Kirkland Smith: Turning messes into masterpieces

By: Dawn Gonzalez

January 2016 - Cover Story

When you’re an artist, you know you are, whether you are producing anything or not.” Kirkland Smith, wife to South Carolina Representative James Smith and mother of four children, learned this through experience—her art has come in fits and starts.
Growing up in a creative family that encouraged art, Kirkland began painting in high school and [...]

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Feature Article

Traffic Stop— Putting the brakes on sex trafficking

By: Deena C. Bouknight

January 2016 - Community

February 7 marks the 50th Super Bowl, one of the most celebrated and watched events in sports. While millions are enjoying the football game live or on television, there is an evil flip side. More young girls and women are victimized through sex trafficking during Super Bowl weekend than at any other time of the [...]

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