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News from the local area

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.

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.