Category: News

Public Urged To Be Proactive With Cybersecurity

The 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has kicked off. This year’s theme – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – emphasizes personal accountability and the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace.

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.

Social Security Announces 1.6 Percent Benefit Increase For 2020

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced.

Strategy Plastics Expanding Into Anderson County

Strategy Plastics, LLC, a full-service plastic injection molding company, today announced plans to expand to Anderson County.

McCall Farms Announces $50 Million Investment

McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts, Bruce’s Yams, Allens, Allens Popeye, Veg-All and Princella, announced plans to expand its existing operations in Florence County.

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.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Files Suit Against Central Electric Power Cooperative As Part Of Ongoing Customer Protection Campaign

As part of its ongoing effort to secure competitive pricing and best service practices for its members, Marlboro Electric Cooperative filed a lawsuit against the Central Electric Power Cooperative in South Carolina’s fifth judicial circuit on Friday.

Help For Veterans Health Fair Exhibitors Sought

Our Veterans Need Your Help! Help For Veterans, Inc. is finalizing their Health Fair event for our local Dillon County veterans. Please participate.