Misty Bethea Named Distinguished Reading Teacher

Misty Bethea, 4th grade teacher at LES, has been selected to represent Pee Dee International Reading Association (PDIRA) as the 2010-2011 Distinguished Reading Teacher.

Newseum Adds Metro Creative Graphics To Its Permanent Collection

Metro Creative Graphics has another reason to celebrate in 2010. In addition to marking its 100th anniversary, the company made history in a different way upon learning that its catalog of advertising art from 1937 had been accepted into the permanent collection of the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Preserve Fall, Winter Habitat For Quail, Rabbits

Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

NESA Holds Second In Series Of Economic Development Consultant Events

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA), an economic development organization encompassing South Carolina’s northeast region, recently hosted the second event in its 2010 Consultant Event Series. The two-day program, entitled “Prospecting and Closing the Deal” featured Frank Spano, Director of Austin Consulting, and was attended by economic development professionals from NESA’s member counties.

Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board.

Master Sergeant Retires

On October 1, 2010 at 3:00 p.m., a retirement ceremony was held in honor of Master Sergeant Edward D. McNeil at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Master Sergeant McNeil, a Dillon native, was honored for 21 years of distinguished service.

First Steps Board Candidates Announced

The Dillon County First Steps Partnership Board has announced the candidates seeking approval to serve as officers for the next year.

Fire Chiefs Association Meets

Dillon County Fire Chiefs Association met on September 2, 2010 at B&C Steakhouse.

McDonald’s Robbed

An armed robbery occurred at the McDonald’s on Highway 38 West on October 17th.
According to Captain Cliff Arnette, shortly after midnight, two black males, who were armed and had on hoodies and disguises, entered the store and demanded all of the money.