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State Unemployment Rate At Lowest Level Since 2001

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased in June to 5.4 percent from 5.6 percent in May, marking its lowest level since July 2001.

SCDOT Holding STIP Regional Public Information Meeting On August 15th

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a Regional Public Information Meeting in Florence on Monday, August 15 concerning the 2017-2022 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP).

Marguerite Morris Phillips Turner

Marguerite Morris Phillips Turner, 93, of Dillon, SC, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2016, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC.

New And Beginning Farmer Program Taking Applications

Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University.

Open Registration To Be Held At NETC

Open registration for Northeastern Technical College’s fall semester will be held August 16 at the main campus in Cheraw.   

112-lb. Watermelon Grown

JaKayla McNeil and Ted Alford with a 112-lb. watermelon. The watermelon was grown in Fair Bluff, NC, by a friend.

McKenzies Grow 94-lb. Watermelon

Nathan McKenzie, Bobby McKenzie, Jr., and Joanna McKenzie of Little Rock, S.C., under the directions of Robert Worley of Fair Bluff, N.C., and with the rain and use of all organic fertilizer, produced this 94-lb. watermelon.

Salkehatchie Camp Harvest Repairs Homes In Area

Main Street United Methodist Church in Dillon recently hosted 87 United Methodists (ages 14-67), who came to participate in SALKEHATCHIE CAMP HARVEST.  

Club Participates In Sporting Clay Shoot

The Dillon County 4-H shooting sports program participated in a competition at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) “Heat Is On” sporting clay shoot held at Backwoods Quail Club in Hemingway on July 9th and 10th.

A Day Trip To Africa

I had crossed the Saluda river in Columbia on the highway many times and have always thought it would make an enjoyable paddling trip. I was excited to learn to fish on a new river and I never thought that it would take me into the African wilderness.