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Transportation issues cause controversy for school district

Monday night's meeting of the Marlboro County Board of Education turned heated when the matter of transportation and bus schedules came up.

And although parents are concerned about the amount of time Bennettsville 7th and 8th graders spend riding buses to and from the Blenheim school, three members of the board...

Landfill case remitted for trial

Marlboro County officials have gotten some good news in the form of a decision made by the S.C. Supreme Court in the ongoing legal battle with MRR Sandhills.

MRR is the company that wants to build a large landfill in the northern part of the county, between Highways 38 and 177 near the SC/NC line.

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans. On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airplanes, crashing two into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and one into the Pentagon near Washington, DC. The fourth was aimed for Washington but crashed...

New water tank goes up on Hwy. 38 South

New water tank goes up on Hwy. 38 South

If you've traveled down Highway 38 South recently, you've probably noticed a large water tank being erected behind Marlboro Water Company.

What you may not have realized is that the tank is just...

Early morning wreck

Early morning wreck

"Could have been worse" is one way to describe this wreck that happened around 7:30 this morning at the intersection of Highway 38 North and Beauty Spot Road in Bennettsville. It involved a Ford Explorer and a mini-van, with the Explorer overturning. Firefighters reported that there were no serious injuries....

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