Columns

What’s the difference between valedictorians and salutatorians?

on Monday, 07 June 2021. Posted in Columns, Education, Local News

Being named a valedictorian or salutatorian is a significant achievement. Some students may not fully understand what these titles represent. Every school has its own qual

Diploma display ideas

on Monday, 07 June 2021. Posted in Columns, Education, Local News

 Diploma Display Idea
Graduation day is one of the proudest moments in students’ academic careers. Diplomas

Yearbooks are important mementos

on Monday, 07 June 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Education, Local News

Yearbooks are important mementos

DHEC names CareSouth Carolina as newest ‘Community Hero’ recipient for vaccine mobilization efforts

on Monday, 07 June 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Local News, Features

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control recently presented a Community Heroes Award to CareSouth Carolina. From left to right are Kelly Eaddy, DHEC’s Pee Dee Region Operations Director; Jim Bruckner, DHEC’s Pee Dee Region Public
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has named C

Norris named assistant athletics director

on Monday, 24 May 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Education, Local News

Darlington High School (DHS) announced that James Nor

Block Party concert series returns to downtown Hartsville

on Monday, 24 May 2021. Posted in Good life, Columns, Arts & Culture, Local News

Block Party concert series returns to downtown Hartsville

‘You’re not from around here, are you?’

on Monday, 24 May 2021. Posted in Columns, Education, Local News

Bob Sloan Editor
Depending on how it’s said, the question,

Chuck Miller named DCSD executive director of Human Resources

on Monday, 17 May 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Education, Local News

CHUCK MILLER
DARLINGTON—The Darlington County School District announced today that Chuck Miller will be the district’s new executive director of Human Resource

Mask ordinance update

on Monday, 17 May 2021. Posted in Columns, Education, Local News

The City of Hartsville has ended its mask ordinance effective May 1

Breach notification

on Monday, 17 May 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Education, Local News

A recent ransomware attack on Netgain Technology, Inc. (“Netgain”) affec

Honoring our healthcare heroes

on Friday, 14 May 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Education, Local News

Honoring our healthcare heroes
What is a hero? Maya Angelou famously said, “I think a hero is any person

Perry’s Oscars speech is a real winner

on Friday, 07 May 2021. Posted in News, Columns, Editorials, Features

I don’t do The Oscars. I enjoy a good movie and like to see the really good ones get the attention they deserve, but spending an evening watching the Hollywood hoity-toity get dressed to the nines and flaunt for the cameras is not my idea of time well spe

Perry’s Oscars speech is a real winner

on Thursday, 06 May 2021. Posted in Columns, Editorials

I don’t do The Oscars. I enjoy a good movie and like to see the really good ones get the attention they deserve, but spending an evening watching the Hollywood hoity-toity get dressed to the nines and flaunt for the cameras is not my idea of time well spe

Sloan Column: Beer naming is a craft in itself

on Monday, 19 April 2021. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Sloan Column: Beer naming is a craft in itself
If you’re a big fan of craft beers and have a crafty imagination to boot, then Seminar Brewery and Wholly Smokin’ Downtown have a contest that you might want to get in on.

Sloan Column: Meeting a real life American hero

on Monday, 12 April 2021. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Sloan Column: Meeting a real life American hero
About this time every year I blow the dust off my seldom-used checkbook and begrudgingly scrawl my signature in the bottom right corner of a promissory note. 
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