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Groups address pet overpopulation with low-cost spay/neuter clinic

The Humane Society of Marlboro County is partnering with Fido Fixers Inc., a Connecticut-based non-profit organization, to bring a mobile spay/neuter clinic to our area.
The clinic will be held at the Marlboro County Animal Shelter on November 9 and 10, offering half-price surgeries as well as other services to surgical patients.

FEMA reps in county

Helping register residents for disaster assistance

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives arrived in Marlboro County this week to begin the process of bringing assistance to residents impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
Since Monday, FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams have been canvassing the areas of Shady Rest and Richardson Park in Bennettsville, using hand-held tablets to register people for the agency’s Individual Assistance Program and making referrals to community partners.

Football season on hold another week

Football season on hold another week
It will be another fall Friday night without high school football in Marlboro County.  The Bulldogs' contest with Myrtle Beach, like games throughout the eastern part of the state, has been rescheduled due to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Hurricane Matthew hits Marlboro County

Hurricane Matthew hits Marlboro County
“We knew it was coming, but we didn’t think it would be this bad.”
That sentiment has been expressed time and again since Hurricane Matthew made its way up the southeast coast on Saturday, October 8, its force diminished to Category 1 but its effects still devastating for the communities in its wake.

Two die in head-on collision on US Highway 15

Four people were trapped inside their vehicles following a head-on collision on US 15 Tuesday afternoon, and two of them ultimately died, officials said.
It happened around 5:25 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, on the Marlboro County side of the Great Pee Dee River near Society Hill. None of those involved were from Marlboro County. 
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