Herald-Advocate News

Chief tells of B’ville’s fire fighting history

Chief tells of B’ville’s fire fighting history
Bennettsville Rotarians learned how the city’s fire fighting ability has grown during their weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday at The Skye.
Fire Chief Dixon Odom was guest speaker, introduced by Ricky Sheets, program chairman.
Chief Odom began his presentation by a power point showing pages from an 1895 Sanborn Insurance map of downtown Bennettsville.

Halloween scenes

Halloween scenes
Halloween brought out the cute and the scary as children throughout Marlboro County took to the streets for trick-or-treating on Tuesday. In McColl the town hosted its first trunk-or-treat event on Main Street to give kids an alternative to going house to house. Pictured, Jill Bennett hands out candy to a little piggie from her porch.


Body of missing man found

The four-month-long search for a missing Bennettsville man ended sadly this week with the discovery of his body inside his truck in a wooded area near the intersection of Highway 38 North and Highway 79.
Johnny Ray Adams, 64, was found Tuesday afternoon, in his truck and still wearing his seatbelt, in a ravine, Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown said. 

Pee Dee Coalition dedicates Iyana’s Playground

Pee Dee Coalition dedicates Iyana’s Playground
Thursday, October 26, brought community members, business owners, elected officials, domestic violence advocates, friends and relatives of Ella and Iyana Lowery to the New Beginnings Transitional Shelter in Wallace for “An Evening Among the Oaks,”  sponsored by Priority One Home Healthcare.

McColl mourns the loss of longtime police chief

McColl mourns the loss of longtime  police chief
The town of McColl will retire 361, the badge number of its longtime police chief, Tommy Langley, as a way to honor him and his years of service to the town he loved.
Langley, 57, died October 18 after a short illness, leaving behind family, friends, past and present colleagues, and a grateful community. 
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