Mattie Wallace Strickland was elected an Honorary President of the South Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, at the One Hundred Fourteenth Annual Convention of the South Carolina Division held at the Town & Country Inn in Charleston, South Carolina on September 23-25, 2010.
The Dogwood Garden Club of Latta met on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at the Latta Library. Guest speaker was Dianne Arnette of Dillon, a Master Gardener, President of the Dillon County Master Gardeners Association and a skilled craftsman.
Collecting loose change at meetings to donate to Alzheimer’s Research has become a common practice at our local Rotary Clubs.
Fitzhugh Bethea of Dillon has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund. Bethea has designated Girl Scout Troop #23, located in Dillon, to receive the award.
The Dillon County Chamber of Commerce held the Halloween For The Special on Thursday.
The volleyball season officially came to a close for Latta on Monday night after a hard fought match against the Governor’s School in the first round of the Class A playoffs.
A fall festival was held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church on Wednesday. (WITH PHOTOS AND VIDEOS)
More videos from the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Fall Festival.
The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 12 in the District Administration Conference Room.
The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA), an economic development organization encompassing South Carolina’s northeast region, recently hosted the second event in its 2010 Consultant Event Series. The two-day program, entitled “Prospecting and Closing the Deal” featured Frank Spano, Director of Austin Consulting, and was attended by economic development professionals from NESA’s member counties.