Category: News

Grants Awarded

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation has approved grant applications totaling $1,710,933 for health-related programs in South Carolina.
The grants are for periods of one to three years.

WIX Among S.C. Manufacturer Of The Year Nominees

The Salute to Manufacturing, South Carolina’s premier manufacturing recognition event honoring the state’s top small, medium and large manufacturing companies for their manufacturing excellence, economic impact, commitment to workforce development and community stewardship, has announced the 2010 nominees. Nominees and winners will be honored September 22 with a luncheon at the Radisson in Columbia. Wix Filtration of Dillon is among the Manufacturer of the Year nominees.

Notice to Community on Temporary Emergency Department Entrance at McLeod Dillon

Effective August 16th, patients arriving for emergency services will not be able to access the parking lot via the 301 entrance. Due to the movement of the construction fence, all traffic entering Parking Lot A will need to enter from Jackson Street, the only entry to this parking lot until further notice.

Latta High Band Trailer Stolen

The Latta High Marching Band enclosed trailer has been stolen, according to Lt. Crystal Moore of the Latta Police Department.

Wreck on I-95 Claims Life

A person was killed in a one-vehicle accident.

Census Official Thanks County For ‘Raising The Bar’

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Dillon County Council, Vermelle Simmons, partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, thanked Dillon County for “raising the bar.”

Former Mayor Sentenced

United States Attorney William N. Nettles stated that Alan Lenneau Berry, age 59, of Latta, was sentenced last week in federal court in Florence for defrauding the Social Security Administration and Hartford Insurance Company, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641, and 59 counts of mail fraud in a scheme to defraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1341.

Annual Back-To-School Bash Serves 1,000 Children (with photo slide show)

The LifePoint Church of Dillon held the second Back to School Bash for the children of Dillon County on Saturday, July 31 from noon until 4 p.m. at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Local Driver To Compete In National Truck Driving Championships

Chris McCoy of Dillon will be among 450 professional truck drivers from all 50 states who will compete in the National Truck Driving Championships in Columbus, Ohio from August 3-7.

Man Arrested In Little Rock Beating Case

A Little Rock man has been arrested and charged in the assault of another Little Rock man this past weekend.