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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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