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.
I brought the elevation of 105 Smith St. to Post and Courier reporter Robert Behre’s attention because it shocked me.
The article in The Post and Courier about recent fires in two of Gov. Henry McMaster’s rental houses in Columbia drew attention to overcrowding in violation of a city ordinance.
David Dangerfield of Barnwell is April’s Golden Pen winner for his letter to the editor about the importance of curbing development that encroaches on historic districts that reflect the often overlooked cultural melange that helped create the modern-day Lowcountry.
Every day in The Post and Courier, I read about how we are setting records for port volume and flights in and out of our airport.
Carnival Cruise Line’s larger ship Sunshine was in port for the first time May 18.
With the rise in consumer debt, does anyone really have the luxury of discretionary income anymore?
At some point in your life, you’ll probably encounter friends or family living with Alzheimer’s disease.
Recently, Trident United Way made its annual funding announcements. Many of our finest organizations dedicated to helping those most in need saw crippling reductions in funding. I was shocked to learn of these drastic cuts. Equally shocking is the lack of explanation as to why.
Thank you, Post and Courier, for reporting on the issues surrounding safety and work hazards at the North Charleston Boeing plant.
In America today, about 45 million people suffer with a mental health issue, and 1 in 25 adults experience a serious mental illness that interferes substantially with one or more major life activities. Sadly, the suicide rate is at a 30-year high.
According to an article in the May 12 Post and Courier, the proposed state budget "will provide enough money to hire at least 90 additional counselors who can roam from school to school as needed. ”
The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled unanimously earlier this month that “a ballot referendum proposing bonded indebtedness must contain a single question for each proposal to which voters can respond affirmatively or negatively.”
One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. My dad was one of them, and I miss him every day.
Today is the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the history of the oldest college in South Carolina and the 13th oldest in the country. May 16, 2019, marks the official start date of Andrew T. Hsu, the 23rd president of the College of Charleston.
Like many local golf fans, we were excited when it was announced last year that the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open would be held at Charleston Country Club May 28 through June 2.
The article, “Task force suggests tax increase” on property owners, finally spurred me to write.
During the past few months, I’ve become increasingly aware of the danger to the public from speeding cars, trucks and SUVs in public parking lots and garages.
I take issue with the May 7 editorial on teacher “double dipping.”
The May 7 Post and Courier led with the front-page story, “SC workers: Boeing process causing mistakes.” At the story’s core is the questioning of a decades-long, continuously improving manufacturing philosophy with its roots in Henry Ford’s assembly line model.
After reading about the horrible actions of a gunman at of UNC-Charlotte in the May 2 Post and Courier, a wave of respect brought tears to my eyes.
In the May 1 Post and Courier, Washington Post opinion writer Charles Lane wrote that the reigning “‘Jeopardy!’ champ has broken the game.”
What a gift! As a newcomer to the Charleston area I found the Spirited Brunch on April 28 a blessed experience.
I have intentionally waited more than a month. I have intentionally waited to see how many of our so-called Mount Pleasant leaders involved in the Medal of Honor Museum fiasco would say three words, “I am sorry.”
I really missed Cypress Gardens for the period of well over a year that it was shut down due to storm damage.
On Saturday, May 11, the Lowcountry Food Bank will participate in the 27th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive, the largest one-day food drive in the country.
Once again, our country was reminded this past weekend that there is a significant cost for racism, hatred and bigotry. Our collective failure to recognize and denounce our nation’s history and its ongoing passivity toward domestic terrorism based on race and class has once again taken its t…
Recent news around the state and nation has included gross amounts of plastic waste being discarded, problems with municipal recycling programs, communities banning plastics and, inexplicably, legislators trying to outlaw those same plastic bans.
I am responding to the letter to the editor in the April 19 Post and Courier, “Trucks a safety issue on Long Point Road,” that addressed truckers who illegally use Long Point and Whipple roads to access U.S. Highway 17.
Because we have the right, we have the obligation. This is why I am choosing to make my voice heard Wednesday.
After much consideration and with great disappointment, the 2019 Sertoma High School Football Classic was canceled. A decline in club membership wasn’t the only reason for this conclusion. Much had to do with changing times and priorities.
Cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer of women claiming the lives of one in three women, forces us to consider that women we know and love can be affected at any age. In fact, heart disease today claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined.