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McLeod Health Cheraw honors 2022 teen volunteers

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw recently recognized three area teens for their participation in the 2022 Summer Teen Volunteer Program. A closing ceremony was held on Aug. 8 at the hospital for the teens. During their summer vacation, the teens volunteered to work directly with hospital healthcare professionals...
CHERAW, SC

This SC Farm Has Some of the Best Peaches in America

This SC town is best known for their peaches - some of the best in America.Macspride.com. If you have ever traveled through South Carolina extensively, odds are you have passed through McBee, SC at some point. As of 2020, McBee has a population of 977 people, making it a very small town. However, not only is the town known for being one of the leaders in building railroads back in the day - a farm in the town is known for its amazing peaches.
MCBEE, SC
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Moving the misery around: EPA approves plan to truck contaminated soil from one Black community to another

Three landfills are under consideration to receive contaminated soil from the Kerr-McGee Superfund site. The closest landfill is in Sampson County. (Map: Lisa Sorg) Contaminated soil from a Superfund site in Navassa will be shipped to one of three landfills outside Brunswick County, likely moving toxic pollution from one non-white or low-income community to another.
SAMPSON COUNTY, NC

Grand opening of Sandhills Center and Daymark Recovery Service, Inc. crisis center today

Sandhills Center and Daymark Recovery Services, Inc, are pleased to announce the opening of a Child Facility Based Crisis Center in Rockingham, NC, known as the Richmond CFBC. The center will serve children and adolescents ages 6-17 who are in need of crisis stabilization due to mental health, behavioral health, or substance abuse issues. A typical length of stay is 5-7 days, although this may be extended in order to secure aftercare placement for children needing a higher level of care once stabilized.
ROCKINGHAM, NC
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Pee Dee police department operating with non certified officers

MCCOLL, S.C. (WPDE) — The McColl Police Dept. is operating with officers that aren't certified through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy, according to the Academy's Director Jackie Swindler. Swindler said the town's police chief, who was certified, resigned last week. It's the fourth police chief the town has had...
MCCOLL, SC
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Larry Fleet to perform at Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

DARLINGTON, S.C. (WPDE) — Darlington Raceway officials say the raceway will welcome rising country music star Larry Fleet to perform the pre-race concert in advance of the 73rd running of the Cook Out Southern 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race. The concert will be performed from the pre-race stage...
DARLINGTON, SC
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Small-town product grows into Marshall leader

For Joseph Pelfrey, growing up in Cheraw, South Carolina, was idyllic. Most of his family lived in or near the town of less than 6,000, so large gatherings were common. He also enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with friends. “In a community where most everyone knows you, it was...
CHERAW, SC
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Teen Killed In Chesterfield County Head-On Collision

CHESTERFIELD CO., S.C. — Troopers are investigating after a 16-year-old was killed and two passengers injured following a deadly head-on collision in Chesterfield County Tuesday night. Troopers say around 11 p.m. a crash occurred on Kirkley Road near McMillan Road, four miles east of Jefferson, S.C. A 2008 Ford...
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