Living Columns & Blogs

Living Columns & Blogs

Beating the heat in the old days

When it’s this oppressively hot, with stagnant air and humidity that stays put like a house guest that has long over stayed their welcome, I try to make myself feel better as I feel the first rivulets of sweat trickle down my back at 7am during barn chores, by being grateful I wasn’t alive during the days when southern women were obliged to wear the expected attire of the day which consisted of long skirts over swaying hoops, layers of heavy petticoats, and a suffocating corset that historians claim actually dislodged organs within womens' bodies.

Witness details accident that involved two cars, two motorcycles

Two people were hurt in a crash on US 17 in Myrtle Beach. A witness details how a car crashed into a trailer and pushed an SUV into a motorcycle and a man in front.
Jason Lee