Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

How To Make 2024 A Year Of Revolutions And Not One Of Unfulfilled Resolutions

With only a few days left in the year of 2023, I want to call your attention to something that perhaps all of us have been guilty of at one time or another. T

Deer Hunting (Written From A Deer Stand)

A friend invited me to go deer hunting one Saturday morning in late September. We parked the truck at the gate and quietly closed the doors of the truck before walking into the woods.

Cast And Blast On The Saluda

September is always known for the beginning of hunting season because deer and dove season begin.

Making Thanksgiving More Than A Holiday

With the actual day of Thanksgiving being only one day away, I want to present and consider some reasons why we must make it much more than a once-a-year observance and practice.

Maintaining Sanity and Serenity In An Age of Craziness

Whether you can admit it or not, we are living in an age of craziness, corruption, and disorder.

Enjoy Apples Now And For Months To Come

We’ve all heard an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But did you know an apple before grocery shopping means you will buy more fruits and vegetables?

Thanksgiving Safety: Don’t Let Food Poisoning Gobble Up Your Good Time!

Cooking the Thanksgiving Day feast can be stressful for many reasons, especially when it comes to the turkey. Perhaps you find yourself cooking for Thanksgiving for the first time this year? For all of our seasoned chefs and first time bird cookers out there, here are some tips to ensure proper thawing, preparation and storing

Create Your Own Garden Soil

Fall is filled with preparing gardens for the following season, raking leaves, and harvesting.

Cutting and Enjoying Fall Perennial Flowers

Bring a bit of your fall garden indoors. Many of your fall flowering perennials make great cut flowers to enjoy in arrangements for your home and bouquets to share with others.

Pollinators In Mind

No matter where you live, investing time caring for your landscape now will pay off with a healthier, more beautiful landscape next spring and for years to come.