Category: Government News

VIDEO: County Administrator Berry’s Contract Remains In Place

County Administrator Rodney Berry’s contract remains in place expiring on December 31, 2018. (With video of the Dillon County Council meeting—This segment appears at the end of the video)

Agenda Released For May 23rd Dillon County Council Meeting

The Dillon County Council agenda for May 23rd has been announced.

Law Enforcement Proclamation Signed

The Dillon County Council passed a Proclamation for Law Enforcement Week.

McLeod Takes Oath Of Office

Gerome “Gee” McLeod took the oath of office on Monday as he officially took over the Dillon County Council District Six Seat.

Latta Councilman Graduates From Advanced Institute Of Government

Councilmember Trudy Drawhorn from the Town of Latta has graduated from the Advanced Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.

Rice’s Rep Appears Before County Council To Discuss I-73

Bill Crowther, the Economic Development Representative for Congressman Tom Rice’s office, appeared at the Dillon County Council meeting last week to discuss I-73 and Inland Port Dillon.

McLeod Wins Dillon County Council District Six General Election

Gerome “Gee” McLeod won the General Election for the Dillon County Council District Six Seat. Turnout was low as McLeod was the only person on the ballot. No votes were cast in Little Rock.

Capitol Report

The House of Representatives took up more bills drawing upon the work of the special House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee.

Municipal Golf Course Lease Agreement Taken Up Again

The municipal golf course lease agreement was taken up again at the last regular meeting of the Dillon City Council.

Parts Of Dillon And Latta Nominated For Opportunity Zone

U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA), an initiative Sen. Scott included in last year’s tax reform legislation (the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act), celebrated a big milestone on March 23, which marked the first deadline for the designation of ‘Opportunity Zones.’