Category: Community

Glove and Trowel Garden Club-May meeting

0 The Glove and Trowel Garden Club met on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. at Lockemy Courtyard, 116 North MacArthur Avenue, with Ivy Pope as hostess. As President, she called the meeting to order and recognized birthdays. Roll call by Rosemary Bethea, Secretary, was answered by 12 members with their favorite program of…

God’s Word Shines

0 From The Pee Dee Baptist Association—Featured this week is Rev. Greg Hyler, the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Dillon. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.  Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord; how much more the hearts of the children of…

Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest Held

0 Third grade students at Stewart Heights Elementary School participated in the Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest in April. Jayne C. Lee, principal, introduced the program.  She welcomed the third grade students, teachers, and family members of the late Ms. Olivia Harrell. Ms. Harrell was the P.T.O.  president at Stewart Heights during the 1999-2000 school…

Dogwood Garden Club-April Meeting

0 The Dogwood Garden Club of Latta met on April 8, 2010 at the Little Pee Dee State Park for a field trip. Park Ranger, David Senter welcomed the group and gave a brief history of the park. The park is named after the Little Pee Dee River. The 54-acre Lake Norton is named after…

Warriors For Christ 5-20-10

0 By Mary Freitas Welcome to Dillon Christian School.  This year will soon be over and we hope that the students are putting their best into the end of the year studies. This grading period coming up will be the yearly grade and that is real important…if you want to pass your grade!!!! The second…

Lake View Elementary Wins Palmetto Silver

Lake View Elementary has been named a Palmetto Silver Award Winner recently by the State Department of Education.

New Director Outlines Economic Development Plan

In his first day in his new position, Dillon County Economic Developer Tonny McNeil clearly laid out his plan for economic development in Dillon County.

DHS Student Among Technology

0 For the eighth consecutive year South Carolina’s top career and technology education students will be publically recognized during the opening session of the annual Education and Business Summit on June 27 in Greenville. These 2010 high school graduates have been designated as “Technology Champions” selected from a pool of nominations from high schools and…

FBC Lydia Impact Team Donates Handmade Blankets To Hospital

The Lydia Impact Team of Dillon First Baptist Church recently donated 25 hand-made baby blankets to McLeod Medical Center Dillon.

New Economic Development Director Hired

Dillon County has hired a new Economic Development Director.
Tonny McNeil of Dillon has been selected for the position. He is a graduate of N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro, NC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.