Category: Community

Father-Daughter Dance Is Success

Mayor Todd Davis reported at a recent meeting that the Father-Daughter Dance was a great success.

Freedom Fund Banquet Held

Angel Bethea's and Michael Goings

The Dillon County Branch of the NAACP held their Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, February 4th at at local business in Dillon.

Kirby Honored With FMU Alumni Award

John Kirby

Francis Marion University honored Michael A. Blue (’85) as its 2017 Outstanding Alumnus at the university’s annual Alumni Awards Gala. Dr. John M. Kirby, Jr. received the Professional Industry Achievement Award in Education and Arts.

National Agriculture Day Is March 21st

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 21, 2017.

God’s Word Shines: A Productive Life

This devotion is a monthly ministry of the Pee Dee Baptist Association, comprised of 31 Southern Baptist churches in Dillon and Marlboro Counties.  For more information call 774-8062.
Featured this month is Rev. Rob Pierce, the pastor of Latta Baptist Church, Latta.

Glove And Trowel Garden Club Hears About Clean Water

Glove and Trowel

The Glove and Trowel Garden Club met on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at the City of Dillon Wellness Center with 17 members and one guest present.

Yellow Jessamine Garden Club Talks About Recycling

The Yellow Jessamine Garden Club met on Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 p.m. at the home of Cathy McDaniel. All 14 members were in attendance.

Jacobs Is Third Place Church Spelling Bee Winner

spelling bee

Shawanda Jacobs, a 4th  grader at Gordon Elementary School, was the 3rd place winner in the Pee Dee Baptist Association spelling bee Saturday, February 25th  at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Marion.

Lake View Middle Academic Challenge Wins Regional Tournament

Jr Aca Challenge

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, the Grades 6-8 Lake View High School Academic Challenge Team, won top honors in the Pee Dee Regional Academic Challenge Tournament held on the campus of Francis Marion University, qualifying them for the state tournament to be held in Camden on March 16, 2017.

‘Muffins For Mom’ Held At Latta Middle School

DH muffins

Latta Middle School recently held their first “Muffins for Mom” event on February 9th and 10th.