RIA Grants Awarded Locally

Recognizing that upgrades to water and sewer infrastructure can have significant environmental and economic benefits, the S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority’s (RIA) board of directors recently awarded more than $13 million in grant funds for water, sewer and drainage projects.

Permit Issued To Begin Construction On I-73 Issued

Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers issued the permit to begin construction of Interstate 73.

Dillon Man Sentenced On Firearm Charges In Federal Court

United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Florwer Carlin Lizano, Jr., age 41, of Dillon, was sentenced today in federal court in Florence for felon in possession of a firearm.

PHOTO GALLERY: NETC And S.C. Ports Authority Highlighted At Industrial Appreciation Luncheon

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Northeastern Technical College and the S.C. Ports Authority were highlighted at The Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon and golf outing held recently at Twin Lakes Country Club.

NETC Board Chair Appears Before Council To Discuss Funds College Has Been Receiving

Dan Bozard, NETC Board Chairman (File Photo)

Northeastern Technical College Board Chairman Dan Bozard appeared before the Dillon County Council called meeting on Friday to talk about the approximately $114,000 that they have been getting each year from council for a number of years.

Councilman Jack Scott Says That ‘We Don’t Need This Conflict Of Interest Going In The Newspaper’

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Councilman Jack Scott made some remarks about a meeting that he had on Friday morning with some people prior to the called Dillon County Council meeting.

VIDEO: Dillon County Council Called Meeting, June 16, 2017

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Here is the video from the called meeting of the Dillon County Council on June 16.

Parents Of Infant Charged After Child Is Diagnosed With Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office have charged the parents of an infant with abuse/to inflict great bodily injury upon a child, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Schools Will Not Receive Local Option Sales Tax Money In Current Version Of Dillon County Budget

The Dillon County Council voted to pass the second reading of their 2017-2018 budget on Friday, June 9th in a called meeting conducted by Vice-chairman Stevie Grice.