Brian Hicks is The Post and Courier's metro columnist and the author or co-author of six books. A native of Tennessee, he has covered Southern politics for more than 20 years, including turns as a statehouse correspondent in three states. His journalism has won more than two-dozen awards, including the S.C. Press Association's Journalist of the Year in 1998. His column began appearing on the newspaper's website in 2007 and the print edition in 2008. Hicks' column has won a Green Eyeshade Award from the Society of Professional Journalists as well as Best Column and Best Humor Column honors from the S.C. Press Association. His books include "Toward the Setting Sun," "Ghost Ship" and "Raising the Hunley," co-authored with staff writer Schuyler Kropf. His latest, "City of Ruin: Charleston at War 1860-1865," was published in 2012.
It’s hard to imagine why some Mount Pleasant residents worry that the town is about to take their property.
The circus is coming to town next week, and Tim Scott is already practicing his breath-taking, death-defying, high-wire act.
Back in August, the Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees passed a resolution expressing regret for the...
You won’t find many pictures of West Ashley on those postcards in the Market — maybe Charles Towne Landing or the...
About a month ago, Tony Youmans heard Charleston’s history mangled beyond all recognition.
Let’s say you have this semi-demanding part-time job.
Well, at least Chip Limehouse can say he knows what it feels like to be on a battlefield.
It was, in some ways, quite a touching moment.
Congratulations for surviving the past week — we’ve had more carpetbaggers here in the last seven days than...