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When I was young, we would hog hunt on the cool nights of the fall. Sometimes, we would turn off the trucks and listen for the dogs' barks and yelps. Strange as it may sound, there was a kind of peace in those moments. There was not much light … more
Net zero is in trouble. In utterly predictable trouble, in the king's-wearing-no-clothes trouble. The signs are all around. Governments from coastal America to Communist China and businesses from automakers to toymakers have promised that they … more
City of Sumter "slow rolls" yard debris pickup at 209 Crescent Ave. This job has been extended to make debris removal take longer than necessary. Unused empty space was left unfilled on the Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, pickup trailer. This space was … more
Come daybreak, my preferred time to get moving, I check on my neighbor's flag. I check to see that his place is OK after another night of living in America, (thank you, James Brown) and to see if the wind's about, a weather thing. Generally, all … more
Dear Finance Chair Palumbo, I am writing in response to the recent decision to postpone the allocation of the $400,000 funds earmarked for renovations to the R. E. Davis College Preparatory Academy's football field. It is important to note that this … more
If you can't afford a new car now, it's not going to get easier. Supposedly the average new-car price in America is "about" $30,000, according to ftc.gov. Be wary of the preposition "about." It gets tougher all the time to walk out of a … more
Wouldn't it be a great idea for the Sumter School District to not allow phones in the classrooms? Maybe it is time that kids are actually forced to think . ..not allowed to simply pump in math numbers into their phone to get an answer. Maybe … more
What is the ultimate goal of the new chicken ordinance? Chickens are very friendly and are pets with a purpose. But a flock of chickens needs a rooster to be their most productive. If you have the full flock, you have added value during the hard … more
Today's devotion is "God's Promise, I Will Be With Thee," and my text is Joshua 1:1-5, where we see, "Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, … more
Post and Courier Sept. 16 Don't be fooled by updated snake oil, even if our legislators are A reporter for S.C. Public Radio summed up the public display that occurred at the Statehouse on Tuesday with this social media post: "Turned … more
Throughout my career as a military officer, I received formal feedback from senior officers as part of the Army's highly regimented annual evaluation process, known as the Officer Evaluation Report, or OER. However, the most relevant, candid and … more
Letter read at Tuesday's Sumter City Council meeting: Reading this new code was shocking. It appears to be written by someone who has never owned chickens, has not researched owning chickens, and who has a very distinct desire to rid chickens … more
Our devotion for today is "Speaking the Truth in Love." My text is Ephesians 4:14-15, where we read, "That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning … more
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