Category: News

State’s Sales Tax Free Holiday Weekend Is August 6-8

You can purchase computers, clothes, school supplies, and a variety of other items free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual 72-hour Sales Tax Holiday. The 2021 Tax Free Weekend takes place Friday, August 6, through Sunday, August 8, 2021.

Latta School Board Accepts Retirement Resignation Of Dr. John Kirby

The Latta School Board of Trustees accepted the retirement resignation of superintendent, Dr. John Kirby, at their June 8th meeting.

Senator Speaks About Legislation And Budget At Town Hall Meeting

Senator Kent Williams held a town hall meeting at the Ellis Performing Arts Center in Latta on Thursday with special guest Congressman Jim Clyburn.

PHOTO GALLERY: Latta United Methodist Church Holds Vacation Bible School

Latta United Methodist Church recently held Vacation Bible School. The theme was Knights of North Castle.

DHEC Analysis: More Than 90 Percent Of COVID-19 Cases, Deaths In June Were Among Unvaccinated Residents

Following an analysis that revealed the overwhelming number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the first two weeks of June were among residents who were not fully vaccinated, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) discovered similar results when looking at provisional data for the entire month.

IRS Warns Taxpayers Of Child Tax Credit Scams

The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division is warning taxpayers about Child Tax Credit-related scams, which criminals may use to steal money and personal information.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hamer Church Of God’s Loaves And Fishes Ministry Blesses Many

The Hamer Church of God held the twice-monthly food give-away, “Loaves & Fishes Ministry,” on Thursday, July 15, in the parking lot of the church.

City Of Dillon Awarded $750,000 CDBG Grant

Fifteen South Carolina communities, including Dillon, are slated to benefit from public improvement projects supported by more than $14 million in funds from the latest round of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.

Dillon County Doing Well On Economic Development Front

What has been happening recently in Dillon County economic development?

Status Conference For Suspended Dillon Mayor Delayed

Corey Jackson, who was elected mayor of Dillon and then suspended by the governor after being charged with 11 counts of first degree sexual exploitation of a minor, was scheduled to have a status conference Monday in General Sessions Court.