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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…

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,…