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News from the local area

100 Deadly Days Of Summer Enforcement Efforts Announced

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and SC Department of Natural Resources are combining efforts and working with local law enforcement to save lives on the roadways and waterways this summer through enforcement and public outreach.

Latta Gets Grant For Tree Removal

The Town of Latta has received a grant for hazardous tree removal and canopy restoration.

Service News

0 Army Reserve Spec. Nijoka C. Odom has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and…

Local Samaritan Lends Cancer Patient Wings

For recovering cancer patient Georgia Ann Turner, it seemed like an impossible journey.

Dirt Hauling Issue To Be Taken Up Before Judge On May 24th

The dirt hauling issue will come before a judge on May 24th.

Man Found Guilty In Hit And Run Case, Sentenced

A man was sentenced to three years last week in a hit and run on December 25th, 2008.

Herald Wins Three S.C. Press Awards

The Dillon Herald has won three awards from the South Carolina Press Association.

Kornblut’s Department Store To Close Doors On February 7th

Kornblut’s Department Store in Latta, one of the oldest businesses in Dillon County and the Pee Dee, will close on February 7, 2010.

Rev. Larry Williams In Haiti On Mission Trip

Rev. Larry Williams of Dillon, pastor of Tabernacle of God Church, arrived in Haiti on Tuesday, January 12, prior to the devastating earthquake.

2009: Year In Review

2009 will likely be remembered as a year of change in Dillon County.