In 2018, candidates should commit to civil, issue-based campaigns

In 2018, candidates should commit to civil, issue-based campaigns

Tolerance for opposing views has been in decline in recent years, and markedly so in the 14 months since the 2016 presidential election.Today, the atm...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Get your taxes done for FREE!

Get your taxes done for FREE!

A lot of people like to complain about paying taxes but not me. I understand that the roads I drive on, the EMS and other services I rely on to keep m...

January 15th, 2018 |  


I think I’ll just keep this one for me …

I think I’ll just keep this one for me …

Like most people, I am a creature of habit. For example, I used to be in the habit of writing columns … lately, not so much. But, if you’l...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Frigid Winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

Frigid Winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

Boy, it’s cold across America.It’s so cold, politicians are picking their own pockets, people are flocking inside the U.S. Capitol just fo...

January 10th, 2018 |  


We dodged a bullet with Glassy Mountain

We dodged a bullet with Glassy Mountain

Let’s admit it: we dodged a bullet.When Pickens County Councilman Wes Hendricks contacted Upstate Forever about a proposal before the Pickens Co...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 10th, 2018. |  


It’s Winter! Get with the program!

It’s Winter! Get with the program!

Much of the nation has been suffering from a cold snap of epic proportions, but there are always a few jokers who don’t get the message.I know y...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Time to focus on school choice in Easley and across America

Time to focus on school choice in Easley and across America

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina and across America will work together to raise awarenes...

January 8th, 2018 |  


News certain to occur in 2018

News certain to occur in 2018

Journalists love year-end recaps, but summarizing the odyssey that was 2017 might better be left to late-night comedians. So herewith a Precap of news...

December 29th, 2017 |  


My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

Will 2018 be the year when I finally stomp out my footwear malfunctions?Perhaps I can even inspire others. A quick Google search reveals a distressing...

December 29th, 2017 |  


An attitude of gratitude makes life better

An attitude of gratitude makes life better

The last few months have been hard for me. Two of my colleagues…the ones who handle finance and donor records, experienced some health issues th...

December 25th, 2017 |