Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

DHS Homecoming Queen Crowned

The Dillon High School 2010 Homecoming Queen was crowned at Friday’s game.

Lake View PTO Brings ‘Pink Is Powerful’ Message To Schools

LAKE VIEW—The Lake View PTO brought the “Pink Is Powerful” message to students, teachers, and parents at their first annual “Pink Is Powerful” Day at the Lake View Elementary and Lake View Middle Schools held in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Agriculture Secretary To Visit Dillon County On Monday, Oct. 18th

On Monday, Oct. 18, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to South Carolina to highlight economic development and job creation efforts to improve the lives of people who live in rural communities.

Results Of CDEPP Student Assessments Show Progress

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has released a report presenting the results of assessments of students in the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CDEPP), a pilot full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds residing in 37 SC school districts.

Department Of Education Awarded $3.9 Million In Federal Monies To Help Students With Disabilities

The South Carolina Department of Education has been awarded $3.9 million in federal monies to help improve the academic achievement of students with disabilities.

Hall Graduates From Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course

Marine Corps Sgt. David N. Hall, a 2002 graduate of Dillon High School, Dillon, recently graduated from the Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course for supervisors.

State Board Passes Resolution Aimed At New Teach For America Program

State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex and Teach For America announced passage of a resolution by the State Board of Education supporting the national organization and directing themEducation Department to create state guidelines for an alternative educator certification path for Teach For America corps members.

Whittaker Head Start Students Participate In ‘Walk To School’ Day

Whittaker Head Start students participated in International Walk To School Day. (With slide show of photos)

Magnolia Garden Club Hosting Centennial Tea

The Magnolia Garden Club of Latta will hold a Dillon County Centennial Tea on October 14th.

Miller Speaks To Mt. Calvary Brotherhood

Devin Miller was the guest speaker for Brotherhood at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Monday, Oct. 4, after everyone had enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Kenny and Jean Pittman, and others.