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News from the local area

$15,000 Raised For Tim Brown Memorial Scholarship

The CareFirst Carolina Foundation, in partnership with CareSouth Carolina (CSC) and Francis Marion University (FMU), hosted a fundraising event January 12, that raised $15,000.

$2 MILLION Powerball® Ticket Sold In Dillon

A Powerball® player in Dillon is holding a ticket worth $2 MILLION won in Monday night’s drawing.

PHOTO GALLERY: WrightStrong Cycling Fundraiser Held

The 2nd Annual WrightStrong Cycling Fundraiser was held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, in Dillon.

Jerry Richardson Honored For 50 Years Of Service To City Of Dillon Fire Department

The City of Dillon Fire Department Christmas party held on December 10, 2022, Jerry Richardson was honored for his 55 years of service as a City of Dillon fireman and retired from the Department.

Hubert Grice Memorial Road Unveiled

On Saturday, December 10, the Late Hubert Grice was honored with the “Hubert Grice Memorial Road” that is located where he once lived in Floyd Dale.

Suspect Identified In Missing Emergency Vehicle Case

On November 28, 2022, units with the Latta Police Department responded to the Latta Rescue Squad building in reference to an emergency vehicle having been stolen during the early morning hours.

Eastern South Carolina Chapter Of American Red Cross Relocates Office

The Eastern South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross recently relocated its Florence office to 702 S. Coit Street, now renting office space from the Boy Scouts of America.

Latta Fire Department Celebrates Christmas


Latta Employees Instrumental In Decorating Downtown

THESE TOWN OF LATTA EMPLOYEES were instrumental in the decorating of downtown Latta this Christmas season.

Dillon County 4-H Shares Updates On Programs

Dillon County 4-H wanted to share club updates and upcoming programs.