Category: Opinion

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

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.

COVID-19 Financial Tips

It’s no secret that money has a significant influence on our lives. While this is frequently made obvious in our daily routines, nothing underscores that sentiment quite like the current crisis.

Congress Should Take Urgent Action To Help Newspapers

During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face masks.

Reader Finds “Bread Of Life” Column Uplifting

Dear Editor:

I am always pleased to read the weekly Bread of Life devotionals featuring local pastors in The Dillon Herald. In Dillon, we are blessed as a church community with many gifted ministers of the faith leading their congregations by preaching and teaching the Word of God.

Helping Small Businesses During COVID-19

President Trump signed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help lessen the tremendous financial toll the coronavirus is taking on South Carolina’s small businesses.

Fall Sports

Do you think fall high school and college sports should be canceled due to COVID-19?


Do you think the S.C. Governor should issue a shelter-in-place order due to COVID-19?

Social Distancing

Are you practicing social distancing?