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Players' Nunsense is October 11-13

  • 27 September 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Players' Nunsense is October 11-13
The Marlboro Players production of Nunsense is only two weeks away! This comedy is based around surviving members of the Little Sisters of Hoboken who have found themselves in a pickle when they do not have enough money to bury all of their deceased sisters (you have to come to find out how they came to be deceased). With several nuns still in the deep freezer, time is running out so the group decides to stage a variety show in the Mount Saint Helen’s School auditorium. The resulting show makes for a very entertaining evening.

Storm survivors have various resources for assistance

  • 27 September 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Many people were hit hard by Tropical Storm Florence.
Various civic, church, community, and government entities are providing help to people.
United Nations Church in Charlotte, NC, Dwelling Faith Ministries Church in Bennettsville, Word of Life Youth Department in Bennettsville, members of the Old Marlboro School staff; and other community members are coming together to provid

Many stories to tell experiences from Tropical Storm Florence

  • 27 September 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Many stories to tell experiences from Tropical Storm Florence
For days, most of us waited anxiously for Hurricane Florence to make landfall. When Florence came through Marlboro County as a tropical storm, she brought with her wind and several inches of rain.
The following are just some of many stories of how Florence affected people in the county.

"It was really scary"
Like most people, Carrie Bridges of Bennettsville had a difficult time when Florence reached the county.
Bridges recalled how she did not sleep

Marlboro Rescue finds new temporary home after flooding

  • 20 September 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Marlboro Rescue finds new temporary home after flooding
Marlboro County Rescue has found a new temporary home after being flooded out by Tropical Storm Florence.
Jeff Boan, director of Marlboro County Rescue, said officials at Scotland Healthcare have agreed to allow Medic one to use the Scotland Orthopedic office.
The office is beside the Marlboro County Rescue administrative offices.

Florence leaves lots of water, debris

  • 20 September 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Florence leaves lots of water, debris
Once Tropical Storm Florence exited Marlboro County, she left downed trees, power lines and flooding in her wake.
With areas like Shady Rest and Richardson Park beginning to flood, water evacuations became a necessity.
Marlboro County officials were ready.
"We have groups from all over the state that were pre-positioned by the State Emergency Management in Columbia earlier in the week," said Keith Hughes, Marlboro County fire coordinator, during a tour of the county on Monday.
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