Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Gordon Elementary Principal Speaks At Board Meeting

Gordon Elementary School principal Shawn Johnson, accompanied by Assistant Principal Famon Whitfield III, spoke at the Dillon District Two School Board meeting recently.

Local Students And Educators Win In State Poetry, Poster Contest

Thirty-eight South Carolina public school students and six adult educators have been chosen as winners in a poetry and poster contest held annually by the National Career Development Association and the Office of Career and Technology Education at the South Carolina Department of Education.

Revs. Anderson Called As Team To Peniel Baptist Church

The Revs. Lyn and Adrienne Anderson have been called as a team to Peniel Baptist Church between Florence and Timmonsville.

Alternative Spring Break: Benedict College Students Work At East Elementary

While many college students were spending their spring break at the beach or relaxing, a group from Benedict College came to Dillon this past weekend to donate their time and talents working at East Elementary School.

Local Church Hosting Gospel Meeting

The church of Christ in Dillon will be hosting a gospel meeting March 27th-30th.

Scholarship Established In Name Of Harnethea B. Manning

The children of the late Harnethea B. Manning officially opened a cash scholarship fund in honor of her life at Marshill Bibleway Church of Dillon, where she was a life-long member.

County Receives Donation For Oak Grove Industrial Park

The Dillon County Council learned at their last meeting that they had received a donation from Marlboro Electric Coop and Central Electric for $242,248 to go towards the costs on the Oak Grove Industrial Park.

Urgent Appeal Being Made For JVM Washington Trip

An urgent appeal is being made to the community for support for the annual trip to Washington, DC.

DHS Educator Named State Teacher Of The Year Finalist

Five outstanding classroom teachers were named today as finalists in South Carolina’s State Teacher of the Year Program.
Among them is Beth R. Hinson, a biology teacher at Dillon High School.

Local Farmer Wins Money For 4-H

Jim McColl of Little Rock has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations.