$200,000 Lottery Ticket Claimed

A Lumberton, NC, man only buys his lottery tickets from Wayne Hayes at Wayne’s BP in Dillon. Why? According to the player he feels luckier in South Carolina. Now he has proof. When Hayes checked the man’s Palmetto Cash 5 ticket, he knew right away it was special. The ticket was worth $200,000.

Dr. Darrell Holliday Presents Paper At Business Research Symposium

Dr. Darrell Holliday, a Professor of Business Administration at Coker College, was a featured speaker at the Annual Business Research Symposium held at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith October 27-28.

Toni Graves Honored As Field Instructor Of The Year

Toni Graves of Dillon was honored as 2010 Field Instructor of the Year on Friday, October 22, at Coker College’s annual Social Work Conference. The theme was “Redefining Ready: Preparing the Next Generation for the Future.”

Gurley Indicted On Four Charges

Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Gurley was indicted on four charges by a Dillon County grand jury last week.

Warehouse Donated To City Being Torn Down

City Manager Glen Wagner informed the council at their October meeting that the city would be tearing down the old warehouse donated to the city by the Bethea family.

City Hires Full-Time Fire Chief

The City of Dillon has hired its first full-time fire chief.

As Rebuilding Prices Rise, Make Sure Your Insurance Keeps Up

Many a homeowner has been jolted to discover the market value of his personal castle has dropped – the sales price it would bring today might even be less than what’s owed on the mortgage.

City Reps Meet With Pee Dee COG Officials

City Manager Glen Wagner, along with Lonnie Dye and Hardy Jackson, met with Pee Dee COG recently about the elevated tank.

Freight Train Speeds To Increase In Dillon, Mullins Beginning November 7th

CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT) will increase train speeds in the towns of Dillon and Mullins.