Census Bureau Reports Hispanic-Owned Businesses Increase at More Than Double the National Rate

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States increased by 43.7 percent to 2.3 million, more than twice the national rate of 18.0 percent between 2002 and 2007, the U.S. Census Bureau announced. About 45.8 percent of all Hispanic-owned businesses were owned by people of Mexican origin.

Everybody Has A Story

Everybody has a story although most would probably disagree his or her life experiences would be worthy of being recorded.

Health Educator Speaks To Girl Scout Troop

Recently, Brenda Altman, RN, Educator at McLeod Dillon, taught First Aid and CPR to Girl Scout Troop #228.

Oak Grove Fire Station Builds Training Center

The Dillon County Station Nine Fire Department in Oak Grove has built a training center.

Partnership Board Officers Announced

The Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board recently held its first meeting at First Citizens Bank.

Trico Water Company Judged State’s Best Tasting Drinking Water, Again!

The South Carolina Rural Water Association (SCRWA) has announced the best-tasting drinking water in South Carolina.

Campbell Retiring After 25 Years In Law Enforcement

Detective James “Hoghead” Campbell is retiring after 25 years of service in law enforcement.

Man Walking World Stops Here

A 72-year-old man walking on an amazing journey stopped in Dillon last week at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Variety Show Was ‘Rousing Success’

The Dillon County Theatre kicked off its twenty-first season on Saturday night, September 11th, with an excellent variety show which played to a sizeable, appreciative audience.