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Prince awarded National Dropout Prevention Specialist certificate

Prince awarded National Dropout Prevention Specialist certificate
At the National At-Risk Dropout Prevention Forum held February 19-22, at the Embassy Suite-Kingston Plantation at Myrtle Beach, Clemson University’s College of Education National Dropout Prevention Center awarded Marlon Eugene Prince, of Bennettsville, the National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certificate and Award for having completed the professional development requirements of the National Dropout Prevention Network fifteen dropout prevention strategies.

Convenience store said to be first step in revitalizing the town of Blenheim

Convenience store said to be first step in revitalizing the town of Blenheim
Life is about to get a lot more convenient for people living in Blenheim and passing through the tiny town on their way to the beach.
Parker’s Pit Stop is tentatively scheduled to open next Wednesday. Workers this week are busy putting the finishing touches on the store, which will offer a full kitchen in addition to Shell brand gasoline and diesel fuel and all the typical convenience store items that shoppers would otherwise have to travel miles to get.

The Marlboro Players presents ‘A Doll’s House’ Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

The Marlboro Players presents ‘A Doll’s House’ Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Another great production is coming to the Marlboro Civic Center. This spring's presentation is the classic "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen. Written in 1879, "A Doll's House" helped establish Ibsen as a "great playwright". It was praised for the naturalistic dialogue and plot uncommon at the time.

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Inside this week's edition is the Herald-Advocate's preview of all the spring sports action at local high schools.  Rosters and schedules, plus interviews with the coaches at Marlboro County High and Marlboro Academy are included.

Marlboro County to participate in statewide tornado drill next week

If you hear a loud wail coming from the vicinity of the county administration building next Wednesday morning, don’t worry; it’s not an actual emergency, but simply the county’s emergency management office participating in an annual statewide tornado drill.
March 5-11 is South Carolina Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week. A joint effort of the S.C. Emergency Management Division, National Weather Service and S.C. Broadcasters Association, its purpose is to remind people that severe storms, tornadoes and flash floods are real dangers here, and that they need to take proper safety precautions.
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