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Marcum crowned as Miss MCHS

Marcum crowned as Miss MCHS
The Miss Marlboro County High School Pageant was held on Saturday March 25, at 7:00 p.m. at the Marlboro Civic Center.  
The theme of this year’s pageant was “She’s Going Hollywood Tonight!”  There were 10 contestants competing for the title of Miss Marlboro County High School 2017:  Courtney Allen, Alaina Ellis, Sydney Coleman, Kaitlyn Fowler, Mary Goldberg, Shae Gaymon, Lauren Marcum, Ashanti Quick, Bailey McCall, Shannon Preston.

Injured McColl students reunited with LifeNet pilot, first responders

Injured McColl students reunited  with LifeNet pilot, first responders
Wednesday afternoon, two helicopters landed at McColl Elementary/Middle School for David Walden and Landon Williamson. Unlike last June, this time there was no emergency. 
Walden and Williamson were on an ATV last June when they were hit by an SUV  and transported by helicopter to McLeod in Florence. 

Bulldogs ease by NMB, St. James in first region games

Bulldogs ease by NMB, St. James in first region games
Putting together solid pitching with timely hitting has the Marlboro County High baseball team on a roll as region play heats up.
The Bulldogs surged to 2-0 in Region 7-AAAA contests with wins over North Myrtle Beach and St. James.

Child author returns to Bennettsville for book signing

Child author returns to Bennettsville for book signing
This Saturday, March 25, the Marian Wright Edelman Public Library will welcome first-time author Jakayla Green for a book signing.
That’s an accomplishment for any aspiring young author, but it’s especially so when you realize that this one in particular is just nine years old.

Frigid weather poses threat to strawberry, other fruit crops

Frigid weather poses threat to strawberry, other fruit crops
Spring may be just days away, but winter hasn’t left us yet. That’s especially evident in the northeastern United States, where Winter Storm Stella this week dumped more than three feet of snow in some areas, stranded travelers and left thousands without power.
It’s also evident at McArthur Farms in Bennettsville, where row covers have been placed over most of the strawberry crop in a last-ditch effort to preserve as much of the fruit as possible in light of this week’s frigid forecast.
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