Category: News

Schafer Foundation Donates $1.5 Million To Dillon County For Parks

The Schafer Foundation has donated $1.5 million to Dillon County for the benefit of four parks.

Red Cross Facing National Blood Shortage

The American Red Cross is experiencing a national blood shortage. Fewer donors than needed gave this summer, drawing down the national blood supply and reducing distributions of some of the most needed blood types to hospitals. Hurricane Idalia further strained the blood supply with blood drive cancellations and reduced blood and platelet donations in affected areas.

National Weather Service Holding Open House For First Time In Almost 30 Years

The National Weather Service office in Wilmington, NC will be hosting an open house on November 4th, 2023 from 10am to 2pm. This will be the office’s first open house in almost 30 years and everyone is welcome.

Renovated Administration Building To Serve As Home For COBE Students

Nearing completion on North Greenville University’s (NGU) Tigerville campus, The Donnan/COBE Project will provide a permanent home for College of Business and Entrepreneurship (COBE) students in the spring of 2024.

Horse In Dillon County Dies Of West Nile In First Known Case Of 2023

A 13-year-old gelding in Dillon County, South Carolina, died from the first confirmed West Nile Virus (WNV) case of the year, according to State Veterinarian Michael J. Neault, director of Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.

USC Budget Proposal Holds Down Tuition, Board Advances Key Projects

The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees approved Friday (Sept. 15) a state budget request for the next academic year that prioritizes access and affordability, enhances research and improves health outcomes for South Carolina residents.

Manning Baptist Church And Harvest Hope Hold Food Drive In Memory Of Sheriff Pernell

Harvest Hope partnered with Manning Baptist Church in Dillon on Wednesday, September 6, and donated at least 50 boxes of food. The distribution in memory of Sheriff Douglas Pernell began at 10:00 a.m. and lasted until all of the food was distributed.

Operation Leads To Seizure Of Marijuana And Recovery Of Stolen Car

On September 7, 2023, law enforcement with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Violent Crime Task Force received information in regards to a package being shipped to an address on Hunters Way, located in Dillon County.

CareSouth Carolina To Hold Health Fair On Sept. 30th

CareSouth Carolina is excited to announce its upcoming Community Health Fair, an event aimed at connecting communities with a wide range of healthcare resources and support.

Coffee And Talk Is Sept. 27th

Coffee and Talk, hosted by the City of Dillon Downtown Development Office, will be held on the fourth Wednesday of every month (September 27) at 7:30 a.m. at the Downtown Development Office, 101 West Main Street.