Marlboro County, SC

Deputies searching for missing Marlboro County man

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Deputies are searching for 45-year-old Micheal Jason Smith who was last seen Friday morning walking, according to a news release from the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said Smith was wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. The news release said Smith was released...
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Brown to play at St. Andrews University

Marlboro County High School senior Caleb Brown signed a letter of intent on Monday in the MCHS media center, surrounded by his family, teammates, friends and coaches, to play basketball at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg. Coach Jermaine Purvis, who helped to coach Brown, said he was proud of Brown.
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Wanted New Jersey man arrested in Marlboro County following police chase

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — A man wanted by officials in New Jersey has been arrested in Marlboro County after a police chase. The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office said the Uniformed Patrol Division along with the Criminal Investigation Division attempted to conduct a lawful traffic stop on a driven by Sean Anthony Gray, 44 years old, of New Orange, New Jersey in the McColl area of Marlboro County.

County has employee appreciation day

Last week as part of Public Service Recognition, Marlboro County Employee Appreciation Day was held on May 12 from 3-7 p.m. on the grounds of the Murchison building. The event included food, games, music, a bouncy house, karaoke, and a dunking booth. County Administrator Ron Munnerlyn and other county officials agreed to get in the dunking booth. Donations were made in order to take a shot at those individuals. All donations were given to the Humane Society of Marlboro County.

Deputies: Bennettsville man arrested following standoff after he didn’t show up for his trial

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — A Bennettsville man previously charged with resisting arrest was taken into custody Thursday following an hour-long standoff with deputies, according to the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. Adrian Ingram, 34, was arrested at a home near Old Wire Road West in the Wallace area, according to authorities. No one was injured. Ingram […]

MCHS Track and Field athletes head to state championships on Saturday

Four Marlboro County High School Track and Field athletes will represent the school at Saturday’s state track and field meet at Lower Richland. Isheondra Powell is the 3A Lower State champion in the 200-meter dash. She is the runner-up in the 400-meter dash. Boys Coach Michael McManus said Powell...

Man arrested after standoff with deputies in Marlboro County

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A man is in custody after a standoff with deputies in the Pee Dee. The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office says Adrian Ingram, 34 of Bennettsville, was arrested after the incident, which lasted around one hour in the Wallace area. According to information from the...

MSCC to have Grand Reunion weekend on May 27-29

Marlboro School Community Center will have its Grand Reunion on May 27-May 29. The weekend celebration will include a Fish Fry on Friday, Memorial Dance with live music & 360 Video Booth on Saturday, and annual banquet on Sunday. Tickets are $65 for the entire weekend, or individual event tickets...

Vaccination event is May 25 at Bennettsville Community Center

Marlboro County IN IT TO WIN IT team will have a vaccination event on May 25. It will be from 12:30 pm – 5:30 p.m. at the Bennettsville Community Center. Vaccinations will be available to those needing Pfizer or Moderna first or second dose (will receive a $50 Visa gift card) and or Pfizer or Moderna first or second dose booster.

Early voting for June primary is May 31-June 10

COLUMBIA– Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law on May 13 legislation passed by the General Assembly that established early voting in South Carolina. To help prepare for the upcoming June 14 primaries, the State Election Commission wants voters to know all their options to vote. Voters can vote at...

Bennettsville man arrested for stealing generator

A Bennettsville man was charged with petit larceny after stealing a generator. On May 12, the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about a stolen generator from a residence on Triple J Lane in the Bennettsville area of Marlboro County. According to Investigator Clay Anderson investigators were able...

CareSouth McColl Health and Wellness Center has ribbon cutting, open house

McCOLL— CareSouth Carolina hosted a ribbon cutting to officially celebrate the opening of the McColl Health & Wellness Center and its impact in providing access to quality health care in Marlboro County and surrounding areas on May 12. The McColl Health & Wellness Center, located at 3080 Hwy. 15-401...

Marlboro County basketball player signs with Scotland County university

SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — Marlboro County High School senior Caleb Brown signed a scholarship Monday afternoon to play basketball with St. Andrews University in Laurinburg. Brown played the point guard position with his high school team. They went on to win the Class 3A State Championship in 2021.

FBLA recognized at Board of Education meeting

Marlboro County High School FBLA members Kendall Miles, Logan Haithcock, and Lindsay Haithcock have qualified to attend the FBLA National Leadership Conference this summer in Chicago, IL, June 29 – July 2. Miles was the first place winner in Introduction to Business Concepts and the team of Logan and Lindsay Haithcock were second place winners in Introduction to Event Planning. These outstanding members qualified to represent Marlboro County at the National Conference by winning first and second place at the district and state leadership conferences, respectively. These students will be attending the conference along with FBLA members from Blenheim Middle School of Discovery as well as FBLA Advisors Karen Larkins and H. Watson. Recently, Lindsay and Logan Haithcock were recognized at the Marlboro County Board of Education meeting.