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News from the local area

Gracen Grainger Crowned Miss SC Teen USA

Gracen Grainger has been crowned as Miss South Carolina Teen USA.

I-95 Northbound Lane Closure At 175 NB To Occur On January 6 For Bridge Repairs

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will perform bridge repairs that will require a lane closure on I-95 northbound at mile marker 175 over Great Pee Dee River in Florence and Dillon Counties on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Parham Family Gives Library System Picture Of First Latta Librarian

The Parham family has gifted to the Dillon County Library System a picture of Latta Library’s first librarian. Her name was Mrs. Dora Bethea McGee.

CareSouth Working On Opioid Issue

Through its MAT Program, CareSouth Carolina is working to address the issues of drug and alcohol disorders in the Pee Dee region.

USDA Grants Go To Local Entities

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $42.5 million in 133 distance learning and telemedicine projects in 37 states and two U.S. territories.

Dillon County Long-Term Recovery Group Gets Grant From One SC Fund

The One SC Fund Committee awarded $313,344 in grants to 11 organizations across South Carolina in the fall 2019 grant cycle for disaster relief and recovery projects.

Open House Held To Introduce Public To New Voting Machines

An open house was held on December 6th to introduce the public to the new voting machines that will be in use in all precincts next year.

Letters To Santa Now Being Accepted

Letters To Santa are now being accepted and are due no later than Tuesday, December 17.

SCDOT Planning To Close Lanes On I-95 On December 3-4

SCDOT is planning to close lanes for repairs on I-95 northbound between mile marker 198 and 198.75 in Dillon County.

Harbor Freight Tools And Help For Veterans Team Up To Make Thanksgiving Happy For Those Who Served

Harbor Freight Tools and Help For Veterans, Inc. teamed up this Thanksgiving to make the holiday a happy one for those who served in our military and are in need of help.