Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Jubilee Of Encouragement Taking Place At Mt. Calvary (with video and slide show)

Dr. J. L. Cook has brought his Jubilee of Encouragement to Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He will be speaking and performing again tonight (Thursday).

Woodmen Of The World Awards Banquet Held

The annual Woodmen of the World Lodges 120 and 1145 Awards Dinner was held Thursday, September 30, at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodmen of the World Hall at 1362 Old Latta Highway, Dillon.

Dillon Church Of God Passes Building Project Plans

On September 26, the Dillon Church of God was called into a business meeting in which the motion was made and carried to pay off current church indebtedness and to move forward with a proposed building project, contingent upon the sale of the church property located at 701 Highway 301 South in Dillon.

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting.

Grants Available For Teachers

Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America, Inc. announced today that it is launching a program to help support kindergarten thru 12th grade public school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at

Oak Grove Firefighters Recognized

Several Oak Grove Station Nine Firefighters were recognized for their accomplishments.

‘See You At The Pole’ Prayer Service Held At DHS

Members of the student body and faculty/staff at Dillon High School met Wednesday morning, September 22, before school to observe the national “See You At The Pole.” The students used this time to pray for their schools, the nation, their communities and their families.

Latta’s District Teacher Of The Year, Honor Roll Teachers Announced

Laura Herndon Gasque was recently selected as Teacher of the Year for Dillon School District Three for 2011-2012.

LVHS Prepares “Walk of Champions”

Throughout the month of September, students and staff members of Lake View High School have been preparing the new LVHS Walk of Champions.

S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Leads State High Schools in ACT, SAT Scores

The S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) had the highest ACT and SAT score averages among the Palmetto State’s 2010 graduates, according to recently released reports from the S.C. Department of Education.