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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…

Congressman Clyburn Mourns the Passing of Butler Derrick

COLUMBIA, S.C. – House Assistant Democratic Leader and South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the passing of Butler Derrick, former South Carolina Congressman from the Third…

Praise for The Advertiser

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Out Family enjoys the Advertiser very much. We always enjoy the articles, especially Tiffanni Ireland’s articles on government (state and local).  We are very…

Profiles in Politics: Attorney General Eric Holder, Part II

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week I wrote about Attorney General Eric Holder’s involvement in American voting rights and in Operation Fast and Furious. Additionally, we took…

Profiles in Politics: Attorney General Eric Holder

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Unfortunately, I was unable to land an interview with the Attorney General, surprise surprise.  There is still plenty of information available to me,…

STCTC Creates Employment & Education Opportunities for County’s Youth

 – By Arthur Northrop –  The average cost of in-state college tuition and room and board is $73,572 and the average student debt for a four year degree is$26,500. (Forbes)  …

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

April 7, 2014 Council works on $9 million budget At last week’s meeting, County Council took up first reading of the $9 million annual budget. We have worked to trim…

Political Apathy

I am one of those people that actually enjoys watching the news.  My favorite program is Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor hosted by Bill O’Reilly.  One of the segments on…