Category: Opinion

Letter Writer Hopes Some County Councilmen Will Rethink Stance On Local Option Sales Tax Funds

To The Editor:
I would like to commend The Dillon Herald and its editor on the article and commentary concerning the Local Option Sales Tax (Thursday, June 15, 2017, issue). Thank you for bringing this to the citizenry.

Volunteer Spirit Is Alive And Well At Latta Rescue Squad As They Celebrate 50th Year Of Service

Robbie McDaniel

Dear Editor:
On May 20, 2017, Latta Rescue Squad celebrated our 50th year of making a difference in our community.

More Than Just A Pathway

It was announced on Tuesday that the permit has been issued to begin the construction of I-73.

Guest Editorial: NETC’s Vision For Dillon County

Dillon County has a huge opportunity with the SC Port Authority’s recent decision to bring their new Inland Port to the area, and Northeastern Technical College is committed, more than ever, to helping the county reach its fullest potential.

Let The Sun Shine In

In an article on today’s front page of The Dillon Herald, Councilman Jack Scott refers to articles which appeared in last week’s issue of The Dillon Herald regarding the fact that the schools will no longer be receiving a portion of the Local Option Sales Tax money from the county.

Alive On 95 Or Dead On Arrival?

“Your word is your bond.” Melvyn Douglas, an American actor, is credited with this well-known quote, which demonstrates the value and significance of keeping your word.

A Clear and Present Shame

To The Editor:
I would like to take this opportunity to salute Bishop Michael Goings for his recent article entitled A CLEAR AND PRESENT SHAME.

Poll Results: Hurricane Season

An above-normal Atlantic hurricane season is expected. Are you making early preparations such as collecting disaster supplies, etc.?

Poll Results: Litter Control

Do you think Dillon County and the municipalities should strictly enforce the litter laws and impose the maximum fine on offenders?

Service Above Self

The Latta Rescue Squad will celebrate 50 years of service to the community on Saturday, a milestone that will surely be worthy of note to many Latta citizens as well as many others in the county.