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NETC’s LPN Program Gets State Approval

nstructors and administrators representing Northeastern Technical College’s practical nursing (PN) program appeared before the South Carolina State Board of Nursing recently and received reaccreditation through 2015.

Local Author To Be Featured At S.C. Book Festival

Michelle Buckman, author of Rachel’s Contrition, will be featured at the 15th annual SC Book Festival which will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from May 13 through May 15.

Ceremony Remembers Those Serving In War On Terrorism

A brief ceremony was held on Monday to pay tribute to those soldiers who are fighting the war on terrorism and to remember the three soldiers from Dillon County who lost their lives. The ceremony also acknowledged the death and defeat of Osama bin Laden, the terrorist credited with the September 11, 2001 tragedy.

Latta Mayor Proclaims National Day Of Prayer

In his first Inaugural Address, President George Washington prayed that the Almighty would preserve the freedom of all Americans.

County Council Redistricting Map In Thursday’s Issue

In Thursday’s issue, the current county council district map along with the proposed county council redistricting map in a large color version. A front page story and detailed census numbers by district also appear in this issue.

Highway Patrol Alert: Pedestrian Deaths Are Rising

Most people are pedestrians at some point each day. Few realize how risky that can be — Pedestrian crashes occur most often during morning and afternoon peak travel times. Most pedestrian fatalities occur at night.

U.S. Treasury To Retire Paper Checks

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check for millions of baby boomers and others applying for federal benefits, a move that will save taxpayers $1 billion over the next 10 years.

Libby’s Recipes: Orange Glazed Pecans

This week’s recipe is an old favorite from my childhood. And it is, of course, easy.

Miriam C. Ivey

Mrs. Miriam C. Ivey, 85, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Dillon after an illness.

Economic Development Summit Held In Lake View

The Dillon County Economic Development Partnership (DCEDP) and Northeastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) hosted a economic development summit in Lake View, S.C.