Scott Elected To SCAC Board

Dillon County Council Chairman Archie Scott has been elected to the S.C. Association of Counties Board.

Wellness Center Celebrating Fourth Anniversary

The City of Dillon Wellness Center will be celebrating its fourth anniversary on March 31st.

Home Burns On Bermuda Road

The home of a man and his four children on Bermuda Road burned last week.

Report On Public Cost Of Teen Pregnancy In South Carolina Issued

A new report shows that births to teen mothers cost the state of South Carolina an astounding $180 million every year — a number advocacy groups say can be significantly lowered by properly funding prevention programs.

Latta To Implement Hospitality, Accommodations Taxes

LATTA—The Latta Town Council passed two resolutions at their meeting on Thursday to implement a two percent hospitality tax and a three percent accommodations tax that they had passed by ordinance in 2008, but had delayed implementing.

Trinity Behavioral Care Joins Forces With Other Agencies To Promote ‘Out Of Their Hands’

Trinity Behavioral Care , The 4th and 12th Circuit AET teams joins hands with SAMHSA to promote The 2nd Annual “Out of Their Hands” Spring Blitz which will commence with regional press conferences on April 1, 2011.

Public Cautioned Not To Fall Prey To Check Scams

Many people are well aware of receiving letters in the mail or emails that say you have won a lottery. We receive many calls and inquiries about fraudulent check cashing scams. These scams have been going on for many years and there still are many citizens who are not aware of this and who are being conned by these schemes. These are occurring in several forms including foreign lottery scams, check overpayment scams, Internet auction scams, and secret shopper scams.

Florida Man Killed On Interstate

A Florida man was killed on the interstate on Saturday, according to Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Forestry Commission To Charge County For Use Of Land For Convenience Site

The Dillon County Council learned at their meeting recently that the S.C. Forestry Commission wants to charge the county for using one acre of their Dillon County Fire Tower site as a convenience (trash) center.