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Taking Shape

Taking Shape
After weeks of seemingly no activity at the site, the new Burger King fast food restaurant is quickly taking shape on the U.S. 15-401 By-pass

Clio restaurant’s success is ‘really something special’

Clio restaurant’s success is ‘really something special’
Jim Helsel was a busy musician, living a hard-charging life in the big city and on the road with his band, Carolina Reign, three times named Charlotte’s Country Band of the Year.
Then he decided it was time for a change. And change, he did, trading the bright lights of Charlotte for fireflies and stars in the sleepy little town of Clio.

County ranks low for health factors, outcomes

Marlboro County fared poorly in the most recent County Health Rankings and Roadmaps report issued by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
The 2017 report ranks Marlboro 44th out of South Carolina’s 46 counties in terms of health outcomes, and dead last  - 46th - in terms of health factors.

Man followed, shot at on McColl St.

Bennettsville police are investigating an attempted murder that allegedly happened early Wednesday morning on McColl Street.
The victim, a 25-year-old man, told police that someone driving a gray Dodge Charger fired several shots at him sometime around 1:05 a.m. He was not hit and did not require medical attention.

Jobless rate down in April

All but one South Carolina county saw an improvement in unemployment in the month of April, according to a report released Friday by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).
Only Lee County did not see an improvement; instead, its unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.6 percent between March and April.
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