Category: Opinion

Dear Mom And Dad: Cool It

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in South Carolina, this message is primarily for you.

Resolutions For Public Officials

We can all afford to better ourselves in some way, and this time each year many us resolve to do so – whether it’s adopting a healthier lifestyle, working a little harder toward a goal, or learning a new skill.

JROTC Is A Life Experience

Dear Editor:
Anyone who knows me, knows I am a huge fan of JROTC. I can’t say enough about this program and the impact it’s having on our youth, three of which are mine.

Recycling

Would you support mandatory, full-scale recycling in Dillon County?

County Employee Comes To The Rescue

0 To The Editor: On Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, the Fork Voting Precinct was found with inadequate lighting. After many phone calls and reaching out for help to several different county individuals, Mr. Tony Caulder, came to the rescue! Tony is a county employee with the maintenance department. He took time out of his…

Sunday Alcohol Sales

Would you be in favor of Sunday alcohol sales if it brought a chain restaurant such as a steakhouse or a similar type of restaurant to our county?

Saluting The Role Of Women Veterans

For more than 200 years, countless brave men and women have defended, fought and sacrificed for this nation–helping to create and protect American democracy and the country and freedoms we all love so dearly.

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.