Category: Area

News from the local area

Latta Rotary Building’s First Floor Renovated

The first floor of the Latta Rotary building on Main Street in Latta has been completely renovated and is now once again occupied by a business.

Applications Being Accepted For Free Plant Giveaway

Registration is underway for the DCHI/RALI Spring Plant Giveaway. Plants and seeds are free of charge.

Report Says Dillon Among Top Three Counties With Highest Prevalence Of COVID-19 Cases Overall In 2020

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a COVID-19 data brief demonstrating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on South Carolina between March and December 2020.

Old Latta Highway (S-25) To Close Temporarily Starting February 4th

Palmetto Corp. of Conway [PCC] is scheduled to begin the temporary road closure of S-25 (Old Latta Highway) on February 4, 2021 in accordance with the contract plans and specifications to complete Stage 1 construction operations through the intermediate course.

4-H Holding Valentine’s Panda Paint Party

Chesterfield, Dillon, and Marlboro Counties 4-H present their Valentine’s Day Panda Paint Party!

McDaniel Named Latta Rescue Member Of The Year

Allie McDaniel was Latta Rescue Member of the Year for 2020.

Youth Collecting Used Eyeglasses For Vision-Impaired

Youth involved in a monthly service program, organized by Toni Graves, are collecting used eyeglasses to help the vision-impaired.

Sheriff’s Office Receives Animal Complaints

On Monday, January 11, 2021, the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office received an animal complaint.

Fire Call Results In Drug Arrest

A fire call resulted in a drug arrest, according to Sheriff Douglas Pernell of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Tip Leads To Drug Arrest

A tip from SLED (South Carolina Law Enforcement Division) led to an arrest on Tuesday night, according to Sheriff Douglas Pernell.