, Thanksgiving will only be three weeks away. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite time of year. I think b...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Get in the picture!

Get in the picture!

A couple of weeks ago I posted to my personal Facebook page a series of photos of my son, Ben, that were taken at a dinosaur expo in Greenville. My da...

November 11th, 2016 |  


A new South Carolina is being born

A new South Carolina is being born

There is a New South Carolina being born.You can see evidence of it in a recent Time Magazine special issue featuring the 100 Most Influential. There ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Learn to drive — or face Mama Bear

Learn to drive — or face Mama Bear

On Monday morning I was going about my usual routine shuttling my kids around to where they needed to be before I came into the office.My 4-year-old s...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Hillary hasn’t taken responsibility

Hillary hasn’t taken responsibility

Hillary Clinton says she takes full responsibility for having and using an unsecured email server during her time as Secretary of State. What does tha...

November 9th, 2016 |