The U.S. Supreme Court must preserve the union and all it was founded to stand for. That means the party in power has an obligation to appoint and confirm justices without delay. Voters elected President Donald Trump and a majority of senators in large part out of concern for the court.

Fall has arrived and schools are back in session. Mostly. Mornings are dark and it’s getting dark earlier as the days grow shorter. There was an extremely long break before school got underway. Remember, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in students and teachers packing up and taking education …

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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.

The U.S. Supreme Court must preserve the union and all it was founded to stand for. That means the party in power has an obligation to appoint and confirm justices without delay. Voters elected President Donald Trump and a majority of senators in large part out of concern for the court.

Fall has arrived and schools are back in session. Mostly. Mornings are dark and it’s getting dark earlier as the days grow shorter. There was an extremely long break before school got underway. Remember, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in students and teachers packing up and taking education …

Letters related to any of the upcoming elections and ballot issues must be received no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 in order to have them processed and published no later than two weeks prior to Election Day, which is Nov. 3.

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.

Letters related to any of the upcoming elections and ballot issues must be received no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 in order to have them processed and published no later than two weeks prior to Election Day, which is Nov. 3.

The comedian Chris Rock is paid to make people laugh. However, many a truth is said in jest. He is right about many things. One of them is the fact that the Democratic Party wasted big money attempting to remove the president from office. Money and time was wasted trying to do the impossible.

One of the country’s most respected intellects left the mortal world Friday when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of metastatic pancreatic cancer in the presence of loved ones at her Washington home.

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…

Two dozen major fires are raging from Southern California to Washington state at the same time yet another hurricane is bashing the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Fires happen. Hurricanes happen. The worrisome sign for climatologists is the increasing frequency and intensity o…

With fewer people on the roads during the coronavirus pandemic, it seems nearly all states are reporting that those on the roads are speeding more than ever. The result is making deadly highways even deadlier.

Just spitballing here, but were any officials from the South Carolina High School League spending time in the Lakelands and overseeing football team practices? It would seem the right thing to do would be to be transparent about what violations occurred that resulted in SCHSL imposing sancti…

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.

During hurricane season, what if good ole Jim Cantore stood on the Gulf Coast and said, “Don’t worry, folks. Hurricane Guinevere is currently a Cat 5, bearing down on Mississippi, but you know what? It’s just gonna die out, disappear. There’ll be something like a springtime shower by the tim…

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…

We have taken a break ourselves today in recognition of Labor Day. We dug up this Our View from last year, but figured it needed a few appropriate revisions this time around before we shared it again. After all, this is not your normal Labor Day.

Vote early, but please don't attempt to vote often. Once should suffice and, despite the occasional human error glitches that land your neighbor's mail in your mailbox and vice versa, chances are darn good that your vote will be counted. Once.

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.

The debate over personal identification most often centers around issues of voting and ID theft. But there is another important identification matter facing South Carolinians.