Category: Area

News from the local area

Women In Philanthropy Announce Opening Of Grant Cycle

Women in Philanthropy (WIP), the Giving Circle Fund of Eastern Carolina Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the opening of the 2023 grant cycle. Eligible nonprofits in the Foundation’s seven counties (Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marlboro, Marion, and Williamsburg) are now invited to apply, with the deadline of June 30, 2023.

DCFD #1 Donates To Relay For Life

The Dillon County Fire Department #1 presented a $1,000.00 check to the Dillon County Relay for Life represented by Chinel Boateng on Tuesday, April 4.

Coffee And Talk Planned For May 24th

Coffee and Talk, hosted by the City of Dillon Downtown Development Office, will be held on the fourth Wednesday of every month (May 24) at 7:30 a.m. at the Downtown Development Office, 101 West Main Street.

Two People Drown In Wreck

Two people were killed after a wreck on May 5th, according to Cpl. Tyler Tidwell of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Red Cross Volunteers Assist Fire Victims

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Highway 301 N in Hamer, was damaged by a fire Sunday night.

Free Online Guardian ad Litem Training To Be Held

The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program, a division of the South Carolina Department of Children’s Advocacy, is offering free online training beginning Tuesday, May 23, to those interested in becoming a volunteer Guardian ad Litem (GAL) in Dillon County.

Global 6K For Water Event Being Held In Dillon On May 20th

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, thousands will unite across the world and right here in Dillon for the world’s biggest 6K for clean water, World Vision’s annual Global 6K for Water.

Coroner Releases Names Of Two People Who Drowned In Car Accident

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley has released the names of the two people whose car ran off Highway 301 North into a body of water on May 5, 2023.

‘Battle Of The Badges’ Blood Drive To Be Held May 10th

A blood drive will be held May 10th from 12 noon-7:00 p.m. at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highway 301 North Mural Dedicated

The new mural located on Highway 301 North was dedicated last Friday at a brief ceremony.