OK, but you go first

Editor: When I was a child, my Dad told me about a conversation he had with a family doctor around 1920. He vividly remembered that doctor saying, “You have a sickness, little boy, and I will give you this medicine. If the medicine is stronger than the sickness, you will recover. If the sickness is […]

Celebrating Earth Day

Editor: With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day upon us on April 22, we are already reducing our carbon footprint during the pandemic by severely curtailing travel. But we can do so much more by cutting our consumption of animal meat and milk products. Yes, that. A recent article in the respected journal Nature argues […]

Unprecedented and difficult times

By Rep. Bill Sandifer It is truly with a heavy heart I write this month’s column. We are living in an unprecedented and difficult time, to be sure. First the entire world grapples with the issues of COVID-19, and now tornadoes ravage our community. Gov. Henry McMaster was prompted, when visiting Oconee County days ago, […]

There’ll be lots of time to do that later

Willie, Former South Carolina Nikki Haley’s widely read attempted defense of President D.J. Trump’s handling of the coronavirus fiasco stated we should actually blame our state governors for failing to be prepared. The reason we have a federal government is to protect us in times of huge threats to the safety of our citizens. It […]

It’s not nice to fool angels

Are people really as stupid as merchants think they are? I hate to think so, but if they aren’t, why do sellers continue their absurd pricing and advertising policies as if it’s true?