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Obituaries and Death Notices 5-20-10

Sarah David Rogers Mrs. Sarah David Rogers, 97, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010. A funeral service for Mrs. Rogers will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2010 at First Presbyterian Church, Bennettsville, SC. Burial will be in the Dudley-Drake Cemetery at Blenheim, SC. The family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday,…

Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest Held

0 Third grade students at Stewart Heights Elementary School participated in the Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest in April. Jayne C. Lee, principal, introduced the program.  She welcomed the third grade students, teachers, and family members of the late Ms. Olivia Harrell. Ms. Harrell was the P.T.O.  president at Stewart Heights during the 1999-2000 school…

Service News

0 Army Reserve Spec. Nijoka C. Odom has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and…

New Director Outlines Economic Development Plan

In his first day in his new position, Dillon County Economic Developer Tonny McNeil clearly laid out his plan for economic development in Dillon County.

Obituaries And Death Notices 5-18-10

Archie Lee Hyatt Archie Lee Hyatt of Laurinburg, NC passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the age of 76. The funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Richards Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Don Rollins and Rev. Dewayne Dukes.  Burial followed the service at…

Editorial: What’s The Big Secret?

0 First, let us say that we are glad that Dillon County has hired a new economic development director. We wish him well and  hope that he will be bringing industry to Dillon County very soon. This editorial is in no way directed towards him or his qualifications. We are sure that he will work…

Dirt Hauling Issue To Be Taken Up Before Judge On May 24th

The dirt hauling issue will come before a judge on May 24th.

New Economic Development Director Hired

Dillon County has hired a new Economic Development Director.
Tonny McNeil of Dillon has been selected for the position. He is a graduate of N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro, NC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Editorial: When Will It Be Our Turn?

As we see Marion County get more and more industries including a Boeing spin-off industry, many in Dillon County are beginning to wonder when it will be our turn.