The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control isn’t exactly a confidence-inspiring agency.
When interviewed about the Jan. 6 insurrection, several politicians and leaders within this nation declared, “This is not who we are. This is not America.” Is it not? Why are we surprised by anti-democratic activity and violence that perpetuates the hate and dehumanization of certain groups …
While opposing opinions are expected, I must respond to Andy Brack’s vicious editorial calling the Heartbeat Bill “legislative trash,” and the governor’s words “hogwash.” Aside from the insults and name-calling, his arguments are disingenuous, misleading, false and inaccurate.
In America, the nation succeeded because the people shared a work ethic that was the foundation of prosperity. You have to wonder what happened when you see socialist behavior taking root.
Editor’s note — Claims of election fraud in the 2020 General Election have been investigated and disproved countless times. CPW is a public utility that serves a diverse residency made up of people of various political and sexual persuasions.
Well, 2020 was quite the year. I chuckled as I read on Facebook that someone wanted a refund after their seven-day free trial of 2021. You have to laugh, right?
Here we go again. South Carolina is wading into a divisive abortion debate before anything else happens in the state Senate to appease the GOP’s conservative base. It’s a futile effort that’s ultimately unconstitutional and a huge waste of time and money.
I watched in horror and disbelief last week during the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol. The hallowed building had not been breached in more than 200 years, and then not by American citizens but by British troops in a time of war. Witnessing the vandalism and desecration of the Halls of Co…
The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was deplorable. The mob was infused by gems such as Jake Angeli, the Qanon Shaman wearing horns around his head; Richard Barnett, leader of the pro-gun rights group; Tim Gionet, a far-right activist; and Nick Ochs, founder of the Proud Boys of Hawaii. Spe…
This year will not be lost upon us — a worldwide pandemic, heightened racial tensions and a national election that drew an unprecedented number of voters to cast ballots.
So what’s a Republican U.S. senator from South Carolina supposed to do to keep MAGA-hat conservatives mollified? Particularly after voting against President Trump during certification of the presidential election that led a mob to storm the Capitol?
After a legislative year where diddly met squat at the Statehouse, state legislators must get some real things done in 2021 to help the people of South Carolina.
For more than 40 years while practicing medicine, I wore a mask during surgery for many hours a week, and washed my hands hundreds of times a day, to protect my patients from outside germs. I thought in retirement I was through with masks and so much hand washing — until the pandemic struck!…
The coronavirus pandemic has a huge impact on everyone, both nationally and socially. The number of cases and the number of deaths from coronavirus continues to rise and has radically changed all our lives. I would say that everyone of us has know at this point in time someone with the virus…
Christmases past are special places where little people store dreams and memories of childhood. Those mental images of yesterday help them relive precious moments in their twilight years.
My husband, a lifelong coach, informs me that the huddle is for communicating the game play and ultimately accomplishing the goal: a touchdown. If a player in the huddle is distracted, this may cause a breakdown in the offensive scheme. The coach wants that touchdown. We all want that touchdown.
The straw that broke the camel’s back on South Carolina’s pandemic response for state Sen. Mia McLeod was when Gov. Henry McMaster pushed for students to stay in classrooms five days a week as the virus exploded.
Greenwood County has long been a prosperous area to live in, with a beautiful lake and downtown area. However, the area is simply not big enough in population to support a veterinary emergency clinic or even late night service.
As we all know by now, we are in the midst of a global pandemic. Public health officials are advising that we scale back the number of people at holiday gatherings to keep people safe and prevent the further spread of the coronavirus in our communities.
All South Carolinians should be proud of the display of leadership and the example set by former Gov. David Beasley when he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme.
Two men, one a Democrat and one a Republican, were neighbors for years in Ninety Six. They obviously had different political opinions. Yet they were the best of friends. Always.