Local newspapers are the backbone of their communities and the tie that bonds the citizens of these communities together.
Election time is just around the corner.
If you’ve got shopping to do, the national “big-box” and ecommerce retailers can seem like an appealing option. They’re often located close to the Interstate.
Dillon County Economic Development Director Tonny McNeil resigned last week, and the county began advertising for a replacement; however, instead of advertising for an Economic Development Director, the county is advertising for an Economic Development Project Manager.
There is a wolf in sheep’s clothing working its way through our state legislature. The bill purports to be a transparency bill, but it is anything but… and it will hide how millions of taxpayer dollars are spent.
0 By Jim Zachary While no one should ever say “I know it’s real because I saw it on the internet,” everyone should be able to say,”I know it’s real. I read it in the newspaper.” Real newspapers reporting real news have never been more important or more valuable to readers and communities. This week,…
Hurricane Irma has passed. South Carolina was initially in the direct path of the strongest weather event to threaten the Southeast in recorded history. It didn’t happen, and we are blessed by that. But Marlboro Electric Cooperative (“MEC”) took no chances with Irma. Our employees, Board and contractors spent the week and weekend leading up to the storm preparing for the worst – power outages, flooding, downed trees and, sadly, the possibility of loss of life.
Dillon County was very blessed that we received as little from Hurricane Irma that we did when it passed through earlier this week.