CareSouth Carolina, Love Foundation break ground for new McColl facility

CareSouth Carolina, Love Foundation break ground for new McColl facility
McCOLL - Wednesday, September 27, was “a hallmark of a day,” according to CareSouth Carolina CEO Ann Lewis, as she welcomed a crowd of interested onlookers to the future site of the McColl Health and Wellness Center on Highway 15-401 East.

Boyd in the running for U.S. Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach

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Boyd in the running for U.S. Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach
U.S. Cellular has announced the Top 50 nominees for its Most Valuable Coach program, and Dr. Dean Boyd of Marlboro County High School in Bennettsville is among them. 
After thousands of nominations were submitted, these Top 50 coaches are now listed on TheMostValuableCoach.com. At the end of the program, the winning coach will receive a $50,000 donation to the charitable organization of their choosing or their high school athletic department, a trip to Orlando, Fla., and on-field recognition at the Under Armour High School All-America Game. 

Boys Day Out held at Camp Pee Dee

Boys Day Out held at Camp Pee Dee
Nearly 200 boys from Marlboro and neighboring counties enjoyed a day of fun at Camp Pee Dee last Saturday.    The 14th annual Boys Day Out event, organized by the Marlboro County Coordinating Council and Marlboro County Men of Merit, offered  boys ages 5 through 18 an opportunity to go canoeing, fishing, swimming, play basketball and enjoy a cookout.  The day also offered a time for adult men to mentor to the youngsters.

New program lets high school freshmen start college classes

Although the term “game-changer” is frequently overused, the administration at Northeastern Technical College and the Marlboro County School District believe they have a program that truly may be just that pivotal.
Called the Northeastern Young Scholars Program, this collaboration will allow Marlboro County High students to begin earning college credits as early as their freshman year.

MEMS hosts patriotic program to commemorate 9/11 anniversary

MEMS hosts patriotic program to commemorate 9/11 anniversary
“9/11 was not just one day. It was that day, as well as the days, months and years afterward.”
Those words hung in the air in the commons area of McColl Elementary/Middle School, spoken by a former New York City policeman who was on duty that terrible day in 2001.
This September 11 marked the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that rocked America to its core. MEMS commemorated the occasion with a patriotic program the previous Thursday, September 7, with Officer Felix Cruz as special guest speaker.
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