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News from the local area

Man Charged With Murder In Little Rock Shooting

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office has charged Ryheem Omar Odom, age 22, of Dillon, with one count of murder in the deadly shooting that occurred in the Little Rock community.

Balloon Release Held In Honor Of Missing Man’s Birthday

A balloon release was held recently at the Dillon baseball game to commemorate the birthday of Brandon “Peanut” Graves, who has been missing for 10 years.

National American Legion Commander Visits Local Post

The American Legion National Commander James Oxford was the guest speaker at the American Legion Post 32 on Tuesday, March 3, in Dillon.

Dillon County Has Its First Confirmed Case Of The Coronavirus

Dillon County has its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, according to SC DHEC.

Clemson Extension Office Closes Due To Coronavirus

The Clemson University Extension Service announced that all 46 of its county offices will be closed to the public beginning March 18.

Coronavirus Closings And Announcements, 3/16/2020 (Updated)

A list of closings, cancelations, and announcements regarding the coronavirus

Woman Killed In Fatal Crash

A 22-year-old woman was killed in a fatal crash on March 7 on S.C. Highway 9 at 6:40 a.m., according to Master Trooper Brian Lee of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

James Olin McPherson, WWII veteran, celebrated his 100th birthday on Wednesday, February 26, at the Thorne Assisted Living Center in Lake View.

Additional Mobile Intake Sites Announced To Help Those Impacted By Hurricane Florence

The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office’s (SCDRO) Palmetto Disaster Recovery Office is offering a third round of mobile intake sites, during March and April, to conduct disaster case management for those impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Bids Approved On Latta Water And Sewer Upgrade Project

The bids were approved on the $9 million water and sewer upgrade Rural Development project at the Latta Town Council meeting.