Herald-Advocate News

Blakley Hamer featured on March cover of regional barrel racing magazine

  • 22 March 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
  • Number of views: 718
  • 0 Comments
Blakley Hamer featured on March cover of regional barrel racing magazine

Blakley Hamer had heard that she might be on the March cover of CBHNews, a publication that focuses on barrel racing in the Carolinas, but she didn't really think about it.
"It was really cool to see it in person," she said after opening the envelope with the magazine.
Hamer, who has competed since she was eight in barrel racing, is featured on the cover with her horse Lucky Streak as they competed at the Boys and Girls Home Exposition Center at Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina on Oct. 13-15. 

Marlboro County Schools seeks new superintendent with Dr. John Lane stepping down July 1

  • 16 March 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
  • Number of views: 1048
  • 0 Comments

The Marlboro County School District announced their search for a new superintendent with the following press release this morning.

Read more

Grace and Mercy Food Pantry provides help to people in need

  • 15 March 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
  • Number of views: 872
  • 0 Comments
Grace and Mercy Food Pantry provides help to people in need

On the second and fourth Fridays of each month, there is a lot of activity inside and outside of the Grace and Mercy Food Pantry on Marshall Street.
Inside volunteers work to make sure boxes of food are ready to hand out to the line of people waiting outside.
People have lined up as early as 7 a.m. to receive the boxes on a first come, first served basis.
Read more

County prepares for clean up day

  • 15 March 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
  • Number of views: 889
  • 0 Comments

So far, 36 groups have signed up for the County Clean-Up Day on April 14.
"And at least that many more who have expressed interest," said County Administrator Ron Munnerlyn.
The event will begin early morning on Saturday, April 14 and end at noon with lunch.
Read more

Briggs teaching kids to crack the code

  • 15 March 2018
  • Author: Dan McNiel
  • Number of views: 779
  • 0 Comments
Briggs teaching kids to crack the code

Students from AMI Kids Bennettsville learned more than just computer skills on March 10 at Marian Wright Edelman Public Library ‑ they learned to code.
De'Rio Briggs, a native of Clio, traveled from Atlanta to give the students a crash course in computer programming.
Students started by building a calculator application. Ultimately, Briggs wanted the students to make their own Android app, which would be similar to Spotify, the music, podcast, and video streaming service.

RSS
First234567891011Last