Saturday’s editorial comes via the Florence
We were delighted to hear that Rep.
Bill Taylor, R-Aiken, has re-filed his bill for reforming the state’s Freedom
of Information Act (FOIA). It passed the S.C. House 101-1 – shame on Rep. Greg
Delleney, the new chair of the House Judiciary Committee, for voting against –
but then stalled in the Senate in the final days of the legislative session
Coming in 2014 to a theater near you,
a hard look at the vulnerabilities and the issues of electronic voting in our
nation. At least, first-time documentarian Jason Grant Smith hopes his film
will be in theaters then. Even if it’s not, the issue will still likely be apt.
The most impressive part of the North
Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce’s five-year growth plan is not the plan to
diversify the North Strand economy or the push to improve marketing of North Myrtle Beach. It’s not even the focus on
sustainable development or its admirable commitment to financial
Sea Haven’s newest outreach program
has wheels. Started in October as a pilot program, the Expanded Mobile Outreach
has provided 24 packets of food and basic survival items to homeless young
people. Executive Director Christina Jackson says the nonprofit works with area
law enforcement officers to schedule the EMO at places where homeless youth may
come to the van and receive snacks, non-perishable food, water, information
packets, educational information and hygiene products.