It’s old news now and I didn’t exactly know what to make of it at the time, but when Patrick Reed drained his roughly 4-foot putt a couple of Sundays ago to win the Masters, it was quite appar…
COLUMBIA — The line started in one corner of the Shriners’ Jamil Temple aside an orange and purple sign that read “REMINDER — Autographs will not be available at tonight’s Prowl & Growl.” …
On Sunday night, one of the deadliest American prison riots in a quarter-century broke out at the 1,500-inmate facility in Bishopville. Seven men were killed, another 17 seriously injured, and there wasn’t a thing anyone could do about it.
Joel Jackson, like most other Americans, was moved by the story of the infectiously enthusiastic Arizona Cardinals tackler who bolted the NFL for military service soon after the September 11 t…
Phil Jackson is not walking through that teal and purple door.
On most Sundays, the 45 or so congregants at Faith Lutheran Church on Johns Island recognize the regulars who gather to worship at the little sanctuary on Maybank Highway. A few years ago, a c…
Columnist David Brooks spoke to a young audience at Princeton last year about the “crisis of connection” in our country today. Those of us who are aging need to think about that too.
The term “1 percenter” doesn’t quite sum up the population of the well-heeled residents in South Carolina.
In the past year a Berkeley County teacher, a Charleston County police officer and a Lexington County firefighter — all in their 20s — were among 64 state residents who got help buying a home …
Last week, SCANA and Duke Energy got together and killed legislation that would have allowed residents to defray more of their power costs by using solar energy.
In 1980, my wife Becky and I were living the idyllic newlywed life on the sheltered campus of Golden Gate Seminary in Mill Valley, Calif.
We’re getting serious.
CLEMSON — And this is why there should be trades in college football.
Understanding classical architecture is sort of like playing the guitar: It's easy enough to start but can take a lifetime to master.
Based on federal transportation statistics, the homes already in the works could put another 22,000 cars on those bridges every day.
It was one of these obits that appeared with little to no fanfare last December around Hyannis and The Boston Globe picked up on it and ran a story the following month — about a gentleman born…
Scott Seabol was irritated at first. As a versatile infielder and pretty good hitter at West Virginia, he was hoping Major League Baseball scouts would see something in his 6-4, 200-pound body…
South Carolina Republicans say they’ve got a liberal fox in their hen house.
AUGUSTA — CBS didn’t know what to do with Patrick Reed on Sunday, dodging around his unpopularity as the brash 27-year-old made his way around Augusta National. But Reed knows what to do to ex…
Apparently, there’s a movie remake in the works featuring the one-and-only Mary Poppins. According to the ad I saw, the movie is due for a Christmas release. You tell me … if it’s not Julie An…
AUGUSTA — Only the graceful flow of tradition stays safely between the pine straw at Augusta National Golf Club, which saw an unusual burst of firsts and worsts at the 82nd Masters.
It was impossible to ignore the men in white pants with red stains on their groins. They picketed in front of hospitals across South Carolina bearing signs of protest against the practice of i…
AUGUSTA – It’s a talent-clad leaderboard, just what tradition ordered at the Masters. But golf needs more rivalries from Sunday at Augusta to a PGA Championship return to Kiawah’s Ocean Course…
A family reunion of sorts in the paper industry is coming together, without the requisite tears and hugs.
If it’s true that one never forgets their first love, then perhaps it’s also true that a pastor never forgets his or her first church.
When I was a new graduate student, my advisory committee insisted that I enroll in an introductory soil science course. Although I wasn’t particularly excited about this requirement, as a gard…
It’s pro wrestling’s biggest weekend of the year, with “The Showcase of the Immortals” taking center stage.
AUGUSTA – As Russell Henley drained an 82-foot putt for an eagle Friday the crowd around the 15th hole erupted in a roar heard ‘round Augusta National.
