Category: Education

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.

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.

District Four Getting Ready For Online Testing

Dillon School District Four began getting ready for online testing several years ago by providing keyboarding software to all students from Pre-K – grade 12 and began upgrading the infrastructure and computers as funds allowed.

College Transfer Fair To Be Held At NETC

Northeastern Technical College students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university will get to learn more about their options at a college transfer fair scheduled March 7.

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the District Administrative Conference Room.

Local Counselors Attend Palmetto State School Counselor Association Annual Conference

PSSCA 2017

The Palmetto State School Counselor Association (PSSCA) Annual Conference was held January 19 – 21, 2017 in Myrtle Beach.

NETC’s 8-Week Minimester To Begin March 2nd

Northeastern Technical College’s Spring Minimester is now offering students the opportunity to earn an entire semester’s worth of college credit in only 8 weeks!

Dr. Kyle Wagner Speaks At Chamber Banquet About NETC In Dillon County


Dr. Kyle Wagner, president of Northeastern Technical College, was the guest speaker at the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet on Thursday, February 2nd.

Dr. Daniel Blue Retires From Dillon County First Steps


Dr. Daniel Blue retired from Dillon County First Steps on January 30th.