Category: Government News

News from the municipal, county, and state levels of government related to Dillon County, SC

Senate Report: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday

The campaign to a national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s was a struggle of unending obstacles.

Cedric Page Announces Candidacy For Dillon County Council District 7

Dear Citizens of Dillon County,
I am excited to announce my candidacy for the Dillon County Council District #7 seat. I am starting my campaign by reaching out to you, my friends and community leaders, to ask for your endorsement, financial support and volunteer effort.

Half-Staff Flag Notice For January 13, 2022

The President of the United States has issued a proclamation to display the flag of the United States at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Harry Reid on the day of his internment.

Agenda Set For Regular Latta Town Council Meeting On January 13th

The Latta Town Council will hold their regular January meeting on January 13 at 7 p.m. at the Ellis Performing Arts Center.

Dillon County Council Announces Agenda For Called Meeting

The Dillon County Council will hold a called meeting on January 13th at 5 p.m.

Judge Dismisses Temporary Injunction Against Robbie Coward

Robbie Coward’s attorney responded to the temporary injunction ordered by Judge Michael Holt on December 30th.

VIDEO: Latta Town Council Special Meeting, 1-3-2021

The Latta Town Council held a brief meeting on Monday night to decide who would act as town administrator, presider of the meetings, and who would sign the checks.

VIDEO: New Latta Town Council Members Sworn In

Three new members of the Latta Town Council were sworn in at a special ceremony at the Ellis Performing Arts Center today, Sunday, January 2nd.

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Stating Robbie Coward Shall Not Be Sworn As Mayor Of Latta

Judge Michael S. Holt has issued a temporary restraining order ordering that Robbie Coward shall not be sworn as Mayor of the Town of Latta until the matter can be heard nor shall he take any actions as Mayor nor instruct the Town Clerk or any town employees on their job duties.

Coward Files Notice Of Appeal And Motion For Reconsideration

Robbie Coward has filed a notice of appeal with the Fourth Judicial Circuit and a motion of reconsideration with the Latta Municipal Election Commission in regards to the Latta mayor’s election, which he won and was then overturned.