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News from the local area

Dillon County Crime Prevention: Home Safety

Each year in the US there are more than five million homes burglaries. Experts agree that the best way to deal with crime in the home is to take every step possible to prevent it from happening. Law Enforcement and security experts will tell you from years of experience that criminals usually look for the easiest possible targets. While no one can guarantee 100% that no one will break into your home, the following tips to make your home more difficult and less enticing to enter will reduce the likelihood significantly.

National Night Out Held At Latta Arms (with slide show)

Latta Arms Apartments held its 4th annual National Night Out.

Hundreds Of Geese Spotted At Pond

Several hundred geese were spotted in a local pond on Tuesday.

Wreck Occurs At Enterprise And Radford (with slide show)

A wreck occurred at Enterprise Road and Radford Blvd. this morning (Tuesday) shortly before 11 a.m. between a small truck and a small car.

Latta Police Remind Public To Use Caution As School Begins

The 2010-2011 school year begins for students on August 16th, and the Latta Police Department along with the S.C. Department of Public Safety would like to remind the public of a few tips to help ensure the safety of children as they travel to and from school.

Town Of Latta Has New Clerk/Treasurer

Latta has a new town clerk/treasurer.

Latta Has New Municipal Judge

The Town of Latta has a new municipal judge.

Latta Police Department Recognized As SCLEOA Honor Roll Department

LATTA—The Latta Police Department was recognized recently as an Honor Roll Department by the S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA).

Meeting On Gas Clean-up At Highway 301 North Bridge Held

DHEC held a community meeting recently on the gas clean-up at the Highway 301 North Bridge.

WIX Among S.C. Manufacturer Of The Year Nominees

The Salute to Manufacturing, South Carolina’s premier manufacturing recognition event honoring the state’s top small, medium and large manufacturing companies for their manufacturing excellence, economic impact, commitment to workforce development and community stewardship, has announced the 2010 nominees. Nominees and winners will be honored September 22 with a luncheon at the Radisson in Columbia. Wix Filtration of Dillon is among the Manufacturer of the Year nominees.