Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Fire Destroys Church (with photos and video)

A fire destroyed Piney Grove Holiness Church, located at 130 Small Road, early Sunday morning.

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church To Celebrate Black History

The youth of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating Black History.

Wild Game Banquet Held

On Saturday, January 26, at 5:30 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church hosted its 7th Annual Wild Game Banquet.  The Mount Calvary Baptist gymnasium and fellowship building were decorated and several trophy mounts adorned the walls.

Peanut Growers Have Bumper Year

Peanut growers in South Carolina are used to feast or famine. So after a bumper year last year, they know what to expect

Cotton Growers See Record Year

If the cure for high prices is high prices, it certainly worked on cotton. South Carolina’s cotton growers have seen prices drop from $2 per pound about three years ago to around 80 cents per pound today.

Latta Students Participating In Honor Band

latta students who were chosen to participate in this year’s clinic will gather at South Florence High School for rehearsal on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd, with a culminating concert at 4:00 pm on Saturday in the SFHS Auditorium. 

Dillon Native To Exhibit Art

Dillon native artist selected to exhibit artwork at the N.C. Community College 50th Anniversary Art Exhibition at the Caswell Building in Raleigh with an artistic spectrum.  

School Board Chair, Sheriff Ask County For Funds For More School Resource Officers

Dillon County Board of Education Chairman Richard Schafer and Dillon County Sheriff Major Hulon came to the Dillon County Council meeting last Wednesday to discuss school safety and the possibility of getting funding for more school resource officers.

District Four Receives Schafer Foundation Money

Superintendent Ray Rogers informed board members that the district had received the Schafer Foundation money for Dillon School District Four, according to the unofficial meeting minutes.  

Relay For Life Dates Announced

The dates for the Relay For Life events have been announced.