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Roundabout traffic

Roundabout traffic

The new roundabout on Highway 38 is currently open only to traffic arriving through the detour. All current road closures will remain in place for at least two more weeks.

Wreck in Bennettsville

Wreck in Bennettsville
This was the scene at North Cook and Everett streets Wednesday, March 29. The white 2015 Ford pickup shown was traveling north on Cook Street around 11:45 a.m. when the gray 1982 Chevrolet pickup at left, traveling south at a high rate of speed, crossed the centerline.

Lady Dragons cruise to wins over Pee Dee, TSA

Lady Dragons cruise to wins over Pee Dee, TSA
The Marlboro Academy softball team continued to roll, thrashing region rival Pee Dee Academy on Tuesday and non-region opponent Thomas Sumter Academy Wednesday.
The Lady Dragons remained unbeaten in region games by defeating Pee Dee 11-2.  They outhit their visitors 15-4 in the rout.
Samantha Bryant led the Dragon offense with three hits.  Jenna Ridge and Abigail Ridge each had two.  

Marcum crowned as Miss MCHS

Marcum crowned as Miss MCHS
The Miss Marlboro County High School Pageant was held on Saturday March 25, at 7:00 p.m. at the Marlboro Civic Center.  
The theme of this year’s pageant was “She’s Going Hollywood Tonight!”  There were 10 contestants competing for the title of Miss Marlboro County High School 2017:  Courtney Allen, Alaina Ellis, Sydney Coleman, Kaitlyn Fowler, Mary Goldberg, Shae Gaymon, Lauren Marcum, Ashanti Quick, Bailey McCall, Shannon Preston.

Injured McColl students reunited with LifeNet pilot, first responders

Injured McColl students reunited  with LifeNet pilot, first responders
Wednesday afternoon, two helicopters landed at McColl Elementary/Middle School for David Walden and Landon Williamson. Unlike last June, this time there was no emergency. 
Walden and Williamson were on an ATV last June when they were hit by an SUV  and transported by helicopter to McLeod in Florence. 
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