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South Carolina needs to develop a fair and effective way to evaluate teacher performance in the near future. We agree with critics who say that the new system should entail something more nuanced than handing out letter grades to teachers.
A new fire training center for York County will help improve fire protection throughout the county. The center is a better choice than spending $3.1 million in bond money for new fire substations in rural areas.
Most South Carolinians no doubt have heard of identity theft. More than a few have had their computers hacked or their credit card information stolen.
We wonder if those congressional lawmakers complaining about governmental “food nannies” are aware that the nation is in the middle of a growing obesity epidemic.
South Carolina’s perennially high ranking in the rate of violence committed by men against women testifies to the difficulty of dealing with this pernicious problem.
If you are not already registered, you must sign up by Oct. 6 to cast a ballot in this year’s elections.
Those who serve in soup kitchens and shelters for the poor see the human face of the sputtering economy. The volunteers don’t need statistics to tell them that many people have hit bottom.
Given the choice between spending $3.1 million on a new fire training center or new fire substations in rural areas, we think the York County Council was correct in giving the nod to the training center.
Rock Hill’s Giordana Velodrome opened in March, and already it is the site of major national bicycle races.