Category: News

Dillon County Veterans of the Year Organization tribute to the Distinguished Deceased Veteran of the Year

+57 DISTINGUISHED DECEASED VETERAN, VERNON “BO” LANE WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN TWO WARS TO BE HONORED ON MEMORIAL DAY IN DILLON COUNTY    THOSE WHO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY IN TIME OF WAR DESERVE OUR PRAISE AND THANKS.  TO FIND SOMEONE WHO ONCE SERVED IN HARMS WAY FOR OUR COUNTRY AND THEN RETURNED TWO DECADES…

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week

+11 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, celebrated nationwide, recognizes the vital contributions of EMS practitioners in providing emergency medical care. The origin of EMS Week in South Carolina reflects both the state’s commitment to honoring these professionals and the broader national effort to recognize the critical role of EMS personnel. Understanding this origin involves delving…

Dillon Native Vivian Clark Wins Frand Perdue Quality, Service and Reliability Award

+24 Contributed Story Salisbury, MD., -Vivian Clark, a native of Dillon, South Carolina, has earned the Frank Perdue Quality, Service and Reliability Award (QSR), the highest form of associate recognition at Perdue Farms. Clark is a line leader at the company’s harvest plant in Dillon, where she has worked for 31 years. The Frank Perdue…

City Of Dillon Council Meeting Held

+33 By Vickie Rogers “On Monday, May 13th, the City of Dillon held its regular City Council meeting at the City-County Complex, 401 W. Main Street, Dillon. Mayor Tally McColl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Council members in attendance were Mayor Tally McColl, Councilmember James Washington, Councilmember Jay David, Councilmember Dr. Phil…

Pal Dudley is the Recepient of the Harnethea B. Manning Scholarship Fund Community Trophy

+54 Contributed Story Pal Dudley was the 2023 Recipient of the Harnethea B. Manning Scholarship Fund Community Trophy. Mr. Pal Dudley was the 2023 recipient of the HBMSF Community Trophy. At the time of receiving the honor, he was 99 years young. As of January 2024, Mr. Dudley turned 100 years young. -Hallelujah. Now let’s…

Mom & Bru Boutique Holds Grand Opening

+16 Contributed By Chelsey Dimery If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me what “BRU” meant I would be rich. Mom represents my title as a mother to two beautiful girls, bru is short for brunette and is pronounced BREW due to the fact that my husband is a brunette. I knew…

Coroner Identifies Three From Multiple Incidents

+17 By Vickie Rogers Coroner Donnie Grimsley has identified three people deceased from separate incidents in Dillon County. -On May 15, 2024 at 7:10 a.m. Kamilah Smith, a 52 year old female from Winston Salem, N.C. died as a result from a motor vehicle accident on I95. -On May 16, 2024 Anton Tmone Davis, a…

Miss Latta Viking Crowned

+19 Contributed Story On Saturday, May 4th, 2024, Latta High School held its annual Miss Viking Pageant. Eighteen beautiful young women in grades ninth through twelfth graced the Ellis Performing Arts Center stage in a special category titled, Time for Tea, as well as an evening gown category. Earlier that morning, each contestant set down…

The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run Held

+68 By Jordan Grimsley The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run, held at Lake View High School on Saturday, May 11th, commenced with registration at 9:30 a.m., followed promptly by the start of the run at 10:00 a.m. Originating under the direction of Julia Pittman, this annual event took on deeper significance following her battle with…

From Dillon To Darlington: Cody McKenzie’s NASCAR Engineering Journey

+28 By Landry Collins Cody McKenzie appeared right at home last Saturday, May 11th, at Darlington Raceway, gearing up for one of NASCAR’s most challenging tracks. Despite the reputation of the track as “Too Tough to Tame,” Cody seemed unfazed when I caught up with him before the race. He had a laid-back demeanor, completely…