Mr. Harry Blackmon Sr. (BENNETTSVILLE, S.C.)

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - Services for Mr. Harry...Marlboro County, P.O. Box 474, Bennettsville, SC 29512 Mr. Blackmon died Friday...son, Dr. Harry Blackmon Jr. of Bennettsville; daughters, Mrs. Gail R. Womble...

SC store clerk dies after being shot in robbery

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - A convenience store clerk...afternoon after being shot at the store in Bennettsville. Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown...Hussein died at a local hospital.Bennettsville Police Chief Larry McNeil says a suspect...

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Proposed Interstate 73 route prompts outcry from residents

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - Some Marlboro County residents...Marlboro County, skirting just east of Bennettsville before crossing into North Carolina...State Rep. Doug Jennings, D-Bennettsville, a longtime supporter of the project...

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Federal prison will open in January BENNETTSVILLE - U.S. Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings says a new federal...from Evans Correctional Institution, a state prison in Bennettsville. The prison is taking inmates, and its official opening...

SC lifts advisory for polluted river

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - State environmental officials have lifted a water advisory...standards. Wastewater spilled from a dike at Mohawk Industries in Bennettsville on Sept. 30. The plant makes flooring. DHEC says the breach that...

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Bill could erase record of crime

AIKEN - A Bennettsville lawmaker is hoping that he can push through the Legislature a bill that would allow people convicted of nonviolent crimes as youths...

Yellow Jackets can't stop Marlboro County

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- North Augusta totaled 449 yards of offense Friday night, but couldn't stop Marlboro County in a 34-24 loss...

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Bill expands newborn havens

...station, a hospital. All are better places for a newborn baby than the garbage, said state Rep. Doug Jennings, D-Bennettsville, a member of the House's Judiciary criminal laws subcommittee. On Thursday, the panel voted to expand the list of places...

Controversial faith spreads in prisons

...within a prison at the Evans Correctional Institution in Bennettsville, a maximum-security institution of 1,000 inmates...Among them was Lord Premier, though he was imprisoned in Bennettsville, 100 miles from the violence. They could return to the...

Ex-coroner is accused of running prostitution ring

...coroner and six other men and five women have been charged with running a prostitution ring at a motel on the outskirts of Bennettsville, police said. James Stanton, 53, who served as coroner about 20 years ago, is thought to be the ringleader, police...