S.C. HISTORY: Gibbes became governor through bribery

Robert Gibbes began to accumulate property in South Carolina before any settlers landed at Charles Town. Born in Sandwich, England in 1644, he moved to Barbados as a young man. …

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time to fully fund the LWCF

By DALE THREATT-TAYLOR A long-awaited victory for conservation, communities and South Carolina is nearly in our grasp. For more than 55 years, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has protected…

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OPINION: Mourning the victims of coronavirus

BY REP. JOE WILSON As our communities work to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and we continue to carefully reopen our country, it is important to remember the lives lost…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On Sheriff’s Race

By way of introduction, I am a retired Assistant Director with SLED, and I have known and worked with Jay Koon for a number of years, having met him early…

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OPINION: A shameful power grab in Washington

By REP. JOE WILSON South Carolina and the United States are facing unprecedented times. As we come together to face a crisis head-on by working closely with private organizations, taking…

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OPINION: The Census during the COVID-19 outbreak

By STATE SEN. NIKKI SETZLER, District 26 Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, we are not in session this week but return next Tuesday, May 12th with future dates to…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On Dominion Energy

I’ve been living in Leesville, S.C. for 19 years. Unfortunately, I have Dominion Energy. During SCE&G’s reign, my electric bill soared like everyone else’s. Finally, after the end of the…

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