National Newspaper Week

Newspapers are vital to the health of S.C. communities Editor's Note: National Newspaper Week is Oct. 3-9. In addition to this column and ad, the national content kit includes ads, logos, columns, editorials and other features available free to newspapers. Feel free to adapt if you are a free distribution paper. By...

Through Our Eyes Project launches in Columbia

Through Our Eyes Project launches in Columbia, S.C. Posted Sept. 29, 2021Contact: Jason Williamson(864) 918-4480info@throughoureyesproject.comThis week, 100 people affected by homelessness in Columbia, S.C. will receive disposable cameras with one task: to tell their stories.This latest installment of the Through Our Eyes Project is the sixth to reach out to...

Rogers receives Order of the Palmetto

Rogers receives Order of the Palmetto Posted July 21, 2021Gov. Henry McMaster presented South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers with the Order of the Palmetto during his retirement party on July 15 at The River Center in Columbia.The Order of the Palmetto is the state’s highest civilian honor,...

The pig with no ears

Welcome to Swampton: The pig with no ears Michael DeWitt, Jr. Posted June 7, 2021By Michael DeWitt, Jr.This column is dedicated to all the speech therapists and speech pathologists who help our children find their voices, and to the animal lovers who help every little piggy know that they have...

Florence Morning News editor to lead state press association

Florence Morning News editor to lead state press association Posted March 31, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact Bill Rogers:Office: (803) 750-9561 | brogers@scpress.orgDon Kausler Jr., regional editor of the Morning News in Florence, has been elected president of the S.C. Press Association after a vote of the Press Association’s membership.Other officers...

Here -finally- comes the bride

Here -finally- comes the bride Posted March 12, 2021By Rachel StrieberCarolina News & ReporterUniversity of South CarolinaEditor's Note: This snippet links to a full package of content, including images and an infographic on the Carolina News & Reporter site. With pandemic restrictions gradually lifting in South Carolina, a boom in business for...

The Badwell Trilogy

The Badwell Trilogy Tom Poland Posted Feb. 1, 2021By Tom PolandA Southern Writerwww.tompoland.nettompol@earthlink.netFaint, yet menacing, came the sound. I stood still as the stones around me and listened. From woods northeast it came again. Coyotes. Well, it seemed fitting that their ghostly yelps and cries come to me. I was...

Tough Guy, Soft Heart

Tough Guy, Soft Heart: Jack Palance—A City Slicker Tom Poland Posted Jan. 22, 2021By Tom PolandA Southern Writerwww.tompoland.nettompol@earthlink.netThe book world brings interesting people my way. Some are nobodies. Some are famous. Jack Palance was famous, a Hollywood tough guy, a tough guy with a soft heart. He wrote a book...