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It’s an illustration of how unreasonable congressional Republicans are on gun control that growing GOP support for a “red-flag” measure to prevent demonstrably dangerous people from getting firearms is being hailed as a bipartisan breakthrough. The proposal is the tiniest of gestures in the …

Abbeville County’s public school community — much of the Lakelands, really — remains in shock and disbelief following the death of school superintendent Betty Jo Hall this past week. Hall was killed in a head-on collision Thursday. The wreck claimed the life of 18-year-old Savion White, a hi…

President Donald Trump has signaled, if lightly, a willingness to consider measures to address mass shootings in America. Democrats should stop playing politics and engage him in a productive policy discussion.

A couple of weeks ago, in this space, we took another media outlet and one of its reporters to task for committing one of the most egregious acts in the journalism field: plagiarism. There’s enough media bashing going around these days, what with all the claims of “us” being “enemies of the …

I’ll let you off with a coupon this timePolice in Tempe, Ariz., have taken a different approach to law enforcement: In addition to ticketing people who break the law, they are rewarding those who follow it with coupons for free soft drinks or snacks. The program hasn’t been problem-free — th…

Watching the Democratic candidates’ debates and reading what some of the pundits have said, we find ourselves also hoping to see the 20-lane wide freeway of Democrats narrow down to two, maybe three. And soon.