Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives.

Donald Trump is not a Boy Scout. In fact, he represents just about everything scouts are not supposed to be.

President Donald Trump probably has the most abrasive personality of any president in our nation’s history. If he loses the presidential election in November, that will probably be the biggest reason for his defeat.

Over the next two years, several hundred acres of land near Early Branch, South Carolina will be transformed into greenhouses for farming. Using recycled rainwater and high-tech climate controls, farming companies will grow tomatoes, leafy greens, berries and other crops safely and sustainab…

The American spirit is something special. It has been the fundamental strength of people that have refused to let anything destroy their resilience. Their moral fiber is the foundation of life.

The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the health, social fabric and economies of South Carolina communities. The virus is having a disproportionate effect on communities of color because of the widening racial gap in health and economic disparities. Community Development organizations across Sou…

The founders of America’s experiment in democracy rebelled against monarchical rule from England because they wanted to do things their way. They set up a map on how to govern, the U.S. Constitution, that’s become the envy of the world.

We read in our newspapers about a Black mother who wanted to give her daughters and niece a special treat and was driving them to get professional manicures. But police thought her car license plate indicated it was stolen and stopped the car. Somehow not content with her papers a patrolman …

With the promise of fall also comes the promise of a busy election season. If you’re over 65 or disabled, don’t delay in requesting an absentee ballot. If you have moved to Greenwood County and are not registered to vote, or if you have moved within Greenwood County and have not changed your…

This letter is in response to a recent article “Leave our monuments alone” by Mr. Gary Gunderson and others who may agree with his views.

It is an unfortunate bit of local folklore that Springfield Elementary, upon its founding in 1994, was named after the city in the cartoon television show, “The Simpsons.” In truth, the name was selected after students submitted possible names along with a rationale. The student submitting “…

When youths leave school, and have nowhere to go, nothing constructive to do and are without recreation and the watchful eye of a caring adult, they often end up making poor decisions that have dire consequences.

Why did God create a world with so many kinds of people who speak 72 different languages? The answer, it seems, is in the biblical story of the Tower of Babel, in what is now Iraq.