Category: Editorials/Opinions

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

Take COVID-19 Seriously

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.

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?

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.

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.

Virtual Equity Needed

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has brought to light an inequity that has been known about for a long time but a sense of urgency to correct it did not exist until now.

Managing Our Fears And Anxieties In The Age Of COVID-19

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is impacting every aspect of our lives.

Protect Yourself

With fears of the coronavirus and other illnesses running rampant this time of year such as the flu, many citizens are becoming increasingly concerned on how to protect themselves from illness.


As of October 15, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed 33 deaths among 1,479 lung injuries.