May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Society

Divided We Stand

It’s often said that timing is everything, and if this is accurate, University of South Carolina history professor Marjorie J. Spruill’s timing is nothing less than perfect. More...

How does a mature single woman find a man?

The big question all my single friends get is, “Why are you ladies looking for men online?” They seem to think there is a better way. Here are our options: Bars/Clubs For me, that’s just a no. Not my thing. Church? More...

The Seed Bearers

Recently I was complaining about school, feeling like a failure as a teacher. My wise friend called me a seed bearer. I had never heard that expression. More...

Growing up in Forest Hills

Part 7: Bugger Head’s lizard fun

Forest Hills had its share of the little green chameleon lizards. They grew in every yard. Dad told me to let them alone as they ate insects. They were good lizards.  Mom was deathly afraid of them. More...

Sudden Insight: A Gift for a Writer

You can’t always plan for it. While struggling to find the right words, some writers hope a stroke of genius will arrive in the nick of time —a flash of insight to save the day. More...

Women dance the Zumba for fitness

The Zumba Gold class members at the Parklane Adult Activity Center include (l-r) Martha Hopkins, Jerrie Hampton, Gloria Brown, Karen Stewart, Instructor Leesa Thomas, Mary Pickens, Latwanza Williams, More...

One of four living veterans in S.C. who served in “The Devil’s Brigade” is to be honored May 20

Through the untiring efforts of Bill Dukes, the Civilian Aide to The Secretary of The Army, for South Carolina, the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement in ground combat against an armed enemy, was recently awarded to James R. More...