Will Nancy Pelosi save Obamatrade?

“Republicans are expected to make up the bulk of the support, but some number of House Democrats will be required to get a majority vote.”...

June 21st, 2015 |  


Be Present on Father’s Day

Sadly, too many Americans are growing up without the presence of a father. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 24 million children live in biological-...

June 21st, 2015 |  


Rev. Pinckney and his church should be examples

On Thursday, June 18, I read with dismay the news of the shooting of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Church the previous day. Another apparen...

June 20th, 2015 |  



Area Pastor weighs-in on Charleston shooting

Question and answer session between Rev. Darrin Harvey of First United Church of Christ and Group Editor Chris PughQ: What’s your reaction to th...

June 19th, 2015 |  


3 alternate power sources you can use in case of power outages

Although April showers bring May flowers, the storm season, coupled with increased energy consumption, make June the most common month for power outag...

June 19th, 2015 |  


The adventures of Three-Chord Cortez

“You’re awfully quiet this morning, Steve,” Dud said to his buddy, the cowboy with the haystack mustache.“No sleep,” Ste...

June 19th, 2015 |  


U.S.-backed IMF loans prolong Greece’s agony

$14.3 billion.That is how much the U.S. has lent to troubled European nations Greece, Ireland, and Portugal through the International Monetary Fund (I...

June 19th, 2015 |  


Remember those who helped you dance

Mrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fishe...

June 18th, 2015 |  


Tough questions for Hillary Clinton about energy policy

Now that Hillary Clinton is a presidential candidate, she needs to explain where she stands on one of the most important public policy issues of our t...

June 18th, 2015 |  


Obama: Courts not needed on health care law

“This should be an easy case. Frankly, it probably shouldn’t even have been taken up.”That was President Barack Obama at the G-7 sum...

June 18th, 2015 |