Category: Government

House Gives Final Approval To 2011-2012 State Budget

The South Carolina House of Representatives gave final approval to the 2011-2012 state budget today — a balanced budget that pays down the state’s debts and fully funds reserve funds while increasing per-student funding for public schools.

Senator Informs Public Of Lesser Known Legislation

I would like to take a moment to let you know about legislation that was enacted this session that you may not have heard about.

Two Local Mayors Meet With Governor

More than 40 mayors from cities and towns across the state met with Governor Nikki Haley to offer their hand as partners in the state’s economic development efforts.

Senator Williams Gives Budget Update

This week the Senate finished up the fifth week of extensive debate on the appropriation bill for the fiscal year starting in July 2011.

County Council Receives Information

The Dillon County Council received a great deal of information at their council meeting on Wednesday.

Council Contempt Case Remanded To Magistrate’s Court

The contempt of court case regarding a letter sent to Chief Magistrate Mackie Hayes from the past County Administrator David Mobley stating that he was instructed by then Council Chairman Macio Williamson to hire an African-American for a position in his office was remanded back to Judge Hayes for him to handle by Judge Paul M. Burch at a hearing this morning.

County Council Holds Called Meeting

The Dillon County Council held a called meeting on May 11th to take up several issues.

Dilmar Buildings, Other Business Taken Up At City Council Meeting

Several matters were discussed at the Dillon City Council’s May meeting.

Latta Police Department Participating In Safety Council’s Safetypup Program

The Latta Police Department is participating in the National Child Safety Council’s Safetypup® Program again this year. The program promotes the importance of staying safe and drug free, and will reach children ages five through twelve throughout the Latta area.

County Council News Briefs

A round-up of news from the Dillon County Council.