Demolition Halted On Dilmar Buildings

DHEC has halted the demolition of the Dilmar buildings, according to Adam Myrick of DHEC.

Property Owner Shoots Person

A property owner shot someone who came on his property in the Carolina section on Saturday night around 11:30 p.m., according to Captain Cliff Arnette.

AARP To Hold Mature Driving Course

The Dillon Area AARP Chapter # 5336 is sponsoring the AARP Refresher Mature Driving Course on Tuesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Council for the Aging, 205 East Main Street, Dillon.

Dr. Haselden Wins State Award

Dr. Polly Haselden, an Assistant Professor in the School of Education, has been awarded the Service Learning Award from the Commission of Higher Education for the state of South Carolina.

Man Praised For Work With Youth

Sunday afternoon I went to an Eagle Award ceremony for Smith Gaddy, a very deserving scout. I learned that head scout master Ricky Gardner will be retiring from scouting soon. The Eagle award is earned by approximately 4% of scouts. Scout Master Gardner’s Troop 777 in Latta has 15 eagle scouts out of Gardner’s original 20 boys.

Citizens Guide To The Freedom Of Information Act

South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) makes records and meetings of public bodies open and available to citizens and their representatives in the press.

Citizens Protest At Main Street Buildings (with protest video)

Citizens protested at the Dilmar buildings on Main Street on Friday afternoon.

Latta Burglars, Citi Trends Shooter Plead Guilty At Court

Circuit Judge Howard P. King presided over a term of criminal court in Dillon last week wherein three of five defendants involved in home invasions in Latta pled guilty.

Demolition Begins On Dilmar Buildings

Demolition began on the Dilmar buildings on Main Street on Tuesday. Watts said on Tuesday that this was a terrible, terrible day for Dillon.