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ACT Scores Released

South Carolina’s 2010 public high school graduates matched last year’s performance on the ACT college entrance exam despite an increase of more than 1,100 additional test-takers, the company said. The national average was down slightly.

County Council Approves 2010-11 Budget

The Dillon County Council approved the final reading of their 2010-2011 fiscal year budget at a called meeting last Wednesday.

Bull Lee Memorial Chapel To Be Dedicated On Friday

The Bull Lee Memorial Chapel at Dillon Christian School will be dedicated on Friday, August 20th at 6:15 p.m., according to Headmaster John Davis.

Editorial: We Can’t Afford To Lose Good People

On today’s front page, we have a statement from Bo McInnis who has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board.

What I Want To Be When I Grow Up

Readers of my columns know that I ordinarily walk each week day at Dillon’s Wellness Center.

Myers Graduates From Basic Combat Training

Army National Guard Pvt. Danielle L. Myers has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

FNP Encourages Incorporating Nutrition And Physical Activity In Your Daily Life

Approximately one-third of all cancer deaths that occur each year in the US could be prevented by consuming a healthier diet, adopting a more active lifestyle, and maintaining a healthy weight, according to the American Cancer Society.

Barbara Ann Goodwin Belk

Barbara Ann Goodwin Belk, 71, died Monday, August 16, 2010, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Michael Paul DeVoss

Services for Michael Paul DeVoss will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Kemper Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday at Cooper Funeral Home.

National Night Out Held At Latta Arms (with slide show)

Latta Arms Apartments held its 4th annual National Night Out.