Category: Editorials/Opinions

Editorial: You Decide

It’s disappointing that the Dillon County Democratic Party chair, Clarence “Sonny” McRae, didn’t think enough of your local newspaper than to hold them out of the first half of a protest hearing that could have a significant impact on the leadership of our county.

Opinion: Questions For Candidates

In a few months, South Carolinians will go to the polls to choose the men and women we want to serve us as elected officials.

Editorial: The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today

The most important thing you can do today (Tuesday, June 8th) for your county and your state is to go to the polls and exercise your right to vote.
Whether you vote for an incumbent or a newcomer, whether you vote Democrat or Republican, you should take the time to stop by the polls and do your civic duty.

Opinion: Memorial Day

There is no observance in America more somber than Memorial Day. In events held across America this Memorial Day weekend, people will gather in small villages and great cities for one purpose: to remember our war dead, pay to homage to their sacrifice and courage, and to recall the selflessness that embodies military service. Indeed, throughout Europe, Africa and the Pacific Islands, Americans and our foreign friends alike pay their respects by visiting our Nation’s many cemeteries abroad.

Opinion: Bless the Beasts And the Children

In the song Bless The Beasts and The Children performed by The Carpenters, one of the lyrics speaks about ‘children who have no voice, who have no choice’. A lot of media and social attention is given to the plight of children who live in poverty, especially in Third World countries.

Opinion: Freedom Of Information Act

The S.C. Press Association has conducted a number of Freedom of Information compliance audits over the past decade, and each audit uncovers law enforcement agencies that disregard the law.

Editorial: What’s The Big Secret?

0 First, let us say that we are glad that Dillon County has hired a new economic development director. We wish him well and  hope that he will be bringing industry to Dillon County very soon. This editorial is in no way directed towards him or his qualifications. We are sure that he will work…

Editorial: When Will It Be Our Turn?

As we see Marion County get more and more industries including a Boeing spin-off industry, many in Dillon County are beginning to wonder when it will be our turn.