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Bi-Lo store to close by Nov. 19

Monday afternoon it was announced that the Bennettsville Bi-Lo grocery store will soon be closing.

Bi-Lo Holdings, Inc., the Jacksonville, Florida, based parent company of the grocery chain, informed...

Wallace School construction budget increased to add classrooms, skylights

The price tag for the new Wallace Elementary/Middle School went up by $784,574 as a result of action taken Monday by the school board.

The board unanimously approved a revised budget for the project in the amount of $22,840,606, which reflects the addition of four classrooms and skylights.

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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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