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Editorial: A Good Place To Start

At a recent Dillon City Council meeting, a citizen made a complaint about litter. His complaint specifically dealt with those people who are hired to clean someone’s property and accomplish their work by blowing leaves, debris, and other trash onto someone else’s property rather than picking it up and disposing of it properly.

Revs. Anderson Called As Team To Peniel Baptist Church

The Revs. Lyn and Adrienne Anderson have been called as a team to Peniel Baptist Church between Florence and Timmonsville.

Alternative Spring Break: Benedict College Students Work At East Elementary

While many college students were spending their spring break at the beach or relaxing, a group from Benedict College came to Dillon this past weekend to donate their time and talents working at East Elementary School.

Reverend Bill Bragg Williams

Reverend Bill Bragg Williams, 80, died Monday, March 7, 2011, in the Methodist Manor in Florence, SC. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday March 7, 2011, in Latta United Methodist Church with visitation following the service in the Church Fellowship Hall. Kannaday Funeral Home in Latta is assisting the family.

Lois H. Allen

Services for Lois H. Allen will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Catfish Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday in Cooper Funeral Home.

Joe Brown, Sr.

Services for Joe Brown, Sr. will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday in Fork Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Cooper Funeral Home.

NESA Acknowledges Strong Legislative Support At Reception

On Wednesday, the North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA), the nine county economic development organization that serves South Carolina’s northeast region, held a legislative reception in Columbia to express their collective appreciation for the support the region has received from its elected officials.

Local Church Hosting Gospel Meeting

The church of Christ in Dillon will be hosting a gospel meeting March 27th-30th.

Katherine Sue Hayes McLaurin

Katherine Sue Hayes McLaurin, 67, died in her home Sunday March 6, 2011. Funeral sevices will be held 2:00 PM, Wednedday, March 9, 2011, in the First Presbyterian Church in Dillon, SC with burial in Dothan Cemetery, directed by Kannaday Funeral Home in Dillon.

Amtrak Boardings And Alightings Increased In Dillon In 2010

During 2010, Amtrak had 8,463 boardings and alightings in Dillon compared to 7,126 in 2009.