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Wrapping up the season

Wrapping up the season
Marlboro County will complete much of the spring sports schedule this week.  The baseball team will host their final home game tonight and complete the regular season Friday at Wilson.  They will start playoff action on Tuesday.  Above, MCHS senior Zach Norton lays down a bunt against Myrtle Beach Tuesday night.  

Man makes threats against sheriff

A Bennettsville man was arrested this week after allegedly making threats against Marlboro County Sheriff Charles Lemon while trying to break into his home, the S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) announced today.
Charles Keith Robinson, 48, was charged with threatening the life, person or f

Sheriff’s Office announces 30 arrests in large operation

Sheriff’s Office announces 30 arrests in large operation
The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office this week announced the arrests of 30 people, the majority of them from North Carolina, in a multi-agency operation targeting areas of concern in the county.
The operation consisted of surveillance, traffic stops (interdiction), and other tactics, officials said.  
It was a joint operation involving personnel from the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office, S.C. Law Enforcement Division, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, S.C. Highway Patrol, McColl and Bennettsville police departments. 

Man arrested after 911 call threatening law enforcement

A Bennettsville man is behind bars after allegedly making threats against law enforcement and others during a 911 call.
It happened Tuesday, April 18, according to the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office. Dannie Harrington, 35, of 110 Arthur Smith Street, allegedly placed a call to the Marlboro County 911 center sometime after 6 p.m. Tuesday "and made numerous threats that included killing people and members of the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office and Bennettsville Police Department," according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. 

Easter egg hunt at the library

Easter egg hunt at the library
These preschoolers enjoyed a mad scramble for Easter eggs Wednesday morning on the lawn of the Murchison school building on Fayetteville Avenue in Bennettsville.  The event was hosted by the Marian Wright Edelman Public Library.
Photo by Lorenzo Adams
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