Reward vigilance

A highly successful program in Charleston doles out a monetary reward (usually $100) to anyone who anonymously reports a weapon on school property. The report, of course...

Opinion columns
Across South Carolina

Head of jobless agency will leave at year's end COLUMBIA --- The embattled head of the agency that doles out unemployment checks to out-of-work South Carolinians said Tuesday that he will step down at the end of the year. Employment...

Japan's gain could be world's loss

TOKYO - Imagine a bank that doles out loans but charges no interest. For five years, that's what Japan has been for the world economy - an all-purpose lender...

Nice, but is it art?

This newspaper has often criticized how the taxpayer-supported National Endowment for the Arts doles out grants to underwrite highly questionable "art." It all began, in 1970, when feebleminded NEA judges shelled out $600...

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Young Santa gets the boot from Washington mall

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A 6-year-old boy who dresses up like Santa Claus and doles out presents has been told by a local mall to take his holiday cheer somewhere else. "I was cuter than their Santa," Joel Demmon...

XXX Bizarre
Defense shortage a 'crisis'

...looks a little more hopeful this week, according to the executive director of the state's Indigent Defense Counsel, which doles out state dollars that relieve local taxpayers of some of the financial burden of paying legal expenses for the poor. "I don't...

Roads program gaining critics

...it another try. She's signed petitions, contacted U.S. and state senators, two county councilmen and the group that doles out money locally from the state gas tax, she said. "Nobody can give us any straight answers except to say `we're working...

Metro | Aiken County Council
Pastor-father says corporal punishment is God-given right

...now lives in Woburn. "I was raised by somebody who meant business." Now, the Rev. Cobble is the no-nonsense father who doles out an old-fashioned whipping -- belt and all -- when his 11-year-old son, Judah, steps out of line. What the Rev...

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Mr. William Wood

...Ga., died Wednesday, May 9, 2001. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, May 12, 2001, at 11 a.m., in Doles United Methodist Church cemetery, Macon, Ga., with the Rev. Wes Moye officiating. In lieu of flowers the family request...

Mildred Perkinson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...husband, Lynn D., Augusta, Rosemary Williams and her husband, Greg, North Augusta, S.C.; grandchildren, Michelle Doles and her husband, Brian, Atlanta, David S. Perkinson, Augusta, Scott C. Wittke and his wife, Amber, Augusta, Tiffany...