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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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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.


  • Mary Curry said:

    An update from SELC on efforts to make solar much more affordable and available:…
  • Marilyn Snook said:

    Great info, but there’s no link to the COVID dashboard. Thanks for everything you’re doing to keep us informed!

  • Helene Cox said:

    So how can I order a copy of this book!?!

  • Mary Curry said:

    We're already both fully occupied in retirement with volunteering.What do you do besides reading Breitbart and Fox, both of which independent …
  • Janet Presson said:

    Nothing but a Trump hater making things up! You really need to find some volunteer work or something to occupy yourself!

  • Cindy McCormick said:

    Thank you! A fabulous article full of memories and timely wisdom. I’m trying to do the same thing with my own grands.

  • Mary Curry said:

    So true, all. We the public are left unnecessarily extra- stressed, we the taxpayers are watching a president broadcasting bogus "executive or…
  • Hammer J. Helmer said:

    You’re rambling conspiratorial nonsense of information from foreign countries. I can’t take you serious.

  • Mary Curry said:

    It's "better to be safe than sorry." The huge increase in virus cases and now deaths, which will rise more in the next couple of weekss to ref…
  • Mary Curry said:

    Sir, the only 'other studies" are published online by fake experts or by others who lie about or falsify data from studies. NO doctor who isn'…
  • Mary Curry said:

    Mr. Nolte, my request to you is that you ask teachers responsible for teaching internet use and safety to review their curriculum and that you…
  • Mary Curry said:

    Your posiitive attitude is so very American--the best that is American, in contrast to the worst being displayed by those so unimaginably self…
  • Mary Curry said:

    Excellent--perfecrky documented, clear. The fact of Trump's treason is so screamingly obvious it shocks like nothing else in my life.

  • Marguerite Hargreaves said:

    Haywood residents need to have confidence in the hospital. How many employees tested positive, other than more than five, less than 20? Of tho…