Category: Community

God’s Word Shines

From The Pee Dee Baptist Association-Featured this week is Rev. Greg Hyler, the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Dillon.

Rev. Lonnie Alford Retires After 30 Years Of Educating Young Minds

Rev. Lonnie H. Alford, affectionately known in Riverdale, Newtown and the Skillet communities as “L.H.”, has retired after 30 years of educating young minds.

Piggly Wiggly Celebrating Grand Opening

Piggly Wiggly #155 is celebrating the grand opening of their store in Dillon at 1420 Highway 301 South, Dillon.

McCoy Chapel UMC Celebrates Ushers Anniversary

McCoy Chapel U. M. Church 9th Ushers’ Anniversary was held on Sunday, January 16, at 3:00 p.m.

College News

News about local students attending various colleges.

Lake View, Dillon Districts To Consolidate

The Dillon District Two Board of Education voted on Wednesday to consolidate the Lake View and Dillon School Districts.

Local Schools Earn Palmetto Silver Awards

Lake View Elementary School, Stewart Heights Elementary School, and Latta Elementary School have all won Palmetto Silver Awards for general performance, according to the S.C. Department of Education.

Dixie Youth Baseball Provides Scholarships

From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

Locklair Recognized As Ambassador For Economic Development

Debbie Locklair was honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce and legislative leaders as part of South Carolina’s 20th Annual Industry Appreciation Week.

Criterion Club’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Held

The Criterion Club held its annual Breakfast Birthday Celebration highlighting the National Theme “We Are….Better Together” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.