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Public Cautioned About Telephone Scam

Marlboro Electric Cooperative warns members and the community of a telephone scam targeting cooperative members and utilities.

Local Man Charged In Sex Crime

A local man has been charged with two counts of a sex crime, according to Detective Cliff Arnette.

Rhonda Dew Takes Statewide DJJ Position

After 33 years of service to her county, Dillon County Department of Juvenile Justice Director Rhonda Dew has taken a statewide position with the department and therefore will no longer serve in the office she has made into one of the best in the state.

Jury Deadlocks On Murder Charges, Guilty On Other Charges

The jury in the trial of Robert Lee Nelson, who was charged in the Mary and Walter Swaner case, deadlocked on the murder charges, but were found guilty on charges of burglary first, two counts of armed robbery, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Deliberations Suspended In Trial Until Friday

Due to an air conditioning problem at the Dillon County Courthouse, deliberations in the trial of Robert Lee Nelson in the 2009 murders of Mary and Walter Swaner were suspended.

Poll: I-73

Would you rather see the state pursue the I-73 project or improvements to the existing SC 38/US 501 corridor?

Trial Expected To Conclude Thursday

The trial of Robert Lee Nelson, Jr., who is charged in the December 2009 deaths of Mary and Walter Swaner, is expected to conclude on Thursday.

Trial Underway In Swaner Murders

The trial for Robert Lee Nelson is underway in the 2009 deaths of Walter and Mary Swaner.

Swaner Murder Trial To Begin Today

The trial is expected to begin today for Robert Lee Nelson who is charged in the 2009 deaths of Mary and Walter Swaner.

Probation And Parole Holds Walk In Memory Of Fallen Officers

The Dillon County Probation and Parole Department held a two-mile walk in memory of fallen officers on Friday morning as part of their observance of Probation and Parole Week in South Carolina. (With slide show)