Poetry in Motion

It’s no surprise that times are hard for children these days. In a time where government funding is directed toward building prisons rather than establishing after-school programs, the inner city youth is often overlooked and ignored. Luckily for young girls of Columbia, A.M. Butterfles, a two-woman team dedicated to "empowering people through poetry, literature and the visual arts" is here.

Read more

Dr. Cleveland Sellers officially accepts position as president of Voorhees

Denmark, S.C. – On April 22, the Voorhees College Board of Trustees Chairman, Dr. Marshall B. Bass, officially named and introduced Dr. Cleveland Sellers as the eighth president of Voorhees College.

Read more

This Week in History

Vincent out in Charlotte, after one season

CHARLOTTE – For Sam Vincent, it was a short stay as coach of the Charlotte Bobcats, after he was ousted from his job Saturday (April 26).

Read more

Sports Notes – May 1, 2008

Merling taken by Dolphins in NFL Draft

ST. MATTHEWS, S.C.-If in fact it was a boyhood dream of Phillip Merling to one day play in the National Football League (NFL), the Calhoun County native, as of last Saturday (April 26) has that opportunity.

Read more

Ron Rogers’ Editorial Cartoon

Pentagon Conduits

As we now know, thanks to the New York Times, the military-industrial complex is well represented in the daily television news coverage of the Iraq and Afghan occupations. Those former generals who seemed generously to have come out of retirement to provide disinterested analysis of the Bush administration’s military adventures are neither generous nor disinterested.

Read more

The End of Freedom in America?

According to the New Jersey ACLU legal director, Marcus Borden has fostered a "destructive environment" for students. What did Borden, a high school football coach in East Brunswick, N.J., and a recipient of the national Caring Coach of the Year award, do to create such a "destructive" environment?

Read more

This Week in History

In spite of less than best play, Serena wins title

CHARLESTON – By her own admission, it wasn’t her best performance in the early proceedings of the 2008 tour; however Serena Williams was nonetheless pleased at the end of the championship match of the 35th Family Circle Cup Sunday evening (April 20).

Read more