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Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:15 p.m.

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This piece of ancient wisdom is so meaningful to us at Louie’s Kids this time of year. What we know 14 years later in the childhood obesity crisis is that it is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 3:13 p.m.

“When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” – Matthew 2:10-11

Royall Ace Hardware donates heaters UPDATED

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 9:34 a.m.

Each year, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) provides portable oil filled heaters to our low-income elderly clients. In the past, we have purchased heaters from a “big box” store. They gave us a 10 percent discount.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:10 p.m.

Soon President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance. It’s a most fitting way to give thanks for our own life, health and happiness.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:05 a.m.

It was with great sadness I learned of the elimination of the College of Charleston swimming and diving team. More and more, college swimming and diving teams are being cut across the nation due to so called “budget constraints.” Clemson cut their program in 2012. Their excuse was Clemson could not afford to build a 50-meter pool in order for the …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:25 p.m.

It has become obvious that the two-party political system has been corrupted. Technology provides us with a simple and effective solution to the level of corruption that now exists between both parties and the press whose responsibilities have been compromised. The common denominator in this political corruption, and abdication of moral judgment …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:50 a.m.

I am often critical of our local and national government agencies for how slowly the wheels of bureaucracy turn and how long it often takes for positive action to occur. But I also believe in quickly giving praise when praise is due. Here is a great example of a super quick “government” response that had an immediate and drastic impact on the …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 p.m.

I am a bit disappointed at the ill-advised letter that was published in the Oct. 25 issue of the Post and Courier, as it questions the validity and purpose, either directly or indirectly, of the current Mount Pleasant Town Council and mayor. Last I looked, there were close to 80,000 people living in this town and less than 4,000 signatures, or …

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:21 p.m.

I would like to take a moment to thank my fellow council members for supporting the efforts of residents of the north area of Mount Pleasant to place a roundabout rather than a traffic light on the corner of Bessemer Road and Park West Boulevard. As a resident of Park West, I drive that road nearly every day and endure long lines of traffic.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:25 a.m.

(Editor’s note: The following letter is in response to an article written by Suzannah Smith Miles entitled “Our historic plantation lands.”)

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:37 a.m.

The Obama administration’s executive departments and the rest of America have been seriously impacted by several of its departments’ recent failures caused by laxness and poor judgement in carrying out their constitutional duties.The current disaster is fourfold in the Secret Service by not providing the protection the president needs.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:26 a.m.

The Sept. 9 issue of the Post and Courier has a section B front page exclaiming and explaining the needs and costs for all the Department of Transportation projects needed in the next 25 years. The “projects” and their costs include $1.2 billion for planning and building bicycle lanes and trails.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9:18 a.m.

I agree with a recent letter to the editor that it is offensive to see militarization of the police. We are fortunate that is not occurring here in …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:00 a.m.

I’m kind of aghast at the size of the metal “poles” – they are more like towers! – going up along the access road parallel to Johnny Dodds Boulevard. …

A better, leaner, faster fire department UPDATED

Herb Williams

Fire Chief, Mount Pleasant

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:50 a.m.

The fire services industry has changed and the Mount Pleasant Fire Department is leading the way in responding to the shifting trends. Statistics …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:08 a.m.

I took great offense to the recent cartoon titled “Useless Tools” (Opinions, Sept. 3, 2014) featuring images of a spiral ratchet screwdriver, crescent wrench and Al Sharpton. As a do-it-yourselfer, I have found both the Yankee screwdriver and adjustable wrench very valuable in certain circumstances.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Respectfully and with considerable trepidation, I found the Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone’s treatment of our nation’s current immigration quagmire (Opinions, Aug. 13, 2014) superficial and naive.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:41 a.m.

It’s time to engage in the simple truths relative to the Shem Creek parking garage/office building. For the townspeople, Shem Creek is most definitely worth every effort in saving.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Last weekend, the drinking water of 400,000 Toledo residents was fouled by animal waste.

Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

Why is Mount Pleasant Waterworks seeking to get in competition with private plumbing businesses to repair sewer lines or water lines that run between …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 1:18 p.m.

South Carolina may be back in the gold business according to a Post and Courier, July 28 article. The Corps of Engineers may issue a wetlands permit …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:08 a.m.

“I believe we fought the good fight.” – Gawrych

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:42 a.m.

Wanna know why the president of the College of Charleston should be an administrator and not an academic? Just review the recent decision made by the former president, Benson, as he overruled the athletic director, instead of firing him outright, based on outrageous conduct and abuse directed to student athletes on the basketball team. He resorted …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 8:03 a.m.

Our community has hit the jackpot with the Crabpot Players Theatre Company.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:07 a.m.

As President Obama announces the sending of 300 of our finest as advisors to Iraq, I cannot help remembering the sending of advisors to Vietnam (another war we could not win and should have stayed out). When will we learn from history?

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:37 p.m.

Our country has broken another promise.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Editor's note: Due to a layout issue in the print edition of this week's Moultrie News the letter entitled SNOBS was combined with a letter entitled Squad 504. This has been corrected and the proper signatures assigned to the corresponding letters. The Moultrie News regrets the error.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Over the last couple of months, much has been written about the area around Mount Pleasant's Shem Creek, including the preservation of the shrimping and fishing fleet.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:26 p.m.

Partnering with Coca-Cola to initiate a Fit Family Challenge is like partnering with Philip Morris to combat heart disease.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:10 p.m.

There will be many well-deserved tributes to Scott Rush saluting his 15-year journey of excellence in music education at Wando High School.

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