Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:18:30 EST 1800 The inherent defectiveness of public schooling http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/152966427/The-inherent-defectiveness-of-public-schooling The February 15 Washington Post reported that an outgoing superintendent of public schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, Joshua P. Starr, is lamenting the short tenure of school superintendents. Starr took the job of school superintendent in 2011... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:10:52 EST ‘Libertarians’ for ethnic cleansing http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/153029205/Libertarians-for-ethnic-cleansing Usually when right-libertarians defend gentrification, they do so by framing it as an entirely spontaneous free market phenomenon, and minimizing or ignoring the state's role in promoting it. That's bad enough. But we don't usually... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:00:51 EST SCE&G to test V.C. Summer emergency sirens http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153034484/SCEG-to-test-V.C.-Summer-emergency-sirens JENKINSVILLE — SCE&G will conduct a test of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system over the next four weeks during weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:40:51 EST Chiropractic and pregnancy? Yes, you can! http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152966375/Chiropractic-and-pregnancy-Yes-you-can I seem to get this question a lot. “You cannot treat me because I am pregnant, right?” My answer is always, “Of course you can be treated.” Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:30:52 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152967266/ April 17 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:55:53 EST Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152969663/Celebrate-the-25th-anniversary-of-the-Hubble-Space-Telescope COLUMBIA — Join the South Carolina State Museum at Happy Hubble 25, a family-friendly event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 24. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST Winnsboro Rotarians help provide water to African community http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152969460/Winnsboro-Rotarians-help-provide-water-to-African-community WINNSBORO — Rotarian Scott Stevens of the Rotary Club of Greenville is the non-profit director of the Water of Life project, an evangelical organization that just happens to do water ministry. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:40:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152967377/ April 17 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:55:52 EST VA health care eligibility: Net worth no longer a factor http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152919804/VA-health-care-eligibility:-Net-worth-no-longer-a-factor The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more Veterans having access to the health care benefits they've earned and deserve. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:25:51 EST Lady Eagles take part in Special Olympics http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152969232/Lady-Eagles-take-part-in-Special-Olympics COLUMBIA — The Richard Winn Academy varsity girls' basketball team participated in the 2015 Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament held in Columbia on April 11. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:30:51 EST Richard Winn Academy announces honor, merit rolls http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/152858207/Richard-Winn-Academy-announces-honor-merit-rolls WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy completed its third nine weeks for the 2014-2015 academic year and had many students make the Honor and Merit rolls for the nine weeks. The Honor Roll consists of students who made all A's or E's in... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:35:51 EST Arts logo chosen http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152912565/Arts-logo-chosen RIDGEWAY — Arts on the Ridge has found its artwork.Phyllis Nichols Gutierrez, chairwoman for the ninth annual Arts on the Ridge, announced the selection of the event's logo. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:30:51 EST Raising our awareness http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152961240/Raising-our-awareness FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Social service providers from Fairfield and Chester counties gathered at the Fairfield County Department of Social Services Office to discuss raising awareness of child abuse and neglect. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:25:52 EST For the media, traditional values still matter http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/152966444/For-the-media-traditional-values-still-matter I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They're not what you might think, however. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:15:53 EST Chinese, American mothers-in-law are different http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152968438/Chinese-American-mothers-in-law-are-different Recently, a fictional conversation between a Chinese mother-in-law and a western mother-in-law has been widely discussed on China's internet. It is about whether a mother-in-law should live with her daughter-in-law or help raise a grandchild. It... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:50:53 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152970241/ Blackstock High School Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:05:52 EST Three Amigos need forever homes http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152969007/Three-Amigos-need-forever-homes WINNSBORO — Hi folks, we are the Three Amigos — Henry, Hank and Heather. Henry is brown and white and is the largest of the little, while Hank is black and white and medium sized. Heather is the smallest. We are sweet, loving pups just... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:51 EST Police continue to search for shooting suspect http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152964631/Police-continue-to-search-for-shooting-suspect WINNSBORO — A man suspected of a March 31 shooting remains at large.Police issued a warrant for 31-year-old Robert Dewayne McDaniel of 61 Tanglewood Court in Great Falls, but have been unable to find him. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:50:52 EST Council passes road resolution http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152913764/Council-passes-road-resolution FAIRFIELD COUNTY — It's budget season and Fairfield County Council has not budged its position concerning the maintenance of state roads. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:55:54 EST SCE&G to test V.C. Summer emergency sirens http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152964563/SCEG-to-test-V.C.-Summer-emergency-sirens JENKINSVILLE — SCE&G will conduct a test of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system over the next four weeks during weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:50:55 EST