Dear editor,I would like to apologize to the motorists that I may have gotten a little testy with prior to the Easley Christmas parade.My job was to m...

December 14th, 2017 |  


How to have a Merry Christmas

How to have a Merry Christmas

Christmas is the most depressing time of the year for many people. New Year’s Eve is another difficult time.There are lots of reasons why depres...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Charitable giving: It’s an American tradition

Charitable giving: It’s an American tradition

Ah, the giving season is upon us - the best time of the year to be an American.According to Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the...

December 11th, 2017 |  


State’s judicial screening process worked

State’s judicial screening process worked

Something remarkable happened in South Carolina legal and political circles on December 5. A sitting circuit judge running unopposed for reelection wi...

December 11th, 2017 |  


A long December …

A long December …

We are full tilt into the holiday season and I couldn’t be happier.My mood marks an abrupt change from previous years: Usually, as soon as the s...

December 8th, 2017 |  


December: Peace and good will

December: Peace and good will

December is here and for many Americans that often means craziness.There is so much to do!Decorating - Do you put lights outside your house? Outside d...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Keeping track of government travel costs

Keeping track of government travel costs

Travel spending is one of those areas of government that can be difficult to size up. Obviously, public officials often need to travel to discharge th...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Still paying for Christmas 2016? Atta boy, Clarence!

Still paying for Christmas 2016? Atta boy, Clarence!

It’s beginning to look a lot like debt collectors, everywhere you go…According to the NerdWallet personal finance website, a distressing n...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Identity theft calling

Identity theft calling

Ring, ring.“Hello, this is Tom.”“Hi, Tom, I called to thank you.”“Thank me?”“Do you remember the data breach...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Time between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Time between Thanksgiving and Christmas

President Trump meets this week with minority leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, and majority leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell, to talk abou...

November 30th, 2017 |