Son Of Latta Woman Helping People Rebuild In The Philippines

Nearly two decades after Mount Pinatubo erupted, spewing tons of ash that killed close to 1,000 people and destroyed or damaged more than 75,000 homes in its path, the son of a Latta woman is back in this lush, tropical paradise to help locals continue to rebuild.

Betty Jo Johnson Selected As Region Four SCSBA Director

Betty Jo Johnson, a member of the Dillon Three School Board, was elected to serve as the Region 4 Director of the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) during the association’s annual business meeting.

LVHS Classes Of 1971-1972 Planning Reunion

The Lake View High School Classes of 1971 and 1972 are planning a joint class reunion in the Fall of 2011.

Agencies Educating Residents About Dangers Of Radon

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to educate residents about the dangers of radon exposure.

East 4-K Teacher Achieves National Board Certification

Ashley Hardee, a 4-K teacher at East Elementary, has recently achieved National Board Certification.

Jackson To Serve As Temporary Mayor Pro-Tem

Douglas Jackson will temporarily serve as Mayor Pro-Tem for the Dillon City Council.
Randolph Gurley was serving as Mayor Pro-Tem, but is currently on suspension.

NORAD To Track Santa’s Flight

For the 55th consecutive year, the men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to track Santa! The NORAD Tracks Santa website,, went live today and features holiday games and activities that change daily.

Winning Powerball Ticket Must Be Claimed By December 23

If you purchase Powerball® tickets from Tiger Mart #21 at 905 Radfort Blvd. in Dillon, you should check your summer tickets.

Clay Young Returning As Dillon County Administrator

Clay Young is returning to Dillon County as county administrator. The Dillon County Council voted 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon to offer him a contract.