SCAtoday.net, online since August 3, 2002, marks another milestone with the publication of the 500th article on the newswire.
SCAtoday.net barely met its goal of being online by Pennsic 31. The site was up, but articles had to be hand-entered into the
database using SQL commands. It was pretty crude! We still have a way to go, and not all features are implemented yet, but the
newswire is fully operational and has just run its 500th story. People have zoomed from the newswire into a story's detail more
than 16,000 times since the site went online.
People may not realize that older stories, identified by their "search ID", are kept in the archive indefinitely. You can search
for them by date (using the form at the bottom of the newswire) or by keyword (using the "Quick Search" feature at the top of the
We're always looking for contributed stories from readers, and we're always interested in recruiting new reporters. If you enjoy
writing news stories, we welcome you to join the SCAtoday.net volunteer team! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are
interested in joining us.