Herald-Advocate News

Board reverses decision on reconfiguring schools

This week, the Marlboro County Board of Education overturned a recent decision to reconfigure some of the county’s schools. 
It happened at the board’s regular monthly meeting Monday. What it means is that, unless something else changes, Clio, Blenheim, School of Discovery and Bennettsville Intermediate students will remain where they are when the next school year starts in August.

Lady Dragons roll toward postseason

Lady Dragons roll toward postseason
Marlboro Academy’s top ranked softball team continued their roll to the playoffs, smashing Dillon Christian in a pair of games Monday and Tuesday.  They also defeated Charlotte Christian Academy 6-2 on Wednesday.

Hundreds turn out for forum on school reconfiguration plan

Hundreds turn out for forum  on school reconfiguration plan
Every seat in the Blenheim Elementary/Middle School auditorium was filled Wednesday evening, and people lined the walls and spilled into the hallway to hear more about a reconfiguration plan for Marlboro County schools.

Kevin Treadaway sworn in as Clio’s new police chief this week

Kevin Treadaway sworn in as Clio’s new police chief this week
Kevin Treadaway officially became the town of Clio’s new police chief at a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday evening.
Treadaway is new to the position, but not to the town. In fact, he said his decision to take on the job was based on one simple thing: “To help out the town I grew up in.”

Bulldogs fall to Lugoff-Elgin in playoff opener

Bulldogs fall to Lugoff-Elgin in playoff opener
For the Marlboro County baseball team, their first game in the postseason was disappointingly like quite a few games this season.  The Bulldogs got solid pitching but could not get the key hits when they needed to in order to produce runs.
Lugoff-Elgin broke a scoreless tie with a run in the fifth inning and two more in the sixth.  The Bulldogs pushed a run across in their final at-bat and had two runners on base but could not get the needed hit.
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