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Driver killed in early morning wreck Monday

  • 19 October 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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A man died early Monday morning after a one-vehicle wreck.
S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Corp. Matt Southern said the wreck occurred at 2:30 a.m. on S.C. 385 near Newton Road.
The driver, who has not been identified, was traveling southbound on S.C. 385 in a four-door Toyota passenger car.
He ran off the right side of the roadway, hit a ditch causing the vehicle to overturn and was ejected from the vehicle.
Southern said he was not wearing a seatbelt.
“This collision remains under investigation by S.C. Highway Patrol,” he said.

Darlington offers Bulldogs chance to rekindle confidence

  • 19 October 2018
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Darlington offers Bulldogs chance to rekindle confidence
Going into the season with a schedule that featured back-to-back games with Hartsville and Myrtle Beach to start region play, the Bulldogs knew that they would have to play outstanding football to avoid an 0-2 conference record. They also need those two highly-ranked opponents to make a few mistakes.
The Bulldogs played great defensively for the first half against Hartsville but fell apart in the second half. Against Myrtle Beach, the defense played well but could not

Covington uses her story as a breast cancer survivor to help others

  • 11 October 2018
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Covington uses her story as a breast cancer survivor to help others
Life for Tiffany Smith Covington changed one morning 14 years ago when she found a lump in her breast.
The Bennettsville native remembered it like it was yesterday.
"I was getting ready for work," she said. "I did a self-breast exam in the shower. I found a lump. I just brushed it off."
At the time, she was 28, had two small children and a marriage not in a good place.

Clio Cotton Festival held

  • 11 October 2018
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Clio Cotton Festival held
The annual Clio Cotton Festival was held last Saturday at its new location on Drew Street. Organizers report that it was the best attended and biggest event yet. Above, the Marlboro County School of Discovery band entertains the crowd. Left, festival-goers shop for chrysanthemums. Below is an aerial photo of the festival.

Bulldogs look to bounce back against Seahawks

  • 11 October 2018
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Bulldogs look to bounce back against Seahawks
After falling from the ranks of the undefeated, the Marlboro County High football team faces another tough challenge.
"This will be something of the proverbial gut check for us this week. It isn't so much about winning or losing but about playing our best football for 48 minutes," said head coach Dean Boyd.
Last week against Hartsville, the defense kept the game close for a half but the flood gates opened after intermission. With the offense struggling, the defense could not maintain the pressure on the Red Foxes.
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