Category: Editorials/Opinions

The editorials and opinions of the editor of The Dillon Herald and guest columnists

A Year Of Unforeseen Challenges

This year has been full of unforeseen challenges. The pandemic has forced us to adjust many aspects of our daily lives as we adapt to a new normal.

Take COVID-19 Seriously

How many people are too many? How many people need to get sick? How many people need to die? How many people in our county need to suffer before everyone starts taking COVID-19 seriously?

Editorial: Support Three Worthy Causes

The Dillon Herald is asking for your support of three worthy causes this year that are in need of your help and donations—the Dillon County Animal Shelter food and supplies drive, The Dillon Herald Toy Drive in partnership with the Dillon County United Way and Palmetto Leadership Dillon County, and The Dillon Herald Food Drive for Help For Veterans, Inc.

Recognition Of Dillon County Voter Registration Office

Another election has come and gone, and Dillon County voters came out in strong numbers this year with a nearly 67 percent turnout; however, election after election, one office fails to get the recognition it deserves. That office is the Dillon County Voter Registration Office.

National Fire Prevention Week

This week is National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s 2020 Fire Prevention Week theme TM, is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

A Job Well Done

If you haven’t taken a ride at night down Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Dillon since the city has had the lights and sidewalk installed, then you have missed out on one of the major improvements in the City of Dillon.

Census 2020: Dillon County Gets A Second Chance To Do It Right The First Time

On Thursday evening, September 24, 2020, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled that the 2020 Census count must continue through October 31, 2020. That ruling was upheld and confirmed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on October 1, 2020.

Newspapers Are Important

Just a reminder, National Newspaper Week is Oct. 4-10.
National Cheeseburger Day was a recent event, and it prompted me to go out and get a cheeseburger. Newspapers are far more important to recognize, and they aren’t as fattening.

Points Of Concern On A City Issue

At the last City of Dillon council meeting, a group called the Dillon Community Alliance appeared before council to make a proposal.

What Impression Do We Make?

Last year, a website named the City of Dillon as the Most Dangerous City in South Carolina.