Station Nine Retires Fire Truck

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.

Get Involved

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.

Latta Action Does Not Pass The Smell Test

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.

Gas Prices

Three months ago, I was in Conway, SC. Just about every gas station in town was selling gas for $2.95 a gallon.

Eta Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Founder’s Day To Be Observed

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.

Kirkin’ Of The Tartans Is January 27th

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. 

Clerk’s Public Grievance Hearing Set For Thursday

The Latta Clerk/Treasurer Ernest Barrentine has requested a public grievance hearing due to the fact that he was not reappointed to his position.

Flim-Flammer Scamming People For Money

The public is urged to be aware there is a flim-flammer in the area.

Sarah Stubbs To Write Dillon Socials

Beginning next week, Sarah Stubbs will begin writing “Dillon Socials.”