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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.

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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 – and what we can do about it

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

As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this. What’s odd is that while the frequent failures in government’s performance are very much on ordinary people’s minds, politicians don’t 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 don’t 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 …

Know your facts UPDATED

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:18 p.m.

 Dear Editor, The Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging and Disability is not a resource we all can benefit from. I am a single mother with a 7-year-old son named Michael who is severely disabled and spastic quadriplegic. After studying the brochure and exploring their website (www.scaccesshelp.org) it clearly states that this department intends …

Guest Editorial: Our Veterans deserve better UPDATED

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:46 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 …

Macedonia group needs help from community UPDATED

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:44 p.m.

Dear Editor: The Macedonia Community Action Project needs your help.The Macedonia Community Action Project is responsible for the Welcome to Macedonia signs and the payment of the leased property from the Forest Department. We are responsible for the streetlights on the corners of intersections, which we also pay for. We have given away free smoke …

Thank you Samantha UPDATED

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:35 p.m.

Dear Editor,On Aug. 28, my husband and I were traveling from Camden to Charleston for a doctor’s appointment.  We were ahead of schedule and decided to make a brief stop in Summerville at one of the shopping centers near the interstate.  With a little more than an hour before the appointment time, we returned to the car.  As I turned the key …

Security Breach - One Year Later UPDATED

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:17 p.m.

With the anniversary of the SC Department of Revenue hacking quickly approaching, many of the 1 year Experian ProtectMyID® credit monitoring subscriptions will soon be expiring.  As a reminder, the ProtectMyID® service is good for one year of monitoring from the date you signed up.  Experian began sending out renewal solicitations last week which …

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