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What Little We Know So Far

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 4:22 p.m. I suppose it’s time to take a breath. Six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races are in the books. One sixth (.167) of the season is done. Six out of 26 … Continue reading

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Good Grannies Alive, Pass the Dressing and Gravy

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 12:13 p.m. Thanksgiving’s a coming, coming. It’s my favorite holiday, in no small part due to the fact that I love to eat. Like every other stuffed American who awakens on Friday morning … Continue reading

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Giddy, Happy, and Tired

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, May 1, 2016, 7:02 p.m. I’ve got a whole lot of things to sing about / I’ve got a whole lot of things to say … — old Charley Pride song. It’s hard to figure out … Continue reading

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In the Absence of Cam Newton

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, January 18, 2016, 3:12 p.m. What do you know? It was a Sunday with the NFL playoffs going on, and I watched precious little football. My great-nephew was celebrating his 13th birthday at a bowling alley … Continue reading

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The Anthem, Gym Kids, Refs … the Usual

Clinton, South Carolina, December 16, 2015, 7:31 a.m. The national anthem is tough, man. (Cue the Jon Gruden.) I once sang it before a minor league baseball game. Twice, come to think of it. As a matter of fact, I’ve … Continue reading

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When This Old Town Seems Young

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 21, 2015, 11:27 a.m. Tonight Clinton High School opens its varsity football season at home against A.C. Flora of Columbia. The Red Devils defeated the Falcons in the first round of the 2013 3A playoffs … Continue reading

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‘Oh, We Miss You on the Old Side of Town’ *

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 10, 2015, 9:18 a.m. It is not my intention to recount my one unfortunate weekend at Kentucky Speedway. Sure, there was the traffic nightmare, and the best example of a track thinking all it needed … Continue reading

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The Talladega Frontier

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 1, 2015, 9:30 a.m. When I think of Talladega Superspeedway, I wonder if it’s changed since my streak of 40 straight races there ended in 2012. And, if so, how much it’s changed. I’m not … Continue reading

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Snowy Rules To Live By

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, February 11, 10:41 a.m. It’s *#$%@+! snowing outside. That’s no way to start a respectable blog. It is what it is at the end of the day, and we’ve evaluated everything with our core audience, stakeholders and … Continue reading

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