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Today's Opinions

  • Letter: Thanks, Public Works crew, for helping out our family

    My family wanted to say thank you to the Lancaster County Public Works Department and Bryan Funderburk for fixing my son Jason Ingram’s driveway.
    We had a lot of rain last month, and the end of Jason’s driveway where it meets the road was a mess. Our grandson, Jaxon, has leukemia and has to go to Levine Children’s Hospital for chemo. Jason had to use his four wheel drive to prevent getting stuck.
    I contacted Public Works and before I got home they were at Jason’s working on the problem.

  • Letter: I support Brandon Newton for S.C. House District 45

    Indian Land has grown tremendously in the past five years. This growth has been consistent progress. This progress must not stop.
     I believe Indian Land sits on the edge of a great change. With this change, we need a new and fresh perspective to complete our development. Millennials have many new conservative ideas about how to continue our progress in South Carolina.
     Indian Land needs a young visionary to represent our developing community. I am asking you to support Brandon Newton for S.C. House District 45.

  • Column: Voters at fault for unprincipled leaders

    Why do we keep electing reprobates and miscreants as the leaders of America? Why do we put so much trust in man, his ideas and humanist governments? How did we become so dumbed down and apathetic?
    A few of my friends, who say they are Christian, and a preacher who wrote to The Lancaster News say America is a Christian nation. They all believe that there should be a Christian gate to pass through for elected office.

  • Column: Homeowners, watch tax dates

    While many of us are recovering from the holidays and looking forward to a busy 2016, it’s important that county homeowners remember the residential property tax deadline is coming soon. All residential property taxes are due in our office by Jan. 15, and the late penalties can be costly. So please don’t be late!

  • Letter: Gun-violence cartoon disgusting

    The cartoon about gun violence in the Jan. 10 Lancaster News is one of  the most disgusting ones I have ever seen. It perpetuates lies and shows  disrespect for people who have died from gun violence.
    You have published  mostly bad cartoons for the past five years.
    You have hit a new low with this  one.

    Jennifer Jewett
    Lancaster

  • Letter: Those to our north, living in Camelot

    Some of us poor Southerners figure most of the residents of Camelot, aka Indian Land, hail from places way off.  We know they are accustomed to having just about everything like the area they so desperately abandoned for Carolina’s sunny shores.
    To be honest, most folk are welcomed, but it sorta sticks in our craw when we hear such a commotion about the lack of refinements they gave up to come South. Now some of you residents are ready to “incorporate.”  Which roughly translates to “doing it your way.”

  • Letter: Is America destined for biblical flooding?

    I have been doing some serious thinking.
    According to our maps, the world is over two-thirds water. Here lately it is raining so much that it is flooding.
    When Jesus flooded the world in Noah’s days, it was for 40 days and 40 nights.
    I know Jesus’ promise of a rainbow assures us that the world will not be flooded again, and Jesus cannot lie.
    But could America see mass flooding?

  • Letter: Hillary Clinton will be education president for all

    Hillary Clinton will be the education president we need. She knows that the Zip code you’re born in shouldn’t be the deciding factor in the quality of your education. Every child in our country deserves a world-class education.
    Hillary has been working to make our school system better since her days in Arkansas, and now she’s trying to make college affordable for every student across the country. With her plan, no student will have to borrow money to get a higher education and pursue his or her dreams.