Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

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.

Dillon To Observe Trick-or-Treat On Oct. 30

The City of Dillon will have Hallowe’en Trick-or-Treat on Saturday, October 30th from 6-8 p.m.

Lake View School Board Meets

The Dillon District One Board of Trustees held their regular meeting August 18 at the district office.

Former Dillon Resident To Sing Movie’s Theme Song

Former Dillon resident, Timmy Dee, will be singing the theme song for the movie, “Ten.” The song, which was written some time ago by Timmy, was chosen as the theme song for the movie and will soon be recorded in the studio. The production and shooting for the movie, “Ten,” is ongoing. Due to new relocations and production delays, the movie will take a little longer than anticipated.

James Moultrie Receives Honor

James Moultrie was recently selected as Dillon County’s representative in the “Honoring Our Elders Celebration” which was part of the S.C. Black Family Expo.