search sponsored by

Find more about Weather in Hartsville, SC
              Click for weather forecast

weather sponsored by

Editorials

Small Business Saturday falls on Nov. 25

on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Ben Homeyer Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, is the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season, but it’s the next day, Small Business Saturday, that really puts me in the holiday spirit. That’s because Small Business Saturday, which

Pray for America, but work to make her better too

on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Armstrong Williams When deranged gunman Devin Kelly walked into a small community church in a tiny rural Texas town and killed the pastor’s daughter and wife along with twenty-six other innocent parishioners, including an 18-month old baby, our hearts

Do no harm: What would Hippocrates think?

on Tuesday, 07 November 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Richard D. Kocur A core tenant of the pledge taken by all physicians is their promise first and foremost to do no harm. A physician’s vow to care for patients in a manner which does not cause physical, mental, or emotional harm has guided treatment d

Energy lessons from recent hurricanes

on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Merrill Matthews Hurricanes Harvey and Irma killed dozens of Americans and caused tens of billions of dollars in property damage. But there's one silver lining. The storms taught us three invaluable lessons about the U.S. energy market. We need more r

Asset Allocation

on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Many investment professionals believe that proper asset allocation is more important than selecting individual investments. In fact, according to a study by Ibbotson Associates, as much as 90% of the variance in investor returns may be attributed to asset

Expand the health savings account ‘safe harbor’ to reduce healthcare costs

on Tuesday, 24 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

A. Mark Fendrick, MD and Rashna Soonavala As the health reform debate continues, partisans in both parties should adhere to a simple, overarching principle: help people who were hurt by Obamacare, but don’t hurt those who were helped by the law. In othe

How we can fight the opioid epidemic together

on Tuesday, 24 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Alan Wilson, SC Attorney General South Carolina has a drug problem and many elected leaders have begun looking at how best to deal with it. In August, I also took action. My office filed a lawsuit against a company for its role in creating that probl

Racist scum? Colleges should set higher standards

on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Richard Eckstrom S.C. Comptroller I believe that most Americans are repulsed by racism. Unfortunately, their feelings of repulsion are often exploited for political gain. Especially now, in a time of hyper-racialization, the rush to frame all issues i

Let’s make politics out of bounds on Sunday

on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Armstrong Williams When the referees in charge of NFL football games make questionable calls, a challenge can be issued, subjecting the decisions to closer review. The choice by President Trump to attack a group of our nation’s top professional athle

Treasurer shares college savings advice

on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Curtis Loftis Throughout my seven years in office, I’ve spoken with countless South Carolina parents about one of their biggest concerns: paying for their child’s college education. Though the price tag of college can subject anyone to sticker shock,

The Russia-blamers

on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Thomas L. Knapp “Russian operatives used Facebook ads to exploit America’s racial and religious divisions,” the Washington Post claims in a September 25 headline. Over at The Daily Beast, Dean Obeidallah explains “How Russian Hackers Used My Face to S

AG Wilson issues opinion on nuclear plant

on Tuesday, 03 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

COLUMBIA – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson released an opinion last week that the law at the heart of the failed nuclear reactors that were being built by SCE&G and Santee Cooper is “constitutionally suspect.” Four state House members requeste

Clearance backlog threatens national security

on Tuesday, 03 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Michael James Barton Right now, more than 500,000 federal employees and government contractors are awaiting security clearances. That poses a serious threat. The enormous backlog of clearance applications prevents talented analysts, engineers, and cod

What is an Exchange Traded Fund

on Tuesday, 03 October 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Exchange traded funds, also known as ETFs, are among the fastest-growing investment products in the financial services industry. Their popularity is due to the unique benefits that the ETF structure offers investors. ETFs are versatile trading and investm

S.C.’s nuclear scandal ‘legal’ bribery, silence

on Tuesday, 26 September 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

By Phil Noble With each new revelation, our state’s ongoing scandal of SCANA, Santee Cooper and their political dealing is providing new insights into how thoroughly corrupt our state’s political system has become. What we are learning is really disgustin
<<  1 2 3 [45 6 7 8  >>