Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

Learning From The Past Without Living In The Past

Talking about the past is a subject that in one way or another involves everyone regardless of their status in life.

The Crossing

Shannon Jordan and I were eating lunch Sunday after church and she asked me to make sure our stay was confirmed for our trip to Islamorada.

OPINION: What Can We Do To Curtail The Violence And Murders In Dillon County?

I know that I have addressed the issue of black-on-black violence and murder in Dillon County, however, due to the seemingly escalating cases in our locale, being primarily perpetrated by young African American men, I am compelled to address and comment on the matter again.

Shannon’s First Trout

Shannon Jordan and I went to the upstate for a Clemson football game in the late season and enjoyed watching the Tigers win. We stayed in Anderson that night and woke early on Sunday morning to go fly-fishing

The Joy Of Giving And Serving Others

​The inspiration for this article in my column today came not long after I went to an elderly woman’s home to pick up her garbage bags and take them to the county drop-off site in New Town.

The Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T.) at Gordon High School

I am going to use my column today to share with you some of the landmark and historical events and facts about Gordon High School.

Is the Salt Losing Its Savor?

In my column today, I want to address an issue and question that pertains to both Christians and the Church in our culture.

Vertical Gardening Maximizes Beauty and Harvest

Go vertical to expand your outdoor gardening space, create privacy and add beauty to bare walls and fences. This centuries-old technique has been used to grow food and flowers, adding beauty and productivity from the ground up.

Gems We Glean From Our Parents

With my father being deceased for nearly 22 years and my mother (who is almost 95 years of age), I wanted to present to you some gems that I gleaned from both of them.

Hunting On The Great Pee Dee River

I grew up hunting the Little Pee Dee River and jump-shooting has always been my favorite way to duck hunt.