Gun safety, or the lack thereof

Gun safety, or the lack thereof

As a young boy growing up in the ’50s, I loved cap pistols and toy guns. I was told not to ever point these guns at anybody or they would be tak...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Wisdom and the invention of paper

Wisdom and the invention of paper

In the years following the Great Depression, a student who would not be returning to college stopped by to thank his favorite professor.“Sonny,&...

November 21st, 2017 |  


RCC students get ‘field-ready’ training

RCC students get ‘field-ready’ training

HAMLET — Training by a global leader in the protective relay systems will soon be incorporated into the curriculum for the Electric Utility Subs...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Residents should prepare now for a bad winter

Residents should prepare now for a bad winter

We keep hearing that we are going to have a bad winter. With the temperatures up and down, who knows what is in store for us. However, the predictors ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

Before I get started on this final part of my story on the Dixon Brothers, let me correct myself from something I wrote about last week. The correctio...

November 7th, 2017 |  


The man with the wooden leg

The man with the wooden leg

One day while watching through our doorway, I saw a man in grey work clothes drive up to the School Shop on a little red tractor. It might have been a...

November 7th, 2017 |  


The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

Before I get started on this final part of my story on the Dixon Brothers, let me correct myself from something I wrote about last week. The correctio...

November 7th, 2017 |  


McLeod recognizes radiology tech

McLeod recognizes radiology tech

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw is pleased announces the recipient of the September 2017 McLeod Merit Award.Wayne Wilson, McLeod Radiology t...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Groupthink and the Challenger explosion

Groupthink and the Challenger explosion

Look at the picture. There you see a monument to human ingenuity and patience — and at the same time, one to human frailty.The solid-fuel rocket...

October 31st, 2017 |  


‘Weave Room Blues:’ Story of the Dixon Brothers

‘Weave Room Blues:’ Story of the Dixon Brothers

Seems when we hear someone sing or tell a story it means more if these people have actually experienced the events. In other words, it comes from the ...

October 31st, 2017 |