It’s easy for me to be awed by deer. I’m part of the “Bambi” generation that fell in love with Disney’s critters before the age of 7.However, I must confess I am frightened of deer whenever I drive at night.
About 30 years ago I wrote a column about how I didn’t believe in the use of golf carts while playing the sport. While I’ve come around on the idea, I still think the vehicles are being misused by some.
What!? They don’t put CD players in cars anymore? A few Google clicks later confirmed that, yes, CDs are rapidly going the way of cassette tapes. Who knew? Not me, obviously. I guess I’ll have to adjust.
A couple years ago, when Tiger Woods was still recovering from a personal scandal and various injuries, I was asked if I thought he would ever win another golf tournament. I said yes - and I said it without hesitation.
Despite the uncertainty of events, my quest to meet my Dressage hero, Carl Hester, felt within reach recently. Unfortunately, my efforts kept coming up just short as I wound up with a mere photo that was just short of a selfie.
Florence had early characteristics of Hugo, and after watching last year’s deadly storms, we made plans while it was still far out in the Atlantic. We enjoyed ourselves at Hamilton Branch State Park, over by Augusta, Ga., during the storm.
In a recent story in The Sun News, reporter Hannah Strong wrote that Myrtle Beach had issued a total of 269 citations to people who had uttered profanities in public. I like the law, as long as it continues to be reasonably enforced.
My wife Elaine was heading to a meeting at the Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw last month when she spotted something ahead of her on U.S. 17 South. Little did she know, she’d soon be the lead in getting an owl back to health.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the Boy Scouts, but I was never a very good one. Now, if this display of Scouting ineptitude had occurred in front of Scouts who happened to be girls, I’m not sure my fragile teenage ego could have survived.
SCANA and Santee Cooper didn’t waste $9 billion on now-abandoned nuclear reactors on a whim, or on their own. The Legislature encouraged them every step of the way. Here are key dates in a 14-year journey that is ongoing.
SC governors will be able to appoint future superintendents of education, but only if voters agree in a November referendum to change the constitution, which requires the public election of the state’s top education official.
It’s been a little hard to listen to incendiary words, spoken by powerful people, about fake news and enemies of the people.On Thursday, newspapers published editorials extolling a free press and the importance of local newspapers.
A pair of recent studies find that reading helps reduce stress and can help you live longer. The research from Yale University and the University of Sussex show that reading as little as six minutes a day is good for you.
USC is fighting rising student debt by pushing students to graduate in four years or less, instead of the standard six years, President Harris Pastides says. That reduces the impact of annual tuition increases.