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Possibility Of Bringing PDRTA Bus Service To County Discussed

The possibility of bringing the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) bus system to serve Dillon County was discussed at a meeting held recently at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Red Cross Volunteers Respond To Local Fires

American Red Cross volunteers responded to several fires in the county over the past few days.

American Legion To Hold Annual Member-Family Cookout

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, the Dillon American Legion, Post 0032 will hold its Annual Member and Family Cook-out.

Community Meeting Planned On Future Of Latta Library

A Latta Library community meeting will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. at the Latta Library, 101 North Marion Street, Latta.

Deputy Promoted

Dillon County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis James Cox, Jr. of Latta, was promoted to from PFC to Corporal by 1SGT Michael Barfield.

Ceremonial Flag Burning Held (with photo gallery)

A ceremonial flag burning disposing of worn and tattered American flags was held at the Woodmen Hall on the Old Latta Highway in Dillon on Thursday, June 27, officiated by Edwin Stephens.

Quilt Of Hope Presented To Local Veteran (with photo gallery)

James William “Jimmy” Brewer was honored on Wednesday, June 26, by the Quilt of Valor Foundation of Myrtle Beach who came to his home in Dillon to present him with a Quilt of Honor.

Investiture Ceremony Held For New Magistrate

An investiture ceremony was held on Thursday for new magistrate, Andrew V. Bethea.

Multiple Bullets Strike Residence

On Monday, June 10, 2019 just after midnight, deputies with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence on Perry Avenue in Dillon that had been shot, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Man Wills Latta Library $2 Million

In early 1997, the staff of the Latta Library received a phone call from an attorney in Augusta, Ga.