Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Donald Hayes Ordained

Donald R. Hayes was received into Holy Orders as a Reverend Deacon as St. John’s Chrysostom Anglican Church in Richmond, Virginia on June 19, 2010.

Delegation Requests Change In School Funding Formula

The Dillon County Legislative Delegation has requested that the school funding formula for the districts be changed.

Latta School Board Honors Teachers And Bus Drivers With Perfect Attendance At Meeting

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the District Administration Conference Room.

Daniels Selected As South Elementary Teacher Of Year

Pam Daniels, veteran teacher of 17 years, was proudly selected by South Elementary’s faculty to be the 2009-10 Teacher of the Year.

Rogers Ordained As Deacon

Mr. Swanson Rogers of Latta was ordained on May 9, 2010 as Deacon at Bright Light Apostolic Church in Sellers, where he is also a Sunday School teacher.

Mount Calvary Honors Graduates

Mount Calvary Baptist Church honored the 2010 graduates during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 23.

Hog Farm Expansion Under Consideration

An expansion is being considered for the Price Swine Facility located on Harllee’s Bridge Road.

Fork Presbyterian Honors Graduating Seniors

The Fork Presbyterian Church honored its graduating seniors on Sunday, May 16, 2010 during the Baccalaureate worship.

McKenzie Named First Bank Branch Manager

0 First Bank has promoted Jackie McKenzie to Branch Manager at its Main Street location in Dillon. Previously a Customer Service Representative, McKenzie has worked with First Bank since 1995 and has 22 years of banking experience. “Jackie’s hard work and dedication to outstanding customer service make her a great fit for the position of…

Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest Held

0 Third grade students at Stewart Heights Elementary School participated in the Olivia Harrell Public Speaking Contest in April. Jayne C. Lee, principal, introduced the program.  She welcomed the third grade students, teachers, and family members of the late Ms. Olivia Harrell. Ms. Harrell was the P.T.O.  president at Stewart Heights during the 1999-2000 school…