COLUMN: Ridge Spring News

My family moved to Ridge Spring in 1907 or about then. My grandfather was Dr. Peter Alexander Brunson and his wife was Adeline Keith Brunson.  They raised six children with…

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COLUMN: Household items can have a spiritual meaning

So, how are you and your family doing during this quarantine time? I am about to go nuts to be honest. You know I need people around me to be…

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OPINION: ‘Continuing the fight against coronavirus’

BY REP. JOE WILSON In this continued fight against the coronavirus, I want to make sure South Carolinians are well informed and taking the proper precautions to keep our families…

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Even if we can’t hug, we still can love and care for folks

Last Sunday morning, my longtime girlfriend and I walked into the 11 o’clock service at the West campus of Cedar Creek Church, which congregates in the gym at the Aiken…

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Coronavirus is scary stuff; we’ll get through it together

Back in 1842, three years before “The Raven” made Edgar Allan Poe a household name, the father of American horror published a short story called “The Mask of the Red…

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Darkness falls on town; keep calm, pass the sunglasses

A sizable chunk of Batesburg-Leesville found itself without power for a long while Sunday. At last check, the sky was still intact. It had not fallen. You couldn’t tell it,…

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Here, hold my Metamucil; I’m (kinda) ready to rock!

I now have auditory confirmation of one inescapable truth: I’m just not a teenager anymore. Last week, I made a spontaneous decision to check one more name off the list…

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