Vomiting is one of the most common conditions for which patients are sent to me for evaluation. It also is one of the most frustrating to figure out as there are so many diseases that cause do…
In the 1400s, with the advent of the printing presses, the distribution of news would take weeks, if not months. Now, headlines are old pretty much at the time of their birth.
AUGUSTA — Justin Thomas, the No. 2-ranked golfer in the world, was three when Tiger Woods won his first Masters. Jon Rahm, ranked No. 3, was two.
Goose Creek High School’s enrollment hovers around nearly 2,000 this year. The Berkeley County school has a mix of civilian and military families due to its proximity to the Naval Weapons Stat…
At least three members of a close group of our friends have had shingles in the last few months. In fact, one in three adults will likely have shingles in their lifetime.
Interest rates have been ticking up this year, bringing angst for home-shoppers as mortgage interest rates rise, but also some relief for retirees who have suffered near-zero bank interest rat…
A ghost-ship of a tourist haunt on an idyllic South Carolina island has officially stepped off the bankruptcy train.
State officials are talking about raising requirements to get a South Carolina Education Lottery scholarship. No surprise — the state has been subsidizing the popular program for years.
The tapping on the door was more a defeated plea than a knock. The sound focused inward so as not to draw the attention of curious ears.
Melampodium or butter daisy is a reliable, low-maintenance summer annual. This member of the aster family originated in the tropical regions of Central and South America.
COLUMBIA – Steve Spurrier, 72, dropped back to pass. That NFL quarterback form, circa. 1967, was still there even with a helmet and facemask replaced by a white visor and sunglasses.
The U.S. State Department building isn't one of the more notable works of architecture in the nation's capital. From the outside, the 1960s modernist box deserves few second glances.
This will make you go nuclear faster than Chernobyl.
Jake is a 6-month-old male Labrador retriever.
“It’s a mere moment in a man’s life between an All-Star Game and an Old-Timer’s Game.”
In the age of multiple disparate and unreliable news sources (The Post and Courier being a glowing exception), at a time when most people younger than a certain age get their news from Faceboo…
A few weeks ago, Carol Linville picked up an injured baby deer on Folly Beach and took it home for the night.
Through the years, this column has included my fondness for a variety of different foods. From biscuits to boiled peanuts and from rice with any meal to Moonpies, I’ve not been afraid to revea…
I'm more concerned about the amount of time my husband and I spend glued to a screen, almost exclusively to our desktop computers and smartphones, not only when we're working, but in the morning and the evening and during family time.
Editor’s note: This is a two-part creative account of the Easter story; the second part will run on Easter, April 1.
All of the Palmetto State’s March Madness fun was wrapped up in a handshake as College of Charleston head coach Earl Grant and Clemson head coach Brad Brownell crossed paths between their NCAA…
And now, another installment of Great Moments in Bureaucratic History:
- A mother paid South Carolina prison gangs thousands to keep her son alive
- S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster asks Iowa if The Citadel can keep Civil War-era 'Big Red' flag permanently
- Is The Pig making a comeback? Independent Piggly Wiggly owners snatch up failing stores
- Hicks column: Don't turn Charleston neighborhoods into theme parks
- After his son is fatally shot and he's wounded, Mount Pleasant pastor finds hope
- North Charleston OKs $8 million bond to complete new pool and gym, but not without drama
- Charleston airport unveils parking deck construction timeline, looks ahead to adding third wing
- Lawyer switch may threaten plea deal for man named in Brittanee Drexel case
- Guns found at West Ashley middle school, two students charged
- Tons of explosives, chemical weapons dumped offshore South Carolina
- Former Clemson and 49ers star Dwight Clark
- Days of full fun at Lowcountry Strawberry Festival
- Prowl& Growl draws fans by the hundreds
- Amazing flower photos from around the world
- Charleston Farmers Market returns to Marion Square
- Clemson holds Orange and White Spring game
- Now Open Renzo Pizzeria and Wine Bar