ABBLETT, Jeanne Marie, 54, of Summerville died Nov. 22. Arrangements by Charleston Cremation Center and Funeral Home.

My dad would be 87 years old this month. Somehow, incredibly, he’s been gone for 35 years. He’s been my dead father longer than he was my live father, which takes my breath away.

As a veteran, I know the reasons we serve are as varied as the men and women who serve and have served in the U. S. Armed Forces. I’ve met World War II veterans and those who currently serve —…

Journalists relentlessly pursue the truth in order to provide citizens with the information they need to be self-governing. And yet, for journalists, doing that work can be risky, dangerous an…

One hundred one years ago, a man who started out as a conscientious objector to World War I became that conflict’s greatest American hero when he and just a few other soldiers captured 132 Ger…

In case you missed it, Oct. 29 was National Hermit Day. There’s very little backstory. Google isn’t sure when it launched or who started it, but maybe it honors an Irish saint who lived in a c…

Christine Czarnik has done a fantastic job representing District 2 on the Summerville Town Council. It’s time to vote her in for a new term. Vote for Christine Czarnik for Town Council Distric…

They’re a staple of the incumbent politician’s toolkit: the countless recognitions, resolutions, proclamations, ribbon-cuttings, and photo-ops which are more ceremonial than anything else, but…

As the writer and host of a series of “parenting minutes” heard on local and national radio stations, I am often surprised by the messages that provoke a larger numbers of responses.

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a fan of community journalism—local news about your neighbors, friends and co-workers. Yay for you! But today let’s go a bit further afield and check ou…

It is easy in these times of “fake news” and denigration of the media to forget the importance of your local newspaper. It is National Newspaper Week, so take time to consider what value your …

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