Category: News

Search Warrant Leads To Drug Arrests

An ongoing investigation resulted in seven arrests on Tuesday after a search warrant was served at a home on East Countryside Drive, Dillon, according to Sheriff Douglas Pernell.

Purple Martins Spotted In South Carolina

In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in South Carolina.

FEMA Obligates $2.6 Million To South Carolina For COVID-19 Vaccination Costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $2.6 million to the State of South Carolina for costs for the COVID-19 vaccine mission.

South Carolina Ranks Fifth In Nation for COVID-19 Vaccine Use For Second Consecutive Week

0 COLUMBIA, S.C. – A new national report shows South Carolina now ranks fifth in the nation for how quickly the state is getting COVID-19 vaccine doses put into people’s arms. Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare information forum, released its daily “States ranked by percentage of COVID-19 vaccines administered” report earlier today and South…

Report Says Dillon Among Top Three Counties With Highest Prevalence Of COVID-19 Cases Overall In 2020

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a COVID-19 data brief demonstrating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on South Carolina between March and December 2020.

Old Latta Highway (S-25) To Close Temporarily Starting February 4th

Palmetto Corp. of Conway [PCC] is scheduled to begin the temporary road closure of S-25 (Old Latta Highway) on February 4, 2021 in accordance with the contract plans and specifications to complete Stage 1 construction operations through the intermediate course.

Latta Residence Shot

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting of a residence on Graham Street in Latta that occurred Monday morning just after 2:30 a.m., according to Captain Cliff Arnette.

Domino’s Delivery Person Robbed

On Friday night, January 22, 2021, deputies with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Domino’s Pizza in Dillon in reference to a pizza delivery employee being robbed while making a delivery, according to Captain Cliff Arnette.

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon on East Calhoun Street in the Newtown Community of Dillon County, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

4-H Holding Valentine’s Panda Paint Party

Chesterfield, Dillon, and Marlboro Counties 4-H present their Valentine’s Day Panda Paint Party!