OPINION: Read to Succeed Poised to Fail Students

Decades of new standards and reading textbooks and programs have utterly failed children and literacy.

Customers shouldn’t bear the brunt of costs for failed projects like VC Summer Nuclear Station

$9 billion has been spent on the abandoned nuclear power plant, and 5,100 are now out of a job. How did this happen and what can we do to stop it from happening again?

OPINION: The VC Summer nuclear debacle matters to the Upstate, too

We have the opportunity right now to make positive change, to raise a phoenix out of this incredible nuclear dumpster fire.

OPINION: The lessons I’ve learned from John McCain

In this tumultuous time in our country, the ideals and values McCain embodies are needed now more than ever.

A writer pays a visit to a thriving garden built ‘from scratch’

An invitation from a reader takes Kathy Slayter to the gardens in Simpsonville’s Gilder Creek Farm subdivision.

What does the closing of American Grocery mean to Greenville’s food scene?

A shockwave recently went through the Greenville restaurant community, and at its epicenter was the closing of downtown gastronomic stalwart American Grocery Restaurant.

Investing in Neighborhood Parks is Critical

Parks — like cities, businesses, institutions, and all of us — must evolve.

My Fellow Millennials…

…we need to talk about the true meaning of affordable housing.

OPINION: Serious legal issues cloud the future of GHS

I am not against such a partnership. I am also not against empowering GHS to have the legal authority to enter into this partnership. However, I believe GHS currently does not have the ability to legally enter into a contract of this nature.

OPINION: GHS, Palmetto partnership is a win-win

From where I sit — first and foremost as a patient, and second, as someone who regularly hears about the impacts of health care on our business community — I see this partnership as a win-win for the Upstate and Midlands communities.

Stop the Anger

We — as Americans, as a society, as rational adults — must address the anger in this country.

Business community wins big(ly) at the State House

This year legislators tackled some of our state’s biggest issues, which included big wins for Upstate businesses.