Christmas Parade marshall chosen

Well another week and another Christmas meeting this last Monday. This time it was just Barry, Jeannie Belue, Ailene, and myself.We voted on the Parad...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Secret Santa now under way

Secret Santa now underwayTo the editor:The Secret Santa program at Grace United Methodist Church is now under way. Over the last 25 years, Union Count...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Online legal ads? Not so fast

Recently the S.C. Attorney General’s Office released an opinion that confirmed legal notices must be “published in a printed newspaper of ...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Clinton rejected on gun control

Rallying her base — and putting her enemies on notice — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told a debate audience in...

October 30th, 2015 |  


The politicians play politics

Playing politics is not the same thing as lying. Lying constitutes suppressing the truth either overtly or covertly. Playing politics has nothing to d...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Still torture after all these years

Thomas Buergenthal, 81, was a judge for the International Criminal Court (ICC) for 10 years. Last July he said the architects of systematic torture in...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Who is dying? Odom or Pitino?

Lamar Odom’s drug overdose and weekend frolic in a Las Vegas house of prostitution made national headlines. News reports indicate that he is bet...

October 30th, 2015 |  


An awfully bitter brew

Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle of beer on the wall.Most people neve...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Congress’s problems are fixable

A lot of ink is being spilled about the speakership drama in the U.S. House, the demands by members of the conservative Freedom Caucus, and the turmoi...

October 30th, 2015 |  


A Community Watch in Lockhart

What a turn-out Tuesday night for our town meeting!! The room was full of concerned citizens wanting to hear what Sheriff Taylor had to say about Comm...

October 30th, 2015 |