Category: Area

News from the local area

Darius Leonard Hosts Bike Giveaway

On Sunday, April 25, Indianapolis Colts defensive star, Darius Leonard gave back to his hometown of Lake View, SC, as he hosted his first annual Bike Giveaway for 100 local children (ages 4-8) in need.

Josh Holt Serving As New Latta Police Chief

Josh Holt is serving as the new Town of Latta Chief of Police.
Holt was hired for the position on January 8th.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Event Held

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office hosted a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday. Several people turned in various pills, etc. at the event.

Sheriff’s Office Program To Assist Senior Citizens

It is with much care and concern that this outreach effort, along with others, is being made to get this envisioned service available to those of you in need.

VFW Post 6091 Receives Diamond Jubilee Award

On April 8, 2021 at the VFW monthly meeting, VFW S.C. State Commander Ted Tufts II was present to give an award to VFW Home Post 6091.

Firefighters Battle Blaze

FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED this blaze behind Herald Distribution Center on Wednesday night. The railroad ties behind the building beside the railroad track on Jackson Street burned.

PHOTO GALLERY: Signs Of Spring

Here are some beautiful signs of spring. Enjoy the pictures.

Dillon County Cracking Down On Litter And Illegal Dumping

BE WARNED! Dillon County is sending a clear message that it is cracking down on littering and illegal dumping throughout the county.

Region Economy Recovering After Tough 2020

Counties in South Carolina’s northeastern corner reported over half a billion dollars in new investment with nearly a thousand new jobs created, despite a challenging year brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and a temporary spike in unemployment.

McDaniel Named To S.C. State’s 40 Under 40 List

Lynwood McDaniel, Jr., a native of Dillon, South Carolina (Newtown Community), was most recently named to the inaugural SC State University’s 40 Under 40.