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Bulldogs can’t stop Carvers Bay

Bulldogs can’t stop Carvers Bay
Nine months of preparation and anticipation for a  chance at redemption turned to disappointment for the Marlboro County High football team Friday night.
The Bulldogs could not contain Carvers Bay, falling in the regular season opener 46-28 at McAlpine Stadium.
"We missed a boatload of tackles.  We were out of position on other plays.  Carvers Bay hit on several deep passes, something we have been focused on preventing," said head coach Dean Boyd.

Starting a new school year

Starting a new school year
The Marlboro County School District held its opening ceremony/convocation Wednesday, August 16, in the Marlboro County High School gymnasium for employees from throughout the school district.

Bulldogs kick off the regular season Friday night

Bulldogs kick off the regular season Friday night
Ready or not, it is about time to kick off the 2017 season.  Marlboro County will do so Friday night at home against Carvers Bay High School from near Hemingway.
"It is hard to believe it is game week," said Marlboro County head coach Dean Boyd on Monday.  "We look forward to it all year, but this last few weeks have been a blur."

Sheriff names Weaver chief deputy, announces promotions

Sheriff names Weaver chief deputy, announces promotions
Marlboro County Sheriff Charles Lemon this week announced that Steve Weaver will become his chief deputy, effective Monday, August 21. Lemon also announced the promotions of four other men within the Sheriff’s Office, three to the rank of sergeant and one to the rank of investigator.

Outlook ‘optimistic’ for county’s crops thanks to plentiful rainfall this summer

Outlook ‘optimistic’ for county’s crops thanks to plentiful rainfall this summer
Timely rainfall this summer is having a positive impact on crops here in Marlboro County and across much of the state.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issues a South Carolina crop progress and condition report each week, and this week the conditions fall primarily into the “good” category statewide, with some conditions considered “excellent” and none reported as “poor” or “very poor.”
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