Category: Opinion

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

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.

That’s Just Dumb

Dumb. As I wrestle with how to most clearly express my opinion on the decision to cancel next year’s S.C. Republican presidential primary, one word comes to mind: “Dumb.”

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.

State Should Act Wisely With $250 Million Surplus

I’ll start with the good news: I recently closed the books for the fiscal year that ended June 30, and even after some additional “contingent” spending at year-end the state finished with $350 million in surplus revenues. Annual tax revenue totaled $8.8 billion, an increase of 8.6 percent over last year.

False Accusers

To The Editor:
Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 @ 2:35am
From my observation, generally when I hear of the racist card being played, it’s usually because a false accuser having nothing truthful wherewith to be critical, so he or she then uses the only hand they have left to play, the race baiting card.

The Storms Are Coming. Are Our Rivers Ready?

The Great Pee Dee, Black, Sampit, and Waccamaw Rivers are household names for hundreds of thousands of people over the years who’ve seized opportunities and succumbed to the vulnerabilities of these massive watersheds.

An Unsung Group

There is an unsung group in Dillon County, who most may not know by name, that is working hard to improve the quality of life and the quality of health in Dillon County.

Breaking The Trend

There has been a trend at Dillon County Council meetings lately of various council members not voting when an issue is tough or not politically popular.

Sending A Message

Almost everyone can agree that economic development and bringing it to our county is important. We all want our county to progress and grow, and we want our county to wisely invest their dollars into things that can make growth happen and broaden our tax base.

You Got My Goat

Dear Editor:
The history of the saying “You got my goat” is accredited to owners of race horses that would put a goat in the stall with the horse, to calm the horse.