For a journalist, shining the spotlight onto others is simply par for the course. So it's only natural that there is a chilling deer-in-the-headlights sense of uncertainty and a little fear when that light is turned around on to me.
First, please forgive my personal indulgence about South Carolina with this column. I love our state, I really do. I have a friend who says I'm obsessed with South Carolina; he may be right.
I have noticed that since I left my 40s behind (WAYYY behind) that the topic of conversation has shifted from sex, children and gossip to shopping and food. Mostly shopping FOR food.The closer we get to Halloween, the closer Thanksgiving...
October is “Talk About Prescriptions Month” and marks the beginning of this year's Medicare open enrollment period. It's the perfect time to talk about Medicare prescriptions and the extra help available from Social...
Mama was an excellent cook. Mama also collected recipes the way some people collect stamps or coins. She had so many different types of recipes that should I live to be 99, well I won't have gotten through a quarter of them.
This week, the Democratic candidate for governor, Vincent Sheheen, called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the statehouse grounds. With Election Day just a few weeks away, people can make their own assessment of his reasons for doing...
It has been weeks since I have been here in the Chronicle. I have a good excuse though. I was so near death's door that the knocker on it bore my face, grimaces and all.
It is front-page news all across the state and indeed nationwide — a white policeman shot an unarmed black man in an incident at a filling station in Columbia. A dashboard camera in the police car captured much of what happened.
This week, more than 800 movers and shakers from 10 Upstate counties gathered in Greenville. It was an amazing event because of (1) what they said, (2) what they did not say, and (3) what it means for the rest of the state.
Hard hits. Domination. Fierce competition to become the victor. Taunting.