Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Zetas Celebrating 100th Anniversary

On January 16, 1920, five scholarly and service-oriented young ladies along with the encouragement of their brother organization, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated chartered Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC.

Q & A With The DHSF

On October 1, 2019, Dillon Historic School Foundation held its monthly meeting. At that meeting, a new project was introduced to the members. That project, “Moving in a New Direction,” was carefully outlined and presented to the members, a discussion followed, and the project was accepted.

SCPA Has Best Calendar Year In Its History

South Carolina Ports Authority had its best calendar year in its history, handling 2.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in 2019, a 5% increase year-over-year.

Home Fruit Production Workshop Set

Clemson Extension will hold a Home Fruit Production Workshop on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon County Clemson Extension Office, 200 South 5th Avenue, Unit B, Dillon, SC 29536.

Funds Needed For DMS Annual Washington, DC Trip

The Dillon Middle School Student Council is attempting to arrange the annual trip to Washington, DC, from May 26 through 30, 2020.

Huber Engineered Woods LLC To Establish Operations In Dillon County

Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW), a leading manufacturer of specialty building products throughout the United States, has announced plans to establish operations in Dillon County.

Port Sees Steady Growth In 2019

South Carolina Ports Authority has seen steady growth across multiple business segments in 2019, handling nearly 2.25 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) since January.

Dillon County’s Last Tobacco Farmers

Back in time, perhaps two hundred years ago up until the mid-nineteen hundreds in the South, agriculture was the chief means of people making a living by farming crops that people used for food and many other reasons.

Blue Lodge Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Blue Lodge #142 celebrated its 150th anniversary.

DAR Meets

THE DAUGHTERS of the American Revolution (Rebecca Pickens Chapter organized in 1916) met on November 12.