Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

Times Of Shedding Tears That Are Common To Man

I am convinced that the subject we are going to consider in my column today is one that practically everyone can identify with.

Sustainable Water Use In Your Landscape

No matter where you live, the conservation and wise use of water in our gardens and landscapes is important. Sustainable water use helps grow beautiful gardens while conserving water and helping reduce water pollution and stormwater overflows.

Bring Food Safety To Summer Vacation

As summertime brings families and friends together for outdoor celebrations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to make sure your summer festivities are food safe.

Growing Tomatoes In Pots

Keep garden-fresh tomatoes close at hand this season. Grow one or more in containers on your patio, balcony, or front steps.

Pro Choice versus Pro Life: The Pendulum Swings

With the issue of Roe versus Wade and the preliminary decision of the United States Supreme Court voting five to three to overturn it being illegally leaked to the public, it has been the hottest domestic issue that has dominated the news.

Part 2: Watershed Events In The History Of Dillon County

In my column last week, I presented to you four watershed events in the history of Dillon County in the chronological order that they transpired.

Part 1: Watershed Events In The History Of Dillon County

I am going to start my column today by posthumously citing and commending Carley Wiggins, our great historian, who wrote more inclusively about the people and history of Dillon County, more than anyone else – barring none.

An After Easter Commentary: Liar, Lunatic, or Lord

If my calculation and projection are correct, you are reading this article four days after Easter Sunday (that was on April 17, 2022).

How to Recognize Jesus Christ When He Comes To Your Door

Like many of the things I write about in my column, my article today derived from a brief conversation I had with a man while patronizing his place of business.

The Slap Witnessed Around The World: Important Lessons We Can Learn From It

An event occurred just a few days ago at the presentation of the Oscar Awards that caught the attention of multiple millions around the world.