Category: Government

Government news at the state and local levels

Latta Town Council To Meet

The Latta Town Council will meet January 10th.

Councilmen To Be Sworn In On Tuesday

The newly elected Dillon County Councilmen will take their oath of office at a called meeting on January 8th at 4:30 p.m. at the Dillon County Council office.

County Councilman Aron Gandy Honored For Service

Dillon County Councilman Aron Gandy was honored for  his 12 years of loyal and faithful service to Dillon County Council at the council’s meeting on Wednesday.

Tim Scott Appointed To Senate

Governor Nikki Haley announced U.S. Rep. Tim Scott as her appointment to fill the vacancy created by United States Senator Jim DeMint’s retirement.

Tom Rice Appointed To Committees

The Republican Steering Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives appointed Congressman-Elect Tom Rice (R-SC) to the Transportation & Infrastructure, Budget, and Small Business Committees of the 113th Congress. 

County Council Approves Incentive Agreement For Project Toolshed

The Dillon County Council has passed an incentive agreement and agreed to purchase approximately 100+ acres for Project Toolshed, according to County Administrator Clay Young. The agreement has been sent to the company for approval.

Dilmar Property Back Before Dillon Council

The vacant Main Street lots, also referred to as the Dilmar property which was donated to the city, were a topic at the Dillon City Council’s October meeting.

S.C. Voter ID Goes Into Effect In 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia Oct. 3 gave its approval to a new law requiring South Carolina voters to present a government-issued identification card with a photo in order to vote. Under the Court’s order, the law will go into effect for elections held on or after January 1, 2013.

Constitution Week To Be Celebrated

September 17, 2012, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those inalienable rights to every American.

Voting Applicants Asked To Call Office If They Have Not Received Card

Anyone who has registered to vote with any other entity other than the Dillon County Voter Registration Office, but who has not received a card, is asked to call the office at 774-1403 to verify that your application has been received.