Category: Area

News from the local area

Historical Feature: James W. Dillon–Father Of Our County

In an age of intense individualism, the late James W. Dillon exhibited to rare perfection a breadth of achievement and public spirit that comprehended among its beneficiaries an entire community.

Search For Crystal McDaniel Continues

A search was held on Saturday in the Floyd Dale area for Crystal McDaniel, who has been missing since September 27th. This was the area where she was last seen.

Father-Son Duo Fighting Crime In Dillon County

A father-son duo are now fighting crime together in Dillon County.

Dillon County Library Director Was A Trailblazer

Dillon County lost a trailblazer on September 26, 2021 with the passing of Yolanda Manning McCormick, the first African-American library director in Dillon County and the first African-American female library director in the State of South Carolina.

VFW State Commander Visits Dillon Post

VFW South Carolina State Commander Dwight M. Hora and members of his state VFW staff recently visited the Dillon VFW Post Home 6091 and met with its Commander Harry Moore and members of his post home staff.

Winkeler Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety held induction ceremonies – both virtually and with limited guests – to formally induct 11 officers into the SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame.

‘Painting Through Your Grief’ For Grieving Parents Event Planned

The Marlboro-Dillon Union in collaboration with Agape Hospice will be sponsoring Painting Through Your Grief for parents grieving the death of a child or children.

‘Stay Healthy Tips’ Offered For The Approaching Flu Season

Flu season is upon us! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity often begins to increase in October, peaks between December and February, and can linger into May.

A Mother’s Plea

“It’s just been a nightmare,” said Lisa McMillan, mother of Stacalin Elizabeth Savage, who was found dead on Wednesday, August 25th after having been reported missing earlier that week.

Lost 1978 TV News Story Features Piece Of Dillon History

We heard from Andy Johnston, who in the 1970s did the original Georgia Traveler series for WSB-TV Action News in Atlanta, GA, who 43 years ago did a story on Hardy Hodges.