Ryan Stephens Meets Easton Reps at College World Series, Appears in Documentary on Stadium

Ryan Stephens attended four games at the 2011 College World Series and visited historic Rosenblatt Stadium while in Omaha.

County Board Updated On School Facilities Projects

The Dillon County Board of Education was updated on the school facilities projects at their meeting last week.

Charge Against Former Chief Deputy Dropped

A charge of breach of peace lodged against former Dillon County Chief Deputy Douglas Pernell has been dismissed, according to Fourth Circuit Solicitor Will Rogers.

DMV Asking Public To Add Emergency Information To IDs

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) announced a new online transaction that allows customers with a driver’s license, beginner’s permit or identification card to enter emergency contact information for their SCDMV record. In the event of a collision or other medical emergency, law enforcement will have access to this information and may provide it to emergency medical personnel.

Pedestrian Killed

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle on June 24th, according to Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Coroner Donnie Grimsley identified the man as 35-year-old Christopher Eagle.

Eight-Year-Old Saves Friend In Dog Attack

Eight-year-old Justice Ladson is being called a “hero” after he saved a five-year-old friend during an attack by a dog.

Seventh Week PTI Meeting Held

Our seventh week PTI (Pre Trial Intervention) meeting was held on Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Riverdale Community Center.

Adams To Compete For Dance Master’s Junior Miss Dance Of America

Fallon Noelle Adams, the 12-year-old daughter of Sherrie Adams of Dillon, will be competing for the prestigious title of Dance Masters’ Junior Miss Dance Of America.

$10 Million In Affordable Care Act Funds To Help Create Workplace Health Programs Available

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today the availability of $10 million to establish and evaluate comprehensive workplace health promotion programs across the nation to improve the health of American workers and their families. The initiative, with funds from the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund, is aimed at improving workplace environments so that they support healthy lifestyles and reduce risk factors for chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes.