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.
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.
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.
I watched a terrible new show called “The Proposal” recently and it proved a sad point: You can go down the list of network TV offerings these days to get an idea that producers have simply run out of good ideas.
I read the other day that a 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card was being valued at $12 million by its owner. I used to think I had once owned a 1952 Mantle card, but I’ve revised my thinking. More than likely I had a 1953 Mantle card.
DISH recently sent out an invitation for a $4.99 monthly subscription to DOGTV, promoting it as “the first and only TV channel for dogs!” It is, we are told, scientifically designed and recommended by veterinarians and pet behaviorists.
I can’t speak for others, but for me the closing of Myrtle Beach area golf courses is not unlike losing a friend. Now that Tiger Woods and U.S. economy have recovered, hopefully that will be good news for the life of golf here.
A Newsweek magazine from Aug. 6, 1979 shows a photo of me while working at the Milwaukee Journal. It illustrated a story, "The Silent Newsroom," telling how America's newsrooms were surrendering their typewriters for computers.
In this week's column, Bob Bestler praises Chick-Fil-A for its sandwiches and business practices. The Washington Post recently reported that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt allegedly tried to use his position to get his wife permission to open a store.
My wife has had a crush on Anthony Bourdain longer than I can remember and Friday's news of his death by suicide was devastating. We've both been longtime fans of his CNN series, "Parts Unknown," a show that features food and travel.
Quick, now, can you name South Carolina's official snack? Official vegetable? Official beverage? If you can, you are way, way smarter than I. But for the record, here are answers, in order: Boiled peanuts, collards, milk. There's over 50.
Because the Baby Boomer generation has little in common with the Greatest Generation, the term 'early bird special' is becoming obsolete as retirees are choosing fast-food options over the traditional discounted early dinners.
So you're starting to age a little, approaching 70 or maybe past it, and now you're wondering what's so golden about the "golden years." Buck up. The most recent AARP Magazine offers dozens of reasons why you should not fear the 70s.