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Editorial: Get On Board

Have you visited Niagara Falls lately? A trip to the Dillon County Recycling Center on a rainy day produces nearly the same effect.

Meeting On Gas Clean-up At Highway 301 North Bridge Held

DHEC held a community meeting recently on the gas clean-up at the Highway 301 North Bridge.

Library Board Reappointments Made

Two people were reappointed to the Dillon County Library Board at a recent meeting of the Dillon County Council.

Grants Awarded

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation has approved grant applications totaling $1,710,933 for health-related programs in South Carolina.
The grants are for periods of one to three years.

WIX Among S.C. Manufacturer Of The Year Nominees

The Salute to Manufacturing, South Carolina’s premier manufacturing recognition event honoring the state’s top small, medium and large manufacturing companies for their manufacturing excellence, economic impact, commitment to workforce development and community stewardship, has announced the 2010 nominees. Nominees and winners will be honored September 22 with a luncheon at the Radisson in Columbia. Wix Filtration of Dillon is among the Manufacturer of the Year nominees.

Judy Turner Edwards

Judy Turner Edwards, 57, of Andrews, SC passed away Monday, August 9, 2010.

State Supt. Of Education Says Federal Funds Could Save Teacher Jobs In State

State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex said today that
federal funds approved by Congress on Tuesday would likely save more
than 2,000 South Carolina teachers from getting pink slips next summer.

County Council Approves Budget

The Dillon County Council approved their 2010-2011 budget on Wednesday afternoon.

Gerald E. Hayes, Jr.

Gerald E. Hayes, Jr., 34, died Monday, August 9, 2010, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

James Linroe Peacock

James Linroe Peacock, 86, died at home on August 9, 2010. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at First Baptist Church (Dillon) followed by interment in Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.