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News from the local area

Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of William Dean Tedder, 36, of Dillon, SC, on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

Passenger Killed In Wreck On Gaddy’s Mill Road

A one-vehicle collision on Gaddy’s Mill Road resulted in one fatality on Saturday, May 16, according to Corporal Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Three People Shot In West Main Street Area Of Dillon

Three people were shot in the West Main Street area of Dillon on Thursday afternoon, according to Chief David Lane of the City of Dillon Police Department.

Latta Native Promoted In U.S. Coast Guard

Latta native, Darius Jones, has been promoted to Petty Officer Third Class in the United States Coast Guard.

Tailgating At Lunch

John Ellington (left) of Florence and Doug Miller of Dillon tailgating at a local eating establishment in Dillon on Tuesday for lunch. (Contributed Photo)

Man Charged In Shooting At Food Mart

A shooting occurred at the Food Mart, located on Highway 34 West, Dillon, on April 27th, according to a report by Sgt. Ray McPhatter.

F-16s Fly Over Hospital

The F-16 hospital flyovers by the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing took place recently.

Pee Dee Coalition Offering Virtual Alternatives To Violence Program Services

Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault is offering virtual services for its Alternatives to Violence Program, or ATV.

United Way Serving Dillon County

The United Way of Dillon County serves Dillon, Latta, Lake View, and the surrounding areas.

Distillery Donates Hand Sanitizer To Latta Officers

Twelve 33 Distillery at 593 Hwy. 90 in Little River has provided hand sanitizer to the law enforcement community in the Latta area.