Category: Community

What God Wants For Christmas (with video)

On Sunday evening, December 19, 2010, the Mount Calvary Baptist Church adult choir and Children’s Joy Choir performed the Christmas Cantata-What God Wants for Christmas.

Dillon County Board Gets Tentative Dates On School Facilities Projects

The Dillon County Board of Education received some tentative dates about their school facilities projects at their last meeting.

Paul Hyatt Entertains At Fork Family Night

Fork Presbyterian Church held their monthly family night program and meal on Wednesday November 10, 2010 at 7:00pm. Entertainment was provided by Paul Hyatt of Dillon.

Pre-Bid Conference Meeting Held For Lake View School Projects

A pre-bid conference was held last week on the Lake View school construction projects.

Mount Calvary Senior Adult Christmas Banquet Held

On November 30, Mount Calvary Baptist Church held their annual Senior Adult Christmas Banquet.

Southern States Cooperative Annual Meeting Recently Held

The eighty-eighth annual stockholder’s meeting of Southern States Cooperative was held on Wednesday, November 17 at the cooperative’s Richmond, Va. headquarters. Members of Southern States’ Board of Directors, stockholders and guests were given an overview of the cooperative’s performance during fiscal 2010, which ended in June.

Two District Two Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Teacher effectiveness has become one of the most critical issues facing America’s schools today. Teaching excellence in Dillon School District Two has taken a step forward following the announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that Ashley Hardee, a 4-K Teacher at East Elementary and Dana Hayes, a PEC Teacher at South Elementary has achieved National Board Certification in 2010.

LMS Junior Honor Society Holds Canned Food Drive

The Latta Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society collected 2,096 food items during their annual Carolina/Clemson canned food drive.

Lawmakers Loosening Control Of Dillon County Schools?

For the first time since anyone can remember, Dillon County’s state legislative delegation appears willing to relinquish control of the county Board of Education.
County voters on Nov. 2 by an overwhelming margin of nearly 90 percent said they favor popular elections of the 10-member county school board. The final tally was 6,071 to 737, according to the S.C. Election Commission.

Mt. Calvary Church Family Celebrates Thanksgiving

On Tuesday, November 23rd, the members of Mount Calvary Baptist Church gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving. Each family brought dishes of food which were shared by all.