Highway Patrol Alert: Pedestrian Deaths Are Rising

Most people are pedestrians at some point each day. Few realize how risky that can be — Pedestrian crashes occur most often during morning and afternoon peak travel times. Most pedestrian fatalities occur at night.

U.S. Treasury To Retire Paper Checks

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check for millions of baby boomers and others applying for federal benefits, a move that will save taxpayers $1 billion over the next 10 years.

Meekins Speaks About Blood Pressure At AARP Meeting

The Dillon Area Chapter # 5336 of AARP, Inc. met on Monday, April 11, at 2 p.m. in the meeting room of the Council for the Aging with twenty-two members and one guest in attendance.

Comment Sought On Interstate 73

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public on a proposal to amend the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan.

Report: Osama bin Laden Is Dead

Remarks from the President about the death of Osama bin Laden.

Celebrate Main Street Underway (with photo slide show)

It’s a beautiful day for Celebrate Main Street in downtown Dillon, and at the time of this report on Saturday afternoon, people are really taking advantage of the nice weather and all that the festival has to offer.

March For Babies Held

The Dillon County March of Dimes March for Babies is being held this morning (Saturday).

First Steps Holds Legislative Luncheon

Johnnie Luehrs, Chair of the Legislative Liaison Committee, Dillon County First Steps Board, arranged a meeting with the County Delegations to review and outline strategies on the future of Dillon County First Steps recently at the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce.

More Photos: Rowland Storm Damage

These photos were submitted by Ken Rogers of the storm damage in Rowland.