National Newspaper Week Is October 1-7

Today is the first day of National Newspaper Week. We’ll be emphasizing the importance of newspapers, especially local newspapers, all week.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dillon Defeats Loris

PHOTO GALLERY: Dillon Defeats Loris

Krista Driggers Named Dillon District Four Teacher Of The Year

Krista Driggers, Visual Arts teacher at Dillon Middle School, was named the 2023-2024 District Teacher of the Year at the district ceremony, which was held on Monday, September 18, 2023.

Evans Inmates Earn Certifications From NETC

Eleven Evans Correctional Institution inmates enrolled at Northeastern Technical College received certifications in welding, machine tool, and work force science with all maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Pee Dee Indian Tribe Chief Receives Conservation Award

In honor of his lifelong dedication, Chief Peter Parr of the Tribe received the Green Tie Award for Lifetime Conservation Achievement.

Herring-McDaniel Family Reunion Set

The Herring-McDaniel family reunion will be held at Kentyre Presbyterian Church on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

Marching Cats Win Several Awards At Competition

On Saturday, September 23, 2023, The Marching Cats participated in the Phillip O. Berry School of Technology’s Spirit of the Cardinal Band Competition. The band competed in class 3AAA.

State Suffers First Flu-Related Death Of The Season

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that the state has suffered its first influenza-associated death of the season.

Making Dillon County A Better Place

On Tuesday, September 19, Allen Watts, who had a shoulder replacement about 6 weeks ago, was working on roof on a house on East Jackson Street in Dillon, S.C., replacing the shingles.