Category: Opinion

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.

The Wisdom Of Solomon

A meeting was held last Monday on the future of the Latta Library. The meeting was advertised as dealing with the following question: “Should we renovate the library or build a new library in another location?”

All Who Are Interested In The Future Of The Latta Library Should Show Up For Meeting

If you are interested in the Latta Library, you are one of the people in our community who should attend the community meeting planned for July 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the library.

A Booming Economy Means Big Things For South Carolina

About a month ago, I joined many others in Congress and our nation in celebrating National Small Business Week, where we recognized the over 30 million small businesses across the country.

It’s Time To Be Alarmed About Our Pension System Debt

A school in Colorado Springs, Colorado was shuttered. In Three Rivers, Oregon, the school board shortened the school year five days and laid off employees.

The Little Known Number At The Root Of S.C.’s Biggest Problem

Seven and a quarter percent. That’s the official “assumed rate of return” for South Carolina’s retiree pension system. In other words, state officials tell us the system should expect to earn 7.25 percent on its assets for decades to come.

Think, Before You Post

Social Media. Many people think it is a forum to post your opinion or whatever is on your mind and get lots of likes or to show that the poster is outspoken.