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Bulldogs upend Myrtle Beach, 42-17, face Hartsville Friday

Bulldogs upend Myrtle Beach, 42-17, face Hartsville Friday
The Marlboro County High football team advanced to the Lower State Championship by thrashing Myrtle Beach 42-17 Friday night at the Seahawks’ Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.  The victory was particularly sweet for the Bulldogs, who had fallen to Myrtle Beach in their three previous meetings, all in the playoffs.  Marlboro County was led by a rushing attack that had been absent most of the season and an opportunistic defense that forced five turnovers....

EMS workers: "Marlboro County got two wins that night"

EMS workers: "Marlboro County got two wins that night"
Friday, November 21, was a banner night for Marlboro County High School football, as the Bulldogs pulled out a surprising win on the road against Myrtle Beach.
But for one spectator from Bennettsville, it was much more significant than that. It was the night when everyone happened to be at the right place, at the right time. It was the night he almost died, but didn't, through the grace of God and the dedication of three members of the Marlboro County...

Jobless rate holds fairly steady in October

Unemployment was virtually unchanged in Marlboro County between September and October, according to statistics released Friday by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
The county's October jobless rate was  9.3 percent, compared to 9.4 percent in September. 
It was a similar story elsewhere, as both the state's and the nation's jobless rate changed by just 0.1 percent as well. In South...

Bulldogs defeat Swansea, face Myrtle Beach Friday

Bulldogs defeat Swansea, face Myrtle Beach Friday

Leading 12-0 early in the second half against Swansea, the Marlboro County Bulldogs called upon Scooby-Doo to provide the knockout punch.

No, not the beloved animated Great Dane detective and his hippy buddy, Shaggy. Scooby-Doo is a trick play that the Bulldogs had been saving for just the right occasion. The...

Parsons wins 2nd term as chairman

Parsons wins 2nd term as chairman

Lucy Parsons will serve a second term as chairman of the Marlboro County Board of Education as the result of a runoff election held Tuesday.

According to unofficial election results, Parsons received 1,981 votes to challenger Michael Toms' 1,782, a difference of 199 votes.

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