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Hard work pays off

The efforts — at the local level and at the state level — that will result in lower electric rates for many people, businesses and ... Read more

Julius Sylvester “Buster” Tetterton, Jr.

Julius Sylvester “Buster” Tetterton, Jr. Aug. 28, 1946 – June 15, 2014 Julius Sylvester “Buster” Tetterton, age 67, a resident of White Post Rd., Pinetown, ... Read more

Sound Off, March 9, 2014

  I think the county commissioners should quit acting like children and do their jobs and quit bickering between one and the other. They all ... Read more

Sound Off, Feb. 19, 2014

The state should not give tax dollars to charter schools. Charter schools are private schools not controlled by the state, so they should stay in ... Read more

Sound Off, Feb. 6, 2014

Whoever called in and said they lived in the county but they thought the county should give money to the city must be out of ... Read more

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Voter fraud is rare

By JIM SMITH First vice chair of the Beaufort County Democratic Party The majority of the Republican-appointed Supreme Court has made two major blunders in ... Read more

Write Again . . . ‘Now and Then’ once again

John G. Bragaw wrote a front-page column many years for the Daily News titled “Now and Then.” It was very popular, as was “Mr. John.” ... Read more

Bureaucracy — Isn’t It Grand?

In reference to a letter I received from James Giattina, director of the EPA’s Region 4 in Atlanta, in June concerning Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., ... Read more

HEALTH BEAT: Discover the benefits of massage and bodywork

Massage therapy offers clients an all-natural approach to dealing with stress and physical ailments in a day and age where all too often people seek ... Read more

Write Again…”And come to visit you”

Cemeteries. I like cemeteries. Often, when I find myself in a cemetery – be it large or just a family site – I experience a ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Appeal to the Beaufort County commissioners

To the Editor: In their July meeting, the Board of Commissioners voted to dissolve the Beaufort Regional Health System Authority. Gary Brinn, in a My ... Read more


To the Editor: We would like to thank all the people of Washington, Greenville and surrounding counties that gave prayers, clothes, furniture, appliances, cash, toys, ... Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The answer to the question

To the Editor: To fly the Confederate flag or not, that is the question? The answer, fly the only flag that matters. The one that ... Read more

Veterans’ health care

I am a veteran, a retired Sergeant Major with 24 years service, almost all combat arms, brother to two veterans, father/stepfather to four veterans (two ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: June 25, 2015

It’s a father’s job to raise his son up to be a man and his daughter to settle for nothing less. Keep the Ten Commandments ... Read more