Category: Government

Government news at the state and local levels

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.

Senator Williams Speaks On Fire Prevention

In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation, and since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed in early October.

County Council Approves Recreation Request For Out-Of-State Student

The Dillon County Council approved a recreation request for an out-of-state high school senior at their meeting last week.

Requiring A Special ID To Vote

A lot of states governed by Republicans have passed laws this year requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls.

Volunteers Honored By Council On Aging

Volunteers for the Dillon County Council On Aging were honored at their annual meeting.

Members Approved For Council On Aging Board

At the annual meeting of the Dillon County Council On Aging, board members were approved.

Three People File For Latta Town Council

Three people have filed for Latta Town Council.