Category: Opinion

Editorials and opinions from the editor of The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, guest columns, and letters to the editor

Poll Results: Mandating Mask Wear

Do you think that wearing masks in public places should be mandatory until COVID-19 cases decrease?

Senate Report: Expanding Internet Broadband

While serving on the Senate Finance Committee I voted to approve the expenditure of $1.2 billion dollars of federal Coronavirus Relief money. I am proud that our plan includes funding to expand internet broadband in South Carolina.

The Importance Of Being Prepared

Hurricane season is upon us, and this year is predicted to be an active hurricane season. With COVID-19 still on the rise and some basic supplies harder to come by, it is more important than ever to be prepared and stay prepared during this hurricane season.


Several things are going on right now that are worthy of reminders.

COVID-19 Brings Sunshine As Well!

Turn on the news… and it’s the main headliner. Open the newspaper… and it hogs the front page.

Exercise Your Right To Vote

Voting is important. Many people, such as women, men who didn’t own land, and African-Americans, all had to fight for the right to be able to cast a ballot. They fought so that all may have a say in how the government is run and who is running it.
It is important that people exercise their right to vote in the upcoming primary.

Take COVID-19 Seriously

As more and more businesses and venues open up, there are many who are under the misimpression that because these entities are opening up that COVID-19 is over. This is not the case.

Do Your Civic Duty

Earlier this year, every household received a 2020 census form in the mail. Did you fill it out and mail it back or complete it online?

Support Our Farmers

To The Editor:
I always felt a little silly pushing for agriculture and trying to make my family and friends understand just what it takes to produce food in modern-day America. Farmers still get up early and still come home late; their families adapt, without grudges, to time without them.

Making Your Voice Heard

Absentee voting has been a hot topic in recent past elections mainly over a topic which some call “voter harvesting.”
We are not here today to take up that issue, but rather the issue of making your voice heard in the upcoming election during COVID-19.