Category: Editorials/Opinions

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

Editorial: The Red Cross Wants You

The Dillon County Chapter of the American Red Cross wants you.  Our local chapter is in dire need of volunteers who have some time to give back to their community and who can pass a background check.

Opinion: Avery McCall Shunned By Shrine Bowl

Three consecutive State Championship football rings in his fourth season as quarterback for the Dillon High School Wildcats, and senior Avery McCall has been shunned by the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas Selection Committee! Well, go figure!

Opinion: In An Age Of Misinformation, Newspapers Still Shine

It’s National Newspaper Week and our theme this year is The Power of the Press.

Op-Ed: It’s Sunshine Week

It’s Sunshine Week in South Carolina and the nation.  It is a time to recognize and encourage open government and letting the sun shine in on public documents and  meetings.  

Op-Ed: Newspapers Are ‘The Tie That Binds’

What do you care most about in life?
Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list. Friends would be there. So would our jobs or businesses, our livelihoods. Our homes. Maybe our pets. Our hobbies and pastimes. Add in those around us: Neighbors, the community, etc.

Opinion: Fourth Of July

This weekend we gather with family and friends to celebrate the Fourth of July, our nation’s 238th birthday.

Editorial: Changing The Form Of Government Won’t Change The Problems In Latta

There has been a rumbling going on in the Town of Latta among a few people about changing the form of government.

Thoughts: Just Sayin’

The older one gets the more lessons he has learned or, in some cases, not learned.

Opinion: Is It Fair?

There used to be a song that said, “I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden.” A rose garden though is what many of the American people thought they were getting with the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare.

Editorial: The Plague Of Misinformation Continues

Recently at a Dillon City Council meeting, a couple of council members spoke about misinformation in the public. Then at least one proceeded to give out misinformation in regards to the county and taxes.