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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,...

Church working toward cleanup of former Farron's property

Church working toward cleanup of former Farron's property

Members of Word of Life Christian Center Ministries should know by the end of this week when work might begin on the clearing of the former Farron's Restaurant property on West Main Street.

Bennettsville City Councilwoman Bernice Johnson made that report in response to a citizen's question during the...

Town hall meeting held on hurricane preparedness

Town hall meeting held on hurricane preparedness

"It may not be this year, and it may not be next year. But there will be another major hurricane on the South Carolina coast."

That was the message Ed Piotrowski, chief meteorologist for WPDE TV-15, brought to Bennettsville Monday when he spoke at a town hall meeting on hurricane...

Ashwood brings 'passion for children' to Drug-Free Marlboro Coalition

Ashwood brings 'passion for children' to Drug-Free Marlboro Coalition

Cheerleader, entertainer and champion of the underdog, Pam Ashwood knew from an early age that her life's work would involve helping children.

She has found many ways to do that over the years, as a teacher, prevention specialist, youth ministry leader and her much-loved alter-ego, Clara the Clown. Now she has...

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