Tag: Opinion

Editorial: Breaking The Trend

There has been a trend at Dillon County Council meetings lately of various council members not voting when an issue is tough or not politically popular.

Will America Ever Truly Achieve E Pluribus Unum?

With all the bickering, contention, and disputing that is going on in our nation, especially from a political, ideological, and racial aspect, one has to wonder whether or not this nation will ultimately live up to the origin of its creed.

Editorial: Sending A Message

Almost everyone can agree that economic development and bringing it to our county is important. We all want our county to progress and grow, and we want our county to wisely invest their dollars into things that can make growth happen and broaden our tax base.

You Got My Goat

Dear Editor:
The history of the saying “You got my goat” is accredited to owners of race horses that would put a goat in the stall with the horse, to calm the horse.

Editorial: The Wisdom Of Solomon

A meeting was held last Monday on the future of the Latta Library. The meeting was advertised as dealing with the following question: “Should we renovate the library or build a new library in another location?”

People Who Should Have Been…But Never Were

I recently ran into a man at one of my favorite and routine business places, where I patronize almost daily, to get some of their delicious coffee.

‘Tis the Season of Extreme Heat and Humidity

Last year about this time or perhaps a little earlier (right before the summer season officially started), I did an article about the “Dragon of Summer’s Heat and Humidity.”

Silence Is Not Always Golden

Just when I was preparing to get started on writing about a particular issue for my column today, my intention of writing about the matter was preempted by the urgency of an escalating evil that is transpiring in Dillon, especially in Newtown.

There’s No Fool Like An Old Fool

In my column today, I want to consider an issue that is seldom contemplated or discussed by most.

Editorial: All Who Are Interested In The Future Of The Latta Library Should Show Up For Meeting

If you are interested in the Latta Library, you are one of the people in our community who should attend the community meeting planned for July 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the library.