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FEEDBACK:  On past, air conditioning and pensions

FEEDBACK:  On past, air conditioning and pensions

P.C. Coker, Charleston: “As Theodore White said in the Making of the President 1960, three things were the center of American discourse after World War II, civil rights, television, and the bomb. To that I would add for the South, air conditioning. [Brack: South has come a long way in 100 years]  I am one of the last people around who can remember a summer without air conditioning and back then we lived from day to day for a place to cool off.”

by · 09/29/2017 · Feedback
PHOTO:  The Big Red One

PHOTO: The Big Red One

THE BIG RED ONE. On a sweltering South Carolina summer Thursday, rising college sophomores Ethan Kemp, at left, and Robert Steedley, both of Bamberg, painted a fire hydrant in their hometown as part of their summer job with the public works department. Kemp attends the University of South Carolina, while Steedley attends Claflin University in nearby Orangeburg. Photo by Andy Brack. More: Center for a Better South.

by · 07/10/2015 · Features, Photo
Barnwell County residents talk during a Thursday Promise Zone town hall meeting.

BRACK: Rural communities know challenges, need to seize opportunities

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | People in rural counties across South Carolina know the challenges they face.
They know about their high poverty, higher than normal unemployment, challenged schools and need for better health care facilities. They understand how their tax rates are higher than urban areas because of the lack of a broad industrial tax base to help fund local services.

by · 07/10/2015 · Andy Brack, Commentary