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A Lesson for the President

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his administration found themselves in a predicament last Wednesday when the Governor was accused of closing down…

Admiration for and Thanks to Fire Departments

Letter to the Editor 14 January 2013 On the evening of Sunday, the 5th of January 2014, Log Creek Timber Company suffered a fire in our shop facilities. We want…

Irish Hospitality

Letter to the Editor It was bitterly cold and dark.  I was lying on my belly in the area between the sidewalk and the front lawn trying to turn off…

Remembrances of Edgefield

Our Readers Write By John C. Feltham, III (Johnny) Infancy My first trip to Edgefield occurred only two weeks after being born in Columbia.  I was taken by ambulance at…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

What’s happening with the 1% Capital Projects Sales Tax? The County Council has appointed a citizen Committee to give the Council a list of projects that could be funded by…

Restoration of Community Center Coming Soon

For those of us who have been watching and waiting for the progress of the Sweetwater Community Center. The attached sign has now been placed at the Community Center. The statement below…

A Ramen Noodle Society

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Perhaps you have seen the car insurance commercial in which the representative pitches a sale for insurance that even a college student on…

Most Courteous and Polite

Guest Editorial – By Kate Lowish – Did any of you catch the little ticker tape news update at the bottom of the TV screen on Good Morning America last week…

Remembering Mandela

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived.  It is what difference we have made to the lives…

Profiles in Politics: Bill Connor

– By G. Miller Thompson – Orangeburg resident and self proclaimed Tea Party Republican Bill Connor joins this “Profiles” series as he officially announced his campaign for the 2014 GOP…