Category: Editorials/Opinions

The Value Of Local News

Community newspapers add immense value to the communities they serve.

Free Speech And Civility

Free speech is a right protected by the Constitution! A person can freely express a belief or opinion.

Remembering The Past

Our history is important. We all have a personal history that shows the what and why of who we are as people.

God Wins!

I believe the 2020 Presidential election will be a bigger landslide for President Trump than was even President Reagan’s defeat of Walter Mondale.

Protect Your Tax Refund

That time of year has come: Tax season. While you may have just started preparing your tax returns, identity thieves have been gearing up for months now in hopes that they’ll be able to steal your refund before you even get a chance to file.

Dear Mom And Dad: Cool It

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in South Carolina, this message is primarily for you.

Resolutions For Public Officials

We can all afford to better ourselves in some way, and this time each year many us resolve to do so – whether it’s adopting a healthier lifestyle, working a little harder toward a goal, or learning a new skill.

JROTC Is A Life Experience

Dear Editor:
Anyone who knows me, knows I am a huge fan of JROTC. I can’t say enough about this program and the impact it’s having on our youth, three of which are mine.

Saluting The Role Of Women Veterans

For more than 200 years, countless brave men and women have defended, fought and sacrificed for this nation–helping to create and protect American democracy and the country and freedoms we all love so dearly.

Community Journalism Matters Because Communities Matter

“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.”
It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.
Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least.