Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

The Perils and Pitfalls of Pride

From a Biblical perspective, the original sin was committed by an archangel, who at the time of the violation, was called Lucifer (Ezekiel 28:12-17).

An Enduring Legacy To The Fifth Generation

I recently had to go into the Herald Office Supply to get an item that I could not find anywhere else in town.

Brighten Your Fall Landscape With Mums

Mums are a favorite fall flower that adds weeks of seasonal color to containers, gardens and fall displays.

Endeavoring To Be Number One At Being Number Two

I was so inspired by the mere title of Cornell King’s very informative and timeless book, Being Number One at Being Number Two that I decided to devote my column today to considering the issue.

Daffodils with a Difference

There are so many reasons to love daffodils. These spring-blooming bulbs aren’t fussy about where they are planted. They come back to bloom again year after year and are not bothered by deer, rabbits, or other garden pests.

Help Wanted: Why Good Help Is Hard To Find

As I waited at a certain business establishment to have my vehicle serviced, I could not help but notice that there were only two people attending to the vehicles that were there waiting to be serviced.

Living In The Aftermath Of Unexpected Events

The recent passing of Douglas Pernell, the first African American to be elected as the Sheriff of Dillon County, as well as our first Black County-wide office holder, took us all by surprise.

Tomato Troubles

Extreme heat, drought, torrential rains, and hungry critters may be wreaking havoc on your garden.

Remembering The Last Supper

One of my special, spiritual daughters is Marie Bepete. She is the wife of Bishop Luckie (Peter) Bepete, the African and Foreign Mission Bishop.

Family Feuds: Their Origin and Common Causes

It is my aim and custom to decide what issue or subject I will consider in my weekly column by how it relates to the average person who will most likely read it.