Category: Editorials/Opinions

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

Editorial: 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.

Editorial: What Impression Do We Make?

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

Editorial: The Future Of The Fire Service

A Dillon County Council Public Safety committee meeting was held with the fire chiefs of the Dillon County Fire Stations, with the exception of Dillon County Station Four (Gaddy’s Mill) who did not send a representative, to discuss the budget needs for the upcoming year.

Census 2020: The Importance Of Being Counted

Responding to the census is not only your civic duty; it also affects the amount of funding your community receives, how your community plans for the future, and your representation in government.

Editorial: A Whole New World

You may have noticed it this week. The PDRTA (Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority) buses running throughout the county.
While this may not mean much to those of us who have vehicles to drive, it means a great deal to those who don’t have a vehicle or who can no longer drive safely.

Census 2020: Your Privacy Is Protected

A number of concerns have been stated, examples: “I don’t want to give my personal information to the 2020 Census survey because somehow that information may be used against me.”

Census 2020: It’s Crunch Time!

As of today’s, date, August 14, 2020, September 30, 2020 is the deadline for the 2020 census survey and information collection.

Census 2020: Why We Fill Out The Census

This is the first in a series of articles intended to help the reader to understand the reasons for taking an active part in the 2020 Census survey and making sure that everyone in Dillon County is counted.

Editorial: Don’t Always Believe What You Read On Social Media

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.

Editorial: Do Your Part To Stop The Spread

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.