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Nurse Awards Presented

McLeod Medical Center Dillon is pleased to announce Nursing Assistant of the Year – Dorothy Morrison, ANT, Registered Nurse of the Year – Tammy King, RN, and Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year – Teressa Greer, LPN. Mary Adams, RN, received the Patient’s Choice Award.

Car Accident Photos

0 [slide]This car accident occurred on May 18th at KFC and Del Sol in Dillon. (Photos by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald)

Volunteers Sought For Juvenile Arbitration

The Fourth Circuit Solicitor’s Office is seeking volunteers for the Juvenile Arbitration Program.

Dillon Man Killed In Shooting

0 A Dillon man was killed on Thursday in a shooting in Dillon. The victim, Reginald Benson, age 27, was riding his bike when he was shot and died. A warrant has been issued for Samuel Elon Covington, age 24, Dillon, in connection with the death. No information was available on whether or no he…

Opinion: Bless the Beasts And the Children

In the song Bless The Beasts and The Children performed by The Carpenters, one of the lyrics speaks about ‘children who have no voice, who have no choice’. A lot of media and social attention is given to the plight of children who live in poverty, especially in Third World countries.

Opinion: Freedom Of Information Act

The S.C. Press Association has conducted a number of Freedom of Information compliance audits over the past decade, and each audit uncovers law enforcement agencies that disregard the law.

McLeod Decontamination Drill Held

McLeod Medical Center Dillon has 25 employee volunteers who have undergone extensive decontamination training.


When this story was told to me I immediately thought of the Bible (Prodigal Son) story recorded in the New Testament, 15th chapter of Luke and in particular the concluding verse (v. 32), “…for this thy brother was dead and is alive again…”
The ‘brother’ in this story was a classmate of mine who upon graduation was awarded an athletic scholarship to Wofford College where he was a member of an Army ROTC unit and upon graduation was commissioned as an officer.

Dirt Hauling, Councilmen Directing County Employees: Judge Says Order Should Not Be Violated Or Someone Is Going To Jail

The dirt hauling issue was heard by Judge Paul Burch on Monday morning in non-jury court at the Dillon County Courthouse.

100 Deadly Days Of Summer Enforcement Efforts Announced

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and SC Department of Natural Resources are combining efforts and working with local law enforcement to save lives on the roadways and waterways this summer through enforcement and public outreach.