FairTax could end the IRS

Open Letter Dear Editor, I read with great interest our Comptroller's article, "What to ask when politicians eye your wallet." I have long been an advocate of the FairTax (www.fairtax.org) in order to overturn the [...]

By |September 23rd, 2017|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

The ICEE story

Along about 1955-56, four little kids growing up in Columbia never knew that someday instead of playing with dolls and small play cars, they would be playing on a Gym Dandy swing set of their [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

State a leader for the country

OpinionBy Representative Nathan Ballentine Every day in South Carolina parents hear the dreaded words from the doctor: “Your child has autism.” That moment changes their lives forever.In March 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Football player doesn’t appreciate his blessings

  Dear Editor, The professional football player who recently refused to stand for the National Anthem stirred strong feelings in many Americans -- although probably not the feelings he intended. His refusal to stand during [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Bolen an easy choice for Register of Deeds

As a candidate for Lexington County Register of Deeds, I focused on protecting the taxpayer’s identity, protecting their deeds and protecting their money. Unfortunately, while I did get a significant portion of the vote, my [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Anybody But Dino

Dear Friends, I hope you will forgive my intrusion, but I feel compelled to reach out to share a recent experience I had and to ask you to avoid supporting one of the candidates for [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Dino Best Choice for County Council

As a longtime Chapin resident, I am ready for change on County Council and I am voting for Dino to be our new County Councilman. We have too many political insiders working with special interests [...]

By |June 21st, 2016|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Lexington County getting funding for flood recovery

Dear Editor, I am delighted to report some very good news regarding the recent flood in Lexington county. As you know, I have not been particularly happy with the response of FEMA to our recent [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Alex Mowery announces candidacy

I am excited to announce my candidacy for the Cayce City Council District 4 seat. As a young professional, I feel I represent a rapidly growing demographic in the area and can provide a new [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Letter to Editor|0 Comments

Lexington tax payments can be paid at local banks

  To the editor: Over the past few months, the Lexington County Treasurer’s Office has overhauled the county’s banking services in an effort save taxpayer dollars and boost the local economy. For one, taxpayers are [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Letter to Editor|0 Comments