Category: Editorials/Opinions

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

The COVID-19 Vaccine And Pregnancy

McLeod Health and leading OB medical societies, including the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), recommend that all pregnant women receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Editorial: Qualified Workforce Needed

“Jobs. Jobs. Jobs.” We’ve heard this said in Dillon County for years. We have the jobs, so now what?

Editorial: A Man Who Gets Things Done

The Little Pee Dee State Park is one of Dillon County’s greatest natural treasures.

Editorial: Transparency In Government

Transparency in government is key to promoting accountability of officials and making sure that citizens have information about what their government is doing. It is something that citizens want and government boards and agencies should want and desire.

Editorial: Excellence In Law Enforcement

In today’s paper and this week online, we are saluting our local law enforcement officers.

Op-Ed: Concerns For Children In The Continuing Pandemic

As the elected officers of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (SCAAP), we are writing to express our concerns for children as the pandemic continues.

Editorial: You’re Somebody

Many years ago, Judge Paul Burch issued an order in Dillon County, which had a portion regarding the cleaning of cemeteries.

Editorial: Golf Carts Should Be Used Responsibly

It’s the time of year when one starts seeing golf carts darting around.

Editorial: Dog Owners Must Be Responsible Owners

In recent months, the City of Dillon has received numerous complaints about dogs. It comes up at city council meetings and on other occasions.

Op-Ed: Reading, Writing, And Financial Literacy

Where did you learn about personal finance? Did a patient parent explain the difference between spending for what you need versus what you want?