Recently someone posted on Facebook® that our General Manager and Advertising Director Johnnie Daniels was leaving The Dillon Herald and going for a new job at the newspaper in Darlington.
Almost everywhere you look, COVID-19 precautions are being advertised whether it is on social media, tv, and even your local newspaper, and there is a reason.
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.
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.
While the interest was great and the enthusiasm was high to learn of the election results on Tuesday night, that same enthusiasm did not spill over into actually voting in the run-off on Tuesday.
Several things are going on right now that are worthy of reminders.
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.
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.
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?