5 Winter Getaway Tips

Winter is an ideal time to travel, whether your motivation is to escape the cold weather or to frolic in it. Here are five travel tips for better winter vacations. 1. Leverage deals. Look for destinations offering discounts and deals. There are plenty of choices a bit off the beaten path. Both warm and cold…

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Merry Ideas for Every Wish List

Brighten the holiday season for everyone on your shopping list with this sleigh full of gift ideas. With an assortment of thoughtful options, you can find everything you need to wrap up the seemingly endless quest of finding the right presents. Check those names off your list and find space under the tree for gifts…

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NAACP Announces 49th Image Awards Nominees

(NAACP/TriceEdneyWire.com) – The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively. In the recording category, RCA Records leads with 12 nominations, followed by Capitol Records with 6 nominations and Atlantic Records and Columbia Records both…

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Collins Could Face Ethics Investigation For Asking Superintendent To Circumvent Admission Process

By Barney Blakeney The Rev. Chris Collins, Charleston County School Board’s longest serving member, often exemplifies the board’s dubious reputation as controversial. He took another stab at demonstrating that characteristic by asking Superintendent Dr. Gerrita Postlewait through various email requests to intervene in the selection process and expedite his daughter’s admission to the Charleston County…

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TriCounty Link Expands Fleet With 11 New Transit Vehicles

New buses feature an increase in comfort, safety and efficiency. TriCounty Link is pleased to announce the arrival of 11 new buses that will enhance the transit experience for rural residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. The Ford Starcraft Allstar E-450 vehicles bring the TriCounty Link fleet to a total of 60 buses and…

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In Remembrance: Ernest Adolphus Finney Jr.

Special to The Chronicle from the Carolina Panorama South Carolina lost one of its most important and historic citizens on Sunday when former South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Ernest Finney Jr. died.  He was 86. Ernest Finney Jr. moved with his family to Orangeburg, SC at a young age.  He graduated from Wilkerson High…

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Despite Title Game Loss, Baptist Hill Proud of Historic Season

Staff Reports – You can’t win ‘em all, but they damn sure tried. Entering Friday night’s Class A Title Game, Baptist Hill was riding a five-game winning streak before falling to Lamar 74-46 at Charles W. Johnson Stadium in Columbia, ending their season with an overall record of 11-2. It was the first-ever appearance in…

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Winter’s Songfest

By Hakim Abdul-Ali   It’s now December, and it’s becoming like the dawning of a new “Winter’s Songfest” to me. I’m a nature lover at heart, so I trust that you’ll flow with me in this week’s article because it’s about being at peace as nature planned it. Yes, it’s the scenic time of the…

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Two Sets of Rules: Powerful & Powerless

By Beverly Gadson-Birch  Since the beginning of time, people of color inhabited the Earth. Everyone is different! Even identical twins are different.  Think about it! There lies a lot of conflict.  With different personalities and backgrounds, folks are bound to disagree.  However, our differences should not be grounds for cultural or racial disrespect.  Neither should…

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Slager’s Debt To Society – Paid In Full, Or Pay It Forward

By Barney Blakeney   Michael Slager is back again. Slager is the former North Charleston police officer videotaped in 2015 shooting an unarmed Walter Scott in the back five times as Scott ran away. Slager this week is being sentenced in federal court for violating Scott’s civil rights. The incident occurred more than two years…

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