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South Carolina unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in March

...four counties were unchanged. Many counties that have the lowest unemployment saw joblessness increases last month.Marion County had South Carolina's highest jobless figure last month, at 10.4 percent. Unemployment was lowest in Lexington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/south-carolina-unemploymen
South Carolina jobless rate falls for 8th straight month, dipping to 6.4 percent in January

...sectors are up by 5,200 jobs.Jobless rates went up in all but three of South Carolina's 46 counties in January. Marion County had the state's highest unemployment, at 13.6 percent. Jobless rates were lowest in Lexington County, at 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-17/south-carolina-jobless-rat
Fugitive Ga. banker suspected in marijuana case

...knew as Jason, according to a police report from the Marion County Sheriff's Office in Ocala, Fla. Sheriff's deputies...drug investigation, and Pogue said detectives from Marion County plan to travel to Georgia to interview Price.It wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-03/fugitive-ga-banker-suspected-
SC unemployment drops to 7.1 percent in November

...in those sectors.Jobless rates fell in all but six of South Carolina's 46 counties. Unemployment was highest in Marion County, at 13.1 percent. Lexington County posted the state's lowest unemployment, at 5.2 percent.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-20/sc-unemployment-drops-71-percent-no
Lovett tops Lamar County to win first state title since 1970

...Eckert in the fourth quarter, and Marion County won the Georgia Class A Public...in just the eighth season for Marion County (13-1), and the Eagles used...gained 105 yards on 20 carries for Marion County.CLASS AAAAGRIFFIN 56, CARROLLTON...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-12-14/lovett-tops-lamar-cou
Lincoln County ready to play Dooly County again

...school to begin the year before it won seven of eight. The Bobcats' only loss in that stretch, a 27-25 defeat to Marion County, cost them a region title.Also 7-3, Lincoln County has reached at least the quarterfinals every year since 2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-20/lincoln-county-ready-
Four local football teams in rankings as state playoffs begin this week

...Christian 6-A 0-1 4.44Class A PublicRank School Region Record Ranking1 Seminole County 1-A 10-0 14.342 Marion County 4-A 9-1 13.673 Clinch County 2-A 7-3 13.234 Irwin County 2-A 8-1 12.965 Johnson County 3-A 9-1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-12/four-local-football-t
Lincoln County makes rare first-round exit from Class A playoffs

...We got no pressure on (their quarterback) and we couldn't keep them off ours," Campbell said.The Bobcats, which lost in the Class A championship to ECI last year, will travel to play Marion County in next week's quarterfinals.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-22/bobcats-bounce-red-de
SC school report cards show improvement

...or "good" on 2013 state report cards. That compares to 42 of 84 districts last year, before several districts in Marion County consolidated. The top tiers showed only slight improvement when broken down by the state's 1,199 schools. Five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-11-08/sc-school-report-cards-sh
SC schools show improvement on state report cards

...or "good" on 2013 state report cards. That compares to 42 of 84 districts last year, before several districts in Marion County consolidated.The top tiers showed only slight improvement when broken down by the state's 1,199 schools. Five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-08/sc-schools-show-improvement-s