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The trust factor

on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. Posted in Faith, Opinions

Many times as believers we have encountered the issue of trusting God for situations in our lives. Whether it’s a health issue, financial issue or a spiritual issue, the fact remains that we have a choice to make. Let’s talk about what hinders the progres

Tax reform changes that may impact your small business

on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. Posted in Opinions

For small business owners, managing the bottom line of their company is often a top priority. If you operate a business of any kind, it’s important to understand the impact of the tax law changes that took effect in 2018 and how they may affect your busin

Knitting: It’s knot working out

on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

As I was cleaning out my closet the other day, I stumbled upon my old knitting needles. I took a crafting class in high school as an elective and through that class I learned how to knit. Well, I kind of learned how to knit. When I picked up the knitting

Veterans Day

on Tuesday, 06 November 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembr

You’ve inherited an IRA. Now what?

on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Posted in Opinions

Receiving a sizable inheritance can make a significant difference in a person’s financial life. If you find yourself in the position of inheriting an individual retirement account (IRA), it may have added value in the form of tax advantages. The tax rules

Letter to the editor

on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Posted in Opinions

Proudly, I boast that our local League of Women Voters of Darlington County has an area “one stop shop” for voters this election season. Voters in Darlington County can now go to VOTE411.org for an online voters’ guide of our county. If you enter your ad

Dear Abba

on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Posted in Opinions

The weather that accompanies the fall season is most enjoyable to me personally. I love the crisp, fall air, the “turning” of the leaves and the cold rainy days. All the annoying bugs subside and hunker down until the warmer weather returns. There is noth

November 6 - It is time to vote

on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

On Tuesday, November 6 the United States of America will hold their Midterm Elections. This election is arguably one of the most important voting opportunities currently in our nation. The results of this election will greatly have an effect on the way th

October - more than halfway through

on Tuesday, 23 October 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

October feels like it has been going on forever. There are five Wednesdays in October, which means that there are five editions that need to be written for the month. November has Thanksgiving and football and December is full of holidays. There doesn’t s

Some of my favorite quotes

on Tuesday, 16 October 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

“It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.” Harvey Milk “You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to und

Six ways to reprioritize your finances this fall

on Tuesday, 16 October 2018. Posted in Opinions

Let’s face it – summer can be expensive between vacations, home improvements, the cost of children’s camps and dining out. Now that the calendar has flipped to fall, you may want to take this opportunity to check in on your financial well-being and ensure


on Tuesday, 09 October 2018. Posted in Faith, Opinions

It has been four years since my youngest son’s motorcycle accident and let me tell you, God is faithful! I will never forget that September afternoon when my husband calmly told me the news. My legs felt like spaghetti noodles and it became hard for me to

‘Dear Uncle Dave’ - a requiem

on Tuesday, 09 October 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

By Philip Maenza Editor of The News Journal On October 13, 2017 I got a phone call from my mother while I was eating dinner. I ignored the call and sent her a text saying that I would call her back later. She said that she needed to speak to me right awa

Pumpkins, ghosts, and candy - Oh my!

on Wednesday, 03 October 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

This is the our first edition for the month of October. October is already upon us and it feels unreal. There are only a few months left in the year and before we know it we will have arrived at 2019. Let’s not think that far ahead just yet. First, let’s

The spirit of warfare

on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. Posted in Opinions

Hurricane Florence has come and gone as has many horrific storms in our city’s history, but none can compare to the spiritual storms that we are currently encountering. Many of you are aware and many are not aware of the tragic murders that are taking pla
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