I have no interest in the tawdry aspects of the Amanda O’Nan-DeJuan Holmes issue. But I have been interested as O’Nan’s supporters have come forward during the past months to speak at school board meetings and write about her strengths and to threaten some questionable actions if she were not placed back into her principal’s position.
Shame on you! Just because you can get the emails between the high school principal and now former deputy sheriff doesn’t mean you have to print them. Even though they are “public figures” in a sense, this is way too much information about their private lives. This story is yellow journalism and to sensationalize it puts a dark cast on your papers. Leave them alone. No one needs to know the contents of their emails and personal lives.
Let me get this straight — a boat with “grossly intoxicated” people on board had an accident on Feb. 24 resulting in one of them dying and, as I write this 19 days later, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources had not spoken to all the occupants of the boat? If this is not gross incompetence, I do not know what is.
Hilton Head SC St. Patrick’s Day Parade grand marshal David Lauderdale of The Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette shares the ride that attracted his grandbaby from Brooklyn. Its SC’s oldest St. Paddy’s parade.
Today there is considerable irrefutable, science-based evidence that the global climate is changing, with increasing overall temperatures, increasing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, and altered patterns of precipitation and natural disasters like Hilton Head Island saw in Hurricane Matthew in October of 2016.
Years ago, I used the beach for recreation, such as running, biking and exercising my dog. When I learned the beach is actually a fragile ecosystem, home to thousands of marine animals that depend on this unique and dwindling habitat for their very existence, I tempered my behavior.
Because bait and switch routinely works so well, both parties employ it. For a good laugh, ask tea party survivors how satisfied they are with the fiscal stringencies their elections imposed on the Capitol.