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News from the local area

Tips Offered To Safely Heat Your Home

It’s cold outside! Here are some safe ways to heat your home:

County To Have Warming Station Open Again Saturday, Jan. 20th

Dillon County will have a warming station at the Dillon County Station One Fire Department again on Saturday night.

2023: The Year In Review

2023 was quite a year filled with both tragedy and success. Here is the year in review.

Storm Passes Through County

Storms passed through Dillon County on Tuesday bringing rain, high wind gusts, and some power outages in various areas of the county.

Jackson Winkeler Memorial Ruck Held

The fourth annual Jackson Winkeler Memorial Ruck was held on Friday, January 5th.

Sheriff Jamie Hamilton Sworn Into Office

A special session of circuit court, conducted by Judge James E. Lockemy in the historic Dillon County Courthouse, was held on Wednesday, January 3rd, to swear in Sheriff Jamie Hamilton, his deputies, and his detention center officers.

Women In Philanthropy Announce Grant Recipients

Women in Philanthropy (WIP), the giving circle fund of Eastern Carolina Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the Grant Recipients for 2023.

Health Promotion Conference Takes Place

The First Annual Health Promotion Conference 2023 sponsored by Manning Baptist Church “Soup for the Soul” Community Outreach Ministry and Community Partners took place

Animal Shelter Holding Holiday Adoption Campaign

All over the United States, animal shelters, rescue groups and other animal advocates are reporting that there is a major crisis in animal care.

Blood And Platelet Donations Needed

When blood products are fully stocked on hospital shelves, patients don’t have to wait for critical care. Giving blood or platelets with the American Red Cross in December can help those in need make more holiday memories with loved ones.