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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…

Nelson Mullins Statement on the Passing of Butler Derrick

“Butler was a friend and colleague of our Firm long before he joined us to help us open the Washington office in 2004,” said Nelson Mullins Managing Partner Jim Lehman.…

Congressman Jeff Duncan on the Passing of Former Congressman Butler Derrick

“I’m saddened to hear of the passing of Congressman Butler Derrick. Shortly after I was elected, Congressman Derrick was gracious enough to visit with me and share some of the…

Senator Tim Scott Statement on Congressman Butler Derrick’s Passing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the passing of former South Carolina Congressman Butler Derrick: “Congressman Butler Derrick was a true gentleman, and my thoughts…