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Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2014 00:58)

Tropical Storm Arthur Picks Up Speed; Nearly at Hurricane Strength

Several towns and villages on North Carolina's Outer Banks and coast rescheduled Independence Day festivities and fireworks plans as the storm picked up speed.

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) - Tropical Storm Arthur Tropical Storm Arthur threatened to douse some July 4 holiday plans on the U.S. East Coast as officials ordered evacuations of some low-lying coastal areas, closed beaches and tourist sites and delayed fireworks shows in anticipation of heavy rain and fierce winds.

The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was close to reaching hurricane strength, forecasters said on Thursday, leaving some businesses worried about taking a financial hit.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2013 01:55)

What are you Hiding South Carolina Medical Board?

Why are US states disciplining doctors by making them read a book authored by a misleading drug profiteer under Senate Investigation?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Scott M. Fishman, MD and his book Last week I wrote an article about the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice requiring disciplined physicians to read Scott M. Fishman, MD's book "Responsible Opioid Prescribing" endorsed by the State Federation Board of Medical Boards in all 50 states as well as Canada.

Dr. Fishman's misleading book minimizes the risks of addiction when a physician prescribes narcotics to patients.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-13-2013 15:31)

Racist T-Shirt Portraying Obama as a Witch Doctor is Popular at SC Tea Party Convention

Let’s hope that these people don’t represent South Carolina, where this kind of thinking comes from.

(WASHINGTON DC) - T-shirts in South Carolina depict Obama as a witch doctor President Obama’s healthcare bill has upset millions of Americans and some of them are responding in ways that are downright disrespectful and racist. A new t-shirt that is popular at the Tea Party convention in South Carolina features President Obama with a bone through his nose. The shirt says that Obama is “your new doctor, coming soon to a clinic near you!”

Bob Cramer, the man who created the t-shirt, says that the shirt “isn’t racist, it’s political.” Cramer says that decals he made of the picture on the t-shirt sold out very quickly.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2012 13:11)

Mother Receives Bill to Clean her Dead Son`s Blood After he was Killed by Drunk Driver

“I had to pay for the vehicle removed and to clean up the street from Justin’s blood on the ground.” - Loretta Robinson

(GREENVILLE, S.C. KultureKritic) - Loretta Robinson and he son, the late Justin Darryl Walker Loretta Robinson, a mother in South Carolina, was hit with tragedy when she found out that her son was killed by a drunken driver. Adding insult to injury, the state has sent her a bill for the cleanup of her son’s blood off the highway.

The incident took place in Greenville.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2012 17:22)

953 Dead People Voted in Recent Elections

676 cast ballots from two months to 76 months after death.

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) - Ghostly voters in South Carolina South Carolina's Attorney General sent word to the US Attorney for South Carolina, Bill Nettles, of data suggesting potential voter fraud in South Carolina.

Specifically, data reviewed by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles suggests that 953 dead people voted in recent elections.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-23-2012 17:10)

Marianne Skolek Named `Investigative Reporter` by Salem-News.com

The title is an appropriate, overdue move in our history.

(SALEM) - Marianne Skolek As a dedicated writer, Marianne Skolek, who has generated 130 articles for Salem-News.com, has been named 'Investigative Reporter' by the group's News Editor, Tim King.

Marianne's first article, Losing a Loved One to Hillybilly Heroin - OxyContin, was published in July 2009.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2011 13:54)

Right-To-Work-For-Less Laws

Unions are the only large-scale movement left in America that persistently acts as a countervailing balance against corporate power.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - union strike picture While vacationing in Charleston, South Carolina earlier this year, the local media were full of editorials critical of the April 20, 2011, complaint issued by the National Labor Relations Board against Boeing Company.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-30-2011 22:59)

`Strange, isn`t it? Each Man`s Life Touches so Many Other Lives.`

Title is a line by Clarence the Angel from "It's a Wonderful Life"

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Salem-News.com As any parent who has lost a child knows, the anniversary of the death of the child is a reminder of the hole we carry in our hearts every day. My daughter, Jill died nine years ago on April 29. I was fortunate to be Jill's mommy (she never called me mom) for 29 years on earth.

I continue to be her mommy while she is in heaven and loving her and keeping her memory alive -- until we are reunited.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-31-2011 15:31)

Buy Cable TV, Get a Free Gun

Meanwhile GOP presidential contenders support a moral crusade to save America.

(APTOS, Calif.) - Steve Strand's RadioShack store in Hamilton, Montana Guns in churches, schools and bars. Immigrants expelled to solve financial problems. Morality praised as the key national issue.

American politics are getting more bizarre and in some cases, borders on the nutty. Current politics include Republican legislatures in Texas, Arizona, Georgia and Minnesota fighting for their "rights" to reject energy efficiency light bulbs, while South Carolina will manufacture their own state's rights incandescent bulbs.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-23-2010 12:30)

`Red Alert! Red Alert!`

Words our children should never hear over a loudspeaker while in the safety of their school.

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Red alert This past Tuesday at approximately 2:30 pm, I received a telephone call from my 15 year old grandson, Brian. "Nonie are you watching the news?"

"No Brian - should I be?" Very calmly and with such maturity, he replied "There has been a shooting at our school -- don't worry we are all fine and in the bleachers in the football field."

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