Category: Opinion

Editorials and opinions from the editor of The Dillon Herald, Dillon, SC, guest columns, and letters to the editor

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.

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.

High School Football: Play or Delay?

High School Football: Play or Delay? Poll

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.

Quality Of Life In Dillon County

To The Editor:
May I write about the “quality of life” in Dillon County. My first gripe is the noise I suffer from the exhaust pipes (or glass packs) on a pick-up, the whining of motorcycles halfway across town, the people who drive up at filling stations or any parking lots where young people have their “music” as loud it can get with windows down, or doors open to the most vulgar words.

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.”

School Poll

Do you think school for the first semester should be:

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.

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.

Tax Free Weekend

Do you plan to take advantage of Sales Tax Free shopping this coming weekend?