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.

Community Award Funding Available

The South Carolina Chapter March of Dimes is currently accepting applications for the 2011 Community Awards Program. The goal of the Community Awards Program is to identify and fund community-based programs addressing the health concerns of pregnant women and infants in the state of South Carolina.

Federal Government Will Not Extend FUTA Surcharge, $55 Million Savings For SC Businesses

South Carolina businesses may soon see a reduction in what they pay for their Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) liability. The federal government recently announced it will not seek to extend the 0.2 percent employer FUTA surtax scheduled to expire at the end of the month.

Home Invasion Suspect Captured

A home invasion suspect on the loose in Latta on Wednesday was captured about 2:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, Captain Cliff Arnette said.

Search Enters 12th Hour (6/22-11:30 p.m. Update)

The search for a home invasion suspect has entered its 12th hour, and the suspect has not yet been located.