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Pink Out!

The employees of Herald Office Solutions held a Pink Out last Friday in observance of National Breast Cancer Month.

South Carolina Genealogical Society Pee Dee Chapter To Discuss DNA Testing

Are you a novice who often wonders if DNA testing would provide real information on your family and ancestors?  Or, perhaps you or a relative are in a DNA project but you have received few “hits” and are confused about the meaning of some of the data.  

DAR Holds First Meeting Of New Year

The Rebecca Pickens Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution held its first meeting of the new year 2014-2015 at the Wellness Center on 9 September, with  thirteen members present.


Death notices for James McBride, Mrs. Vernell Manning, Lula Clark Newell, Christella Campbell, Lonzie Williams, Jr., Corine Whittington


Nearing his solitary candle birthday, he is already supremely aware that he is loved; his parents, grandparents and others envy and marvel at this ultimate gift, this new creation, perfectly formed in every way.  His hair is golden and the object of envy of those whose crowns have faded into gray or indeed departed altogether.

Newspapers Are Community

There are hundreds of beautiful towns in the United States. And each of them has a claim to fame. Whether it’s the Fire Hydrant Capital of the world in Albertville, Alabama, the giant statue of Paul Bunyan welcoming visitors to Brainerd, Minnesota, or the giant ice cream sundae statue in LeMars, Iowa, every city has a desire to be known for something.

Cartwright Appointed As Latta’s Assistant Police Chief

Officer Derrick Cartwright of the Latta Police Department has been appointed as the assistant chief of police.

Bobby Jones Promoted To Lieutenant At Latta Police Department

Officer Bobby Jones has been promoted to lieutenant at the Latta Police Department.

Planter’s Row: Pumpkins

Pumpkins have been grown in North America for thousands of years; Native Americans ate pumpkins roasted, boiled and stewed, and roasted the seeds. Today, most pumpkins are used for jack-o-lanterns or baking sweets.  

National Newspaper Week Underway

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s famous line was he “got no respect.” Unfortunately, a poll by Pew Research shows respect for the profession of journalism has declined in the last few years.