The Dillon Herald And New Partners Holding Toy And Food Drive

The Dillon Herald is holding their annual toy and food drive again this year with some new partners and new procedures due to COVID-19.

VICTORY: Douglas Pernell Wins Sheriff

After 12 long years, Douglas Pernell won Dillon County Sheriff on Tuesday, November 3, to become the first African-American in Dillon County to win a countywide office.

Unofficial Election Results: General Election-November 3, 2020

These are the unofficial election results for Dillon County. Results are not official until certified by the Dillon County Election Commission on Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Voting Underway Today

Today is Election Day, and voting is underway across the county. Here are some photos from some of the precincts by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald and Betsy Finklea/The Dillon Herald.

The Facts About Flu Shots

Thousands of Americans die from the flu, or influenza, each year and there is an added amount of concern about this coming flu season due to its potential to combine with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to create what could be a very difficult fall and winter for the nation.

Deciphering Between The Flu And COVID-19

As we progress towards Flu Season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to tell the difference in symptoms between influenza, COVID-19, and even strep throat, a cold and simple seasonal allergies.

Trick-Or-Treat Hours Set; Precautions Urged

Trick-or-Treat will be held in Dillon, Latta, and Lake View from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on October 31st. Use precautions due to COVID-19 for trick-or-treating.

Virtual Term Of General Sessions Court Held

As the criminal justice system across the state and the country continue to adapt its functions through the COVID-19 pandemic, Dillon County held a virtual term of General Sessions Court last week, with Judge Roger Henderson presiding.

DHEC Says It Is Critical For Residents To Get Flu Shots

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) joins state and national partners in emphasizing how critical it is for individuals to stay as healthy as possible during this global pandemic.