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Local lineman attends Statehouse ceremony

Local lineman attends Statehouse ceremony
Justin Cheek represented Marlboro Electric Cooperative at the S.C. Statehouse Tuesday for the designation of Linemen Appreciation Day. He was one of 40 electric utility linemen who stood with Gov. Henry McMaster and legislators as they honored the more than 2,000 lineworkers across the state.

Board reverses decision on reconfiguring schools

This week, the Marlboro County Board of Education overturned a recent decision to reconfigure some of the county’s schools. 
It happened at the board’s regular monthly meeting Monday. What it means is that, unless something else changes, Clio, Blenheim, School of Discovery and Bennettsville Intermediate students will remain where they are when the next school year starts in August.

Lady Dragons roll toward postseason

Lady Dragons roll toward postseason
Marlboro Academy’s top ranked softball team continued their roll to the playoffs, smashing Dillon Christian in a pair of games Monday and Tuesday.  They also defeated Charlotte Christian Academy 6-2 on Wednesday.

Hundreds turn out for forum on school reconfiguration plan

Hundreds turn out for forum  on school reconfiguration plan
Every seat in the Blenheim Elementary/Middle School auditorium was filled Wednesday evening, and people lined the walls and spilled into the hallway to hear more about a reconfiguration plan for Marlboro County schools.

Kevin Treadaway sworn in as Clio’s new police chief this week

Kevin Treadaway sworn in as Clio’s new police chief this week
Kevin Treadaway officially became the town of Clio’s new police chief at a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday evening.
Treadaway is new to the position, but not to the town. In fact, he said his decision to take on the job was based on one simple thing: “To help out the town I grew up in.”
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