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Health department investigating claims of moldy bananas at Bennettsville school

The state’s health department is investigating a complaint of mold on bananas at Bennettsville Middle School that they received last Friday. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed that they received the complaint of mold on bananas at the school on Friday, Oct. 13. A spokesman for the department said he was not aware of any additional complaints.

Family speaks publicly for first time on man killed in 2015...

"This is the letter I wrote to my Dad." It was letter begun two years ago. "Today, I want to write you to let you know that I love you very much and I miss you more and more," said 11-year-old Callie, daughter of the late Justin Hodges. Hodges would die just over a week afterward from traumatic brain injury after being punched in the head at Carlos N' Charlies.