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Albert Eugene Hayes

Mr. Albert Eugene “Gene” “Papa Duck” Hayes, age 61, died at the Westwood Nursing Center in Statesboro.  The Dillon, SC native lived in Statesboro for the past 36 years. He had served in the U.S. Army Reserves.  Mr. Hayes was employed with Southeast Ag as a sales representative for many years.  He was the owner…

Joseph Ronald (J.R.) Brown, Jr.

Mr. Joseph Ronald (J.R.) Brown, Jr., 88, died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at his home after an illness. Funeral services were Friday, June 4, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Evergreen Mausoleum, Dillon, directed by Cook Funeral Home of Lake View. J.R., as he was known by his initials, was born in…

Jimmy M. Chipman

Services for Jimmy M. Chipman were held 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation was held Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Chipman, 67, died Friday, June 4, 2010 at McLeod Medical Center in Dillon. Born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, June 24, 1942, he was the son of the late John H. Chipman and…

Bonnie Lou Blackmon

Services for Bonnie Lou Blackmon were held 4:00 p.m. Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum directed by Cooper Funeral Home. Mrs. Blackmon, 68, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born in Robeson County, NC, April 19, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Harley Mishue and Millie Gerald Mishue.…

Bessie Morris Jackson

Services for Bessie Morris Jackson were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial in Greenlawn Cemeter.  Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Friday at Cooper Funeral Home. Mrs. Jackson, 93, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born in Dillon County, December 24, 1916, she was…

Mrs. Willie Arnetha Campbell McCall

Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Arnetha Campbell McCall  will be held 11 AM, Tuesday June 8, 2010 at McCoy’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Little Rock, SC, with Rev. Ronald McCall, Pastor, burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery in Floydale, SC. House of Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Editorial: The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today

The most important thing you can do today (Tuesday, June 8th) for your county and your state is to go to the polls and exercise your right to vote.
Whether you vote for an incumbent or a newcomer, whether you vote Democrat or Republican, you should take the time to stop by the polls and do your civic duty.

One Arrested In Shooting In Newtown

A shooting took place on Tuesday evening at the Newtown Mini Mart, according to Detective Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Shots Fired At Dillon Home

Someone shot into a home on Chestnut Street in Dillon on May 31st, according to a report by Cpl. Michael Yoder of the City of Dillon Police Department.

New Doctor Joins McLeod OB/GYN Dillon

McLeod Physician Associates and McLeod Medical Center Dillon are pleased to announce that Jonathan G. Eli-Phillips, M.D. has joined McLeod OB/GYN Dillon.