Category: Government News

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

James Council Elkins

James Council Elkins, 84, died Thursday, November 17, 2011, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Republican Congress-Let’s Stop Everything

When I woke up on 11-3-2011, I thanked the Lord God for letting me sleep the night through. It came to be about how these corporations and companies are trying to take over our USA with big money. The Supreme Court decision that corporations are people meaning corporations and companies can give big money to their people running for office and buy elections with big money and stack Washington and all state capitals with their people.

Questions For Candidates

This month, voters in towns and cities across the state will go to the polls to choose their local leadership for the next several years. Men and women who aspire to public service are out shaking hands, putting up signs and distributing campaign handouts.

iPads For City Council Members

Here are the results.

City Council Holds October Meeting

The Dillon City Council recently held their regular meeting for the month of October.

County Council Holds Called Meeting (10/19)

The Dillon County Council held a called meeting on October 19th.

County Council Passes First Reading Of Ordinance To Suspend Sunday Work Prohibition

At a called meeting held recently, the Dillon County Council held the first reading of an ordinance to suspend the Sunday blue laws in regards to stores opening prior to 1:30 p.m.

President Speaks About Ending War In Iraq

After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over, according to President Barack Obama.

Senator Williams On The S.C. State Fair

With the prospect of indulging on cotton candy, corn dogs or a bacon cheeseburger sandwiched between two glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts – a concoction affectionately known as the “Luther Burger” – it’s easy the “find your happy” at the S.C. State Fair.

Dillon City Council Passes Ordinances Against Bath Salts, Synthetic Marijuana

The Dillon City Council passed the second reading of two ordinances on Monday night prohibiting the sale of bath salts and synthetic marijuana.