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MAYZCK COLUMN: S.C. needs the Community Development Tax Credit

on Tuesday, 01 September 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

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 due to the widening racial gap in health and economic disparities. Community dev

SLOAN COLUMN: The day hunter Bob bagged a unicorn

on Tuesday, 01 September 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

SLOAN COLUMN: The day hunter Bob bagged a unicorn
Oh, I can imagine all the broken-hearted little girls who just read that headline and broke down in tears. “Daddy, that bad, bad man didn’t really kill a unicorn, did he?” I will most certainly have some explaining to do to my dear, sweet granddaughter.

STIFEL-Defensive vs. cyclical stocks

on Tuesday, 01 September 2020. Posted in Opinions

During times of economic volatility, it’s not uncommon to hear the terms “cyclical” and “defensive” used in reference to stocks. But what exactly do these terms mean? The terms cyclical and defensive refer to how sensitive a company’s stock price is to ch

DAVIS COLUMN: Maj. James Capers Jr. - An American hero

on Tuesday, 01 September 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

This is the first of two columns on a Bishopville native and a true American hero. This past Saturday a parade and statue unveiling were held in his honor. He had no birth certificate. When he needed security clearance to join the Marines, the FBI made u

EDITORIAL: It’s time to sack football for the fall

on Tuesday, 25 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: It’s time to sack football for the fall
From The State newspaper of Columbia. Sometimes when you want something in the worst way, you put yourself in a position to do exactly that - to get what you desire in the worst possible way. It’s hard to shake that thought when it comes to the heartfel

SLOAN COLUMN: Gates may close, but the memories remain

on Tuesday, 25 August 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

SLOAN COLUMN: Gates may close, but the memories remain
Some decisions are necessary, but that doesn’t make them any easier. Knowing it’s the right thing to do takes some of the sting away, but feelings of sadness and loss still remain. Such was the case last week when the Presbytery of New Harmony voted to p

POLAND COLUMN: Hometown hero gets well-deserved honor

on Tuesday, 25 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

POLAND COLUMN: Hometown hero gets well-deserved honor
I wish every small town had a hero, someone who walks onto the national stage and stays untarnished by changing times. War, for certain, begets heroes. True heroes. In charred, radioactive Hiroshima and Nagasaki, my dad, an atomic veteran, saw firsthand w

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:Reader submits open letter to students

on Tuesday, 25 August 2020. Posted in Letters to the Editor, Opinions

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:Reader submits open letter to students
Dear student, Know that you are loved today. So much is going on and may get in the way. Your life started out one way and now things go astray. Coronavirus is the challenge of the day. Please remember you are loved

KNAPP COLUMN: America is in need of real debates

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

KNAPP COLUMN: America is in need of real debates
On Aug. 6, the Commission on Presidential Debates denied President Donald Trump’s request to increase the number of debates between himself and Democratic nominee Joe Biden from three to four. Trump’s case: The expansion of voting by mail means that many

SLOAN COLUMN - Lewis Grizzard: A true son of the South

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

SLOAN COLUMN - Lewis Grizzard: A true son of the South
During a conversation with a friend the other day I mentioned the name Lewis Grizzard. “Is he a writer or something?” my young friend asked. “Are you serious?” I shot back, a look of shock on my face. “Son, you cannot rightly call yourself a true Southern

DAVIS COLUMN: Teaching skills learned from the masters

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

DAVIS COLUMN: Teaching skills learned from the masters
We all want our children in school, and we all want to be safe. Nobody is quite sure how to make that happen, but we do know the roles of teachers have never been more important. I’ve learned from many master teachers during my career. Their styles may be

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Renters would feel brunt of increase

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Letters to the Editor, Opinions

To the editor; I am writing to express my disappointment that the Florence City Council is even considering a proposal to increase the costs to landlords with rental property. Whatever these additional costs are, they

EDITORIAL: Media must have access to convention

on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

EDITORIAL: Media must have access to convention
National Republican Party leaders have one obvious step to take this week: Fire the party personnel who came up with the crazy idea of holding the party convention behind closed doors. It was a blatantly bad idea — almost a gift to Democrats. GOP leaders

SLOAN COLUMN: Sequestered with some talented songwriters

on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

SLOAN COLUMN: Sequestered with some talented songwriters
When this COVID-19 thing finally blows over, we will be able to look back and be thankful for a few good things that are a result, either directly or indirectly, of this pandemic. For me, one of them will be the Sequestered Songwriters Facebook page. Ever

DEWITT COLUMN: Just call me ‘The Cucumber Patch Kid’

on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

DEWITT COLUMN: Just call me ‘The Cucumber Patch Kid’
Sometime back in the early 70s, when the drugs and the love were free, my parents decided to conceive me in a cucumber patch. Well, perhaps I should clarify that statement a bit. I don’t think I was actually conceived in a cucumber field that steamy summe
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