I tuned into the two Democratic debates on June 26 and 27.
I read the July 8 Post and Courier letter to the editor from a visitor to McLeod Plantation who was disappointed by a presentation perceived as a diatribe filled with personal bias, and I must say, one of us went to the wrong plantation.
There was a recent appalling show of obsequiousness to our adversary by the president of the United States of America.
When you’re a dual resident of South Carolina and New Hampshire, both early primary states, it’s difficult to avoid political news. I hear a lot of it, and much of it sounds the same. But July 10 felt different.
Two inches. As I stared at the curb from my car window while stuck in “construction” traffic on Clements Ferry Road, it seemed to me that we were only 2 inches of asphalt away from finishing this project.
I have enjoyed reading the opposing views on the prohibition of marijuana in the letters to the editor section over the years.
Sky wish lanterns, also known as Kongming lanterns, have the potential to cause havoc on our South Carolina shore properties. This “fireball in the sky” has burned marshes, docks, homes, killed livestock and polluted our waterways, streams and oceans. The Boy Scouts of America have banned th…
People are confused. Let’s re-explore the facts concerning the Medal of Honor Museum at Patriots Point. And let’s set the record straight.
On July 12, I finish my tour as commander of the Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. My two years have been very fulfilling, both personally and professionally. I am so proud of how district employees positively affect this community with their passion and dedication.
More than 307,000 children in South Carolina who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the school year don’t have access to a meals program over the summer.
The Trident CEO Council is a group of two dozen executives from the tri-county region employing in excess of 10,000 associates in the local community, advocating a culture to stand for progress in our Lowcounty region.
Finally, a local representative has said “enough is enough” to development that would “further destroy the pristine beauty of our wetlands,” as reported in the July 3 Post and Courier.
A remarkable story about sea turtle nesting remains untold.
Where are the missionaries? Why aren’t there lines of missionaries bringing soap, toothbrushes, blankets and diapers to border camps?
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that a 40-foot WWI memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland.
In a June 14 Post and Courier article, Charleston Airport CEO Paul Campbell was quoted as saying, “I didn’t take the job for the pay. I took it to serve the public.”
It is unfortunate and, more importantly, disturbing that I find myself writing about another instance of anti-Semitic rhetoric from another elected Democrat.
The U.S. Climate Alliance is a bipartisan coalition of 24 governors committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
The June 14 Post and Courier article, “Awendaw man charged in SC shark branding case,” details a despicable animal branding case in which a man was rightly ticketed for harming a shark.
Hurricane season is here, and the 1st Congressional District has a lot to be grateful for. Stretching from about Awendaw to the Savannah River, the district is fortunate to have numerous permanently protected shoreline properties, and due to their intact geomorphology, they are better equipp…
On June 28, South Carolinians will celebrate the 242nd Carolina Day, commemorating the Battle of Sullivan’s Island.
I read Steve Bailey’s “Charleston tourism efforts directing millions to all the wrong priorities” commentary in the June 16 Post and Courier and want to set the record straight about the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s relationship with Meredith Corp. (Meredith acquired Time…
Inasmuch as news of the James Island Public Service District can be useful to its constituents, it was good to see Mikaela Porter’s well-written story in the June 19 Post and Courier about the commission’s long, contentious meeting the night before.
The flap over banning plastic straws and bags is nothing more than a pesky fly to the plastics industry.
A June 11 Post and Courier letter writer described his “painful insurance lesson” following a recent trip to his long-time dentist.
Given the low rates of literacy among Charleston County School District students, billboards should be depicting students reading or being read to with the message: “Thirty Minutes a Day = Smarter Kids.” Insist on it.
Local teacher Sydney van Bulck is the winner of the Golden Pen for her letter to the editor about the sacrifices and rewards of teaching and why she chose to participate in the May 1 rally in Columbia.
A June 3 Post and Courier article about the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage quoted Shawn Halifax.
Good things are happening in the town of Mount Pleasant, thanks to support from our elected officials, volunteers and town employees.
As much as we applaud the June 12 Post and Courier editorial and the Clamagore Restoration and Maintenance Association’s (CRAMA) passion for preservation of the USS Clamagore, we are compelled to provide a number of facts lacking in your recent editorial.
Is Google’s image earned? For innovation and creativity, sure.
If Fathers Day has slipped by you, don’t feel bad.
Wrong attack on platform
My dad told me a lot when he didn’t say a thing.
Thanks for your articles on the South Carolina Aquarium’s Citizen Science initiatives.
The editorial in the June 4 Post and Courier questioning the prudence of the Charleston County School District’s spending $33,000 for six billboards to thank our area’s teachers missed the mark in several ways, I feel.
The May 30 Post and Courier article headlined, “Mueller: Trump wasn’t exonerated,” lacked the No. 1 fact from the investigation: Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential election.
When traveling in other states, I have noticed cleaner roads. The following ideas might work here, too.
Guns and children don’t mix. Guns and people with mental illness don’t mix. Guns and people with problems don’t mix. And, it seems like guns used for personal protection cause more problems than they solve.
For 75 years, Trident United Way has been privileged to support improvements of all kinds in the tri-county region through the generosity and backing of our donors.
The IRS needs to educate moderate income taxpayers who don’t normally hire CPAs and lawyers. As a volunteer tax preparer through the IRS VITA program and the Charleston Urban League, I have done a great number of tax returns where some advice would have helped the taxpayer immensely.
On June 6, 1944, and during the long summer that followed, men from all over the world came to my homeland of Normandy to defeat Nazism and re-establish freedom.
As I head into retirement from the Charleston County School District, it gives me great pleasure to have witnessed one of the most inspirational days of my career on May 23 at Mary Ford Elementary School in North Charleston.
There is so much to be said about Joe Flummerfelt, this wonderful, well-loved conductor who became part of Charleston’s musical life.
A headline in the May 14 Post and Courier read: “City seeking $2 billion to fix flooding,” as part of its overall plan seeks to prepare for 2-3 feet of sea level rise.
West Point women
Less space, more water
As a speech pathologist, my job is communication. As a person with both deafness and hearing impairment in my family, I am reminded daily of the frustrations that accompany hearing loss.