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News from the local area

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.

Williamson Apologizes

County Councilman Macio Williamson apologized at a court hearing held in Dillon County this morning in a civil action, Dillon County, a body politic and corporate by and through its members of County Council, Macio Williamson, Et. Al. vs. John Doe, a citizen of Dillon County.

City Council Receives Report On Tree Planting

Revitalization Coordinator Maggie Riales reported on the tree planting at the Dillon City Council meeting.

City Gets Good Audit Report

The City of Dillon received a good audit report at the council’s last meeting.
Smith Brooks of Kenneth Cobb and Company, P.C. said the city had a clean, unqualified opinion, which is the best option they can receive.

Dillon Man Charged In Shooting Of Girlfriend

A Dillon man is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in a local clothing store on December 27th.

Carley Wiggins Named Dillon County Citizen Of The Year For 2010

Carley Wiggins was named the Dillon County Citizen of the Year at the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet earlier tonight (Thursday).