Category: Special Interest

Why We Prefer Bad News Over Good News

Some years ago, an innovative idea was launched by a group of people in the broadcasting and media industry. Their brainchild was to start a network that would only report and feature good news.

Social Security And You

Social Security continues to evaluate and improve how we protect what’s important to you.

River Of Cats


I spent one summer working at the Herald Office Distribution Center and did a lot of different jobs from week to week. I spent a few weeks as a delivery driver and started riding with Dwayne Martin, who showed me how to handle deliveries. It did not take long for me to find out that he was a fisherman and lucky for me, he was happy to share a few secrets.

The Pros And Cons Of Summertime

With the summer season quickly approaching and the heat and humidity of late spring forecasting that this year’s summer is going to be a scorcher, I thought it would be timely to devote my column today to the season of summer and all of its likes and dislikes.

Libby’s Recipes: Raisin-Nut Sandwich Spread

This recipe is one of my favorites from my mother’s recipe box. She always made these sandwiches for church dinners.

A Clear And Present Shame

Perhaps one of the most deplorable and disgraceful sights that my eyes constantly behold is the group of young men who gather daily at two certain sites on an anonymous street in Newtown.

Part 2: The Great Migration

In nature, the migration of animals is quite common place, especially on the great plains of eastern and western Africa.

May Is Mental Health Month

Recognizing South Carolinians who are living with a mental illness, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) joins the nation in commemorating May as Mental Health Month.

Why Mothers Receive More Honor Than Fathers

Due to the fact that Mother’s Day is only a few days away, it is only fitting that I devote my column today in an effort or expression of honor to mothers.

May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. While attention is given to skin cancer during this month, sun safety is important all through the year, not just in the summertime.