Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year because it leads directly into the Yuletide and Christmas. It isn't the presents that make the Christmas season joyful, it's the familial spirit that binds us to each other.
Gov. Nikki Haley is on an 11-day trip to India. There are some who are grumbling, calling her trip just another post-election junket by a politician.
Her mother was a fierce hunter who prowled the gardens like her panther ancestors. She crawled on her belly after field mice and stalked snakes with stealthy finesse.Until she didn't.
As a part of writing this column, I go to lots of meetings, community events and conferences all across the state in my never-ending search to find out about the people, businesses and community groups that are doing good and important things to make...
On Veterans Day, we remember the men and women who served in uniform, who raised their right hand and swore to defend the Constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic.
They say that the newspapers of the world will soon be a thing of the past, that with breaking news available on the Internet, there will be no need for the printed page. You have Kindle to read books — no smell of ink and tree to feed your...
Let me begin with three points that won't surprise anyone and then a fourth that will surprise and maybe even shock you.
I was snoozing ever so gently this morning when I felt someone looking at me. I was swimming hard for the surface dragging myself up from a semi-coma to the dawning of awareness when I heard Mac say, “When you're sleeping, why do you...
One of the things about the fall that was most exciting to me growing up was the coming of the local fair. I vividly remember all the wonderful sights, sounds and smells of the neon Ferris wheel, the carnival barkers and the frying corn dogs. They all...
There is a New Testament admonition that we should hate the sin and love the sinner.
My most vivid childhood memories can be found on Highway 145, five miles south of the town of Chesterfield in a big old white farmhouse occupied by my grandparents.
Part of me wants to start singing that song from “A Nightmare Before Christmas,” but I'm not entirely sure if that's a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie.
To the editor:
To the editor:Webster's Dictionary's definition of truth is: sincerity in action character and utterance; being in accord with fact or reality.