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12:35 pm on Tuesday May 27, 2014

Local Parents petition Horry County Schools over attendance policy

A group of local parents have taken to GoPetition.com to air their grievances about school attendance policy. Of the concerned parents complaints are the current attendance policy, "eliminates the rights of the parent to make essential, responsible...
10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
12:37 pm on Wednesday May 16, 2012

After 23 years on the job a Michigan man faces unemployment.

 John Chevilott was performing his duties by mowing lawns in Detroit for the county, when he came across a gun in the grass.   He alerted his supervisor of the find and was told that police were going to meet him at the job site to recover the...
7:03 am on Thursday February 19, 2009

School board thinks about upping minority attendance at Buist Academy

The Charleston County School Board is looking to get more minority children into the student body at the prestigious Buist Academy, only they legally can't use race as a determining factor. Don't know about Buist Academy or its complicated past?...
1:20 pm on Wednesday July 16, 2008

Silly bike registration just got worse

Image by flickr user hiveImage by 20080716bikes.jpg Bike confiscation, it's a touchy issue. You probably didn't know it, but the city of Charleston requires that you register your bike. If you don't, your precious bike (whether trike or Trek) stands...