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News from the local area

SLED Charges Former Sheriff’s Deputy With Misconduct In Office And Obstructing Justice

Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) charged Anthony Inman, 41, on February 7, 2024, with Misconduct in Office, and Obstructing Justice.

Sheriff Jamie Hamilton Is Guest Speaker For Dillon County Historical Society

Sheriff Jamie Hamilton was the guest speaker at the Dillon County Historical Society meeting on Thursday.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: First African-American Dillon County Sheriff With The First African-American President

While neither were elected at the time of this photograph, this is the first African-American Sheriff in Dillon County Douglas Pernell with the first African-American President Barack Obama. This picture was taken during Senator Obama’s visit to J.V. Martin Junior High School.

World Vision’s Global 6K For Water To Take Place May 18th

On May 18, 2024, World Vision’s Global 6K for Water will unite people around the world to walk/run on the same day for the same cause.

Woodmen Life Chapter 120 Holds Productive Meeting

The Woodmen Life Chapter 120 had a productive meeting on Thursday evening.

Dr. Sherry Park’s Work Published

Dr. Sherry Park’s research and work on alternative certification (lateral entry) has been published in the peer-reviewed academic Publication Academia.

Thomas “Pal” Dudley Celebrates 100th Birthday

Thomas “Pal” Dudley celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, January 27th. Mr. Dudley is well known in the community as the oldest living veteran in Dillon County, having served in the Army during World War II.

Lea Foster Khalil Wins Miss Gamecock 2024

Lea Foster Khalil, daughter of Nader and Tara Khalil and sister of Anna Khalil, was recently crowned Miss Gamecock 2024 for the University of South Carolina.

Tips Offered To Safely Heat Your Home

It’s cold outside! Here are some safe ways to heat your home:

County To Have Warming Station Open Again Saturday, Jan. 20th

Dillon County will have a warming station at the Dillon County Station One Fire Department again on Saturday night.