Curiously Amanda

The award-winning column offers sometimes humorous, often relevant and
always entertaining opinions or experiences of columnist Amanda Irwin.

Smarter than dogs

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Like Pavlov’s dog, as children, we are taught how to behave through reinforcement of good behavior. Do something good; get a cookie or gold star. Earn high marks in school; receive an award.

Next door

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I’ve lived in apartments for most of my adult life, so it’s rare that I ever know my neighbors.

Hidden agendas

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The Freedom of Information Act isn’t simply words written on paper to appease the public and fool them into believing that transparency exists.


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Nothing is black and white; don’t judge a book by its cover; These sayings, while cliché, are repeated time and again because, unfortunately, they still need to be heard and their relevance hasn’t

Live once

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Sometimes life has a way of giving you what you need when you need it, and in the least expected ways.


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In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the 13th annual MLK event was held at Greer City Hall, and I had the privilege of covering it.


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