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Guns On Campus?

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – One of the current bills under consideration by our state legislature would allow people with “concealed carry” permits to carry weapons onto all of…

South Carolina and the Death Penalty

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – There are two very high-profile capital murder cases in the headlines this week: one in Massachusetts, with the Boston Marathon bomber the defendant, and…

South Carolina’s Religious Freedom Law

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – This past week saw lots of visibility for Indiana, the Hoosier State. Not only was Indianapolis the host site for the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s…

Friends of the Library

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: As a member of the library staff, I would like to thank the Friends of the Library for their continued support both morally and…

Commemorating Selma and the Edmund Pettus Bridge

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Anyone paying attention this spring knows that 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Those who…

The Purrfect Season

– By Kenneth Kaltz – With the regular season coming to a close in NCAA basketball, one team is chasing a feat no other team has accomplished since the 1976…

Immigration and Homeland Security Funding

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – This past week the biggest political news story was the battle between Republicans and Democrats in Washington over funding the Department of Homeland Security…

Clemson University, Winthrop University, and Tillman Hall

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Our County, Edgefield, really is the heart of South Carolina, with Ten Governors and roots reaching back to colonial days. Many of our ten…

Want to Offer B&B to NWTF Visitors? Beth Thornton Tells Us How

Dear Editor: The NWTF has stirred up interest, speculation, rumor, concern, and excitement with its new initiatives, the Palmetto Shooting Center and the Hunting Heritage Outdoor Education Center. I’ve been…

State Funding for Public Universities – Academics and Football

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – There were two interesting developments this week in our annual Legislative Session. They were reported on two different days, and certainly were not meant…

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