Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens


At the very end of my column last week, I concluded with a section devoted to prayer. I want to pick up where I stopped. However, I will delve deeper into the issue of prayer in today’s column.

Getting Along with People Who Are Difficult to Get Along With

True to form, like many of my ideas to consider and comment on in this column, come from listening or talking to other people. My topic today came precisely that way.

Profound and Thought-Provoking Sayings by Great African-Americans

I am going to present and briefly expound on a few very profound, prudent, and timeless sayings by some very prominent African Americans in my column today.

Black History Is American History

Florida has launched an effort in his state to have any books or material on African American history deleted from the curriculum of all public schools.

Going Forward Without Looking Back

In my column today, I want to briefly consider and expound on the issue of going forward without looking back.

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.