Category: News

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.

U.S. Marshals Service Warns Public Of Phone Scam

The U.S. Marshals in the District of South Carolina are alerting the public of an imposter phone scam where con artists are spoofing the district office’s real number to trick people into sending money.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Accepting Military Academy Nomination Applications

U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) 2019 Military Academy Nomination Application is now open.

Contract Awarded For New Statewide Voting System

The state of South Carolina today announced the award of a contract for a new statewide voting system.

Deputy Promoted

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

Sheriff’s Office Treating Shooting At Sunflower Apartments As Homicide

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is on scene of a shooting at Sunflower Apartments in Dillon, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

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.

Motor Fuel User Fee Increases

For the third consecutive year, South Carolina’s Motor Fuel User Fee, which helps support road, bridge, and infrastructure work in South Carolina, will increase from $0.20 to $0.22 per gallon beginning July 1.