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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.

Library To Hold Summer Reading Program

Make A Splash Reading At Your Library summer reading program presented by the Dillon County Library System will be held June 1-July 8 for ages 4-6, 7-11. Register at your local library.

News Briefs 5-20-10

0 Report Made To Latta School Board At Meeting At the May meeting of the Latta School Board, Esther Rogers reported the following: – The district had received an All Clear for accreditation for the 2009-2010 school year for the district operations. – Latta Elementary School is a Silver Award Recipient for general performance in…

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…

Warriors For Christ 5-20-10

0 By Mary Freitas Welcome to Dillon Christian School.  This year will soon be over and we hope that the students are putting their best into the end of the year studies. This grading period coming up will be the yearly grade and that is real important…if you want to pass your grade!!!! The second…

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…