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News from the local area

Winkeler Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety held induction ceremonies – both virtually and with limited guests – to formally induct 11 officers into the SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame.

‘Painting Through Your Grief’ For Grieving Parents Event Planned

The Marlboro-Dillon Union in collaboration with Agape Hospice will be sponsoring Painting Through Your Grief for parents grieving the death of a child or children.

‘Stay Healthy Tips’ Offered For The Approaching Flu Season

Flu season is upon us! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity often begins to increase in October, peaks between December and February, and can linger into May.

A Mother’s Plea

“It’s just been a nightmare,” said Lisa McMillan, mother of Stacalin Elizabeth Savage, who was found dead on Wednesday, August 25th after having been reported missing earlier that week.

Lost 1978 TV News Story Features Piece Of Dillon History

We heard from Andy Johnston, who in the 1970s did the original Georgia Traveler series for WSB-TV Action News in Atlanta, GA, who 43 years ago did a story on Hardy Hodges.

Measures Taken During Spanish Flu And COVID-19 Show Similarities

The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first pandemic that Dillon County has suffered through with the rest of the country and world.

Dillon County Library Bookmobile Schedule: August 10-12

Here is the Dillon County Bookmobile Schedule for August 10-12.

Dr. Smith Named To S.C. Office Of Resiliency Board

Dr. Kenneth O. Smith has had some big accomplishments lately.
Smith was named to the S.C. Board of the Office of Resiliency and earned his doctorate of humanitarianism from Global International Academy in Atlanta.

Darius Jones Assisting With Humanitarian Efforts Along Southwest Border

On June 19, 2021, his 27th birthday, Darius Jones woke up in Yuma, Arizona, more than 2,500 miles from home.

PHOTO GALLERY: S.C. State 1890 Extension Summer Camp At Local Church

Local children learned about Hispanic culture and much more at a S.C. State 1890 Extension (Pee Dee Office) Camp held at Great Expectations Church recently.