Category: News

Final S.C. Motor Fuel Fee Starts July 1st

For the sixth consecutive year, South Carolina’s Motor Fuel User Fee—which helps support road, bridge, and infrastructure construction—increases at the pump starting July 1. Users will pay $0.02 more per gallon, as the fee goes from $0.26 to $0.28 per gallon.

Gordon High School Class Of 1958 Makes Donation To Ruby Woods Carter Scholarship Fund

The Gordon High School Class of 1958 gave a monetary contribution to the Ruby Woods Scholarship Fund.

June Is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about healthcare for men and encourage men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating healthy.

DHEC, SCEMD Encourage Residents To Review Protocols To Prepare For Hurricanes

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) are encouraging residents to remember the life-saving health and safety protocols promoted each year.

SCEMD Reminds Public To “Know Your Zone”

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division, county emergency managers, the National Weather Service along with all members of the State Emergency Response Team urge individuals, businesses and communities to begin preparations ahead of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

SCDHEC Reminds Residents To Prepare For Severe Weather

As the 2022 hurricane season officially begins, the South Carolina Department of Health and Control (DHEC) reminds residents to be prepared for severe weather and also reminds residents of the key roles DHEC plays in helping our state prepare for, respond to, and recover from weather events such as hurricanes and tropical storms.

Dillon Man Wanted In Death Of Fairmont Resident

An investigation into a home invasion that resulted in murder has led to multiple felony charges against a suspect from South Carolina. Jason Tyvon McRae, 30, of Dillon, South Carolina, is wanted in relation to the death of Shawn T. Campbell, 20, of Fairmont.

Several Matters Taken Up In General Sessions Court

Circuit Court Judge Paul Burch presided over guilty pleas of incarcerated defendants Tuesday.

Co-Defendant In J.W. Bailey Case Pleads Guilty

The co-defendant in the December 12, 2019 murder of J.W. Bailey pled guilty on Monday in General Sessions Court in front of Judge Paul Burch.

Robbie Coward Victory In Dillon County Council District Six Primary Being Protested

A protest was received on Thursday morning by the Dillon County Board of Elections in the Dillon County Council District Six Primary Election on Tuesday, June 14th from candidate Gerome “Gee” McLeod, the current councilman in the district.