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During the most recent Greenwood County Council meeting, council received a CARES Act funding report from George McKinney, county emergency management coordinator, but before McKinney could speak Chairman Steve Brown publicly lauded McKinney for his service.

Suppose your doctor, one of the nation’s leading cardiologists, told you that you are at risk of a heart attack and that you need to make some lifestyle changes. You probably wouldn’t say he or she is wrong, is asking for too much, or is a know-it-all whose advice counts for less than some m…

South Carolina has witnessed a tremendous surge in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19, as well as deaths related to the pandemic. As of Monday, the total number of confirmed cases tallied 82,071, with 346 probable cases, and confirmed deaths were reported to be 1,452, with 54…

Joe Biden initially tried to campaign as a centrist. But since capturing the Democratic nomination, he has been eager to accommodate the demands of the far left by rolling out a sweeping list of big-ticket proposals. And the coronavirus and resulting economic devastation have provided him an…

Has it been a week already? My how time does fly during these COVID-19 Days, right? One week just rolls right into another and, well, next thing you folks working from home know, you realize you haven’t changed clothes in days and you aren’t exactly sure when you last showered.

Many Americans might not know it, or perhaps just don’t want to think about it, but the nation’s entire nuclear arsenal can be launched by one person — the president — at any time, for any reason (or no reason), with no input from anyone else. The danger of this situation is especially clear…

Let’s start off with a thumbs up to members of Greenwood County Council — Steve Brown, Edith Childs and Chuck Moates — who thought that their counterparts in the city and in other municipalities across the state had the right idea by implementing face mask ordinances as we all watch the Palm…