Category: Editorials/Opinions

Own It

At a called meeting of the Dillon County Council on Friday morning, the Dillon County Council in a 4-3 vote made two big decisions.

Credit Where Credit Is Due

At the June 28th Dillon County Council meeting, Councilman Stevie Grice stated that he had not had a chance to properly review the budget and that he didn’t want the council to vote on the third reading.

A Cautionary Tale

The “public hearing” held at the Dillon County Council meeting on Wednesday, June 28th, is perhaps one of the most shameful displays of government in action that has ever been witnessed in Dillon County’s history.

Do Right

Our public officials are very important people in our lives because they make decisions that affect all of us on the local, state, and national levels. It is the job that we elect them to do on our behalf.

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.

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.

FOIA Reform Is A Win For The Public

It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.