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Remembering Dr. King

Remembering Dr. King
The Marlboro County Branch of the NAACP celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two events. On Saturday, January 14, the branch sponsored a parade in downtown Bennettsville 

Suspect arrested in Clio bank robbery

Fingerprints led law enforcement directly to the man suspected of robbing a bank in Clio last month.
Daevon Hezzie Williams, 23, was arrested on Friday, January 13, and charged with armed robbery, according to Clio Police Chief Chad Cheras. His address is listed on jail records as Lake View, but the chief said he has recently been living in Clio.

School board members take office

School board members take office
A swearing-in ceremony kicked off Monday night’s meeting of the Marlboro County Board of Education.
Three board members - two returning, one new - took the oath of office to begin their 2017 terms in a brief ceremony prior to the start of the regular monthly meeting. All were unopposed on the general election ballots in November.

The winter storm that wasn’t

The winter storm that wasn’t
The winter storm that was predicted to deliver as much as three inches of snow to Marlboro County last weekend came and went with just a few flakes, freezing rain and very little accumulation. In fact, icicles dangling from the fountain in front of the courthouse (pictured above) were virtually the only remaining sign of the storm by Monday afternoon. 

Council extends contract for trash, elects officers

Council extends contract for trash, elects officers
Marlboro County Council welcomed two new members and a new administrator at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday.
Charles Paul Midgley Jr. and Verd Odom joined the council, representing Districts 3 and 6, respectively. They, along with returning council members Willie Gladden in District 2 and Carolyn Prince in District 5, were installed at the start of the meeting. All four were unopposed on the general election ballots in November.
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