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DHEC announces additional five cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in South Carolina

  • 16 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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DHEC announces additional five cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in South Carolina
COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating five additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of cases statewide to 33.
As the state’s case counts expectedly increase, DHEC will publicly report information about facilities and locations that impacted communities should be awa

County council approves funding to help indigent citizens pay solid waste fee

  • 13 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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County council approves funding to help indigent citizens pay solid waste fee
Marlboro County Council approved Tuesday at their monthly meeting funding to provide financial assistance for indigent citizens needing help to pay their solid waste fee.
Council members approved up to $20,000 for the program, which will be administered by the Chesterfield-Marlboro Economic Opportunity Council.
Applicants of the funds must meet the poverty level thresholds used by the EOC for other utility payment assistance programs administered by the agency.
They must be the owner of record of the property to which the solid waste fee has been assessed.

Spring Sports Preview

  • 13 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Spring Sports Preview
This week's edition of the Herald-Advocate includes the annual spring sports preview special. Read all about the Marlboro County High and Marlboro Academy sports teams as they prepare for the season.

Kickoff event for 2020 census will be Monday, March 16 on grounds of MWE

  • 13 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Kickoff event for 2020 census will be Monday, March 16 on grounds of MWE
Marlboro County Complete Count Committee will host a kick-off event to encourage 2020 census involvement on March 16.
It will be at 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Marian Wright Edelman Public Library.
Pearlie Lawson, the coordinator of the committee, said it is to bring clergy, local and state leaders, and Census Bureau officials together to talk with residents about the importance of responding to the 2020 Census.

Bulldogs defeat Darlington, travel to A.C. Flora Tuesday night

  • 24 February 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Bulldogs defeat Darlington, travel to A.C. Flora Tuesday night
Marlboro County advanced to the third round of the state Class AAAA playoffs with a 75-54 victory over Darlington Saturday night. They will play A.C. Flora Tuesday evening in Columbia.
The winner will face the winner of Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach in the Lower State Championship on Friday at the Florence Civic Center.
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