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Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2014 Economic Development – Working on the big and the small To try to help find ways to recruit, nurture and grow small businesses…

A Little on the Primary

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Tuesday, June 10 marks an important day in South Carolina politics. While talking with people across the county, I have noticed how truly…

Politics and Religion

Opinion – By Robert M. Scott – As we head into the Primary season, I’m already tired of hearing from candidates about their personal belief system – that they and…

The Supreme Sacrifice

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – On Monday we celebrated the national holiday of Memorial Day.  This is one of America’s most sacred holidays as we remember the men…

A Tribute to Teachers

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – A couple of weeks ago the nation celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week.  This is the week on which the National Teacher Appreciation Day…

Peeler and Staff a Winning Team

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I wanted to give a short testament to the hard work, efficiency, professionalism, and assistance recently rendered by Judge Bobby Peeler and his staff to…

A Country of Quitters

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Times are tough, people struggle, life ain’t always beautiful.  Regardless of any hardships one may face, quitting is simply not the answer.  Now,…

SCTC Welding Technology

Opinion – By Bill Cheatham – Our society would not function without welding. Everything from automobiles, rockets, aircraft, skyscrapers, bridges and highways require welding as well as oil and gas…

A Brotherhood of Three

The death of Butler Derrick brings up memories of three friends who formed a relationship at the University of South Carolina into a bond that stayed steady and strong until…

The PC Police

OPINION   – By G. Miller Thompson – Ronald Reagan once said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to…