Articles in Opinion
Last column, I updated you on one of the hot topics this year — roads. This month, I want to tell you about a second important topic — ethics reform. Some of the recent events in our state have shown that we need to clarify the rules and policies for anyone holding elected or appointed offices in South Carolina.
Brandon Sheriff is a sober, imposing figure at 33 years old. All this belies the quiet, gentle, deep thinker he is.
Oh my goodness, Willie. I’ve apparently been wrong in believing some of the most horrible problems facing this country may be ISIS, al-Qaeda, disease, crime, war, an $18 trillion national debt and illegal drugs.
As the new county council considers hiring an in-house attorney, it should consider that each law firm has an attorney in it that specializes in different fields — some in criminal law, some Social Security, domestic violence and so forth. We have law firms here in the county that do that.
Depending on which publication or sports talk show you listen to, Super Bowl XLIX promises to be very competitive or a blowout, with most pundits picking New England to win its fourth Super Bowl, which would be its first in 10 years.
Valentine’s Day will be here soon. Georgia daughters, who are members of the Fielding Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will travel to campus in vehicles filled with cookies, candies, red, pink and white decorations, games and crafts.
A lot has been said about Ordinance 2014-24 in the past. The truth is, the only reason for that ordinance was to protect the county council and auditor from a lawsuit they were bringing about on taxes they wanted to collect from the Edwards brothers.