From the Editor

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Two meetings last week got me thinking about entrenched ways of looking at issues and how much different — and better — our society might be if we could break away from those mindsets.

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State Column

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RALEIGH — Almost exactly one year ago, South Carolina’s state senate was presented with a measure to raise the default age at which those accused of committing crimes were treated as adults rather than as juveniles. For decades, that age had been 16 in South Carolina.

Comments

  • Stephen Wall said:

    great work on the Canton Watershed- we are so blessed in Haywood County with our pristine waters- protect them!!

  • Judith Gallagher-Howell said:

    Thank you...I loved reading your articles every week and looked forward to every one of them.

  • Carolyn Carlson said:

    I remember voting with paper ballots back in the early 1970s. The biggest problem I recall is that it took FOREVER to learn who had won each e…
  • Patricia Adams said:

    So glad this is happening. I had a problem voting in one of the elections and had to have the machine opened and start over. It was not tabula…
  • Lawrence Halverson said:

    Very perceptive, and applicable to almost all organizations with a history, customs, and that depend upon the rule of law, like . . . nations.

  • PetterCarr PetterCarr said:

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  • Peg Ganger said:

    Thank you Everette. I couldn't agree with you more.

  • Joe Vescovi said:

    Well written! There seems to always be two sides to an argument and it is important to get all the facts stated correctly.

  • Joe Vescovi said:

    Just wondering if he will have a town hall meeting with the public. I haven't seen when he has had them scheduled. Did hear he ONLY has them i…
  • Lin Osborne said:

    Many people may recognize the picture, but it would be nice if the article had included the name of the author.

  • Ron Rookstool said:

    Interesting that enrollment is down. Seems one big problem are poor grades (performance). But I bet because their secrecy (no open meetings as…
  • Ron Rookstool said:

    Lets consider the facts here. The 20 wealthy seasonal folks still have a way in and out to their homes, although they may consider this option…
  • Bill White said:

    This is Racist!!! Part of the problem not part of the solution. I am so disappointed that this was published in this paper!