Category: Community

Keep Halloween Decorating Safe By Following NFPA Tips

Many hallmarks of Halloween – lit jack-o-lanterns, candle decorations and billowing costumes – all pose fire safety hazards. As kids and families select costumes and decorate their homes for the season, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to implement simple safety precautions to ensure that this year’s Halloween remains fun and fire-free.

Claflin University Alumni Group Forms

On Monday, October 11th a group of alumni from Claflin Unversity of Orangeburg, SC met at the Dillon County Library to organize an Alumni Chapter for the Dillon County and surrounding areas.

Library Gets Support For Book Program

The Friends of the Dillon County Library are proud to announce that the United Way has provided funds for 30 children to receive books for twelve months through the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Dillon County Board Of Education Minutes

The minutes of the Dillon County Board of Education.

VEC Students Travel To Orangeburg

On October 10, Vision Education Center took over 50 of our students to Orangeburg to participate in South Carolina State University Youth Day.

Yellow Jessamine Garden Club Meets

The Yellow Jessamine Garden Club met at the lovely home of Mrs. Shirley Gundry on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.

Halloween News Deadline Announced

Articles and photos related to Halloween or Trick-or-Treat must be turned in for publication no later than 3 p.m. on Nov. 5th.

Dillon County Shopper To Feature New News And Photos

Be sure to start checking out The Dillon County Shopper, which will feature all new news and photos that have not appeared in The Dillon Herald.

Perdue Launches Recipe Dedication Program To Support Susan G. Komen Cause

Perdue Farms Incorporated recently announced the PERDUE® Recipe Dedication Program, which encourages consumers to contribute to an online recipe book by sharing their favorite chicken recipes and dedicating their submissions to anyone touched by breast cancer.

God’s Word Shines: Swift But Slow

Featured this week is the late Rev. Kenneth Cox of Beulah Baptist Church, Hamer, who died March 23rd. Kenneth was on the original list of newspaper devotion writers, and this is his article published in November 1992. His mother has given permission to reprint Kenneth’s article.