Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Time to reflect on US freedoms

Our recent Fourth of July celebration was a reminder of what a wonderful thing it is to live in one of the most free societies on earth. We can still pursue life, liberty, and happiness unmolested by unsavory elements. We retain our freedom of expression, religion, and, yes, the right bear arms, to protect our persons and property.

Letters to the Editor

Let the tourists pay for wider bridge to Hilton Head

I just read the piece about horrific Saturday traffic on the bridge to Hilton Head Island. We haven’t been on that bridge on a summer Saturday since we moved here 14 years ago. Bluffton businesses just have to make do without our patronage when tourist season hits. We also avoid the island’s south end at those times.

Bear in dumpster startles unsuspecting woman

A woman in Asheville, North Carolina, said she was scared but excited when she went to throw some trash in a dumpster only to be greeted by a bear that was looking for a meal.