Tag: Editorials

Op-Ed: FOIA Reform Is A Win For The Public

It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.

Opinion: Congressman Rice Says Inland Port Dillon Is The Biggest Thing To Happen To This Area In A Long Time

It’s the biggest thing to happen to this area in a long time–bringing job creation, better salaries, and economic diversification to the Pee Dee. It’s the groundbreaking of the Inland Port in Dillon.

Editorial: Shopping Locally Is An Investment In The Community

A new year has started and the holiday mass shopping season is over, but we all still have a certain amount of shopping that we normally do.  This is a reminder that when you have this normal, everyday shopping to do, remember to shop locally when possible.

Editorial: The Time Is Now

At the September meeting of the Dillon City Council, Mayor Todd Davis laid out his plan to take the first steps to revitalize Main Street.

Editorial: A Public Vote

A public vote. It seems like a simple concept. A board, council, commission, etc. has an issue, makes a decision, and votes on it openly in a public session. Generally, the public leaves the meeting knowing how the members voted and who voted how. This was not the case for many who attended the public hearing on the voter registration challenge by Sarita Bethea against James M. “Hoghead” Campbell in the Dillon County Council District One election.

Opinion: City And Dillon County Need To Come Together For The Sake Of The Theatre

It is time that the City of Dillon and Dillon County come together for the sake of the Dillon County Theatre.

Editorial: An Opportunity To Be Great

It has been about two weeks now that our interim county administrator Rodney Berry has been on the job.

Editorial: Efforts Worthy Of Note

In the past couple of weeks since the hurricane, we have all seen so many people step up to the plate to help serve the community and restore some normalcy to the lives of those affected by the storm. We have seen law enforcement, first responders, disaster preparedness officials, Red Cross workers, and many others very visible in our community.

Editorial: Many Thanks

Hurricane Matthew came in with much more force than many in Dillon County expected, and while it brought out the worst in some people, it brought out the best in many others.

Editorial: Dillon County’s Loss

On Friday, Dillon County Council and County Administrator Clay Young parted ways. It should be a sad day for Dillon County. Clay Young has probably brought more progress to Dillon County under his leadership than any other county official in recent years.