When people talk about who invented heavy metal, they talk about three British bands – Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple. The first of these was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two decades ago, the second in 2006. It is one of rock history’s great travesties that Deep Purple still remains on the outside of the hall looki
The Buck Stops Here
William Buchheit's two-time award-winning column doesn't appear in The Greer Citizen every week. But when it does, you can count on reading a passionate, compelling and informative argument.
I read a CNN article the other day about a 12-year-old British girl who reportedly has a higher IQ than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
In the last decade, the University of South Carolina’s athletic program has made major strides. Three top-10 finishes in football, two baseball national titles and a top-10 women’s basketball program are all worth bragging about.
I like movies set in the ‘50s,’60s and ‘70s.
There are many reasons for this. The clothes, hair and music are usually pretty cool. But my favorite thing about these retro flicks is the cars.
There aren’t all that many diehard Falcons fans out there. Never winning a Super Bowl has a way of keeping them scarce. But for the last half-decade, anyway, Atlanta was at least competitive and respectable.
For as far back as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with music. Making a top-20 list of my favorite rock and roll artists was a difficult but highly enjoyable project that became so extensive I decided to break it into two parts. The following acts represent my top 10.
Not since Major League Baseball’s steroid controversy has there been such an outcry surrounding pro sports.
Last Wednesday, state lawmakers met in Columbia to discuss the legalization of medical marijuana. Currently, about half of U.S. states allow medicinal cannabis, and there are many good reasons why we should join them.
1. It has proven to be an effective drug
You won’t find many adults as obsessed with sharks as I am. I’ve read dozens of books about them, seen countless documentaries and gone to San Francisco, Guadalupe, Mexico and South Africa to photograph and dive with great whites.
LeBron James is coming home…to a bunch of lousy, fair-weather fans who would turn their back on him again given the chance.
The hottest sports story of the summer reached its climax last week as the NBA’s biggest name announced he would return to the city where he began his career.