Strong Storm Passes Through County

A strong storm passed through parts of Dillon County on Saturday bringing high winds, heavy rain, and marble to golf ball sized hail.

Steve Anderson Speaks To AARP Chapter

The Dillon Area Chapter #5336 of AARP, Inc. met on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Council for the Aging with eighteen members and one guest in attendance.

Swimmer’s Ear Responsible For Nearly Half Billion In Health Care Costs

Swimmer’s ear leads to about 2.4 million doctor visits each year and is responsible for nearly $500 million dollars in annual health care costs, according to estimates released by CDC recently.

CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements Of First Decade of 21st Century

The major public health achievements of the first 10 years of the 21st century included improvements in vaccine preventable and infectious diseases, reductions in deaths from certain chronic diseases, declines in deaths and injuries from motor vehicle crashes, and more, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

T.Y.L.A. Program Holds Vent Session

On May 21, the T.Y.L.A. Program sponsored a vent session discussing criminal background issues, how they have affected your life.

Clam And Oyster Season Close

South Carolina’s oyster season closed on May 15 according to S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials. Clam season will close on Monday, May 31. Shellfish harvesting is expected to reopen October 1, 2011.

Fifth Week Of PTI Held

Our fifth week PTI (Pre Trial Intervention) meeting was held on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the Riverdale Community Center.

Part Of Movie Shot At South Of The Border

Shooting was held at South of the Border last week for Crackerjack, a full-length independent family film.

Mt. Calvary RA/GA Groups Walk For Missions

Recently, the RA (Royal Ambassadors) led by Marshall Hulon and GA (Girls in Action) led by Teri Hyler of Mount Calvary Baptist Church participated in their first Walk For Missions.