Category: Government News

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

I-73 Resolution Dies At County Council Meeting

The Dillon County Council did not pass an I-73 support resolution that was presented to them at their regular council meeting last week.

County Council Approves Budget

The Dillon County Council approved the third and final reading of their 2011-2012 budget at their meeting last Wednesday.

Rep. Hayes: Redistricting Plan Good For Dillon County

In a special session that began June 14, the S.C. House approved two redistricting plans that I believe would be good for Dillon County.

County Council Authorizes Payment Of Court Expert’s Bill

The Dillon County Council authorized the payment of court expert Roland Windham’s bill at their meeting on Wednesday as ordered by the Circuit Court and pursuant to the court order.

Senator Informs Public Of Lesser Known Legislation

I would like to take a moment to let you know about legislation that was enacted this session that you may not have heard about.

Two Local Mayors Meet With Governor

More than 40 mayors from cities and towns across the state met with Governor Nikki Haley to offer their hand as partners in the state’s economic development efforts.

Senator Williams Gives Budget Update

This week the Senate finished up the fifth week of extensive debate on the appropriation bill for the fiscal year starting in July 2011.

County Council Receives Information

The Dillon County Council received a great deal of information at their council meeting on Wednesday.

Council Contempt Case Remanded To Magistrate’s Court

The contempt of court case regarding a letter sent to Chief Magistrate Mackie Hayes from the past County Administrator David Mobley stating that he was instructed by then Council Chairman Macio Williamson to hire an African-American for a position in his office was remanded back to Judge Hayes for him to handle by Judge Paul M. Burch at a hearing this morning.

County Council Holds Called Meeting

The Dillon County Council held a called meeting on May 11th to take up several issues.