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News from the local area

February Is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

In recognition of February as National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Pee Dee Coalition is urging all responsible adults to learn about the dangers the youth in their care face as they begin dating.

WANTED: Police Seeking Whereabouts Of Murder Suspect

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a murder suspect.

Local Paramedics Win Pee Dee Regional Paramedic Competition

Paramedic Andrew Herring and Gary Turner recently competed in the Pee Dee Regional Paramedic Competition and won.

Dillon Native Gives $308,000 Donation To Dillon Historic School Foundation

Gerald Berry of the Dillon Historic School Foundation appeared before the Dillon City Council at their January meeting to make a big announcement.

Ona Booth Gaddy Turns 100

Ona Booth Gaddy of Lake View has reached a milestone birthday turning 100 years old on January 14, 2023.

$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.