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.
Oh, the shame.
Last week was a pretty good one for Mayor John Tecklenburg — even if it doesn’t look that way to some folks.
Sen. Tom Davis has made his point.
In 2010, the Charleston County School District needed another bond referendum to keep up with its ever-increasing building needs.
It’s hard to justify throwing someone in jail for standing around.
If we can just hold out for two more days, it will all be over. Mostly.