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Joe Frazier

Knowing as important as forgetting

It is Monday and I’m on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. It is dark, late, and my wife and I are walking the manicured grounds looking at Ben Tillman, Wade Hampton and Strom Thurmond — each illuminated man set off against the modest, beautifully proportioned capital dome which is also illuminated. Tillman, known as Pitchfork… Keep Reading


Beaufort’s Cummings named to US Olympic Team

By Mike McCombsPhoto by Bob Sofaly It was a forgone conclusion but now it’s official: C.J. Cummings is Tokyo-bound. When USA Weightlifting announced its eight-person team for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games (July 23-Aug. 8, Tokyo) on Wednesday, Cummings name was on the list. The youngest member of Team USA, Cummings, 20, was a favorite… Keep Reading