Please note:
If you contact us by email, be aware that our office receives hundreds of emails everyday, including many that our spam blocking software prevents from being delivered.  Give us a call so that we can watch for your submission.

How to . . .

Published every Thursday

To subscribe
to Marlboro County’s hometown newspaper call

To advertise
Your Advertising Representative can help you decide the most effective way 
to increase your business and to advertise your sales and special events.
Call 843-479-3815 or email  Note: If you send us an advertisement via email, please call to verify receipt.

To send general news
To send an article concerning Marlboro County to our news department, 
fax to 843-479-7671 or email to

To send sports news
To send an article concerning sports to the Herald-Advocate, 
fax to 843-479-7671 or email to

To place an obituary
Obituaries are placed  by emailing to or faxing them to the
Obituary Department at 843-479-7671.  
To ensure accuracy and that all of family's desires are met, 
we only accept obituaries from the 
funeral home in charge. 
There is no charge for brief death notices.  
Full obituaries are charged $20 for 100 words or less.  
Additional words cost $.25 per word.

Letters to the Editor
All Letters to the Editor must include the writer’s name, address, phone
number and signature. Letters cannot be more than 225 words in length.  Letters can be sent to our office Attn: Letters to the Editor, PO Box 656, Bennettsville, SC 29512 or brought by and left at the Reception Desk.  We only accept signed "hardcopy" letters to the editor.  Faxes and emails are not accepted.

Social and Church News
For  birth announcements, anniversaries, engagements, weddings and all other social events contact the social news department at 843-479-3815 or fax your information to 843-479-7671 or email to  Wedding and engagement forms can be picked up at our Reception Desk or downloaded here.
All church related news must be submitted on Mondays by 5 p.m. for publication in the
Thursday edition.