Category: Area

News from the local area

Hospital’s Teen Volunteers Recognized

McLeod Medical Center Dillon recently recognized 10 area teens for their participation in the 2022 Summer Teen Volunteer Program.

Anti-Violence Rally Held In Latta

The Empowerment In Action group hosted an anti-violence rally in the Latta IGA parking lot.

What’s Going On In Downtown Dillon?

Lisa Moody, City of Dillon Downtown Coordinator, reported on what has been going on in downtown Dillon at the Dillon City Council’s meeting recently.

Fun At The Splash Pad In Lake View

These kids enjoyed plenty of fun at the splash pad at Heritage Park in Lake View.

Justin Alford Serving Aboard USS The Sullivans

Petty Officer 3rd Class Justin Alford, a native of Dillon, South Carolina, is serving aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS The Sullivans (DDG 68).

Sophie Haselden Represents County At SC 4-H Congress

Last month, local 4-Her Sophie Haselden represented our county at SC 4-H Congress held on Clemson’s campus.

Dillon Marine Johnny Sawyer Presented Quilt Of Valor

The Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF) recently held a Quilt of Valor ceremony at the Dillon home of Marine Veteran Johnny Sawyer.

Zane Bryant Serving As Interim Chief In Latta

Following Latta Town Council’s announcement at the called meeting on July 31, 2022, Lt. C. Zane Bryant took the reins of the Latta Police Department on Friday, August 5, 2022 as Interim Chief of Police.

Dillon Native Receives Two Prestigious Awards From National Media Group

Dillon native Jerry McCormick recently received two prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists during its annual convention in Las Vegas, Aug. 3-7.

Dillon County First Steps Nurturing Fathers Program Graduates First Class

Dillon County First Steps Nurturing Fathers Program had it first program graduation on June 29, 2022 at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.