dillon county theatre
Johnnie Luehrs, Theatre Manager
Pat Laird, Secretary
Robin Thompson, Treasurer
Linda Langley, President
Cliff McBride, Board Member
David Longacre, Board Member
Eleanor Powers, Board Member
Judge James Lockemy, Board Member
Owen Wallace, Board Member
Ron Rowell, Board Member
Jan Austin, Board Member
Frances Tyler, Board Member
“Everybody’s Theater” was in operation
Hyman Anderson extensively remodeled the theater in a Spanish Colonial Style
Grand Opening of the Dillon Theatre
Kenneth Kornharen came to Dillon to manager the theatre
Kenneth Kornharen’s widow, Anne Kornharen sold the theatre. It remained operational for an additional year until the doors closed.
Judge James Lockemy and Glenn Green, Jr. purchased the property
Working with Dillon Area Arts Council and other area organizations, the Dillon County Theatre Inc. was born.
After 5 years of planning and working, the restoration was completed, leaving the Dillon County Theatre as we know it today.
“Not only has the dream of a cultural center for Dillon County been fulfilled for James Lockemy, but for many others who had also dreamed of such a place but had not the means to make it a reality until the generous gift from Lockemy and Greene was received.”