Out of every difficult situation comes an opportunity to learn, grow and renew a focus on the future. Aiken is at that crossroads currently. As we begin the search for a new city manager, we have a chance to select an individual who can raise the...
Watching the whirlwind of violence sweep across Iraq, most Americans would doubtless prefer to leave Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his countrymen to face their fate alone rather than have the United States bail them out.
Stanford University’s sports teams weren’t always known as the Cardinal. Dartmouth squads have been called the Big Green only for the past four decades. Generations of students passed through Marquette before any began cheering for the Golden Eagles.
There is a buzz in the air in Aiken these days, as many local residents and businesses are excited about the growing interest in enhancing the economic vitality of our community through a renewed interest in entrepreneurship.
The student-loan bill that came up in the U.S. Senate last week was a modest proposal. It merely allowed overburdened borrowers to refinance their loans at today’s lower market rates, as other borrowers can do for mortgages and consumer loans.
Experts have warned since U.S. forces left Iraq in late 2011 that the divided nation would not find peace unless Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki took steps to include Sunnis and others in his Shiite-dominated government.
Elections are highly instructive. While no two are ever the same, data points from individual races can be used to draw general conclusions. Last week’s Republican primary between U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and his six challengers is a case...
I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it’d be raining. Thankfully, this isn’t, so it isn’t. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments.