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News from the local area

‘Cry Out America’ Prayer Service Held (with slide show)

On Saturday, September 11, at noon, the Dillon County Courthouse grounds was the setting for the prayer gathering for Dillon County for “Cry Out America.”

September 11th Memorial Service Held (with slide show)

The ninth commemorative service for 9-11 was held Friday, September 10, at 4:00 p.m., on the grounds of the City-County Complex at Veterans Park.

Arrests Made In Truck Driver Shooting Case

Two arrests have been made in a truck driving shooting in July, according to Detective Jason Turner of the City of Dillon Police Department.

Big House Fire Occurs On Hwy. 301 In Latta (Updated)

A big house fire occurred on Highway 301 in Latta on Sunday afternoon. (with slide show)

Mayor Pro-Tem Arrested For Attempted Murder, Other Charges (Updated Version)

Dillon Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Stephen Gurley was arrested for attempted murder and other charges on Thursday.

Latta Resident (Mullins High School Athletic Director) Arrested

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Mullins Police Department announce the arrest of Mullins High School’s Athletic Director, a Latta resident, who is accused of showing pornographic pictures of himself to a female student.

Reserve Deputy Discovers Burglary In Progress, Two Suspects Arrested

Two men were arrested on Friday after a reserve deputy who was serving papers caught them breaking into a home.

City Police Needs Public’s Help To Identify Suspects

The City of Dillon Police Department needs your help to identify these suspects shown in this slide show of photos.

Mayor Pro-Tem Gurley Charged With Attempted Murder, Other Charges

Dillon Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Gurley was arrested on an array of charges late Thursday.

Combine And Truck Wreck

A wreck occurred between a combine and a small truck on Wednesday morning.