As much as the coronavirus crisis has impacted business and finance and stands to do so further, there will be recovery. Markets will recover. People will recover.
To outlast the coronavirus pandemic, we need the cooperation of young people whose spring breaks have been extended indefinitely and who by nature are hard to convince of their own mortality, who take risks their older selves would not and who can’t always foresee the consequences of their actions.
Here’s a shout out to South Carolina’s 98 newspapers.
It is Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.
Coronavirus fear is spreading faster than the disease itself, and those worries likely won’t subside until we have more information about what we’re dealing with.
It’s likely only a matter of time before the coronavirus appears in South Carolina. But if and when that occurs, don’t panic, either. Let common sense prevail.
Perhaps you were not aware that the first week in February was Tax Fraud Awareness Week. No problem as every week has some kind of designation. But awareness of the issues surrounding tax fraud is particularly important during this unfolding tax season.
Continued growth and new developments have triggered quite a few concerns from local residents, and if this week is any indication, the temperature isn’t cooling down any time soon.
The issue usually gets more focus ahead of primaries for state and local offices, but it’s on the table again as South Carolina counts down to the Democratic presidential primary on Feb. 29.
A growing number of bills filed by lawmakers would erode South Carolinians’ Second Amendment rights. In recent weeks, five bills were introduced that push for gun confiscation powers, banning certain firearms, and severely limiting their access – all of which would violate the rights of law abiding citizens.
Given how much South Carolinians pay in income taxes, regressive sales taxes and various fees that seem to fall into the “let’s get all up in their pockets just for the heck of it” category, we should expect South Carolina’s lawmakers to respect our money enough to openly spend it on things that clearly serve the general good — and not secretive