Category: Michael Goings’ Columns

Columns by Bishop Michael Goings

Good Samaritans

The parable of the Good Samaritan undoubtedly is one of the most well-known of all the parables used by Jesus to illustrate a moral lesson on principles of truth.

Judge Dolphus Carter, Jr.: The Quiet Man With The Strong Voice

Arguably and definitely, to my estimation, one of the most accomplished, influential, and civic-minded African-Americans in our locale is Mr. Dolphus Carter.  

Celebrating Living Local Legends: Rev. Mother Louise Graham Moultrie

Usually during this time of year our focus is on deceased African Americans, who are considered to be historic figures, due to their achievements and contributions to the advancement of the black community, as well as the nation as a whole.

A Tribute To  Bill Coward

In last Thursday’s Dillon Herald, I read with great interest an article written by one of my fellow writers, Bishop Michael Goings. Mr. Goings did a fantastic piece on a man I considered to be one of my heroes in life, the late Bill Coward.

A Tribute To Bill Coward

Quite a few years ago, an article was published in the Dillon Herald about Mr. Bill Coward entitled “The Hot Dog King.”

Dr. Ben Bernanke: A Profile Of Greatness

Undoubtedly the most famous and prominent individual with family roots in Dillon is Dr. Ben Bernanke, the very astute and accomplished Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

The Last Christmas

When I was growing up in Newtown, the time beginning with Thanksgiving and extending through Christmas into the New Year was the most anticipated and joyous time of the year

Miss DHS Selected

On Saturday, November 2, fourteen beautiful, talented, and intelligent young ladies competed for the title of Miss Dillon High School.

Selisa Scott Is A Voice For Many Parents

Dear Editor:
I am writing about the article written by Bishop Michael Goings “An Unsung Hero with Unswerving Valor.”

To Bomb Or Not To Bomb: The Pros And Cons Of  The Syrian Dilemma

The most important issue, in the news today, is the Syrian civil conflict and the claim by the Obama Administration that President Bashar al-Assad has authorized the use of chemical weapons against the civilian population, especially women and children.