Happy Birthday to the “Empress of Soul”

Gladys Knight, was born today in 1944, in Atlanta. Knight’s singing career, with her group the Pips and solo, has spanned over six decades and has included seven Grammys and dozens of top forty albums. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and listed as one of Rolling Stone’s … [Read more…]

Hillary Clinton Returns to Columbia, South Carolina

She’s back! Hillary Clinton will address the South Carolina House Democratic Women’s Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council today at 1:45 pm at the Columbia Marriot. Clinton returns to the state for the first time since her failed bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. She’s even promised to take actual questions … [Read more…]

Today in History


Today we mark the anniversary of the birth of a pioneering Southern historian. Anne King Gregorie was born near Savannah, Georgia on 20 May 1887, but her family returned to their traditional home near Mount Pleasant, South Carolina in 1893. She entered Winthrop College in 1903 and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in 1906. … [Read more…]