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Bulldogs to host Scotland County Thursday night

Bulldogs to host Scotland County Thursday night
Game rescheduled
Wednesday afternoon, Boyd announced the decision to move the game against Scotland to Thursday night due to expected heavy thunderstorms on Friday.
This is the second year in the row that the game will be played on Thursday due to storms.  The Scots won last year’s contest 20-0 at Pate Stadium in Laurinburg.

Two charged with armed robbery in Bennettsville

Two charged with armed robbery in Bennettsville
Downtown Bennettsville was the scene of a violent incident this week which led to the arrests of two men on multiple charges.
It happened around 9:08 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, at the corner of Main and Marlboro streets, outside the Local Finance office.
The victim, an employee, was heading to the office with two money bags when she said a man approached her with a gun and slammed her to the ground. He forcefully took the money bags and fled.

Coming together for the eclipse

Coming together for the eclipse
Marlboro County was not in the path of totality, but that doesn’t mean residents - and visitors too - didn’t enjoy the show during Monday’s much-anticipated solar eclipse.
According to NASA’s interactive maps, it appears Marlboro County experienced a partial eclipse in the range of 98 percent, with the peak at 2:44:37 p.m. Monday, August 21.

Bulldogs can’t stop Carvers Bay

Bulldogs can’t stop Carvers Bay
Nine months of preparation and anticipation for a  chance at redemption turned to disappointment for the Marlboro County High football team Friday night.
The Bulldogs could not contain Carvers Bay, falling in the regular season opener 46-28 at McAlpine Stadium.
"We missed a boatload of tackles.  We were out of position on other plays.  Carvers Bay hit on several deep passes, something we have been focused on preventing," said head coach Dean Boyd.

Starting a new school year

Starting a new school year
The Marlboro County School District held its opening ceremony/convocation Wednesday, August 16, in the Marlboro County High School gymnasium for employees from throughout the school district.
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