Man Charged With Molesting Children Pleads Guilty

Johnny Turner, a Dillon man charged with multiple counts of molesting children, pled guilty last week before Judge Paul Burch during a term of General Sessions Court at the Dillon County Judicial Center.

CSX Schedules Railroad Crossing Repair

CSX Railroad has scheduled closing the crossings listed below for repair.

Two People Taken Into Custody

Law enforcement personnel

On February 5, 2016, two people were taken into custody by the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office in reference to the vehicle and body of Jamal Smith.

Dillon Police Holding Crime Forum For City Residents

The City of Dillon Police Department is holding a public forum to discuss the crime issue in the City of Dillon on Thursday, February 18.

SCE&G Warns Customers Of Potential Phone Scams

South Carolina Electric & Gas urges business and residential customers to be aware that scam artists are posing as SCE&G employees on telephone calls.

Road Sign Theft Costing County, Creating Danger

Director of 9-1-1 Clarence “Sonny” McRae said the county is experiencing a problem that is costing the county a great deal of money this year – the theft of road signs.

Dillon County Chamber Banquet Is Thursday


The Dillon County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held Thursday, February 4, at Twin Lakes Country Club, 141 West Country Club Road, Hamer. The guest speaker is John Symons, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FLOCO Foods, Inc.

Man Captured In Dillon County With 309 Counterfeit Gift Cards Sentenced

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Raquan Etheridge, age 28, of Long Island City, New York was sentenced on January 27, 2016 by United States District Judge R. Bryan Harwell in federal court in Florence. The case was investigated by agents of the United States Secret Service with the assistance of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office. 

DHSF Has Productive Month

January 2016 has been an active and productive month for DHSF.
On January 7, persons who had bought at public auction the mobile units located on the Historic School Campus were completing the removal of their units, and the grounds were being cleared of all debris.