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Medicaid expansion the smart choice

Medicaid expansion the smart choice

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson radically changed the lives of millions of Americans for the better with …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Something ‘Wicked’ this way comes

Something ‘Wicked’ this way comes

While I was busy “breaking” from TV last week, I was doing something I have not treated myself to in …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Jeb Bush: The civil rights candidate

Jeb Bush: The civil rights candidate

Jeb Bush once said he wouldn’t do anything for black people. What he meant in that context was he was …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Doing the near-impossible — quickly

Doing the near-impossible — quickly

What’s your favorite pet: Dog or cat? What do you prefer on your hot dog: Mustard or ketchup? Who do …

July 29th, 2015 |  

New director to lead Chesterfield libraries

Our first item of news is to announce that Michael Kaltwang has accepted the director’s position for the Chesterfield County …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Flag vote shows unity, promotes healing

Flag vote shows unity, promotes healing

What a privilege it has been serving as your House Representative for District 54. This is the most rewarding work …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Washing windows can be hazardous to your health

Washing windows can be hazardous to your health

Mama was a neat freak. OK, that sounds like a popular ’60s song — you know, like “Papa’s Got a …

July 21st, 2015 |  

LETTER: Haley has earned conservatives’ ire

To the editor: Gov. Nikki Haley, your televised reaction to the removal of our Confederate flag from the traditional position …

July 20th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Political correctness changing history?

To the editor: In the July 7 issue of The Link is a letter to the editor stating that not …

July 20th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Racial divide needs substantive solutions

To the editor: When Gov. Nikki Haley signed the bill to take the rebel flag down, it was only a …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Half a century of help with Medicare

Half a century of help with Medicare

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law with these words: “No longer will older Americans …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Abbeville case key to S.C.’s future

Abbeville case key to S.C.’s future

There is nothing — absolutely nothing — more important to the future of our state than fixing education. And as …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Gag order is out of order

Gag order is out of order

If ever there was a case that illustrates why freedom of information is important, it’s that of the Emanuel Nine. …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Chickens, waffles and a playlist

Chickens, waffles and a playlist

Know what I did today? Go ahead, ask me…I have been in the computer office most of the day. And …

July 15th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Haley bowed to public pressure on flag removal

To the editor: Gov. Nikki Haley used the compunction for the comportment of Dylann Roof to sway the inhabitants of …

July 14th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Join Saturday’s Prayer Crusade to activate God’s power

To the editor: We have been commissioned by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to come together in prayer once …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Turning the page, we’re all one South Carolina

Turning the page, we’re all one South Carolina

As these words are being written, the ceremony of lowering the Confederate flag at the capital is happening — literally. …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Common ground at the Capitol

Common ground at the Capitol

COLUMBIA — While participating in a high school newspaper editors’ conference at the University of South Carolina during the summer …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Why I voted to move the Confederate flag

Why I voted to move the Confederate flag

In the early hours of the morning of July 9, I had to make a decision on how I was …

July 13th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Discarding Confederate past is to ignore history

To the editor: As a member of Greater St. James AME Church, I am perplexed with many issues from a …

July 6th, 2015 |  

Time to end Confederate flag discussion

Time to end Confederate flag discussion

By Graham Osteen | The Sumter Item If the South Carolina General Assembly doesn’t get the Confederate battle flag off …

July 6th, 2015 |  

Report for duty by reporting fraud

Report for duty by reporting fraud

In July, with American flags flying, we celebrate our nation’s birthday and the freedoms and protections we hold dear. Although …

July 6th, 2015 |  

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