Latta Recreation 8U Boys Participate In All-Stars

+33 By Vickie Rogers Latta Recreation 8U Boys participated in All-Stars against Pamplico on Friday, June 7, against Johnsonville on Saturday, June 8, and Lynches River on Monday, June 10 at Delmae. Pictured Bottom Left to Right- Jacob King #7, Jackson Lane #3, Liam Bustamante #1, Walker Bethea #11, Sawyer Williamson #2 Middle Left to…

Wild Gators Reach JUCO World Series

+14 By Landry Collins This year, the Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) baseball team had an amazing season, helped by the exceptional performances of two former Lake View High School players, Zack Hunt and Noah Carter. Both players were pivotal in the Stingers’ deep run in the 2024 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series. The team…

Building Flood Resilience In Dillon

+4 As residents of Dillon know, flooding is a costly, recurring expense. It’s also a danger: Severe weather can flood local roads and Interstate 95, cutting off residents from emergency services, food, gas, and shelters. It also adversely affects many of our local businesses. All these impacts strain taxpayer dollars and city infrastructure. As a…

First Friday At The Fountain Held

+51 By Vickie Rogers Anderson Brothers Bank and City of Dillon presented First Friday at the Fountain on Friday, June 7th at the South Plaza-Downtown Dillon, 100 South Railroad Avenue. The event was from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Dan E. Lockemy was the DJ. He kept the crowd entertained throughout the event. Jim Quick & The…

The Dillon Herald Speaks To The Dillon Rotary

+9 On Wednesday, June 5th, the Dillon Rotary Club welcomed Vickie Rogers and Landry Collins as guest speakers, introduced by Dan Bozard. Rogers, the Interim Editor of The Dillon Herald newspaper, began by sharing insights into her journey from a graphic designer to her current editorial role. She underscored the historical significance of The Dillon…

Alden Okoh-Aduako Awared National Merit Scholarship

+18 Darlington, SC – Trinity Collegiate Alden Okoh-Aduako, a student at Trinity Collegiate School, has been announced as a winner of the National Merit $2500 Scholarship. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. Alden is the son of…

VFW National Day Of Service

+26 VFW NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE:  On 5/21/2024, the Dillon VFW Post was at Veterans Village in Florence to visit with local Veterans at this State Veterans Home.  Post members met with 6 area Veterans and gave them a ballcap marked with their individual branch of service.  In this case, it was 5 Army hats…

Latta Community Gets New U-Haul Dealer at J&H Truck Service

+2 Contributed Story U-Haul Co. of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that J&H Truck Service and auto repair signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Latta community. J&H Truck Service at 106 Westover Road will offer essential services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pickup for…

The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian Ad Litem Program Offered

+24 Dillon County, South Carolina, May 21, 2024 — The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program, a division of the South Carolina Department of Children’s Advocacy, is offering free online training to those interested in becoming a volunteer Guardian ad Litem (GAL) in Dillon County. GALs advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children…