Category: Area

News from the local area

Latta Drone Program Improves Officer Safety And Public Welfare

LATTA—The Latta Police Department has established a drone program, which is paying off by improving the safety and welfare of the public as well as their officers.

Daniel Awarded John R. Justice Scholarship For Excellence In Criminal Prosecution

Fourth Circuit Assistant Solicitor Shipp Daniel was awarded the John R. Justice Scholarship recently at the annual solicitor’s conference.

Sheriff’s Office Warns Public About Scam Calls

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a citizen stating that they had received a call from a caller stating they were with the Social Security Administration.

PHOTO GALLERY: Parts Of Dillon Flood After Heavy Rain

The water after the rain on Friday on Highway 301 in front of The Dillon Herald and in the parking lot and in the area near the laundromat.

Two Charged In Connection With Shooting Of Child

A mother and her boyfriend are charged in connection with the shooting of a two-year-old on South Fourth Avenue this past Saturday night, September 19th, according to Dillon Police Chief David Lane.

I-95 Wreck Results In Four Hour Delay For Motorists

An early morning wreck on I-95 181 Southbound on Saturday caused delays for motorists for about four hours.

County Councilman Holds School Supplies Giveaway

Dillon County Councilman Gerome McLeod held a school supplies and mask giveaway. Many students benefited from his generosity. (Photos by Geronda McLeod)

Councilwoman-Elect Dawkins Holds Clean-up

VOLUNTEERS worked in the Riverdale area and Oakland area at Councilwoman-Elect Detrice Dawkins’ District Three Clean-up.

Jacorie McCall To Appear On THE TODAY SHOW

Don’t miss THE TODAY SHOW on Tuesday, September 8th. Dillon County’s very own, Jacorie McCall, a Wofford College student, will be appearing on the show sometime between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m.

Reward Offered For Cemetery Vandalism

A $2,500 reward is being offered that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism of tombstones at the Carolina Presbyterian Church Cemetery.