We in S.C. have an attitude problem

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:06 p.m.

This week the leadership of the S.C. Legislature basically told the S.C. Supreme Court to go to Hell.

Pope Francis leads by example

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

What qualifies a pope to be considered great?

Community column: Praying in faith to grow faith

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:57 a.m.

There’s a story that you may have heard about a young preacher at a small rural church.

Guest Editorial: Jimmy Carter — A life of simple virtue

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It was announced this week that Jimmy Carter has cancer. I don’t know what will happen or if it will cut short his life – though I’m not sure “cut short” applies to a man that is 90 years old.

Advice for parents: ‘Let them go’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:51 p.m.

Our world has been transformed by two phenomena since my first child headed off to college 26 years ago.

Guest Editorial: The best ways to pay tribute to the Emanuel Nine

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:46 a.m.

The world’s spotlight has been on Charleston for the past few weeks in the wake of the massacre at the Emanuel AME Church. The aftermath of that horrific event has included the encouraging sight of a community, state and nation coming together to pray and offer support — both emotional and financial — for the nine families …

Putting God’s values and priorities first

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Thin, blue line made of real heroes

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:07 a.m.

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A disappointing discovery ...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10:17 a.m.

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Federal employees deserve our thanks

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:25 a.m.

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Leave the turkey hunting season alone in SC

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:14 p.m.

South Carolina has a great amount of diversity in topography, climate, and outdoor opportunities. We are truly blessed to live here.

Reader addresses chicken issue

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:59 p.m.

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Thank you, Alcoa!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:16 a.m.

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Stags fan proud of Region 8AAA title

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:13 p.m.

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Rozier shares thoughts on school district

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 8:40 a.m.

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Steele says thanks

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:15 a.m.

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Reader weighs in on chicken debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:51 a.m.

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Looking for pictures

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:08 p.m.

Looking for pictures

Ready for change at BHS

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:45 a.m.

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Why government fails Ė and what we can do about it

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:10 p.m.

As election season approaches, Iíve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. Itís that our government often fails ó and that we need to address this. Whatís odd is that while the frequent failures in governmentís performance are very much on ordinary peopleís minds, politicians donít talk much about fixing them. …

Council members write letter supporting Peagler

Monday, June 16, 2014 1:02 p.m.

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Letters to the Editor

Monday, June 2, 2014 11:18 p.m.

MCAP says thanks

Wanted: Suggestions to revitalize St. Stephen

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:57 a.m.

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Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:07 p.m.

Unhappy with American Legion of SC

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:22 p.m.

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Phil Noble Guest Editorial: Ideas from Finland ...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:23 p.m.

We hear lots of talk, especially around election time, about improving schools in South Carolina. What we donít hear much about is what a truly world class school would look like, or how we would go about creating such a thing.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Graham a proven leader

Your Local Newspaper – It’s About Community UPDATED

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 11:18 a.m.

††In the next several weeks there’s a chance you’ll receive a phone call from an organization seeking your input for a survey on the very newspaper you’re holding in your hands and reading right now.I know – some telephone surveys can be inconvenient and even downright bothersome. Honestly, I feel that way about many …

Guest Editorial: Our Veterans deserve better UPDATED

Friday, September 27, 2013 4:53 p.m.

†As the chief advocate for seniors and vulnerable adults in our state, I was deeply troubled and saddened that services for a federally-funded program designed to keep veterans in their homes instead of nursing homes is being terminated because of lack of support by the Veterans' Administration.†A program that is both cost effective (on average …

Fund set up for Bonneau family UPDATED

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:45 p.m.

†Dear Editor:†Some very good friends of ours lost their home Wednesday to fire. We were hoping to get the word out in The Independent about a way the community can help.Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Smith and their family of Bonneau lost their home to a fire on Wednesday afternoon of last week. We have set up a donation account at First Federal of …

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