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News from the local area

Departments Respond To Wreck On I-95

Dillon County Station 9 firefighters, Latta Rescue Squad, and Dillon County EMS responded to a wreck around 4:00 a.m. on Friday on I-95 at mile marker 181. One person was injured and transported to the hospital. (Contributed Photos)

Inmate Found Dead

On Thursday, June 11, 2020, an inmate at the Dillon County Detention Center was found dead, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Online Meeting Focuses On Importance Of The Census

“Let’s Talk About The Census” was the topic of a Zoom meeting organized by Jacorie McCall, a local Wofford College student, to emphasize the importance of the census for the state and especially rural areas.

Fairmont Man Killed In Wreck

The person killed in a wreck on High Hill Road and Dillon Highway on Friday night was Patrick Bass, a 54-year-old white male, of Fairmont, NC.

Firefighters Practice Rescue Skills In Preparation For Upcoming Hurricane Season

Firefighters from across Dillon County practiced their rescue skills in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season.

Assistant Solicitor Discusses How Criminal Court Is Proceeding During The COVID-19 Pandemic

With all the changes in almost every part of life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Assistant Fourth Circuit Solicitor Shipp Daniel sat down and answered our questions about how the criminal court system is adapting.

Altercation Results In Stabbing Death

An altercation resulted in a stabbing death on Tuesday, June 2nd, according to Chief David Lane of the City of Dillon Police Department.

Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Collision

An man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Monday, June 1st, according to Master Trooper Brian Lee of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Driver Evades Law After Chase

A driver led law enforcement on a short chase, lost control of this vehicle, and avoided being picked up on Monday.

State Library Seeking Information On Pvt. James E. Wise

The Reference Department at the South Carolina State Library is assisting a family in the Netherlands who is researching information on Pvt. James E. Wise.