Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Mullins Farmer Donates Peanut Butter To Latta School District

The SC Peanut Growers’ Association made up of mostly Pee Dee and I-95 corridor farmers have donated thousands of jars of peanut butter that was made with locally grown peanuts to local food banks, church pantries and schools just in time to “spread the peanut butter for Christmas spirit” this year.

Junior Charity League Donates Coats To District Four Students

The Junior Charity League of Dillon recently donated coats for students in the elementary, middle, and high schools of Dillon District IV.

Coats Donated To Lake View Elementary Students

Columbia Sportswear has graciously donated 200 coats to Lake View Elementary School. Every face-to-face student from Pre-K to 4th grade was given the opportunity to choose a warm winter coat.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church Beautifully Decorated For Christmas

THIS STUNNING FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREE at Mount Calvary Baptist Church is a reminder of the Christmas season. The sanctuary is beautifully decorated for the Christmas season.

LVHS Holds Canned Food And Toy Drive

Lake View High School held its annual Canned Food and Toy Drive during the week of December 14.

Santa Visits Fork Presbyterian Family Night

On Wednesday, December 9, Fork Presbyterian Church had their Family Night.

Trinity Collegiate And Manor House Partner For Food Drive

Trinity Collegiate School partnered with Manna House to have a food drive for the holiday season.

SC State 1890 Extension Pee Dee Hosts National 4-H STEM Challenge

Youth in the Pee Dee Region joined other youth from across the country to take part in the National 4-H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD).

Perdue Seeks Priority For Meat And Poultry Workers In Vaccine Rollout

Perdue Farms, the nation’s fourth largest poultry producer and employer to 1,143 essential workers in South Carolina at its location in Dillon, sent an official letter to Gov. McMaster on December 10th, urging prioritization of meat and poultry workers, and their families and co-habitants, in the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Agricultural Outlook For 2021 Discussed At Conference

During the 5th Annual Clemson Extension Ag Outlook Conference, held virtually, featured guest speaker David Kohl said disjointed recovery for the United States and the world, coupled with trade agreement uncertainty has created an economic and financial divide in agriculture.