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.

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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 …

Nieces and nephews are great, aren’t they? You get all the fun and none of the responsibility. I have five—four nephews and one niece—and never once have I changed a diaper. It’s a great gig.

As the Town of Summerville contemplates adoption of a new 10-year Comprehensive Plan, it faces a critical choice: Do we keep the unique, low density charm of a 19th century town, or do we add …

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We are officially in the hottest part of summer. Some days it can be absolutely miserable to walk to your car. It feels as though this mugginess and heat will never end. Our average temperatur…

Can we all agree that August in South Carolina is a preview of hell? The thought of spending eternity in 98-degree temps with crippling humidity is enough to keep me righteous.

As teachers set up their classrooms for a positive new academic year, they carefully post the “Rules” for classroom behavior. But research suggests that it is parents who actually have the gre…

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On the Monday, following the tweet storm that President Trump directed at U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, I had a profound experience in the most unexpected…

It’s come to my attention that some of y’all don’t know how to act in public. Actually, not y’all—if you read newspapers, you’re probably an educated person who’d never walk into a store, open…

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