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County Council Passes Second Reading Of Ordinance To Postpone Reassessment

The Dillon County Council passed the second reading of an ordinance at their regular meeting on Wednesday to postpone reassessment for one year.

East 4-K Teacher Achieves National Board Certification

Ashley Hardee, a 4-K teacher at East Elementary, has recently achieved National Board Certification.

Jackson To Serve As Temporary Mayor Pro-Tem

Douglas Jackson will temporarily serve as Mayor Pro-Tem for the Dillon City Council.
Randolph Gurley was serving as Mayor Pro-Tem, but is currently on suspension.

NORAD To Track Santa’s Flight

For the 55th consecutive year, the men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to track Santa! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, went live today and features holiday games and activities that change daily.

Winning Powerball Ticket Must Be Claimed By December 23

If you purchase Powerball® tickets from Tiger Mart #21 at 905 Radfort Blvd. in Dillon, you should check your summer tickets.

Power-Up Pee Dee Grant Explained

Power Up- Pee Dee is a grant from the Department of Labor that is designed to sponsor citizens in training programs that will prepare them for occupations related to the electric power industry. The grant will pay for eligible individuals to attend either Northeastern Tech or Florence-Darlington Tech and enroll in the “Power Up- Pee Dee” programs.

Woodmen Of The World Donate Socks To Retirement Homes

Woodmen of the World Field Representatives Charles Taylor and James W. Bethea, Jr. arrived at Cooke & Associates DBA as Sunny Acres for the annual sock giveaway.

The Returned Gift

Traffic gets heavy; the lines at the department stores seem unending; the ringing of cash register drawers can be heard throughout the stores; the smell of homemade bread rises to one’s nostrils; tables are being covered with flour as cakes, cookies, and other recipes are being used- all of these activities constitute the Christmas season.

Tiger-I-Tis

I hardly ever identify the main character in my columns although it takes little imagination to figure out in this one just who is the suspect. This column is no exception, likewise nameless is the subject.

Clay Young Returning As Dillon County Administrator

Clay Young is returning to Dillon County as county administrator. The Dillon County Council voted 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon to offer him a contract.