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It’s almost time to vote

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at your normal precinct voting location. Early voting in South Carolina, known as in-person absentee voting, will begin on Oct. 10. Rules on who may vote early are fairly liberal, e.g., over 65, or working during normal voting hours on Election Day, or away on business or pleasure, etc.

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Hillary, Holt hide real issues

More than 80 million people tuned in to the first presidential debate. It was a record-setting audience, no doubt including many who are only now paying attention to the presidential race.

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A year after the great flood, are we still a state that cares?

We took great pride in our state’s compassion and generosity after the floods engulfed us a year ago. But the United Way says at least 1,142 people in Richland County alone still need help; statewide, the number is around 3,600. Most are living in moldy homes that aren’t healthy but that they can’t deal with until they repair roofs they can’t afford to repair. And what are we doing to help them?

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Former Marine raises more questions about recruit death at Parris Island

I was a Marine recruit in the 3rd Battalion at Parris Island in 2002 and, in fact, was in the same company as Raheel Siddiqui, the Muslim-American recruit who reportedly leapt to his death as a result of a toxic culture of hazing and physical abuse. I see some striking similarities to my experience — as well as questions that warrant quick and thorough answers.

Videos

Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age

Joel Allen takes a humorous look at how junk mail has changed through the years as paper has given way to email. Having your email account hacked can lead to angry friends, or worse.
Joel Allen Special to The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News
Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age 1:25

Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age

Thornwell, Blanton talk loss to Kentucky 4:13

Thornwell, Blanton talk loss to Kentucky

Frank Martin postgame reaction after loss to Kentucky 11:13

Frank Martin postgame reaction after loss to Kentucky

Chili Cook Off participant reveals secret ingredient 0:50

Chili Cook Off participant reveals secret ingredient