Category: Area

News from the local area

Jim Chavis Receives Quilt Of Valor

Dillon resident and Vietnam War Veteran Jim Chavis was nominated by Chief Harold Hatcher of the Waccamaw Indian People for a Quilt of Valor.

James Lockemy To Lead Dillon County History And 250th Anniversary Of The American Revolution Committee

The Dillon County Council formed a Dillon County History and 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution Committee at a recent meeting and appointed James E. Lockemy as the chairperson.

Latta Rescue Members Recognized For Service

Latta Rescue Squad members were recognized for their service during EMS Week recently.

Kevin McLellan Included In Marquis Who’s Who

Kevin L. McLellan has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value.

Sha’Wanda Jacobs Crowned Teen Miss Juneteenth

Sha’Wanda Jacobs was crowned Teen Miss Juneteenth on June 18th, 2022.

Detective Ryan Bethea And Bristol Get Georgia K-9 Certification

Detective Ryan Bethea as well as K-9 Partner Bristol have received a certification from Georgia K-9.

Fundraiser Benefit Ride To Be Held For Burn Victim

A Fundraiser Benefit Ride will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 to benefit Diane Martin, a burn victim.

Dillon County’s Oldest Veteran Pushing 99

When my editor asked that I write an article about Mr. Pal Dudley, I jumped at the opportunity to tell the story of this World War II era veteran who is well known and loved by our Dillon community.

Hospital Auxiliary Members Recognized For Volunteer Service

The Hospital Auxiliary promotes McLeod Health Dillon through its volunteer efforts.

Proceeds From Car Show Go To Red Cross

Dillon County Car Show was another success this year of 2022. Proceeds from this year’s annual event were given to benefit the American Red Cross.