Respresentatives With Cass Elias McCarter Guardian Ad Litem Program Speak at Dillon Rotary Club Meeting

0 By Vickie Rogers Representatives from The Guardian ad Litem Program spoke at the Dillon Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday, June 19th at B&C Restaurant. Christy Vinson, Recruitment and Training Director spoke of the importance of volunteers for the program in Dillon County. The following is a summary of the key points made in Vinson’s…

Gracen Grainger Crowned Miss South Carolina USA

+2 By Vickie Rogers Gracen Grainer has been crowned as Miss South Carolina USA. Gracen, a Hamer native, is attending law school at USC Joseph F. Rice School of Law. Grainger is a Directions, USA model and has been a professional model/actress since she was just eight years old and is a Screen Actors Guild…

Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Holds Dillon County Industry Appreciation Luncheon

0 By Vickie Rogers The Dillon County Public-Private Partnership held a Dillon County Industry Appreciation luncheon on Friday, June 14th at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Dillon County Economic Director Rodney Berry began with welcome and acknowledgements, followed by Invocation. Chairman Mike Tyler gave a public board update. Next, DCP3 update was given by Chairman…

Exciting and Educational Events at the Dillon County Library this Summer

0 The Dillon County Library has an exciting and educational line-up of events planned for the citizens of Dillon County this summer.  One of the activities took place Tuesday morning, June 18 at the Main Branch and was sponsored by the Carolinas Art Guild.  The purpose of the program was to encourage participants to explore…

Several Firefighters From Dillon County Attend SC Fire Rescue Conference

+1 The 119th South Carolina Firefighters’ Association Conference was held Wednesday June 12- Saturday June 15, 2024 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Annually, many firefighters from Dillon County make this week their vacation, while also attending this conference to network, speak with leaders in our state’s fire services and attend training. This year nearly…

Dillon County Sheriff’s Office Holds “Are You Okay” Luncheon

0 By Vickie Rogers Sheriff Jamie Hamilton hosted “Are You Okay” luncheon on Tuesday, June 18th, at the Dillon Wellness Center, 1647 Commerce Drive, Dillon. Mr. Moses Heyward leads this program at the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to the large audience. There are currently 109 enlisted in this program. Heyward spoke about how important the…

Latta Recreation 8U Boys Participate In All-Stars

+33 By Vickie Rogers Latta Recreation 8U Boys participated in All-Stars against Pamplico on Friday, June 7, against Johnsonville on Saturday, June 8, and Lynches River on Monday, June 10 at Delmae. Pictured Bottom Left to Right- Jacob King #7, Jackson Lane #3, Liam Bustamante #1, Walker Bethea #11, Sawyer Williamson #2 Middle Left to…

Wild Gators Reach JUCO World Series

+14 By Landry Collins This year, the Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) baseball team had an amazing season, helped by the exceptional performances of two former Lake View High School players, Zack Hunt and Noah Carter. Both players were pivotal in the Stingers’ deep run in the 2024 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series. The team…

Building Flood Resilience In Dillon

+4 As residents of Dillon know, flooding is a costly, recurring expense. It’s also a danger: Severe weather can flood local roads and Interstate 95, cutting off residents from emergency services, food, gas, and shelters. It also adversely affects many of our local businesses. All these impacts strain taxpayer dollars and city infrastructure. As a…