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On Dec. 25, 1950, the first African American from Kingstree, South Carolina, who graduated from Edmunds High School and The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) was born. More specifically, she earned her bachelor's degree there, becoming an … more
It's time to forget party and elect the most qualified person to be president of the United Sates: Nikki Haley! After hearing her awesome speech on Monday, I am more convinced than ever that she is a brilliant Christian leader who is able to bridge … more
The Index-Journal Feb. 8 Nevada voters spank Haley "None of these candidates." Ouch. It's true. Of the choices on Nevada's Republican presidential primary ballot, Tim Scott, Mike Pence and Nikki Haley got whooped by "none of these … more
At the Feb. 12, 2024, Sumter County School Board meeting, the board decided to spend almost $400,000 of your tax dollars to fund upgrades to "athletic facilities" at the closed Mayewood/Brewington Academy. This vote is irresponsible, and it is not … more
After reading The Sumter Item article titled, "Board votes 6-3 for new Mayewood athletic building," dated Feb. 14, 2024, my faith in the Sumter School District Board of Trustees is highly restored. On Feb. 12, 2024, I addressed the SSD Board of … more
The devotion on my heart for today is, "Three Important Questions." My scripture text is Genesis 1:1, where we read, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." (KJV) So, what are these three important questions that most everyone … more
Would anyone choose a foul-mouthed, narcissistic, woman-shaming bully to serve as their family doctor, advisor, minister or representative? Then why in the world would one choose such a person for president? I believe character and integrity … more
What happens when a political party becomes demotic? Before answering the question, note that the word in question is not demonic, from the Greek word daimon, meaning a deity, but demotic, from the Greek word demos, meaning the people - the same … more
Our devotion today is, "The Simplicity of Truth," and my text is 2 Corinthians 11:3, where we read, "But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in … more
Numerous people have frozen to death in America this winter. They literally died from exposure to the cold. In Evansville, Indiana, a homeless man was found in his routine sleeping spot after a night of frigid temperatures. He was dead. Like any … more
A good job is one of the best ways to prevent people with a criminal history from re-offending. Just ask Maryland grocer Altimont Mark Wilks, who turned his life around after years in prison by opening a community-focused convenience store. Yet in … more
Stress can be produced by a lot of things. We seem to get stressed out when we must stand up and speak before a crowd of people. We get stressed out for events such as a wedding, especially if we are one of the two main participants. When it comes … more
And here we are ... what millions heard in the special prosecutor's report of President Biden's handling of classified documents ... paraphrased. "We can't hold an 80-year-old man, confused about life ... in fact, sweet old grandfather that … more
Post and Courier Feb. 4 Manipulative GOP ballot questions deserve 'no' votes - even for the good idea With the Democratic presidential primary done and South Carolina's Feb. 24 first-in-the-South Republican nominating contest … more
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