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Millie Wilkes Taylor

Kernersville-Millie Wilkes Taylor, 85, departed Earthly life for Heaven, Thursday, November 11, 2010, after a long and beautiful life, due to advanced age.

SLED Investigation Into County Fire Department Still Open

Bo McInnis of the Dillon County Political Action Committee (PAC) recently sent a Freedom of Information Act request to SLED in reference to the investigation of the Dillon County Fire Department.

Lawmakers Loosening Control Of Dillon County Schools?

For the first time since anyone can remember, Dillon County’s state legislative delegation appears willing to relinquish control of the county Board of Education.
County voters on Nov. 2 by an overwhelming margin of nearly 90 percent said they favor popular elections of the 10-member county school board. The final tally was 6,071 to 737, according to the S.C. Election Commission.

Libby’s Recipes: Crockpot Mac and Cheese

This recipe is for a real comfort food- plus it’s easy because the crockpot does most of the work. Thanks to Sarah Jackson for sharing it with us.

Carmichael Joins Police Department

Daniel Stuart Carmichael has joined the City of Dillon Police Department.

Gibson Passes Bar Exam

The Board of Law Examiners has reported that Tiffany D. Gibson has successfully passed the South Carolina Bar July 2010 examination. The Supreme Court of South Carolina will administer the oath of office and enroll Ms. Gibson as an member of the Bar of this State at 2:30 pm, on Monday, November 29, 2010, in the Koger Center for the Arts, Downtown Columbia, SC.

Robbery, Attempted Robbery Reported To Sheriff’s Office

Incident reports about recent robberies

Mt. Calvary Church Family Celebrates Thanksgiving

On Tuesday, November 23rd, the members of Mount Calvary Baptist Church gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving. Each family brought dishes of food which were shared by all.

Opinion: Give Thanks For Farm-City Partnerships

This Thanksgiving Day, as we gather with family and friends to count our blessings, let’s give thanks for the bounty we enjoy not just on this holiday, but every day.

Nominations For Heroic Or Lifesaving Act Sought

Each year, Marlboro County Rescue presents an award for a heroic or life-saving act. Any person in Marlboro County, or one of its bordering counties, is eligible for this award. The award will be presented in December at Marlboro County Rescue’s Annual Christmas Party.