Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.
I read with interest your article about the dangers along the Grand Strand from rip currents and the interaction of the water safety staffs with the public. I want to take issue with the comments by Bill Bigham from Beach Services Ltd about the role of a lifeguard with a dual purpose: to guard the public and to sell services such as umbrellas and beach chairs.
In less than 10 days, my kids will go back to school – so please do me a favor. Do not ask them if they are sad about it. Seriously, until you pose that leading question, it never even occurs to children that they should be sad. In fact, they’re quite excited.
After reading the recent news about two Glock pistols being stolen out of cars when the owners went into a club, I found it funny how they blamed the thefts on the fact they could not bring them inside.
My wife and I bought a manufactured home in Myrtle Beach 16 years ago. We both are in the education field, so our time off is mostly in the summer months. Back then, there was free parking in all access areas of the beach. Then, the city placed meters along the beach access areas near our house, so we started driving to areas above 31st Avenue North.