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Recipes Offered For Guilt-Free Halloween Eats And Treats

Avoiding all those sweet treats and eating healthy on Halloween does not have to be a challenge.

Agriculture Secretary To Visit Dillon County On Monday, Oct. 18th

On Monday, Oct. 18, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to South Carolina to highlight economic development and job creation efforts to improve the lives of people who live in rural communities.

Results Of CDEPP Student Assessments Show Progress

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has released a report presenting the results of assessments of students in the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CDEPP), a pilot full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds residing in 37 SC school districts.

Department Of Education Awarded $3.9 Million In Federal Monies To Help Students With Disabilities

The South Carolina Department of Education has been awarded $3.9 million in federal monies to help improve the academic achievement of students with disabilities.

Hall Graduates From Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course

Marine Corps Sgt. David N. Hall, a 2002 graduate of Dillon High School, Dillon, recently graduated from the Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course for supervisors.

State Board Passes Resolution Aimed At New Teach For America Program

State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex and Teach For America announced passage of a resolution by the State Board of Education supporting the national organization and directing themEducation Department to create state guidelines for an alternative educator certification path for Teach For America corps members.

Leo Marvin Barfield

Mr. Marvin Barfield, 81, died Friday, October 15, 2010 at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence after an illness.

Death Notices

Death Notices published Oct. 14: Walter Lytch, Lucinda McKinley Whittington, Oscar Manning and Dorothy Wright

Man Walks For Christ

This man was seen by many walking through Dillon County on Monday.

Whittaker Head Start Students Participate In ‘Walk To School’ Day

Whittaker Head Start students participated in International Walk To School Day. (With slide show of photos)