Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

A Journey From Darkness To Light

I am going to share with you a synoptic saga of the most important and influential man that the Almighty (in His providence) set in my life – second only to Jesus Christ.

Harvesting Pecans

Are you one of those lucky homeowners who has pecan trees in their yard? Ever get tired of bending over and picking up all those nuts?

Part II: My Most Memorable and Momentous Moments

In my column recently, I shared with you a few of my most unforgettable moments and memories. I felt it necessary to reprint some that I have shared before for those who did not get a chance to read them.

Planting Deer Resistant Fall Bulbs

Tired of deer eating your plants? Deer love to eat tulips and lilies. It’s almost like there is a neon sign saying “Eat Here!” Consider planting these deer resistant bulbs this fall that will be very attractive and provide you with beautiful spring color.

Celebrating The Celebrant

It is both an honor and a challenge to write something about someone who has spent so much of his time and talent in a sacrificial and selfless endeavor to cite, commend, and honor others.

The Bright Side Of A Dark Incident

Perhaps most of us are aware of the unfolding drama that came to a head on last Wednesday, when a jury found a white female police officer, Amber Guyger, guilty of fatally shooting Botham Jean, a black man, a year ago in his own apartment as he ate a bowl of ice cream.

Blueberry Plants

Blueberry plants are often neglected after all the blueberries have been harvested.

Tea Olives

Tea olives (Osmanthus species) are a highly fragrant evergreen shrub or small tree that makes them ideal for planting hear windows and outdoor living areas.

Why Pastor Appreciation Month Is A Good Idea

Since October has been designated as the official Pastor’s Appreciation Month, I deem it relevant and timely to address the issue of pastors in my column today.

Chinese Pistache

The Chinese pistache (Pistacia chinensis) is an excellent medium-sized landscape tree that is suitable for planting in South Carolina.