Category: Government

Government news at the state and local levels

Information Provided On How To Report Election Fraud, Voting Rights Abuses

In order to respond to complaints of election fraud or voting rights abuses on November 2, 2010, and to ensure that such complaints are directed to the appropriate authorities, United Stated Attorney Bill Nettles stated that Assistant United States Attorney/ DEO Barbara Murcier Bowens will be on duty in this District while the polls are open.

Council Chairman To Appear In Court On Nov. 15th

The date for County Council Chairman to appear in court has been reset for November 15th at 9:30 a.m. at the Dillon County Courthouse.

U.S. Attorney Announces Voter Integrity Program For Election

United States Attorney William N. Nettles announced Monday that Assistant United States Attorney Barbara Murcier Bowens will lead the efforts of his Office in the connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 2, 2010, general elections.

No Action Taken At Council Meeting

No action was taken at a called meeting of the Dillon County Council on Wednesday afternoon.

Roundtable Discussion Held On I-73

A roundtable discussion about I-73 was held at Florence-Darlington Technical College on Friday.

More South Carolina Employers To Receive Help Providing Health Coverage To Early Retirees, Families

Nearly 1,000 additional employers and unions have been approved to participate in the Affordable Care Act’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, bringing total participants to 3,000 to date; applications still being accepted

Senator Graham’s Rep To Visit Wednesday

A representative from U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s office will be in Dillon County on Wednesday, October 6 to meet with constituents seeking assistance in dealing with the federal government.

Mayor Speaks Out On Public-Private Partnership Board

Dillon Mayor Todd Davis spoke out about the Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Economic Development Board at the Dillon City Council’s meeting on Monday night.

Dillon City Council Discusses Several Matters At Meeting

The Dillon City Council discussed several different matters at their council meeting on Monday night.

Dillon County Council Chairman’s Appearance In Court Delayed

The Herald has learned that Dillon County Council Chairman Macio Williamson’s appearance in court that was scheduled for next week (Sept. 21) has been delayed.