While it may seem Scrooge-like to think about fire hazards during the holidays, many of the activities people engage in – cooking, entertaining, and decorating – all present increased fire risks. According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), candles and Christmas trees play a role in these incidents.
Pee Dee Electric Receives Award
The Pee Dee Electric Cooperative of South Carolina received an award from the US Department of Agriculture/Rural Development, “For exceptional efforts in assisting Rural Economic Development in South Carolina utilizing the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Programs (REDLG).
Animal Shelter Tech Hired
The Dillon County Council learned recently that an Animal Shelter Tech had been hired.
Dr. Alice Grice Among Marion County Superintendent Finalists
Alice P. Grice, Ed.D., assistant superintendent of federal programs in Dillon School District Two, has been selected as a finalist by the Marion County School Board for superintendent of the county’s three school districts.
Only A Few Days Left To Donate To Herald’s Toy And Food Drive
There are only a few days left to donate to the annual Christmas toy and food drive for the less fortunate members of our community sponsored by The Dillon Herald and East Dillon Baptist Church.
County To Pay Chairman’s Attorney
Dillon County will be paying for Dillon County Council Chairman Macio Williamson’s attorney in Dillon County, a body politic and corporate by and through its members of County Council, Macio Williamson, Et. Al. vs. John Doe, a citizen of Dillon County.
Sgt. Hall Graduates From Combat Engineer Course
Marine Corps Sgt. David N. Hall, a 2002 graduate of Dillon High School, Dillon, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N. C.
County Board Tells Lake View Board Not To Enter Into Any Contracts Until Financial Review
At the last meeting of the Dillon County Board of Education, the board voted to issue a letter to the Lake View School District (Dillon District One) board advising them not to enter into any contracts until a complete financial review of the district is done.
Defendant Gets Two Natural Life Sentences Plus 80 Years In Murder Of Mary Stutts
Damien Inman was found guilty in General Sessions Court on Thursday of all charges in the murder of 75-year-old Mary Alice Stutts in August 2009.