Category: Community

Community interest news from Dillon County

Bethea To Serve As Alternate Director On United Soybean Board

Nineteen farmer-leaders will be sworn in as directors of the United Soybean Board (USB) in December, after receiving appointment recently by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Pastor Appreciation Day Observed At East Dillon Baptist Church

Sunday, August 7 was “Pastor Appreciation Day” at East Dillon Baptist Church. Members took their favorite dishes and desserts for a feast to celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Pastor James S. Smith and his wife “Miss Connie.”

Gordon Going To Three Schools Within School Model

Gordon Elementary is going to a three schools within a school model this year.

Pee Dee Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team Recognized

The Pee Dee Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team was recognized by the Dillon County Council at their last meeting for the work they did in the Little Rock area after a tornado struck their in April.

Many South Carolinians Signing Up For Future Scholar 529 College Savings Accounts

Just in time for a new school year, State Treasurer Curtis Loftis is pleased to announce more South Carolinians than ever are signing up for a Future Scholar 529 College Savings Account.

Schools Get Technology Grants

The South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of eLearning announced technology grants totaling $1.3 million dollars to seven school districts in South Carolina.

New District Four Logo Approved

The new Dillon School District Four logo was approved by the Dillon Four Board of Trustees at their meeting on Monday night.

Scholarships Awarded To Local High School Students

Three area high school graduates were awarded McLeod Medical Center Dillon $1,000 Scholarships. Each was recognized at a luncheon on July 22, 2011. All recipients have plans of pursuing careers in health care.

District Four New Teachers And Staff Luncheon Held

The Dillon District Four new teachers and staff luncheon was held today (Thursday) at Twin Lakes Country Club.

Rev. Father Donald R. Hayes Ordained

Rev. Father Donald R. Hayes was ordained as a priest in the Orthodox Anglican Church in Richmond, Virginia.