Stand up for jobs

Stand up for jobs

Like so many Republicans, I was happy a year ago to see a passionate advocate for U.S. businesses returned to the White House. Now, it is time for Pre...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Reflecting on 2017 at Newberry Hospital

Reflecting on 2017 at Newberry Hospital

As Christmas quickly approaches and we have just celebrated Thanksgiving, I believe this would be a great time to reflect on this past year at Newberr...

December 8th, 2017 |  


The People’s College at War

The People’s College at War

December is a busy month at the Newberry County Literacy Council: a gala celebration dinner for learners, donors, volunteers and staff; an appearance ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Common Carrier and Net Neutrality

Common Carrier and Net Neutrality

The terms “common carriage” and “common carrier” have been mentioned in recent years in regard to the Internet and Net Neutral...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Keeping track of government travel costs

Keeping track of government travel costs

Travel spending is one of those areas of government that can be difficult to size up. Obviously, public officials often need to travel to discharge th...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Educating the consumer public

Educating the consumer public

The South Carolina Insurance Association will be featured this week. Russ Dubisky, executive director of the Association, will answer questions during...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Money is not the most important thing in our life

It’s important to have money to pay our bills and buy the things we need, but if we are not careful money will become the most important thing i...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Still Paying For Christmas 2016? Atta Boy, Clarence!

Still Paying For Christmas 2016? Atta Boy, Clarence!

It’s beginning to look a lot like debt collectors, everywhere you go…According to the NerdWallet personal finance website, a distressing n...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Consumer Protection is No Laughing Matter

Consumer Protection is No Laughing Matter

As Congress struggles to enact legislation that will bring tax relief to the rich and obliterate healthcare for the not-so-rich, another battle is bre...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Identify Theft Calling

Identify Theft Calling

Ring, ring.“Hello, this is Tom.”“Hi, Tom, I called to thank you.”“Thank me?”“Do you remember the data breach...

November 29th, 2017 |