Category: Miscellaneous Columns

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.

…And Justice For All: October

There are several updates and issues that I would like to discuss in this month’s column.

…And Justice For All with Chief David Lane

I would like to thank you for all of the congratulations, cards, phone calls and Facebook messages.  There will be many challenges ahead; however, I will do my best for the citizens of the Dillon.  

Enjoy The Beauty Of Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials.

Brad’s Musings: 12 Years Of Change In Dillon

This Fall marks the 50th anniversary of my starting to school. Over the next 12 years, I witnessed a lot of change in Dillon.

We Do Not Need Another Interstate

This is in response to the recent article about the clear advantages and more significantly the lower cost that improvements to the existing SC 38/US 501 corridor or Grand Strand Expressway (GSX) have over the proposed I-73 Interstate to Myrtle Beach.

Not What We Need

Economic development is one of the most important issues in our county and a topic about which almost everyone has an opinion.