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VIDEO: Dillon County Council Meeting- August 26, 2015

A video from the Dillon County Council meeting for August 26, 2015. On this video is the recognition of the World Series teams, a discussion about the county convenience sites, a citizen presentation on the Pledge of Allegiance, and more.

Harvest Hope Helps Struggling Families In Dillon County

In July Harvest Hope delivered 600 meals in Dillon County to feed 1,315 families struggling with hunger.

Law Enforcement Investigating Car Break-Ins

Local law enforcement agencies including the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Dillon Police Department, and the Latta Police Department are investigating a number of vehicle break-ins that have been occurring the past few months, but that have hit the Latta area particularly hard in the past few days.

Clemson Extension Director Named Recipient Of John W. Parris Agricultural Leadership Award

Dr. Tom Dobbins, state director of the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, has been named recipient of the John W. Parris Agricultural Leadership Award by the South Carolina Association of Agricultural Educators. The award was presented by Nathan Bellamy of Loris, SC, on behalf of the agricultural educators at a recognition banquet held on the Clemson University campus in July.

Relay For Life Seeking Volunteers For 2016 Event In Dillon County

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Dillon County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support and corporate sponsorships, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment, and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2016 event.

Larry Eugene Jackson

Services for Larry Eugene Jackson will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Dillon Church of God with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday at Cooper Funeral Home.

First Day Of School At East

Here are two photos from the first day of school at East.

S.C. Commission on Disabilities an Special Needs Presents Golden Palmetto Award to Laurens County

The S.C. Commission on Disabilities and Special Needs presented the Golden Palmetto Award to Laurens County on Aug. 3 at the 48th Annual Conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC), held Aug. 2–5. The award recognizes the county that provides exemplary support to people with disabilities.

Twenty-Nine County Officials Graduate from the Institute of Government for County Officials

Twenty-nine county officials graduated on Aug. 4 from Levels I and II of the Institute of Government for County Officials at the 48th Annual Conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC), held Aug. 2–5.

SCAC President Presents President’s Cup to Horry County Clerk to Council Patricia S. Hartley

South Carolina Association of Counties President James R. Frazier (Horry County Council Member) presented this year’s President’s Cup — one of SCAC’s highest honors — to Horry County Clerk to Council Patricia S. Hartley at the Association’s 48th Annual Conference, held Aug. 2–5.