Category: Letters/Polls

We welcome letters from our readers. Send your comments and observations to: The Editor, The Dillon Herald, P.O. Drawer 1288, Dillon, SC 29536. Letters must be signed and must contain a complete address (street/p.o. box and town) and a telephone number for verification. We do not publish or consider anonymous letters or letters without a verifiable name, address, and telephone number nor do we publish letters with names withheld. We reserve the right to edit letters or to refuse to publish letters at our discretion. Letters endorsing political candidates will not be run before an election. Letters from groups or organizations must run as paid advertisements.

The Lonely Monument

In a family plot, at an old church near Little Rock, South Carolina, there is a monument to a soldier who gave his life exactly seventy years ago this fall.  As the years go by, it is possible that less people recall the “who” or the “why”.

A Terrible Day For Dillon In More Ways Than One

Since when did the clouds of dust and the crash of demolition on Dillon’s Main Street come to symbolize what was once this city’s proudly displayed slogan, “Quietly Progressive”?

Letter: Roosevelt Was Important To The Little Man

My wife said you wrote something about President Roosevelt and I replied how important he was to the middle class and the poor. It’s a good history lesson for all.

Letter: DHS Committed To Providing Quality Education

Despite harsh economic times, Dillon High School remains committed to providing a quality education to every child entrusted to it.

Letter: I Am An American First, What About You All?

Started out reading some of my out of town papers and most are about the Tea party holding American taxpayers for ransom.

Letter: Student Concerned About Quality Of Education

Hello, my name is Jasmin Lane. I currently attend Dillon High School. I am in the 11th grade. I am ranked in the top 12 in the class of 2013 with a 3.860 GPA. I have been involved in student government and am active in my church youth group at Dillon Church of God.

Letter To The Editor: Proud and Historic Day

It was a proud and historic day for Dillon County last Thursday when Salley Huggins McIntyre was sworn in as the first female Family Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, and also the first female court judge from Dillon County.

Letter To The Editor: It’s A Sad Situation

I thought of this saying today when I read the front page story in the August 4, 2011 edition of the HERALD. The saying was one that my late mother-in-law used to say when she read or heard about an event comparable to the reported story about the robbery of a local business that led to a shooting and subsequent arrests of 3 suspects.

Letter To The Editor: Much Needed Financial Transparency

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, I was proud to join Gov. Haley and others for a bill-signing ceremony at TriCounty Technical College’s satellite campus in Easley, S.C.

Letter To The Editor: A Bunch Of Hungry Hogs

They’re back, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, IBM, Merck, and dozens of other major US corporations are back in Washington like hogs at the trough demanding to be fed another tax boondoggle. This is not the first pig-out for these oinkers.