Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

Public Land Duck Hunting Trip Is Meaningful Success

Most out of state trips require months of planning and booking ahead, but as I loaded my hunting gear into the back of Ryan Stephens’ truck, I was still unsure of our destination.

My Greatest Day Of King Fishing

My greatest day of king fishing was June 29, 2019 with Dawson Jordan, Ryan Stephens, and Captained by Richard Calhoun.

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH: Consider Modifying Recipes To Reduce Salt, Fat, And Sugar

This March celebrates the 50th anniversary of National Nutrition Month®. Although some people could go to extremes by throwing away favorite recipes or banning beloved ingredients, Kimberly Baker, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., assistant Clemson Extension specialist and director of the food systems and safety program team, said, “Think about modifying recipes to make them healthier. Reducing fat, salt and sugar is a good place to start.”

Grow Tasty and Nutritious Leafy Greens Indoors

Boost the flavor and nutritional value of winter meals by growing a container of greens indoors. Plant, tend and harvest greens for garden-fresh flavor now and throughout the year.

Common Things That We All Should Be Thankful For

During this very special season of Thanksgiving when we celebrate and commemorate the first Thanksgiving observed by the Pilgrims, there are some things that each of us should be thankful to God about.

The Last Prayer

Before I get into the crux of my article today, I have a confession I would like to make. I know that I am a grandfather and well into the stage of being a senior citizen.

Unprecedented Sacrifices That Yield Unprecedented Results

Throughout the course of history, in both the biblical and secular, there have been people who made unprecedented sacrifices that produced unprecedented results.

Underrated, Unappreciated, and Grossly Underpaid: Essential Professionals We Often Take For Granted

Like many of the issues and topics I write about in my column, the one that you are reading now came as a result of a recent visit to a retirement home that provides assisted living accommodations to adults with special needs and challenges.

The Court Of Public Opinion

Believe it or not, the idea for what you are reading in my column today came to me at the car wash.

Events Wacky And Weird

In this final installment of excerpts from my autobiographical book, Growing Old in Newtown, I’m going to share with you some events that occurred in my childhood that were both wacky and weird.