The eighty-eighth annual stockholder’s meeting of Southern States Cooperative was held on Wednesday, November 17 at the cooperative’s Richmond, Va. headquarters. Members of Southern States’ Board of Directors, stockholders and guests were given an overview of the cooperative’s performance during fiscal 2010, which ended in June.
Teacher effectiveness has become one of the most critical issues facing America’s schools today. Teaching excellence in Dillon School District Two has taken a step forward following the announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that Ashley Hardee, a 4-K Teacher at East Elementary and Dana Hayes, a PEC Teacher at South Elementary has achieved National Board Certification in 2010.
The Latta Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society collected 2,096 food items during their annual Carolina/Clemson canned food drive.
For the first time since anyone can remember, Dillon County’s state legislative delegation appears willing to relinquish control of the county Board of Education.
County voters on Nov. 2 by an overwhelming margin of nearly 90 percent said they favor popular elections of the 10-member county school board. The final tally was 6,071 to 737, according to the S.C. Election Commission.
On Tuesday, November 23rd, the members of Mount Calvary Baptist Church gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving. Each family brought dishes of food which were shared by all.
The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. in the District Administrative Conference Room.
Sergeant Kenneth Bethea visited Lake View Elementary on Veterans Day to speak to the students about the importance of Veterans Day.
Menu items for a classic Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings increased about 1.3 percent in price this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
A longtime local pastor has passed away. Chris J. Bowman, 59, of Dillon, SC, died Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton, NC.
The hearing regarding County Council Chairman Macio Williamson which was scheduled for Monday, November 15th has been canceled.