Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Applications Available Now for 2013 SC Commissioner’s School For Agriculture

Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in attending this year’s South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, can go online now to download their application. The application needs to be postmarked by Tuesday, April 16.

SC Food Policy Council: New Faces, Improved Vision, Refined Efforts

The South Carolina Food Policy Council would like to welcome new board members.

Purple Martins Arriving

In the birding world, few species generate more excitement than does the “Purple Martin,” a swallow that is arriving now in the Carolinas, with reports of “scouts” logged almost daily online.

LHS Ranked Nationally

Latta High School is ranked nationwide in the 2013 US News & World Report’s seventh annual list of America’s Best High Schools.

Attention Churches: Please Update Your Contact Information On File

Attention Churches: The Dillon Herald is trying to update your information that we have on file.

Dillon Four Students Earn Perfect PASS Scores

Students in Dillon School District Four who made a perfect score on their PASS test from 2012 were recognized at the school board meeting recently.

The Hamer Cotton Mill

I assume the location of the Hamer Cotton Mill as it was known when it was organized in 1903 was determined by one of the principal shareholders, Robert Pickett Hamer, Jr. who owned the land on which the plant was constructed. 

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 12 in the District Administrative Conference Room.

God’s Word Shines: Discouragement-Depression

From The Pee Dee Baptist Association—Featured this week is Rev. Jim Warren, the pastor of Fork Baptist Church, Fork.

Dillon County Farmers Have Successful Year

Dillon County farmers had had a successful year in 2012 and are hopeful about 2013.