Category: Opinion

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

Letter To The Editor: S.C. Mega Dump

Went to Florence, SC on 9-24 to hear the lawyers from Marlboro County vs. the lawyers from MRR, ZV Pate. Most of the Marlboro County Council members were there including its chair lady Dr. Carolyn Prince. It was mostly big lawyer talk with one judge presiding.

Latta School Board Gets Updates

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 12 in the District Administration Conference Room.

Editorial: The Newspaper

After reading his obituary in a newspaper, Mark Twain, said, “Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same is true of newspapers. For the past several years, many have been predicting the “death” of newspapers, but nothing could be further from the truth—especially when speaking of local newspapers like The Dillon Herald.

Editorial: Register To Vote

The deadline to register to vote is Saturday, October 2nd—one month before the general election. If you are not registered to vote, now would be a good time to do so. If your information is not current, this is an excellent time to get it updated.

Letter To The Editor: Social Security in 2010-Part 2

To The Editor:
The average American has been reading up on Social Security and I want to bring Part 2 up to date. I worked on my job driving the ice cream truck for 35 years and retired. Got my Social Security at 62 years old. I knew that the Republican party has been scheming to get rid of the retires safety net, the crown jewel of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s new deal. For 74 years social security has been keeping senior citizens out of poverty.

Editorial : Golf Carts Need Parent Enforcement

Some people may think the city council is being too strict in reminding the public about golf cart regulations and enforcing the statute, but that is hardly the case.

September 11, 2001: Do You Remember?

Saturday is the anniversary of a dark day in American history. September 11, 2001 started out a lot like any day for the time of year.

Letter To The Editor: 9/7

Conflict Between County Council, Past Administrator Concerns Citizen

Letters To The Editor

Letters to the Editor published 8/24

Letter To The Editor: Megadumps

Do you love your families, your offspring, yourself? Would you let someone bury something on our ground that will eventually poison our water and mess up our air and make the land no good forever?