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News Briefs

A collection of news briefs from throughout the county

McLeod Dillon Honored With Award

McLeod Medical Center Dillon has been recognized by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) for receiving an “Excellent” rating on the employee perception survey for Excellence in Senior Leadership at an awards ceremony held at the 11th Annual PRC Excellence in Healthcare Conference on June 8, 2010, in San Diego, CA.

Pee Dee Chapter Of Red Cross Celebrates Another Year

The Pee Dee Chapter of the American Red Cross ends another busy year.

Cooper Named Officer Of The Year

On Thursday, May 27, 2010 Officer Charles Cooper was nominated as Officer of the Year by Lt. Pamela Johnson at the South Carolina Jail Administration Banquet held at the Sumter Technical College, Sumter, S.C.

Ford Recognized By Cambridge Who’s Who

William G. Ford, Founder of the Ford Group, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in business management.

Bucy Crowned Wee Miss South Carolina

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held in Hartsville, SC on June 12, 2010.

South of The Border Has Some Scaly New Residents

When you stop by South of the Border this summer, expect to see some scaly new residents, including alligators, crocodiles and snakes.

Hooks Receives Commander’s Coin

Spc. Wesley Hooks (left) of Lake View, S.C., 1-178th Field Artillery Battalion, South Carolina Army National Guard, receives a commander’s coin.

LRC Awards Facade Grant

Hepsy Parham, Facade Grant Committee Chairman of Latta Revitalization Commission, awarded a $1,000 check to Clara Jane Allen Braxton for the painting and facade upgrade of her building at the corner of West Main and Maulden Streets in Latta.

$5,000 PR Bond Set On Gurley

Bond has been set on Dillon’s Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Gurley. Gurley has been charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature