Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

The New River Expedition: Miles Of Uncertainty

Our shuttle arrived, and Mike stepped out of the van to greet us. He is the owner of Mountain2Island Outfitters and has a shop in Radford Virginia, next to the New River.

Crimson Clover

Crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) is an annual and is well adapted to the warm climates of South Carolina.

The Rejected Remedy To What Ails Humanity

The idea for this article that you are reading today came to me a few nights ago while riding in my car.

The New River Expedition: Part Two

Sunday morning, Day 2- The boats were being loaded to continue the voyage down the New River. Duncan and I looked at the map and agreed that we would set the day’s goal to be setting camp just past the town of Fries, VA (Grayson County) before dusk.

For Parents Of Children Returning To School

In just a few days, children in our locale who attend kindergarten — 12th grade will be returning to school.

Fall Webworms

There are two caterpillars in our region, the eastern tent caterpillar and the fall webworm.

The New River Expedition: Part One

This is part one of a four-part story of the eight-day, 210-mile New River Expedition. This journey was made possible by six men, five of whom call Dillon County home.

Will America Ever Truly Achieve E Pluribus Unum?

With all the bickering, contention, and disputing that is going on in our nation, especially from a political, ideological, and racial aspect, one has to wonder whether or not this nation will ultimately live up to the origin of its creed.

People Who Should Have Been…But Never Were

I recently ran into a man at one of my favorite and routine business places, where I patronize almost daily, to get some of their delicious coffee.

Attracting Butterflies To Your Yard

Attracting butterflies to your yard can be a simple task. Utilizing adult nectar sources and larval (caterpillar) host plants are key.