15 years: We will not forget

There comes a point that every event, no matter how tragic or how deeply it affects a nation, becomes consigned to history.What is important is that i...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Our view: Mansour’s demolition a step, will it help?

It’s about time.After decades of plans and promotion, the long-touted downtown hotel has taken its first tangible step toward completion. Althou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Our view: Allegations and presumption of innocence

Our view: Allegations and presumption of innocence

The recent allegation against taekwondo instructor Robert “Toby” Young has very serious implications, but the outpouring of support by stu...

August 7th, 2016 updated: August 7th, 2016. |  


Our view: Youth should serve as an inspiration

Our view: Youth should serve as an inspiration

The story of four young teens who sought refuge from the persistent attempts of street gang members to recruit them into their ranks shows that there ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Our view: New developments should inspire hope

Our view: New developments should inspire hope

Last week Duracell announced it was closing a plant, putting potentially hundreds of people out of work — in South Carolina.Unfortunate for the ...

August 2nd, 2016 updated: August 2nd, 2016. |  


Our view: The ripple effect of violence

Our view: The ripple effect of violence

The smiling face of a father with his children in the July 27 edition of the paper should remind us all of the horror of violence and those lost too s...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Clinton needs to spur passion at DNC

Clinton needs to spur passion at DNC

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Our view: No-vacation nation putting a strain on workers, economy

If your idea of a vacation is watching a live stream of the sun setting along the beach from an iPhone app, stand in line.Or, actually, sit behind a d...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Our view: Bring abuse from darkness into the light

Our view: Bring abuse from darkness into the light

Child abuse is an awful reality too many innocents have been forced to deal with. That is why it’s good to know our local Twin Cedars has set bo...

June 29th, 2016 |