It’s rare, but once in awhile, a hero will emerge and impact the lives of people they’ll never come to know and whose influence cannot be forgotten.
The award-winning column offers sometimes humorous, often relevant and
always entertaining opinions or experiences of columnist Amanda Irwin.
After the video of Ray Rice allegedly abusing his finance was released, the cold, victim-blaming reality of domestic abuse has dominated new outlets.
Educators again are tasked with molding impressionable minds of distracted, lively youngsters, who enter the classroom bearing burdens from home and hallways.
The ALS ice bucket challenge — it’s unavoidable. If you haven’t partaken in it, you’ve inevitably seen it and possibly wasted hours watching hilarious versions of the challenge on YouTube.
It’s that time of year again, when school buses make us all late and remind me of the Billy Madison song: “I’ve got my lunch packed up, my shoes tied tight, I hope I don’t get in a fight.
Being the ‘bigger person’ — it’s not something I’ve mastered.
To say I’m not “outdoorsy” is probably an understatement. I enjoy the outdoors.
It’s evident several procedures in place at council meetings, whether by state law or local ordinance, give residents the appearance of power without any of the actual clout.
Solutions aren’t easily found but through innovative thinking, rare projects resolving multiple problems come to fruition.
Small towns hold a uniqueness that’s only seen by those who take the time to slow down, look around and listen. There are stories to be told, and in Greer this is certainly no exception.