Category: Government

Government news at the state and local levels

PHOTO GALLERY: New City Of Dillon Visitors Center Opens

The new City of Dillon Visitors Center officially held its grand opening on Thursday with a ribbon cutting.

New 9-11 Director Working To Bring Positive Change To The Office

Bringing positive change to the E-911 office and carrying out the county’s mission for the office are two of the priorities for new Dillon County E-911 Director Cassie Goins Kinney.

County Administrator Tim Harper Is Part Of Port Ambassadors Class

South Carolina Ports kicked off the 2023-2024 Port Ambassadors program, welcoming its largest class in the program’s six-year history.

Wayne Green Selected As New Chief Deputy

Wayne Green has been selected as the new Chief Deputy at the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Restaurant Owner Speaks About Impact Of Food Trucks And Fairness To Local Businesses

A local restaurant owner spoke to the Dillon City Council at their meeting last Tuesday night about the impact of food trucks and fairness to local business owners.

Dillon County Contracts With Berry Strategies LLC To Provide Economic Development Services

The Dillon County Council voted to contract with Berry Strategies LLC to provide economic development services to Dillon County.

DCA Gets $750,000 Grant To Help Downtown Businesses And Building Owners

Dillon Community Alliance (DCA) Executive Director Stephanie Mitchell delivered big news to the Dillon City Council at their meeting on Monday night.

Governor Appoints James Hamilton As Sheriff

Following the death of Dillon County Sheriff Douglas Pernell, Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2023-26, appointing Dillon County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy James Hamilton to serve as sheriff until a special election is held to elect a sheriff and a successor is elected and qualifies.

County Council Passes Resolution To Honor The Late Sheriff

The Dillon County Council met on Friday, August 11th at 12 noon to pass a resolution to honor the memory of Dillon County Sheriff Douglas Pernell.

Latta Councilman Suspended From Office

Following the indictment of Town of Latta Councilman Steven Bradley Coward, Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2023-23, suspending Coward from office.