Newspapers do more than just deliver information in a timely and accurate manner. They also, in many arenas, serve as the eyes and ears of the public.
Nearly a quarter of a century worth of legal wrangling over the fate of South Carolina’s poorest and lowest-performing school districts ended unceremoniously this week, with the state Supreme Court finally abandoning the case. It’s an end to the court’s involvement but not an end to the problem.
This year’s football team is hoping to do something only three other Yellow Jacket squads have accomplished: bring home the title.
Greer will take on South Pointe with a trip to Columbia on the line this Friday, and it’s been a long time coming for Head Coach Will Young.
By Richard Eckstrom
South Carolina Comptroller
Watchdog citizens strengthen communities.
In the last five weeks, we’ve suffered two of the five worst mass shootings in American history.
The liberals say we need gun control, while conservatives say more guns and education would help. There are plenty of people on both sides (including the President) that theorize better mental health care would limit the carnage.
No longer just a big city issue, gang activity is on the rise, even in small communities across the state and nation. Sometimes you’ll read about it. However, authorities are regularly investigating gang-related crimes that don’t reach the public’s eye.
Everybody knows it’s been a rough decade for traditional media.
Newspapers have shrunk, TV ratings have fallen and news radio has been reduced to a political propaganda machine.
The root of the matter is that the Internet has changed everything, from how we watch movies to how we shop and communicate.
Another deadly weekend on the roads of the Palmetto State, where 10 more people lost their lives in crashes. The trend points to more bad days to come.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a 31-day period that has become synonymous with one color – pink.
Most Americans are repulsed by racism. Unfortunately, their feelings of repulsion are often exploited for political gain.