A ribbon cutting was held for Marlboro County Emergency Medical Services on Monday. The county-run department will start answering calls on July 1. Four ambulances will provide 24/7 coverage county-wide. In front, from left, are Jason Steen and Willie Gladden, county council; Dr. Carolyn Prince, county council chair; Jane Rogers, chairman of the Marlboro County General Hospital Charity Trust board of directors; and Verd Odom, council member. In back, l-r, are Anthony Woods and Steve Blackmon, county council; Chris McKenzie, EMS; Charles Midgley Jr., county council; David Flowers, EMS; Brian Watts, EMS director; Casey Mooring, EMS; Calvin Cassidy, EMS; and Ron Munnerlyn, county administrator.
Photo by Jacqueline Hough