I was so inspired by Muhammad Ali’s funeral and all the faiths represented there and realized it was a picture of what our world could look like if we all worked together. He was a wonderful statesman who tried and succeeded very often to bring diversified groups of people together and we are challenged to follow his example.
Hilton Head Island Mayor David Bennett and new Town Council member David Ames are right to question a town allocation of $300,000 for repairs to a beach in Hilton Head Plantation that is not open to everyone.
In the past few days, almost all social media platforms blew up with the story of the Stanford rape case where a freshman from Stanford’s swim team sexually assaulted an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. A jury found Brock Turner guilty of three counts of sexual assault. But although he faced a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison, he was sentenced to six months in a county jail and probation.
“There’s an old adage about a vat of wine standing next to a vat of sewage. Add a cup of wine to the sewage, and it is still sewage. But add a cup of sewage to the wine, and it is no longer wine but sewage. Is this what Donald Trump has done to our politics?”
According to the FBI, there were about 30,000 gun-related deaths last year. Most were suicides — about 65 percent — which arguably would have probably taken place anyway. Law enforcement in the line of duty accounted for 15 percent. Criminal gangs, drugs, or the mentally ill accounted for 17 percent. Three percent were accidental discharge deaths.
I’m in full agreement with recent letters criticizing the ineptitude of the SC Department of Transportation regarding landscape maintenance, so may I add my complaint regarding the recently-widened portion of S.C. 170 between U.S. 278 and S.C. 46?
Steve and Kirsten Hotchkiss, co-founders of My Life's Messages online service, give one reason why it is important to make sure that you start thinking about your loved ones in the event of your death now as opposed to later.
'You never know how much time you've got left.'
Pocket Full of Sunshine sponsors Fun in the Sun for Everyone
Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age
Wheel of Fortune watch party for Bluffton's Ben Hoover