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News from the local area

Veteran Recalls Time Spent In The U.S. Army

Editor’s Note: Jerry Alford shares his story about his time in the U.S. Army as told in his words.

American Flags Placed On Veterans’ Graves

The annual placing of the American flags onto the graves of our veterans has been underway recently.

Pledge of Allegiance

Dillon Man Showcases Woodworking Skills With Pandemic Project (with photo gallery)

A Dillon man has recently completed his pandemic project, which showcases his woodworking expertise.

Native To Serve As Architect On Latta Library Expansion

W. Daniel Shelley is the architect on the Latta Library addition made possible by Dr. Frank McMillan’s gift.

One Person Dead In Incident On Mosswood Drive

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred Monday night on Mosswood Drive in the Judson Community of Dillon County that left one person dead.

Tornado Confirmed

The tornado on Sunday has been confirmed by the National Weather Service.

Latta Drone Program Improves Officer Safety And Public Welfare

LATTA—The Latta Police Department has established a drone program, which is paying off by improving the safety and welfare of the public as well as their officers.

Daniel Awarded John R. Justice Scholarship For Excellence In Criminal Prosecution

Fourth Circuit Assistant Solicitor Shipp Daniel was awarded the John R. Justice Scholarship recently at the annual solicitor’s conference.

Sheriff’s Office Warns Public About Scam Calls

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a citizen stating that they had received a call from a caller stating they were with the Social Security Administration.