Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

McLeod Health Hospitals Recognized With Zero Harm Awards

McLeod Health Hospitals were recently recognized with 2023 Certified Zero Harm Awards from the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA).

Magnolia T. Williams Scholarship Applications Available

Magnolia T. Williams Scholarship Applications are now available and can be picked up from the Dillon High School Guidance Office or can be received by e-mail,

Inland Ports Dillon And Greer Handle Record Number Of Containers

South Carolina Ports’ strategic focus on rail is proving successful as Inland Ports Greer and Dillon both handled a record number of containers in 2023.

MLK Day March Held (with photo gallery)

A MARTIN LUTHER KING MARCH AND SERVICE were held on January 15th. The group marched from the old J.V. Martin Junior High School on Martin Luther King Boulevard to Manning Baptist Church.

Coffee And Talk Is Wednesday

Coffee And Talk is Wednesday, January 24th.

Dillon Middle School Band Holds Tri-M Music Induction Ceremony

The Dillon Middle School Music Department, which is made up of Band and Chorus members, recently held its second Tri-M Music Induction Ceremony

Ports Investing In Rail Capabilities

South Carolina Ports is investing in its rail capabilities to further support growth in the Southeast Construction is underway at the Navy Base Intermodal Facility.

Competitive Grants Being Offered To Support Middle Of The Food Supply Chain Infrastructure

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is partnering with USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to offer over $4 million in competitive grants to support middle-of-the-food-supply-chain infrastructure for domestic food and farm businesses and other eligible entities.

Senator Kent Williams Awarded Honorary Doctorate

South Carolina State University on Friday, Dec. 15, awarded honorary doctorates to four people who have supported the university in various endeavors.

Latta Empowerment Senior Citizens Celebrate Birthday Of The Late Edna McClam At Party

Latta Empowerment Senior Citizens, celebrated with a Holiday Birthday Party for the late Edna Mae McClam on Tuesday, December 15, 2024.