Thursday, May 25, 2017

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BLONDE AMBITION ... For the past two months we've been thrilled to have attorney Lauren Taylor running ads on our website.   Over that time she's seriously classed up the joint ... not to mention enhanced our on-screen aesthetics. Dramatically ... Lauren is...
AMERICA IS LOSING TRUTH ... In case you hadn't noticed, America's representative democracy has become something of a dumpster fire.  And it's not just the chaotic first few months of the administration of U.S. president Donald Trump, either. We all know...
A "MODEL" MARKETER ... It rarely happens, but every so often we get schooled.  And you know what?  It's good for us to admit that.  Builds character, right? Anyway back in February we ran a post on a particular infrastructure project up in Greenville, S.C....
HIGH SCHOOL EXAM SERVES UP SEXUALLY CHARGED QUESTION ... When they trace the decline of western civilization, it might be a good idea to plot Scotland County, Missouri circa 2017 on the map.  That's where (and when) a government-run high school class received...
ALL ABOARD ... Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus' ships are making their way up the eastern seaboard this spring - stopping in Beaufort and Charleston, S.C. and Wilmington, N.C. over the next few weeks. The Columbus Foundation - based in the...
SINISTER SYSTEM SNARLS ACROSS CENTRAL PORTION OF PALMETTO STATE ... Heavy rain, strong winds, flash flooding, hail two inches in diameter and yes - tornados - ripped across South Carolina on Wednesday afternoon. The unusually strong spring storm front - coming less...
BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES ... Less than a month after absorbing the last blast of winter, the deep south is about to be rocked by a major spring thunderstorm system. Forecasters (to the extent they can be trusted these days) are calling...
WEAPON FALLS FROM SUSPECT'S "BODY CAVITY" Need a reason to support "open carry?"  Here you go ... A .38 caliber handgun fell from the "body cavity" of a male inmate in Limestone County, Alabama this week. That's according to police reports obtained...
UBER CLASSY? We quit frequenting downtown Columbia, S.C.'s Five Points district years ago.  At least after dark. How come?  It just got too dangerous ... We'll still grab a random cup of coffee in Five Points during the day, but our founding editor's...

The Prom: Snowflake Style

"NO ONE IS LEFT OUT, NO ONE GETS TURNED DOWN" The high school prom is - or was - an American institution. For some people, it was the high point of their lives - something they will always remember (and in many cases,...