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Town hall meeting held on hurricane preparedness

Town hall meeting held on hurricane preparedness

"It may not be this year, and it may not be next year. But there will be another major hurricane on the South Carolina coast."

That was the message Ed Piotrowski, chief meteorologist for WPDE TV-15, brought to Bennettsville Monday when he spoke at a town hall meeting on hurricane...

Ashwood brings 'passion for children' to Drug-Free Marlboro Coalition

Ashwood brings 'passion for children' to Drug-Free Marlboro Coalition

Cheerleader, entertainer and champion of the underdog, Pam Ashwood knew from an early age that her life's work would involve helping children.

She has found many ways to do that over the years, as a teacher, prevention specialist, youth ministry leader and her much-loved alter-ego, Clara the Clown. Now she has...

Transportation issues cause controversy for school district

Monday night's meeting of the Marlboro County Board of Education turned heated when the matter of transportation and bus schedules came up.

And although parents are concerned about the amount of time Bennettsville 7th and 8th graders spend riding buses to and from the Blenheim school, three members of the board...

Landfill case remitted for trial

Marlboro County officials have gotten some good news in the form of a decision made by the S.C. Supreme Court in the ongoing legal battle with MRR Sandhills.

MRR is the company that wants to build a large landfill in the northern part of the county, between Highways 38 and 177 near the SC/NC line.

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans. On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airplanes, crashing two into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and one into the Pentagon near Washington, DC. The fourth was aimed for Washington but crashed...

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