Mr. Gantt says that the District 5 board needs to work together. Well, unfortunately, his idea of working together is everyone thinks and votes the way he wants. He asserts alot, but the wise people in the district will not believe it just because he says it’s so. I haveContinue Reading

Dear Editor, As Board chairman for School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties, it is my responsibility to speak on behalf of the School Board. So, when an open letter authored by our Board member Ken Loveless was published and circulated to several media outlets, I knew it was important to correct theContinue Reading

Open Letter Dear Editor As we have started a new school year, it’s time to renew thoughts about safety for our most precious resource, the children of our community. With the condition of its older facilities in mind, the district last year ordered a facilities study done by M.B. KahnContinue Reading

Open Letter Dear Editor, I saw in the August 8 issue the district 5 board wants to hire consultants to plan for the future. Isn’t that why they were elected and are paid to do? Six years ago they gave themselves a big 156 percent raise and now they wantContinue Reading

A Letter to the Editor:    The two Democrat debates of last week  told all of us what they have in mind for America and its/our future.  To begin with, all 20 candidates want to eliminate the Electoral College. This concept was put in our constitution so that a fewContinue Reading

Letter to the Editor: The Mueller “Report” is finally officially, mostly published.  The only few sentences missing are those that can only be released by a Federal Judge.  In fact, the real conclusion of the Mueller report was stated by Peter Strok  (then member of the Mueller team) almost twoContinue Reading

Dear Editor, Crickentree Golf Course was purchased by a Texas developer with hopes of striking it rich in our backyard. The investor understood the odds of Richland County ultimately approving their request to build up to 1600 homes on the land was a safe gamble. Back room politics and payoffsContinue Reading

Letter to the Editor: For the 2020 presidential election all of the Lib/Dems from Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez through Bernie Sanders, all believe that America should be totally managed by some type/form of Democrat Socialism.  This is especially astounding since every time tried, it’s been an abject total failure, starting no furtherContinue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Don Carlson I feel like I’m on a somewhat literary vacation. How You Ask! In the last weeks Lake Murray News Ms. Miriam Johnson, PhD, MSW, MS and presumably BS, gave us a litany of reasons as to why she did or did not hate PresidentContinue Reading

Letter to the Editor: by Don Carlson People, who as a society ignore the dubious machinations of purported leaders inevitably bring their governments to inevitable destruction.  In the recent past, we’ve witnessed these societal disasters, culminating in the killing of millions of their own citizens.  All of these tragedies began withContinue Reading

Open Letter   In the November 1, 2018 edition of the Lake Murray News, Paul DuPre wrote the following; “They (critics of the former District 5 Board) shriek about financial mismanagement after scrutinizing D5 finances, they have never found a penny out of place, not even a penny.” The firstContinue Reading