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Religion, Politics, and Torture

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Although very few of us have actually read through the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA interrogations (and I certainly have not), I’ll bet…

A Lesson from America’s CEOs

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – The title “Chief Executive Officer” carries with it a sense of prominence and perhaps intimidation. These individuals often live in large houses in…

Amend Our Constitution

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – There have been several discussions lately, about the perceived need to call for a Constitutional Convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Many have focused…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

– By Dean Campbell – December 5, 2014   Another Measure of Growth: Building Permits Last month, I discussed the millage rate as a measure of growth. This month, I…

Paying for Public Higher Education

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – The Columbia newspaper this week had an article about the cost to taxpayers of college scholarships for needy South Carolinians. The funding goes toward…

Fury Over Ferguson

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri did not hand down an indictment in the Michael Brown shooting case from…

We All Give Thanks

Opinon  – By Robert Scott – It’s Thanksgiving week, and it was my turn to be Lector at Trinity Episcopal Church last Sunday. The Lector is the lay person who…

Illegal Immigrants: Here to Stay?

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – You may have heard by now that President Obama is expected to take executive action on immigration reform in the coming days. Threats…

What Do We Want to Pay For?

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Let’s talk about highways and bridges – what most of us think of, when we think of “infrastructure.” A few months ago this column…

The People Have Spoken

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – “Make no mistake: these policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.” This line was included in a speech President Obama…

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