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Wade H. Prince remembered for his dedication to education, community

Wade H. Prince remembered for his  dedication to education, community
Just down the road from the grand new Blenheim Elementary/Middle School lies a very special monument to a man remembered by many for his 25 years of dedication to the students and the community. 
From 1953 to 1978, Wade H. “Hamp” Prince brought focus, discipline and compassion in his role as principal of Wright Elementary and High School, Blenheim High School and Blenheim Elementary.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

The staff of the Herald-Advocate, the Marlboro Shopper and Pee Dee Promotions hope you and your family have a happy Thanksgiving.  Our offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the holiday.  We will re-open on Monday, November 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Moore St. home target of multiple drive-by incidents

Police are dealing with a flurry of drive-by shootings at a residence on Moore Street, just steps away from Bennettsville City Hall.
There have been four incidents at 107 Moore Street just this week, including two within a 45-minute period Tuesday night.
“It’s like the Wild West,” said Lt. Larry Turner of the Bennettsville Police Department.

See this week's edition for more on this story.

O-W runs over Bulldogs to end season

O-W runs over Bulldogs to end season
The inability to stop a power-running game haunted the Marlboro County High football team all year.  Friday night, that weakness brought an end to the season.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson pounded the Bulldog defense for seven rushing touchdowns and over 250 yards enroute to a 46-33 win in the first round of the state playoffs.

New chief to focus on community policing in town of Clio

New chief to focus on community policing in town of Clio
On Monday, November 21, a crowd gathered at the old train depot in Clio to celebrate a new era for the town: the swearing-in of a new police chief. 
Chad Cheras officially started his duties on November 1. He brings to the job 23 years of experience in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps and a vested interest in bettering the town he now calls home.
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