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Clerk sworn in

Clerk sworn in
Joy Williams officially became Marlboro County’s new clerk of court at a swearing-in ceremony held Wednesday afternoon at the courthouse. 

Fitness World gym coming to Bennettsville in February

Fitness World gym coming to Bennettsville in February
Year after year, statistics show that getting fit and losing weight are two of the top New Year’s resolutions people make. 
So it’s especially good timing that Curtis Boyd, who operates nine Fitness World gyms in the Pee Dee, is expanding to Bennettsville in the new year.

FMU grad hopes to work on Wall Street

FMU grad hopes to work on Wall Street
When Jared Singleton was a young boy growing up in Bennettsville, his parents cut the number of cable channels the family received. 
One they didn’t cut -- whether by choice or accident -- was the Science Channel, a network devoted to the exploration and explanation of scientific history and happenings. 

‘It was never like work, it was like family’

‘It was never like work, it was like family’
The Dairy Dream is known for many things; among them, its foot-long hotdogs, gyros and other delicacies; its colorful sign and scriptures out front; and, for more than half a century, the smiling face of Mary Dease.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
The city of Bennettsville held its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, December 17. This was immediately followed by a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Courthouse square, sponsored by the Herald-Advocate in conjunction with the Pilot Club of Bennettsville. Pictured above, children have the opportunity to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus after the parade.                            (Photo by Dan McNiel)
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