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2:26 am on Wednesday August 15, 2012

Columnist will Moredock departing Charleston City Paper

Image by Charleston City Paper Will Moredock. After 10 years and 500 columns written, the Charleston City Paper's less conservative columnist Will Moredock is bowing out. In part: I retire from the business of writing a weekly column, but I trust...
10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
10:05 am on Monday July 25, 2011

The Post and Courier's Ken Burger announces his retirement

Image by Ken BurgerAfter 40 years in the newsroom and countless experiences under his belt, The Post and Courier's Ken Burger is retiring. In his last column with the paper, Burger takes a walk down memory lane from his first days in the hustle and...
9:20 am on Sunday January 2, 2011

Now-former P&C columnist Bryce Donovan heads into the blogosphere

Image by Bryce Donovan He's a special one.Update January 2: Just realized I haven't thought about Bryce's site in some time and perhaps neither have you, dear reader. So if you like some schtick along with a hearty helping of cute baby photos, it's...