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Miss Latta Viking Crowned

0 Contributed Story On Saturday, May 4th, 2024, Latta High School held its annual Miss Viking Pageant. Eighteen beautiful young women in grades ninth through twelfth graced the Ellis Performing Arts Center stage in a special category titled, Time for Tea, as well as an evening gown category. Earlier that morning, each contestant set down…

The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run Held

+68 By Jordan Grimsley The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run, held at Lake View High School on Saturday, May 11th, commenced with registration at 9:30 a.m., followed promptly by the start of the run at 10:00 a.m. Originating under the direction of Julia Pittman, this annual event took on deeper significance following her battle with…

From Dillon To Darlington: Cody McKenzie’s NASCAR Engineering Journey

0 By Landry Collins Cody McKenzie appeared right at home last Saturday, May 11th, at Darlington Raceway, gearing up for one of NASCAR’s most challenging tracks. Despite the reputation of the track as “Too Tough to Tame,” Cody seemed unfazed when I caught up with him before the race. He had a laid-back demeanor, completely…

City Of Dillon Eats On The Street

0 By Vickie Rogers The City of Dillon held Eats on the Street on Wednesday, May 8th at S. Railroad Avenue  in Downtown Dillon. The event was from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The following food trucks participated: The Spicy Rooster, University Food Truck, Royal Sweets Boutique, Quick Serve, Unity BBQ, Southern Favorites, Platinum Desserts, and Graham…

NETC Registered Nursing Program Graduates Largest Class

0 Contributed Story After 67 semester hours, 700 hours of labs and clinicals while juggling family and work, Northeastern Technical College’s largest class of Associate Degree in Nursing students finished their journey May 2 at the Cheraw Campus receiving their nursing pins and taking the Nightingale Pledge. Late night studying. Lots of caffeine. Family support.…

Harnethea B. Manning 12th Annual Scholarship Musical

0 By Vickie Rogers The Harnethea B. Manning 12th Annual Scholarship Musical was held Saturday, May 4 at Brandy’s Banquet Hall. Second Chance of Dillon performed the prelude, followed by Dr. Miranda Manning Page welcoming everyone. Mrs. Linda Manning Langley was the Mistress of Ceremony. She eloquently spoke of who Mrs. Harnethea Bethea Manning was.…

National Day of Prayer Ceremony

0 By Vickie Rogers A ceremony was held at the steps of the Dillon County Courthouse in honor of National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2 at noon. Pastor James Smith opened with prayer. Raymond Davis led the Community Choir in “Hold Up the Light”. Dillon County Council Chairwoman said a prayer. Latta Mayor…

First Friday At The Fountain Held

0 By Vickie Rogers Anderson Brothers Bank presented First Friday at the Fountain on Friday, May 3rd at the South Plaza – Downtown Dillon, 100 South Railroad Avenue from 6 pm-10 pm. David Graham was the DJ. Chocolate Chip performed for the large crowd while many danced and sang along to their favorite songs. There…

Vickie Rogers Named Interim Editor Of The Dillon Herald

+49 By Jordan Grimsley Vickie Rogers has been named Interim Editor of The Dillon Herald and The Dillon County Shopper.  Vickie has been a loyal employee for the past 5 years and has spent countless hours learning the ins and outs of The Dillon Herald.  Vickie is excited about the opportunity moving forward and looks…

Former Mayor Rodney Berry Announces SC Senate 30 Run

+12 By: Vickie Rogers Rodney Berry has a litany of experience in many diverse areas that he believes will lift the traditionally distressed District 30 into a new era. The former businessman, Marine, Mayor, County Administrator, and Congressional Director intends to combine all his experiences to overcome the poverty levels that several of the counties…