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News from the local area

Former Latta Resident Is Honoree For ‘Women Who Shape The State’ Of Alabama

FLORENCE, AL – Dena Strickland Kitts, the First Lady of the University of North Alabama and a former resident of Latta, South Carolina, was recently named as one of 25 honorees for this year in the “Women Who Shape the State” program.

Latta Police Department Participating In National Child Safety Council’s Safetypup® Program

Latta Police Department is participating in the National Child Safety Council’s Safetypup® program for our 23rd year.

Judge Lee Casey Manning Retires

Judge Lee Casey Manning has retired from the bench after serving for 28 years.

Ghost The Repo Man Surprises Latta Residents With Free Gas

Ghost the Repo Man, a local nondenominational Pastor, recovery agent, entrepreneur, comedic social media influencer and “Good Samaritan” filled up multiple cars with gas during his surprise February 7th, 2023, free gas giveaway in Latta.

John D. Sapp, Jr. Awarded Quilt Of Valor

John D. Sapp, Jr. was awarded a Quilt Of Valor® on Tuesday, January 10th at the Robert Reed Center in Myrtle Beach.

Love For Cooking And People Create Special Mission For Local Woman

A love for cooking and a love for people have combined to create a special mission for a local woman.

Several People Report Seeing Chinese Balloon

Several people reported seeing the Chinese weather/suspected spy balloon as it passed over Dillon County on Saturday.

Dillon Native Starts His Own Clothing Line

A Dillon native is chasing his dreams and has launched his own clothing line.

Coffee And Talk To Be Held February 22nd

Coffee and Talk, hosted by the City of Dillon Downtown Development Office, will be held on February 22 at 7:30 a.m. at the Downtown Development Office, 101 West Main Street.

Paramedics Earn EMS Officer 1 Certification

On January 21 and 22, Paramedics Gary Turner, Jamie Sawyer, Michael Sapp, and Clint Huggins attended Robeson Community College and earned EMS Officer 1 certification.