Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

September 11, 2001: Do You Remember?

Saturday is the anniversary of a dark day in American history. September 11, 2001 started out a lot like any day for the time of year.

Local Citizens Reflect September 11, 2001

Thoughts on the tragedy of September 11, 2001, then and now.

Latta UMC Preparing “Bags Of Life”

The Latta United Methodist Church’s local mission project “Bags of Life” is starting again this month. They are adding the fifth grade to the project and will be providing 90 bags of food each month to students at Latta Elementary School.

Ground Broken On $700,000 Wellness Center At Perdue

Perdue associates, members of the community and local and state elected officials gathered at Perdue’s Dillon processing complex August 31 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company’s newest Wellness Center, a $700,000 investment in the health and wellness of Perdue associates and their family members. (With Slide Show)

Latta Resident (Mullins High School Athletic Director) Arrested

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Mullins Police Department announce the arrest of Mullins High School’s Athletic Director, a Latta resident, who is accused of showing pornographic pictures of himself to a female student.

Two Deacons Ordained At Mt. Calvary

On Sunday, Aug. 29, during the evening worship service beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Josh Walters and Eric Miller were ordained as deacons.

J.V. Martin Receives $2M School Improvement Grant

JV Martin Jr. High School has received the School Improvement Grant for $2,176,476 to support high quality, sustainable school improvement activities over a three year period.

Perdue’s Top Producers Announced

Perdue Farms in Dillon recently recognized M&JB Farm of Dillon County as being one of their Top Producers.

Centennial Antique-Craft-Collectibles Show Held (with slide show)

The Antique-Craft-Collectibles Show sponsored by the Dillon County Historical Society and the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce was held on August 7 and 8, 2010 at the Lake View Community Center in Lake View, SC. This was one of the many celebrations of the Dillon County Centennial.

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, August 10th.