Category: Blogs & Columns

A collection of blogs and miscellaneous columns for The Dillon Herald website and/or The Dillon Herald newspaper including Sundry Thoughts by Sarah Stubbs, American Muscle Cars by James Bryant, Planter’s Row from Clemson Extension Service, and much more.

This Month in South Carolina History: March 20-23, 1713, Colonel John Moore Defeats the Tuscarora Indians

As colonists in North and South Carolina claimed more land, the hostility of Native Americans increased.

Social Security Plays Important Role In Economic Security For Women

Social Security plays an important role in providing economic security for women. Nearly 55 percent of the people receiving Social Security benefits are women.

March Is Red Cross Month

March is Red Cross Month, and the Red Cross of Eastern SC is asking the community to be a hero for families by becoming a volunteer, learning lifesaving skills, giving blood or donating to #help1family on Red Cross Giving Day on March 27.

This Month In South Carolina History

On August 31, 1885, DuBose Heyward was born in Charleston to Edwin Watkins Heyward and Jane Screven DuBose.

This Month In S.C. History

On June 28, 1776, British ships sailed into Charleston harbor and opened fire on a tiny fort on Sullivan’s Island.

The Ugliest Rifle In The World

Several years ago a friend purchased a very nice rifle for his son.

This Month In South Carolina History

On March 17, 1856, the Mount Vernon Ladies Association received its charter, in large part because of Ann Pamela Cunningham (1819-1875) of Laurens District.

S.C. History: The Charleston-Hamburg Line

On October 2, 1833, workers for the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company (SCC&RR) completed a 136-mile railroad from Charleston to Hamburg.

How To Deal With Scam Calls

0 Some scammers just don’t quit. They’ve called you on multiple occasions pitching you the same message after you have repeatedly asked to be put on the do-not-call list. You’ve tried blocking them, but they call from all sorts of different numbers! What can you do? According to BBB Scam Tracker, over 5,700 scams involving…

National Grandparents Day

The Sunday after Labor Day we have an opportunity to “Do Something Grand.” That’s when our country observes National Grandparents Day.