One big factor favors Trump

One big factor favors Trump

The historic shakeup of the Republican Party continues after voters in the GOP primaries rejected the establishment favorites and gave Donald Trump th...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


Love like nobody’s business

Love like nobody’s business

I don’t know that anything at all really can prepare one for motherhood. Being a mommy is not an easy thing to be, let me tell you.I have spent ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Dear Ann-Margret: Call me

Dear Ann-Margret: Call me

Dear Ann-Margret,I just read where you were recently honored with the King Vidor Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the San Luis Obispo Internation...

June 13th, 2016 updated: June 13th, 2016. |  


From a son to his father

From a son to his father

In about one month I will experience something I’ve never experienced before. Lord willing, I will see my oldest son be married to his high scho...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


I presume Drew is innocent

I presume Drew is innocent

“The presumption of innocence is now the presumption of guilt. The burden of proof is a travesty because the proof is often lies. Guilt beyond a...

June 6th, 2016 |  


A grim situation all around

A grim situation all around

I am heartbroken that Harambe had to die. And, as I always tend to side with the animal, I feel like it didn’t need to happen.But then there is ...

June 1st, 2016 |  


History happily repeats itself

History happily repeats itself

When local historian Jean Wallis first wrote her Highland Guidepost features for The Times-Gazette (back when it was the Press Gazette), there was, of...

May 30th, 2016 updated: May 30th, 2016. |  


Take time to remember why

Take time to remember why

By Jeff Gilliland - [email protected] Maybe U.S. Rep. and Army Reserve officer Brad Wenstrup said it best in a column that appeared i...

May 28th, 2016 |  


For those who blessed me best

For those who blessed me best

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting,” is a quote I have seen on the Internet here and there, and it is hard to argue this unknown aut...

May 24th, 2016 |