Category: Opinion

Community Journalism Matters Because Communities Matter

“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.”
It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.
Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least.

Journalism Matters Because Democracy Matters

An in-depth newspaper investigation revealed that a state-operated home for aged military veterans was providing sub-standard care and that taxpayer money that was to go to improve the home was spent elsewhere. The result was the replacement of the state’s veterans secretary and numerous corrections at the home.

Florence: Those We Cheer and Those We Jeer

Disasters seem to bring out the best in people and at the same time the worst.

POLL RESULTS: Cultural Activities

Do you feel that enough cultural events and activities are offered in Dillon County?

Poll Results: Chickens In City Limits

Where do you stand on chickens in city limits?

Removal Of JROTC Curriculum From Latta High School

To Whom It May Concern:
I am writing this letter in response to my recent knowledge of the removal of the JROTC curriculum from Latta High School. As a parent of two Latta Alumni and former JROTC cadets I was very saddened to hear of this news.

Kavanaugh a Home Run For Supreme Court

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting and sitting down with President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

The Societal Value of American Legion Baseball

The American Legion plays a special role in the lives of military veterans. It’s a source of fellowship, advocacy, healing, and support, as well as a venue through which its members give back to their communities.

Poll Results: High School Football

Are you ready for high school football season to start?

Editorial Cartoon: No Chickens?