Fearless and Ferocious: Mascots Are the Heart of Clemson/USC Rivalry

Fearless and Ferocious: Mascots Are the Heart of Clemson/USC Rivalry

There is a bitter rivalry deeper than the ancient roots of the oldest live oaks at Boone Hall Plantation and longer than the stretch from the Lowcountry to the Upstate. It is embodied with tradition and emotion and has the power to both split apart and bring together an entire state. Its storied history is littered with triumph and despair for both sides. Signs of the … [Read more...]

Custom Collars: Local Barber’s Real Passion Lies in Leather

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One summer day this past week I strolled into Causey’s Barber Shop in Mount Pleasant’s Sea Island Shopping Center. My publisher had asked me to tag along with him and interview his barber while he got his hair cut. A walk through the barbershop’s front door stirred my inner sports fanatic. My publisher and I sat with a few regulars who knew the barbers by name. My eyes … [Read more...]

The Science of Early Childhood Education

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Enrolling your child into an early childhood education program is a decision that many parents take seriously – and for good reason. Many studies, including the HighScope Perry Preschool Study, found that individuals who were enrolled in a quality preschool program could ultimately earn up to $2,000 more per month than those who were not. Additionally, those who were in … [Read more...]

Real World Lessons: Students Learn at the Warrior Store

The Warrior Store

The Warrior Store at Wando High School helps students hone the skills they need to excel in the real world. They learn about inventory and merchandising, and why customer service is a crucial aspect of a successful business. Most important, according to Wando marketing teacher and Distributive Education Clubs of America advisor Kirk Beilke, they are exposed to the lessons of … [Read more...]