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U.S. Loves Engineers, Treats Them Badly

Llewellyn King | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

We do not treat engineers very nicely -- at least not those who are federal employees or contractors. The very politicians who lead in exhorting our young to become engineers are those who treat engineers as disposable workers

From Italy, I Pray: Don't Get Distracted by Religion

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Religion can be used for good and for evil, as when most white churches in America praised and for the most part defended slavery, and told their black parishioners to be ever better at obedience.

Southern Comfort: Saying Hello to Fall in South Carolina

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When it comes to the mechanically cooled contemporary American South, this may be close to blasphemy. But here goes: Some of us do not like central air. Indoor breezes are indoor breezes, if you ask me. You might be in a mall, or at the movies, or driving around in your car.

Bringing Wine Country Living to South Carolina's Lowcountry

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mary Orlin

I grew up spending two weeks each summer going to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with my family.  The Lowcountry is a special place for me.  T...

A Tale of Two BBQs

John Malik | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
John Malik

Competition BBQ has grown exponentially in the last ten years and that means bigger purses, more attention, and more competitors. But this sort of event isn't for the faint of heart -- or wallet,

S.C. Finally Honoring a Civil Rights Hero

Andy Brack | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Andy Brack

It has taken more than 60 years for people in the city where the Civil War started to figure out it was home to an authentic civil rights hero.

Rockin' A Hard Place: Where Sugarland, John Mayer and Zac Brown Climbed to Fame

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Kristi York Wooten

John Jeter's memoir, Rockin' A Hard Place: Flats, Sharps And Other Notes From A Misfit Music Club Owner, is an absorbing tale of how to start a business and fail, and win, and succeed, and fail and win again.

Abstinence Rules For GOP Candidates In Laurens County, S. Carolina

Corey Hutchins | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Corey Hutchins

New rules adopted by the Laurens County, South Carolina GOP require would-be candidates to swear off porn and take oaths of pre-marital purity, among others that are intended to differentiate them from Democrats, according to party officials.

How Democrats Hurt Jobs

New York Times | JOE NOCERA | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

The airplane’s aft section arrived early Monday morning. That’s what they’d been waiting for at the final assembly plant in North Charleston, S....

Why Would You Want to be Homeless? (VIDEO)

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Here's the idea: On March 7, my roommate and I will head outside in Columbia, S.C. For one week, we will leave behind almost everything except the clothes on our backs. Our purpose? To document the homeless experience in our city firsthand.

Former Miss Teen South Carolina May Join Amazing Race

The Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

She was the beauty queen who launched a thousand YouTube clicks. Actually, Caitlin Upton's botched answer during the 2007 Miss Teen USA pageant drew ...