Foster parents make a difference

May was National Foster Parent month and I would like to take a few minutes to thank those families who have opened their homes...

Stopping parks vandalism

I’m writing this letter for two reasons, first and foremost, to applaud the entire Bluffton Parks Department for all the work they do in...

Collection bins are not a junk yard

The Bargain Hut would like to thank the vast majority of our donors who supply us the material that we sort, package, and stock...

Preserving downtown

I find it very disconcerting to see what’s happening in Bluffton downtown! In the 50s and 60s the downtown was booming with businesses and...

Let’s not lose another one

Let me get this straight. In order to “revitalize and economically develop” Bluffton, we need to demolish current infrastructure (the old JC Penney building)...

Election Day thanks

Being 67 years old, I can honestly say that I have worked with a number of people with whom I soon became friends after...

An inefficient operation

I went to the BMV on Tuesday. I knew it was voting day, but the two women there were not working — just talking...

Openness in government doesn’t give you control

They show up now and then, concerned citizens with a beef they want to bring before a public body. And most of the time, they...