Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Humble Beginnings, Proud Heritage, Bright Future

Almost exactly 110 years ago, about twenty leaders from the newly formed area called Dillon County traveled to Columbia.

SC Ports Celebrates Construction Milestone At Leatherman Terminal

CHARLESTON, SC — JAN. 31, 2020 — The Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal is taking shape along the Cooper River as S.C. Ports Authority prepares to open the new container terminal in March 2021.

Several Attend OnePalmetto Scholarship & College Fair

On behalf of PACE Scholarship Academy, the event was hosted at Sumter High School on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Zetas Celebrating 100th Anniversary

On January 16, 1920, five scholarly and service-oriented young ladies along with the encouragement of their brother organization, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated chartered Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC.

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2020-2021 School Year

Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2020, for the 2020-2021 school year. More than 190 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $500,000.

Q & A With The DHSF

On October 1, 2019, Dillon Historic School Foundation held its monthly meeting. At that meeting, a new project was introduced to the members. That project, “Moving in a New Direction,” was carefully outlined and presented to the members, a discussion followed, and the project was accepted.

SCPA Has Best Calendar Year In Its History

South Carolina Ports Authority had its best calendar year in its history, handling 2.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in 2019, a 5% increase year-over-year.

Home Fruit Production Workshop Set

Clemson Extension will hold a Home Fruit Production Workshop on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon County Clemson Extension Office, 200 South 5th Avenue, Unit B, Dillon, SC 29536.

Funds Needed For DMS Annual Washington, DC Trip

The Dillon Middle School Student Council is attempting to arrange the annual trip to Washington, DC, from May 26 through 30, 2020.

Statewide Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program Initiative Introduced

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the launch of the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program, a new statewide financial literacy initiative, that aims to energize more teachers about the importance of incorporating personal finance education into their classrooms.