I've been up since 4:45 this morning. It is now 5:38. When most people are still snoozing in their nice warm beds, I am up, showered, hair washed and bright-eyed at (looking at clock in corner) 5:39 in the morning.
Every March, we pay special attention to the kidney, an organ vital to a healthy life. Social Security wants to help spread the word about the importance of kidney health and about what you should do if you think you or a loved one has a...
One of the inherent powers of the president is the ability to spark a big and important national debate simply by floating a new idea in a few lines in a speech.
This past weekend has been the first one in a long while that has allowed me to do two things I haven't been able to do recreationally for a while now — sit and read.
I am glad to report that Northeastern Technical College is set to receive $2.3 million in funding for a new industrial training center in Pageland and other needs as the South Carolina House of Representatives sends its completed budget to the...
Many family traditions and family recipes begin with a single person. I'm not sure exactly who began the fabulous tomato gravy one, but as far as I can tell it was on the Sealy side of the family.
The House worked late many nights last week, debating amendments to the $24.5 billion budget for state government for fiscal year 2015-16, which begins in July. The amended budget bill was approved and sent to the Senate for review.
Webster's Dictionary defines the word transform this way: “to change in composition or structure… to change in character or condition.”
Spring training for major league baseball teams begins in March. As you prepare to meet the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, here are some Social Security tax tips to help you knock the ball out of the park. Batter up!
It's Sunshine Week in South Carolina and the nation.It is a time to recognize and encourage open government and letting the sun shine in on public documents and meetings.
Several years ago while living in Bolivia, North Carolina, I worked for the Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative. My job was meter reading, and what a great job it was! Working outside, traveling through our service area, meeting folks and...
Once I wanted to be the best mother ever. I'm not sure if I ever quite attained the lofty level of BME, but it sure wasn't for want of trying.
Democrats in South Carolina are not a group that is easily impressed, but recently former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley really impressed them… as in a standing ovation impressed.
Over the past week my sweet, innocent eyes have been assaulted, bombarded, by images of “the dress.”
When we were growing up, we had the best of both worlds where our religious training was concerned. We were brought up in both the Catholic and Southern Baptist churches.
Regular readers of this space know that I have basically two articles of faith about South Carolina — and this week, they both came together in one joyous moment.
The only thing I wanted, thought I would die without, was a silver 10-speed English racer! So shiny and fragile-looking with the skinny tires and the curved handlebars. I imagined myself flying up and down hills, sitting up and riding it with no...
Since 1939, March has meant one thing in the world of sports: March Madness.