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Local funeral home celebrates 100 years of service

Local funeral home celebrates 100 years of service
This month, the descendants of the late Joseph H.W. Morris, Sr. will celebrate a milestone not many families can claim: 100 years of operation in a continually family-owned business.
Morris established Morris Funeral Home in Bennettsville in October 1914. His family will commemorate the occasion with two events: a community day at the Old Marlboro Community Center on King Street Saturday, October 11, and a special program at Shiloh Baptist Church on Cheraw...

Bulldogs fall to Dillon, 36-21

Five turnovers and a boat load of penalties proved to be too much to overcome as Marlboro County lost its home opener to Dillon, 36-21.  After trailing 22-7 at the half, the Bulldogs twice cut the Dillon lead to just eight points, only to give up a cheap touchdown to the visiting Wildcats. 

 

"I'm really proud of the effort our young men put forth tonight.  We made mistakes that you can't have...

Public forum draws a crowd

Public forum draws a crowd

About 50 people gathered at Marlboro County High School Monday night for a community forum on buses and transportation issues in the school district.

Noticeably absent from the audience were four members of the school board and the superintendent of schools.

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Conway defeats Marlboro County in 'flag fest'

Conway defeats Marlboro County in 'flag fest'

The Marlboro County Bulldogs fell to 1-3 in a painful way Friday night at the hands of the Conway Tigers. The Bulldogs lost the penalty-filled contest, 35-29.

The Bulldogs were flagged for 157 yards in penalties, not including the lost yardage on offensive plays that were called back. Most of the penalties came...

Rainfall delays some harvesting, helps soybean crop

Rainfall delays some harvesting, helps soybean crop

Fall is here. The calendar and the temperature both tell us that's true, and so does the activity that can be seen in fields throughout the county.

The harvest is underway. Frank Stephens, supervisory district conservationist with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office in Bennettsville,...

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