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News from the local area

Bridge Builders Launching Program

The Bridge Builders will launch their program by hosting a community event at Newton Community Park on August 21, 2021.

Local Veteran Receives Quilted Hug Of Gratitude

Terry Morris, a local veteran, received a Quilted Hug Of Gratitude, also known as a Quilt of Honor, from Gail Belmont, retired staff sgt. of the U.S. Army.

Cedric Page Crowned 2021 Dillon County Tomato Champion

Cedric Page has been crowned the Dillon County Tomato Contest Champion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Vance Clark Loves Donkeys, Plants, And Sunflowers

Vance Clark loves sunflowers, plants, and donkeys—a fact that is evident when one visits his home located at 2547 Hwy. 38 West, Latta.

Kitten Becomes ‘Little Treasure’ For Local Family

One spring day, my 96 -year-old mother “got down on her knees” in her heart (for actually getting down on her knees might result in a permanent posture and she always said it wasn’t the getting down, but the getting up that was the bugaboo) to pray a simple, but sincere, prayer; a prayer of provision.

Food Drive For Help For Veterans Ends July 6th

The Dillon Herald will be holding food drive for Help For Veterans, Inc. from now through Tuesday, July 6th.

Local Drive To Help Address Severe Blood Shortage

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete the nation’s blood inventory.

The Schafer Foundation Has Poured Millions Into The Community

For more than 50 years, The Schafer Foundation has poured millions of dollars into the community and to charitable causes throughout the state.

Fantasy Bear Stars On Library Video Page

Did you know that the library has a YouTube page? If you didn’t you know now. We have story time, computer classes, and many videos for children.

Local Man Volunteers To Clean St. Mary’s Cemetery

James “Hoghead” Campbell cares about the community so when discussion arose recently about the cleaning of St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Newtown area, he knew that he needed to take action.