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When you hear the name Aesop you immediately remember his many fables, stories about animals, fruits and other ordinary things from nature that had a deeper, more abstract meaning.

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When you hear the name Aesop you immediately remember his many “fables”, stories about animals, fruits and other ordinary things from nature that had a deeper, more abstract meaning (hare and tortoise; fox and grapes).

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The Darwin awards, of course in honor of Charles Darwin, acknowledge those folks whose behavior indicates that not all humans have actually evolved to even a basic level of common sense.

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Twenty years ago, state lawmakers passed the Heritage Act as part of a compromise to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse dome. The act also prohibited the removal of memorials on public property unless there's a two-thirds vote by the House and Senate. That means monuments…

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As a pro-lifer, I have worked with both Carter Smith and John Gallman in order to elect a real pro-life senator for District 33. There were several letters and telephone conversations with each of them. Each of these two candidates emphatically stated he would absolutely endorse the other pr…

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Horry County football teams will begin conditioning workouts next week. Teams have been told to follow guidelines to keep players safe as COVID-19 continues to spread in the Grand Strand area. With the county being designated as a coronavirus hotspot, is it safe for players to begin workouts?

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Happy Father’s Day! In the days before cell phones, internet and Facebook, it was said that the day of the year with the most phone calls home was Mother’s Day and the day with the most “collect” phone calls home was Father’s Day.

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Besides immensely enjoying excellent BritBox murder mysteries on my TV while I quarantined, I have found another source of pleasure that I might never have discovered had it not been for the pandemic.

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Greetings in the wonderful Name of Jesus Christ. My name is Rev. Monte Porter and I am the pastor of The Sanctuary at Good Hope in Conway.

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Emotions in South Carolina are high in the wake of George Floyd's murder by police officers, and one of the major demands by protestors is access to police body camera recordings.

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One fact became obvious early in the recent campaigns for Horry County Council: both the incumbents and the challengers agreed on the problems facing their respective districts.

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“O Lord, You have searched me and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought afar off. You comprehend my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.

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As I woke up this morning to a chaotic world, as I usually do when I’m troubled, my thoughts turned to my parents and how I wished they were here to tell me everything’s going to be OK.

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During the final year of my term on the Myrtle Beach City Council, we were faced with a shooting in downtown Myrtle Beach. It was not the first time either. In that particular event, the shooting was filmed and created a huge firestorm and made national news.

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Today America is struggling again in a bitter battle against a disease more deadly than COVID-19 or any other known illness or disease.

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It’s really hard for me to believe this, but next month marks 50 years since my high school graduation (boy, I must have been a young graduate?)! Yet, I still remember that evening. We marched into the auditorium of Hinton High School (Hinton, WVa) to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance”, 166…

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It’s really hard for me to believe this, but next month marks 50 years since my high school graduation (boy, I must have been a young graduate?)! Yet, I still remember that evening. We marched into the auditorium of Hinton High School (Hinton, W.Va.) to the tune of Pomp and Circumstance, 166…

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The apostle Paul frequently refers to Christian believers as those “in Christ.” For instance, in his greeting to Christians in Ephesus, Paul calls his readers, “holy ones” and “faithful followers” in Christ Jesus. Rather than turn our conversation into a left-brain mini-lecture on the precis…

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Perhaps I should say, fathers can be parents, too. I have had many discussions with fathers who want to be the best father they can be, but feel they don’t know how…have not been prepped well, not invited in to be a partner, or just didn’t feel they could do the job especially with the girl …

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Myrtle Beach officials again showed their penchant for tone-deaf public statements this week when they congratulated themselves on a “peaceful” Memorial Day weekend.