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Mary Freitas Speaks To AARP Group

The Dillon Area Chapter #5336 of AARP, Inc. met on Monday, October 11, 2010, in the meeting room of the Council for the Aging at 2:00 p.m. with 26 members and 1 guest in attendance.

Local Farmer Wins Money For Girl Scout Troop

Fitzhugh Bethea of Dillon has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund. Bethea has designated Girl Scout Troop #23, located in Dillon, to receive the award.

Misty Bethea Named Distinguished Reading Teacher

Misty Bethea, 4th grade teacher at LES, has been selected to represent Pee Dee International Reading Association (PDIRA) as the 2010-2011 Distinguished Reading Teacher.

Newseum Adds Metro Creative Graphics To Its Permanent Collection

Metro Creative Graphics has another reason to celebrate in 2010. In addition to marking its 100th anniversary, the company made history in a different way upon learning that its catalog of advertising art from 1937 had been accepted into the permanent collection of the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Halloween For The Special Event Held

The Dillon County Chamber of Commerce held the Halloween For The Special on Thursday.

Council Chairman To Appear In Court On Nov. 15th

The date for County Council Chairman to appear in court has been reset for November 15th at 9:30 a.m. at the Dillon County Courthouse.

Latta School Board Gets Updates

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 12 in the District Administration Conference Room.

NESA Holds Second In Series Of Economic Development Consultant Events

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA), an economic development organization encompassing South Carolina’s northeast region, recently hosted the second event in its 2010 Consultant Event Series. The two-day program, entitled “Prospecting and Closing the Deal” featured Frank Spano, Director of Austin Consulting, and was attended by economic development professionals from NESA’s member counties.

Keep Halloween Decorating Safe By Following NFPA Tips

Many hallmarks of Halloween – lit jack-o-lanterns, candle decorations and billowing costumes – all pose fire safety hazards. As kids and families select costumes and decorate their homes for the season, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to implement simple safety precautions to ensure that this year’s Halloween remains fun and fire-free.

Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board.