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The drama is becoming wearisome. So much energy is required to stay on top of the countless he-said, she-said items emanating from the White House and mainstream media that one is inclined to simply tune it all out.
 
05/23/2017 - 11:45am
After World War II, a fierce but civil rivalry developed between Birmingham and Atlanta as to which would become the unofficial capital of the South...
 
 
05/23/2017 - 11:15am
This archived Memorial Day column is from May 30, 2005. It is dedicated to my father, Donald William Herbkersman, an Army ranger and Korean War...
 
 
05/16/2017 - 1:31pm
Together we have accomplished a great deal over the past 12 months. As you can see in my update below, it takes an entire community to develop a...
 
 
05/16/2017 - 11:00am
With White House statements misaligned with Trump statements, we’ve spent the last week trying to figure out exactly why James Comey was fired as FBI...
 
 
05/16/2017 - 10:15am
On behalf of AMIkids Beaufort, I want to thank everyone who helped make our May 6 fundraiser a success. Thanks to generous donations throughout the...
 
 
05/16/2017 - 9:45am
May 4 marked Gov. Henry McMaster’s 100th day in office. Since there was such a flurry of reporting about President Trump’s first 100 days, it seems...
 
 
05/09/2017 - 12:30pm
Are House Representatives to be congratulated on their passage of the American Health Care Act? This is a big win for President Donald Trump — at least...
 
 
05/09/2017 - 12:00pm
There is probably no topic that has been the subject of this column more often than education. The reason is very simple: If we don’t fix education in...
 
 
05/09/2017 - 12:00pm
The Beaufort County School District’s finance reporting earned two national awards for excellence. We can thank the recently retired Phyllis White and...
 
 
05/02/2017 - 3:46pm
Over the 40 years I have known her, I have come to have great respect for my wife’s political antenna. When she says something about a politician or an...
 
 
05/02/2017 - 1:30pm
I’m glad it’s May. April is a beautiful month, but it also has that black cloud hanging around: tax filing deadline. Ugh.
 
 
05/02/2017 - 1:00pm
This time of year, when spring is in full bloom and students are counting down until summer, our library is abuzz with staff members excitedly making...
 
 
04/25/2017 - 11:45am
A couple weeks ago, the South Carolina General Assembly passed H. 3726, the Public Employees’ Pension-Reform Bill, and last week it was sent to Gov....
 
 
04/25/2017 - 10:30am
In case President Trump doesn’t know, this should serve as a formal request for my appointment as a United States ambassador. He fired all of Barack...
 
 
04/18/2017 - 2:45pm
At various points throughout all of our lives, we are tested. Not in the test-your-tolerance-for-what-life-throws-at-you type of way (though there is...