Category: Editorials/Opinions

The editorials and opinions of the editor of The Dillon Herald and guest columnists

Virtual Equity Needed

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has brought to light an inequity that has been known about for a long time but a sense of urgency to correct it did not exist until now.

Managing Our Fears And Anxieties In The Age Of COVID-19

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is impacting every aspect of our lives.

Protect Yourself

With fears of the coronavirus and other illnesses running rampant this time of year such as the flu, many citizens are becoming increasingly concerned on how to protect themselves from illness.


As of October 15, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed 33 deaths among 1,479 lung injuries.

Protecting Special Places: What Is Your Legacy?

Nothing brings families in the Pee Dee together like the changing of seasons and the holidays.

The World Shapers

American Education Week is a time when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of our educators, staff, and all who contribute to preparing our students to face the challenges of a global economy.

What Have They Done Now?

Traditionally, when you see what some have affectionately called “the line-up,” it usually means that some council or board has done something in a negative way. However, today, that is not the case. Instead, we have good news to report, and councilmen to commend for their positive action.

National Newspaper Week: Newspapers Bring Value To The Community And Your Life

It is easy in these times of “fake news” and denigration of the media to forget the importance of your local newspaper. It is National Newspaper Week, so take time to consider what value your local newspaper brings to your community and your life.

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.