Getting older does not mean giving up. September is Healthy Aging Month and while many dread aging, there are some ways to age in a healthy fashion. This is the perfect time to embrace aging and turn it into a happy and healthy experience. Dr. Bright McConnell of FitMed Partners highlights 10 ways to get started.
In March 1991, Rodney King was beaten by four Los Angeles police officers. On April 29, 1992, a Los Angeles jury acquitted the police officers and …
The blessing of being a writer/columnist is having a forum to share thoughts about what is going on all around us and trying to put it in some sort …
At church last week, my friend Roy, who drag races, told me he runs one-eighth of a mile in six seconds. He said that when he finishes a race, it would take 20 minutes to explain everything that went on in those six seconds.
Medicare provides vital health insurance for 50 million seniors and people with disabilities. But even when you have Medicare, health care is not …
Over the past few weeks, I have talked to two different customers who have had great success with one of our money-saving products. The product is Possum's Wetting Agent with Biostimulants (PWAB for short).
By Susan McSwain
Reference DepartmentFriday, September 12, 2014 9:33 a.m.
What’s the most valuable card in my wallet? I would have to say my library card.
The benefits of shopping locally can't be overstated.
Apple just announced the iPhone 6 and a watch while I “listened” online with text blasts from California.
Short of a natural disaster, there has been an inordinate number of deaths of people close to me and my readers just this past week. Some were expected, such as long illnesses and the very elderly. But there were many that were sudden, unexpected and “too soon” which leave most people shaken, in shock and very saddened.
I just met my neighbors. – Statement by Zack Bussey on Twitter when Facebook crashed in June 2014
I was asked about aerating a yard this time of year, and I replied that you should go for it as long as your grass is actively growing and not under any stress. Aerating should be considered for the health of your whole landscape and it is not a spring-only activity. While you have the holes open in your yard, there are many products that you can …
As I grew up in a very small village in the Netherlands, the nearest public library was in a town about 5 miles away. You might think 5 miles is not very far, but at that time, I was elementary school age and my only mode of transportation was a bike suitable for my size, i.e., not very big with small wheels.
Wow, what a week. Fall armyworms decided to attack my yard and many others throughout the Lowcountry. Golf courses and turf fields have been getting their fair share of munching as well. Walk around your yard late in the evening; if you see a lot of moths, usually worms are close behind (moths lay eggs; eggs hatch into hungry worms).
Meet Christian Colon, full-time library assistant in the circulation department, and one of Mount Pleasant Regional's newest staff members. Christian …
The Republican majority in the South Carolina House of Representatives currently stands at 78 members, in comparison to the Democratic Party's 46 …
My wife invited me to go with her to help select a new laptop for her job.
Everyone who is against funding for education, please raise your hand.
I'm always excited to see Clemson or USC athletes ascend to the NFL, but it was particularly thrilling to watch former Gamecock quarterback Connor …
It was a tough month.
A local gardener writes:
Q: Why is the term “redneck” OK, but the mascot name “Redskins” isn’t?
Treat for mosquitoes in your yard! Usually, I recommend the organic repellents; however, with the amount of rain we have had, try some Cyonara and kill the mosquito. Scout around your yard for potential breeding sites.
Recently, the Winston-Salem Journal covered the issue of fracking in Davie County next door to Forsyth County.
America did not become great by keeping people out. We are great because, throughout our history, we have held our doors wide open to those seeking a new start, economic opportunity and a chance to raise their families in peace and freedom.
I love food, but I'm a terrible cook. I don't like to cook. I don't have the patience for it. Frankly, I'd rather be reading a book.
We can’t solve problems with the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. – Albert Einstein