What happens if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement?

Greenville County has 18,000 adults in the “Medicaid gap” with absolutely no options for health care coverage. These individuals are a significant portion of the nearly 4,000 patients annually who receive their health care at the Greenville Free Medical Clinic.

Lindsey Graham tells Trump to take US spies seriously

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) made a brief appearance during this morning’s Senate Armed Services Committee on Russia’s involvement in email hacks targeting the Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Eulogy for Santa Gigante

Count on Kris Kringle to save Christmas — even a giant inflatable one.

Sanford: Fear causing some in Congress to keep Trump criticisms to themselves

In a recent Politico post, Mark Sanford talks about the reluctance of some of his fellow Republicans in Congress to criticize Donald Trump: “Nobody wants to go first…. People are naturally reticent to be the first out of the block for fear of Sean Hannity, for fear of Breitbart, for fear of local folks.”

The law says Leatherman must become Lt. Gov, he says no

Figuring out who succeeds Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster is easy: the Senate president pro tempore, Hugh Leatherman. But Leatherman has let it be known that he isn’t going to take the largely ceremonial position of lieutenant governor.

Obama’s overtime changes are on hold, but we should still talk about the value of nonprofit work

The season of giving is upon us, and most nonprofit organizations are in the midst of making their year-end appeals. I hope you are getting out your checkbooks and considering how you will generously allocate your charitable dollars.

Rescue the Reedy: Proposed development threatens the beauty of Falls Park

There is now a proposal before the city to construct an office building on this acreage, 55 East Camperdown Way, directly in the view line of those on the Liberty Bridge and looking up the river. While the developer has met “legal regulations” for construction under current code, the building will block the gateway arch underneath the historic Main Street Bridge and become the view from the Liberty Bridge.

Both Republicans and Democrats ignored the force driving Trump’s popularity

As for exactly why Trump defeated Hillary, the time has come to dispense with the imagined impact of easy scapegoats, whether it’s third-party spoilers, an uninspired black population, racists and bigots, Facebook-addicted millennials, misogynist men and self-loathing women or our increasingly entertainment-centric cable news channels.

Spinning, Moving Forward and Doubling Down

I’m sure you have noticed that the news is full of recalls, denials and apologies. I’m a big believer in correcting errors and asking forgiveness. But really!

“Premature Criticism”

Letter to the Editor: After reading Jason Zacher’s Oct. 24 Greenville Journal column, “Proposed Greenville County sign ordinance creates burdensome regulations,” and as a member of the sign committee charged with rewriting the Greenville County Sign Ordinance, I believe a response is warranted.

Proposed sign ordinance creates burdensome new regulations

A proposed ordinance makes your grand opening a “special event,” and you’d better not cover up more than 20 percent of your windows with signs that are less than 12 inches from the window.

Three tales of Greenville ghosts

It’s Halloween time again, and that means people get interested in ghosts and haints. And that means people start watching the slasher films from the 1980s they stuffed away in a box of DVDs or they scan Netflix for something that will make the hairs on the back of their necks get tingly or they […]

Do you know the oldest standing structure in Greenville County?

By international standards, the United States is a very young country. Countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America boast of architectural treasures thousands of years old. Yet aside from some Native American dwellings in New Mexico and several structures in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the oldest surviving architecture in what now constitutes the United […]

Love is in the air – or do I smell a stink bug?

After a long hot Southern summer, fall has finally come to the Carolina foothills bringing memories of first love, and the sound of thunderous snoring and a houseful of stink bugs.