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News from the local area

UPDATED: People Shot At Newtown Pool And Game (with photos from the scene)

There were people and two vehicles shot at Newtown Pool and Game on Tuesday night, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Dillon School Board Discusses Gordon, Consolidation And Other Matters

The Dillon District Two School Board discussed reading achievement at Gordon Elementary School, the administrative consolidation of the Dillon and Lake View School Districts and other matters at their meeting on Monday night.

Dogs Kill Woman, Owner Injured

Dogs killed a woman in Dillon on Thursday afternoon, The Herald has learned. Law enforcement was called to 1560 West Main Street in reference to a dog attack.

$6,000 Reward Offered for Information On The Killing Of Whooping Crane 12-04

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the death of a whooping crane reported by an Alabama conservation officer at Weiss Lake, in Cherokee County Ala., on Jan. 28, 2011.

Investigator Gives New Phone Number

The investigator appointed by Judge Paul Burch at County Council Macio Williamson’s court hearing to look into Dillon County has a new phone number where the public can contact him.

Federal Jury Finds MS-13 Gang Members Guilty Of Murder For Hire

United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced that a jury found Martin Teran and Josue Benitez guilty Thursday afternoon in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina.

Operation Rolling Dillon Nets 31 Arrests

Operation Rolling Dillon has netted 31 arrests, according to Sheriff Major Hulon.

No Injuries Reported In School Bus Accident

No injuries were reported in a school bus accident that occurred on Jan. 28th, according to Sgt. Derrick Cartwright of the Latta Police Department.

The Dillon Herald, Sheriff’s Office Working On Unserved Warrants Project

The Dillon Herald is working cooperatively with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office to help locate individuals who have outstanding warrants.

Perdue Holds Grand Opening For New Wellness Center

Perdue Farms Inc.-Dillon held the grand opening for their new wellness center on Tuesday.