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City PD to aid in bike rally at beach

The Bennettsville Police Department will send two officers to Myrtle Beach to assist with security during this weekend's Memorial Day Bikefest.
City Council approved a "law enforcement assistance and support contract" between Bennettsville and the city of Myrtle Beach during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

Spring football practice underway

Spring football practice underway
Marlboro County High's spring football practice entered its second week, with the Bulldogs putting on full uniforms Wednesday and scrimmaging briefly at the end of the session.

'Big Give' is big success here

'Big Give' is big success here
The Marlboro Civic Center Foundation raised about $900 for a new audio-visual system during a 24-hour online giving event last week.
Tuesday, May 5, was the day of Big Give Pee Dee, a project of the Eastern Carolina Community Foundation and Give Local America to encourage local giving, particularly among the

McColl elects mayor, council

Voters in McColl elected a new mayor and six members of city council in a hard-fought municipal election Tuesday.
Unofficial election results show Bobby Odom as the winner of the three-way contest for mayor. Odom, currently a member of city council, received 348 votes to Robert Outlaw's 293 and Rick Peterkin's 131.

Annual Relay for Life event is Saturday in Bennettsville

Annual Relay for Life event is Saturday in Bennettsville
This Saturday, May 16, cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and other community-minded people will come together for the American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life in Marlboro County.