Recently, the US News and World Report released a study of the 50 states based on 68 different metrics in seven categories: health care, education, infrastructure, crime and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. For the full report, Google: US News and World Report Best States.
If we’re lucky enough to see 90-years-old, we can only hope to be a little bit like Bruce Taylor.
A friend to many in Greer, and certainly us at The Greer Citizen, Bruce leaves some big shoes to fill.
Tuesday morning, we got the sad news that he’d passed away at the age of 94.
A star is born is our reaction to the first press briefing by President Trump’s new ambassador at the United Nations. The ex-governor of South Carolina was ridiculed by the Left when the president first sent her nomination up to the Hill, owing to her alleged lack of foreign policy chops.
Last week, the South Carolina Senate passed a bill that would lay the groundwork allowing the governor to appoint the state superintendent of education — making the Department of Education a cabinet agency and fully accountable to the governor. The bill has yet to pass the House, but a similar bill passed the House last session.
The city finally parted ways with the old Allen Bennett Hospital property and the result was a big win for taxpayers.
At a January city council meeting, elected officials accepted Jim Benson’s offer of more than $3 million to develop a car dealership on the land.
If these first few weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency are any indication, we’re in for a very divisive four years.
That might be putting it too kindly. These next four years might be downright brutal.
It should come as no surprise to anyone that President Trump is doing what he said he was going to do.
For many South Carolinians – including a lot of die-hard Gamecock fans like me – the early morning hours of Jan. 10 won’t soon be forgotten.
No matter your thoughts on a very divisive 2016, we’d all be wise to listen to the words of Rev. Curtis Johnson.
The country has seen a visible spike in mass protests and riots over the past couple of years, sparking hateful rhetoric from many Americans.
We need to do it because children who don’t get a decent education drag down our whole state.
Once they get over their post-election pout (and even if they can’t, and don’t), the Democrats must choose a new chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The two top contenders, Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, represent that great distinction without a difference.