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.
If you want to get folks riled up around here, you don't need to talk politics - just suggest they pay to park at the beach.
Summerville's past and future have to stop meeting like this.
The folks trying to stop the state from finishing 526 have good intentions - but the road to a wider Interstate 26 won't get...
Darrin Griffin says the whole watermelon incident at Academic Magnet didn't have to go down the way it did.
All you sad sack Democrats looking for a glimmer of hope in that shellacking you took on Tuesday can take comfort in this:
If Linda Heyward and Laura Bauer are right, they might just deserve a medal for bravery.