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Big House Fire Occurs On Hwy. 301 In Latta (Updated)

A big house fire occurred on Highway 301 in Latta on Sunday afternoon. (with slide show)

Raymond Earl Garris

Raymond Earl (Buster) Garris Raymond Earl “Buster” Garris died September 4, 2010, at his home in Effingham, SC following a long time battle with cancer. Born

Ozelma Thompson (Updated)

Ozelma Thompson of Dillon died Saturday, September 4, 2010 at McLeod Medical Center, Dillon.

Annie M. Brown

Funeral Services for Mrs. Annie M. Brown of Dillon, SC, will be held Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. at Weston Chapel AME Church, Latta, SC, with the Reverend Leonard E. Simmons, pastor, officiating.

Libby’s Recipes: Sweet Potato Fries

This week’s recipe is one Kate found on the internet. She tried it and says it’s really good.

Ground Broken On $700,000 Wellness Center At Perdue

Perdue associates, members of the community and local and state elected officials gathered at Perdue’s Dillon processing complex August 31 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company’s newest Wellness Center, a $700,000 investment in the health and wellness of Perdue associates and their family members. (With Slide Show)

Judge Orders County Council Chairman Into Court Sept. 21

Judge Paul Burch has ordered County Council Chairman Macio Williamson into Court on September 21st.

Former Mayor Appeals Prison Sentence

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has confirmed that former Latta mayor Lenneau Berry has filed an appeal of his federal prison sentence.

Mayor Pro-Tem Arrested For Attempted Murder, Other Charges (Updated Version)

Dillon Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Stephen Gurley was arrested for attempted murder and other charges on Thursday.

Latta Resident (Mullins High School Athletic Director) Arrested

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Mullins Police Department announce the arrest of Mullins High School’s Athletic Director, a Latta resident, who is accused of showing pornographic pictures of himself to a female student.