Category: Opinion

Editorials and opinions from the editor of The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, guest columns, and letters to the editor

I Believe In What Dillon Can Be

Dear Editor,
As I reflect over this year, and I reflect over the past year of my community, it honestly makes me sad. It makes me sad how much division I have seen It makes me sad how things have caused us to question our love for our neighbor. But through the sadness, I still believe in what Dillon, can be.

Vaping

As of October 15, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed 33 deaths among 1,479 lung injuries.

Protecting Special Places: What Is Your Legacy?

Nothing brings families in the Pee Dee together like the changing of seasons and the holidays.

The World Shapers

American Education Week is a time when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of our educators, staff, and all who contribute to preparing our students to face the challenges of a global economy.

What Have They Done Now?

Traditionally, when you see what some have affectionately called “the line-up,” it usually means that some council or board has done something in a negative way. However, today, that is not the case. Instead, we have good news to report, and councilmen to commend for their positive action.

Disparity In Treatment

Editor’s Note: The following presentation was made by Mrs. Rachel Banks at the Dillon City Council meeting on October 14th.

Why Did S.C. Teachers Get A Higher Pay Raise Than Other State Employees?

To The Editor:
Why did SC Teachers get a higher pay raise this year than other State Employees?

National Newspaper Week: Newspapers Bring Value To The Community And Your Life

It is easy in these times of “fake news” and denigration of the media to forget the importance of your local newspaper. It is National Newspaper Week, so take time to consider what value your local newspaper brings to your community and your life.

Public-Private Partnership Letter Was Accurate

Dear Editor:
I believe the letter from Mr. Bo McInnis addressing the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership is accurate.

Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board

To The Editor:
I watched a recent County Council meeting where Mike Tyler, Chairman of the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership for Economic Development, (DCPPP), made a presentation asking the county for $50,000.00 funding.