Pal Dudley is the Recepient of the Harnethea B. Manning Scholarship Fund Community Trophy

+54 Contributed Story Pal Dudley was the 2023 Recipient of the Harnethea B. Manning Scholarship Fund Community Trophy. Mr. Pal Dudley was the 2023 recipient of the HBMSF Community Trophy. At the time of receiving the honor, he was 99 years young. As of January 2024, Mr. Dudley turned 100 years young. -Hallelujah. Now let’s…

Mom & Bru Boutique Holds Grand Opening

+16 Contributed By Chelsey Dimery If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me what “BRU” meant I would be rich. Mom represents my title as a mother to two beautiful girls, bru is short for brunette and is pronounced BREW due to the fact that my husband is a brunette. I knew…

Coroner Identifies Three From Multiple Incidents

+17 By Vickie Rogers Coroner Donnie Grimsley has identified three people deceased from separate incidents in Dillon County. -On May 15, 2024 at 7:10 a.m. Kamilah Smith, a 52 year old female from Winston Salem, N.C. died as a result from a motor vehicle accident on I95. -On May 16, 2024 Anton Tmone Davis, a…

Miss Latta Viking Crowned

+19 Contributed Story On Saturday, May 4th, 2024, Latta High School held its annual Miss Viking Pageant. Eighteen beautiful young women in grades ninth through twelfth graced the Ellis Performing Arts Center stage in a special category titled, Time for Tea, as well as an evening gown category. Earlier that morning, each contestant set down…

The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run Held

+68 By Jordan Grimsley The Julia Pittman Memorial Color Run, held at Lake View High School on Saturday, May 11th, commenced with registration at 9:30 a.m., followed promptly by the start of the run at 10:00 a.m. Originating under the direction of Julia Pittman, this annual event took on deeper significance following her battle with…

From Dillon To Darlington: Cody McKenzie’s NASCAR Engineering Journey

+28 By Landry Collins Cody McKenzie appeared right at home last Saturday, May 11th, at Darlington Raceway, gearing up for one of NASCAR’s most challenging tracks. Despite the reputation of the track as “Too Tough to Tame,” Cody seemed unfazed when I caught up with him before the race. He had a laid-back demeanor, completely…

City Of Dillon Eats On The Street

+11 By Vickie Rogers The City of Dillon held Eats on the Street on Wednesday, May 8th at S. Railroad Avenue  in Downtown Dillon. The event was from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The following food trucks participated: The Spicy Rooster, University Food Truck, Royal Sweets Boutique, Quick Serve, Unity BBQ, Southern Favorites, Platinum Desserts, and Graham…

NETC Registered Nursing Program Graduates Largest Class

+3 Contributed Story After 67 semester hours, 700 hours of labs and clinicals while juggling family and work, Northeastern Technical College’s largest class of Associate Degree in Nursing students finished their journey May 2 at the Cheraw Campus receiving their nursing pins and taking the Nightingale Pledge. Late night studying. Lots of caffeine. Family support.…

Harnethea B. Manning 12th Annual Scholarship Musical

+34 By Vickie Rogers The Harnethea B. Manning 12th Annual Scholarship Musical was held Saturday, May 4 at Brandy’s Banquet Hall. Second Chance of Dillon performed the prelude, followed by Dr. Miranda Manning Page welcoming everyone. Mrs. Linda Manning Langley was the Mistress of Ceremony. She eloquently spoke of who Mrs. Harnethea Bethea Manning was.…