Category: News

Mullins Man Arrested In Local Shooting

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged Anthony Lamont Reed, age 50, of Mullins, with murder for the deadly shooting of James Chadwick Murphy, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Dillon County Tomato Contest Winners Announced

Although the contest was little different this year and a banquet was not held due to COVID-19, the Dillon County Tomato Contest went forward.

Special Purple Heart Recognition Issue On Sale Tuesday

Don’t miss our Purple Heart Recognition Issue. We are recognizing many more Purple Heart veterans than ever before. This will be a keepsake, historical issue. ON SALE TUESDAY!

Expect Tropical Storm Conditions On Monday

Residents should finalize their storm preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias.

Williams Making History As New Chief Magistrate

Lutherine Williams has been named Chief Magistrate in Dillon County becoming the first African-American and the first female to hold the position of chief.

Sales Tax Holidays Are August 7-9

Computers, clothes, and school supplies are among a variety of items customers can purchase free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual 72-hour Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, August 7, through Sunday, August 9, 2020.

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Deadly Shooting In Newtown

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred overnight in the Newtown Community of Dillon County.

Latta School District Staff Planning For Reopening Of School

The Latta School District staff has been planning diligently all summer for reopening of school this fall.

District Four Board Approves Reopening Plan

When Dillon District Four School Board approved a plan on July 20 at the regular school board meeting to reopen schools, it was noted the plan was subject to change according to local coronavirus case numbers.

County Board Of Education Delays Start Of School

The Dillon County Board of Education unanimously voted to delay the start of school until September 8th at their meeting on Tuesday.