Military rhetoric overshadowing real defense issues

Talk by presidential candidates about keeping the nation’s military strong and defeating the self-described Islamic State has been bluster aimed at swaying early primary voters rather than views for a rational path to a safer nation, retired military leaders in South Carolina say.

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Okatie man loses Great Dane; suspects it was shot

Okatie resident Tim Flynn is heartbroken over the recent loss of his Great Dane, around his property off SC 170 in Okatie. After "Junior", a rescue dog, and Flynn's two other dogs had their usual Saturday morning "romp" in the woods, Junior did not return. Flynn explains why he feels his Dane was shot, followed by something else unfathomable.


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