Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

‘Walk To School Day’ Is October 6th

More than 100 schools and over 50,000 students, parents, educators, and neighbors in the state will participate in International Walk to School Day events on Wednesday October 6, 2010. South Carolina is one of the top five states in the country in participation in International Walk to School Day.

South Carolina Getting $47 Million In Federal Teacher Incentive Fund Grants Program

The state is among 62 winners of Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants announced today by U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. South Carolina’s award of $47,189,299 is the fifth largest for a statewide education agency.

‘Making Herbal Vinegars’ Is Topic Of Magnolia Garden Club Program

The Magnolia Garden Club met at the lovely home of Mrs. Belva Greene on Thursday, September 9, 2010.

Marion Carter Grows Extremely Tall Tomato

Marion Carter of Dillon is shown with his extremely tall tomato plant.

Dillon District Two Teachers Of The Year Announced

Dillon High School’s Beth Hinson has been named Dillon School District Two 2010-2011 District Teacher of the Year. Dillon School District Two announced Mrs. Hinson’s selection during the September 20th board meeting honoring all Teachers of the Year for the 2010-2011 school year.

Hundreds Turn Out For ‘Words’ At East Dillon

Judgement House 2010 kicked off for the 7th year with a new script, “Words.”
On Friday, September 12th and Saturday, September 13th, East Dillon Baptist church opened its doors from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. for groups of 15 or 20 to participate in a walk-through drama.

Retired Educators Association Meets

The Dillon County Educators Association-Retired met on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. with seven members and two guests in attendance.

County School Board Reviews Budgets

The Dillon County Board of Education reviewed budgets at their last meeting.
Some budgets had to be revised for presentation due to the change in the school funding formula.

Feasibility Of J.V. Martin Auditorium Renovation Being Determined

J.V. Martin Auditorium is getting a good going over to determine the feasibility of a renovation.

Library’s GrandFamily Resource Center Opening

The Dillon County Library is proud to announce the newest thing going on at the library: GrandFamily Resource Center.