Category: Area

News from the local area

Local Man Killed In Hit And Run

A local man was killed after he was the victim of a hit and run on Monday evening.

Two People Killed In Wreck

Two people were killed and two others were injured in a single car wreck on October 18, according to Trooper Judd Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Dillon County Library Board Agenda Announced

The Dillon County Library Board of Trustees will meet October 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dillon County Library in Dillon.

Public Warned Of Social Security Telephone Scam

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving complaints from citizens stating that they are receiving telephone calls from the Social Security Administration, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Berry Recognized

Rodney Berry has been named to “The Community Times” magazine’s “The Eastern South Carolina 100: Who’s Who Men In Eastern South Carolina” list.

Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Girlfriend

Circuit Court Judge Paul Burch sentenced Jamel Dow, 29, to 42 years in prison following his guilty plea to murder on Wednesday.

Warrants List Released By Sheriff’s Office

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the following on outstanding warrants. If you are this person or if you know the whereabouts of this person, please contact the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office at 843-774-1432.

Dog Attack Reported In Latta Area

On Friday, October 11, 2019 deputies with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an individual that had been attacked by a dog, Cliff Arnette, Captain, Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Home Burns On Arnette Road

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Arnette Road, was damaged by a fire. The Dillon Fire Department responded to the blaze.

Dillon Man Wins Lottery

A Dillon man would have won $250,000 a couple of days sooner if he hadn’t forgotten about the lottery ticket he’d left out in his truck.