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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…

A Horn of Plenty

 OPINION – By G. Miller Thompson – Nearly 400 years ago, European colonists in Plymouth and Wampanoag Indians came together at one table to enjoy an “autumn feast” which many…

Shop Small

OPINION – By Ben Homeyer – The deficit in Washington is growing—and I’m not speaking about our nation’s floundering finances. The trust-deficit between Americans and policymakers is distressingly large—with only…