PHOTO GALLERY: Latta Wins State Baseball Championship

The Latta Vikings defeated Chesnee in the third game of the State Baseball Championship on Saturday at Lexington County Stadium. Here is a gallery of more than 100 photos from the game by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald.

Detention Officer Assaulted By Inmate

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, a detention officer with the Dillon County Detention Center was assaulted by an inmate, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Two Dillon County Men Take Part In Mission Trip To Spain

Dr. James Orr, pastor of Pyerian Baptist Church and Mr. John Henry Williams, of Dillon First Baptist Church were part of an eleven person team to Madrid, Spain recently, April 8-15.

McLeod Announces Nurses Of The Year

McLeod Dillon is pleased to announce Nurse of the Year – Beth King, RN, and Medical Surgical Tech of the Year – Raven Smith, MST. Mary Adams, RN, received the Patient’s Choice Award, and Nakeia McCoy, MST, received the Medical Surgical Tech Patient’s Choice award.

Crisis Pregnancy Center Of Dillon Is A Ministry

The Pregnancy Center of Dillon County. “The who?” If you ask about us around town, that’s the response you would get from most people.

Moody Hired As Gilbert Primary Principal

The Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the hire of William H. Moody, Jr. as Gilbert Primary School’s new principal effective July 1, 2018.

Latta Councilman Graduates From Advanced Institute Of Government

Councilmember Trudy Drawhorn from the Town of Latta has graduated from the Advanced Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.

ALERT: Locals Getting Jury Duty Scam Calls

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of calls from concerned citizens regarding phone calls from a caller stating that they had missed jury duty and needed to post a bond.

Latta Community Singers To Present Spring Concerts

The Latta Community Singers will present their spring concerts at the Latta United Methodist Church on May 18 at 7 p.m. and also May 20 at 3 p.m.