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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.

#MeToo movement reaches local victims of sexual abuse

The words #MeToo are sweeping through social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. It all began on Sunday when actress Alyssa Milano tweeted this, "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet."