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News from the local area

Volunteers Sought For Juvenile Arbitration

The Fourth Circuit Solicitor’s Office is seeking volunteers for the Juvenile Arbitration Program.

Dillon Man Killed In Shooting

0 A Dillon man was killed on Thursday in a shooting in Dillon. The victim, Reginald Benson, age 27, was riding his bike when he was shot and died. A warrant has been issued for Samuel Elon Covington, age 24, Dillon, in connection with the death. No information was available on whether or no he…

McLeod Decontamination Drill Held

McLeod Medical Center Dillon has 25 employee volunteers who have undergone extensive decontamination training.

100 Deadly Days Of Summer Enforcement Efforts Announced

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and SC Department of Natural Resources are combining efforts and working with local law enforcement to save lives on the roadways and waterways this summer through enforcement and public outreach.

Latta Gets Grant For Tree Removal

The Town of Latta has received a grant for hazardous tree removal and canopy restoration.

Service News

0 Army Reserve Spec. Nijoka C. Odom has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and…

Local Samaritan Lends Cancer Patient Wings

For recovering cancer patient Georgia Ann Turner, it seemed like an impossible journey.

Dirt Hauling Issue To Be Taken Up Before Judge On May 24th

The dirt hauling issue will come before a judge on May 24th.

Man Found Guilty In Hit And Run Case, Sentenced

A man was sentenced to three years last week in a hit and run on December 25th, 2008.

Herald Wins Three S.C. Press Awards

The Dillon Herald has won three awards from the South Carolina Press Association.