Category: Miscellaneous Columns

American Red Cross: Heat Safety

This summer, many people will be enjoying the summer weather and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the summer safely.

Social Security And You

Social Security continues to evaluate and improve how we protect what’s important to you.

May Is Mental Health Month

Recognizing South Carolinians who are living with a mental illness, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) joins the nation in commemorating May as Mental Health Month.

May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. While attention is given to skin cancer during this month, sun safety is important all through the year, not just in the summertime.

VETERANS MAILBOX

0 APPLY FOR VA HEALTH BENEFITS The very first step in obtaining access to your VA Healthcare Benefits is to apply. If you meet the basic eligibility requirements {go to veterans.asp} VA encourages you to apply today by completing and submitting VA Form 10-10EZ, Application for Health Benefits {https:// www.1010ez.med.va.gov/} on line ot come by…

May Is Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke is the No. 1 cause of preventable disability and the fifth leading killer in the nation. Eighty percent of strokes are preventable, yet it is expected that nearly 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke this year. On average, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.

Safe Kids: Burns And Scalds

The smell of cookies baking in the oven or delicious sauces simmering on the stovetop is hard to resist for kids but too many are suffering from burns and scalds that could be prevented.

February Is Pet Dental Month

Did you know that over 85% of dogs and 50% of cats over the age of 4 have some degree of dental disease?

A Tribute To An Unsung Hero

For people who don’t know where Gaddy’s Mill is it’s about halfway between Dillon and Lake View off of Road 30. It’s mostly a farming community made up of farmers you probably know: the Rogers, Arnettes, McKenzies and Gaddys to name a few.

…And Justice For All

This past month has been a very difficult time for our community.