In 2007 the Station Nine (Oak Grove) Fire Department was given a 1978 GMC 1000 Gallon Pumper by Belvidere & Chappell Hill Fire Department in Belvidere, North Carolina.
Whether it’s the Dillon County Council, the Dillon City Council, the Latta Town Council or the Lake View Town Council, many people do not pay enough attention to their local government.
The recent action taken by the Latta Town Council does not pass the smell test. The fact that Mr. Barrentine agreed to continue taking the minutes of the meeting, after the council voted 4 to 3 not to renew his contract, and also agreeing to remain until a replacement could be hired speaks loudly about his character and his continued desire to serve the community.
Three months ago, I was in Conway, SC. Just about every gas station in town was selling gas for $2.95 a gallon.
The Eta Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will celebrate the 99th “Founder’s Day” on January 27, 2013 at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 215 Covington St., Latta, SC at 4 p.m.
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 27 at historic Pee Dee Presbyterian Church there will be held the Annual Kirkin’ of the Tartans. This is essentially a service commemorating our Scottish heritage although the service was actually originated in America.
The Latta Clerk/Treasurer Ernest Barrentine has requested a public grievance hearing due to the fact that he was not reappointed to his position.
The public is urged to be aware there is a flim-flammer in the area.
Beginning next week, Sarah Stubbs will begin writing “Dillon Socials.”