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News from the local area

County Councilman Holds School Supplies Giveaway

Dillon County Councilman Gerome McLeod held a school supplies and mask giveaway. Many students benefited from his generosity. (Photos by Geronda McLeod)

Councilwoman-Elect Dawkins Holds Clean-up

VOLUNTEERS worked in the Riverdale area and Oakland area at Councilwoman-Elect Detrice Dawkins’ District Three Clean-up.

Jacorie McCall To Appear On THE TODAY SHOW

Don’t miss THE TODAY SHOW on Tuesday, September 8th. Dillon County’s very own, Jacorie McCall, a Wofford College student, will be appearing on the show sometime between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m.

Reward Offered For Cemetery Vandalism

A $2,500 reward is being offered that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism of tombstones at the Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Blood Drive Raises Enough Blood To Save 57 Lives

The Red Cross Blood Drive held on Thursday, August 20, at the Latta Community Center brought twenty donors from Latta and surrounding areas.

Vehicle Hits Light Pole

On Sunday, Dillon City Police Officers were dispatched to Highway 301 North in Dillon in reference to a vehicle who struck a light pole.

CareSouth Gives Out School Supplies To 300 Students

CareSouth Carolina gave out school supplies to a total of 300 students at its Back to School Drive-Thru recently at Dillon High School.

Clean-up Held In Newtown Area

JAMAL CAMPBELL, Councilman-Elect for Dillon County Council District One, held a community clean-up on Saturday, August 15th in the Newtown community.

Truck Carrying Peanuts Overturns On Interstate

A serious wreck involving a overturned 18-wheeler carrying peanuts shut down I-95 at the 185 Northbound mile marker on Saturday morning.

Drive-In Curbside Food Giveaway Held In Latta

THE DILLON COUNTY LONG TERM RECOVERY GROUP in conjunction with CareSouth Carolina had a drive-in curbside food giveaway at the Latta location.