Category: Editorials/Opinions

Meeting The Growing Energy Needs Of South Carolinians

The demand for natural gas continues to grow across the country, and specifically here in South Carolina.

Lawmakers Should Preserve Conservation Bank Now

From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the sandy beaches along our Atlantic coast, the Palmetto State’s natural beauty draws thousands here annually.

Building A Bridge To A Brighter Future

Restoring hope and opportunity is critical to lifting up our communities who feel like they have been left behind.

Shopping Locally Is An Investment In The Community

A new year has started and the holiday mass shopping season is over, but we all still have a certain amount of shopping that we normally do.  This is a reminder that when you have this normal, everyday shopping to do, remember to shop locally when possible.

The Time Is Now

At the September meeting of the Dillon City Council, Mayor Todd Davis laid out his plan to take the first steps to revitalize Main Street.

A Public Vote

A public vote. It seems like a simple concept. A board, council, commission, etc. has an issue, makes a decision, and votes on it openly in a public session. Generally, the public leaves the meeting knowing how the members voted and who voted how. This was not the case for many who attended the public hearing on the voter registration challenge by Sarita Bethea against James M. “Hoghead” Campbell in the Dillon County Council District One election.

City And Dillon County Need To Come Together For The Sake Of The Theatre

It is time that the City of Dillon and Dillon County come together for the sake of the Dillon County Theatre.

An Opportunity To Be Great

It has been about two weeks now that our interim county administrator Rodney Berry has been on the job.

Efforts Worthy Of Note

In the past couple of weeks since the hurricane, we have all seen so many people step up to the plate to help serve the community and restore some normalcy to the lives of those affected by the storm. We have seen law enforcement, first responders, disaster preparedness officials, Red Cross workers, and many others very visible in our community.

Many Thanks

Hurricane Matthew came in with much more force than many in Dillon County expected, and while it brought out the worst in some people, it brought out the best in many others.