News Posted: October 1, 2021, 3:16 pm Oh My Gourds! Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 ounces thick-cut bacon, diced into ½ -inch pieces 1 large butternut squash, [...] News Posted: October 1, 2021, 3:03 pm Haunted Pee Dee 7 haunted sites that are sure to provide a scare Jodi Helmer During the Civil War, Philadelphia resident Florena Budwin dressed [...] News Posted: September 2, 2021, 10:05 am Italian Sunday Supper Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX Amaretto Pound Cake with Glaze 1 cup butter, room temperature (two sticks) ½ cup sour cream 2 [...] News Posted: September 1, 2021, 9:53 am Covered in Cotton How heeding a divine message led a Darlington couple to turn cotton into comfort By Libby Wiersema Soft, [...] News Posted: August 2, 2021, 9:42 am Back-to-School Easy Dinners Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX One-Skillet Rice and Beans With Kielbasa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 14 ounces Polska kielbasa [...] News Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:00 am Thunder in Carolina Three weeks of Darlington excitement, a lifetime of fun memories By LIBBY WIERSEMA Whenever stockcar drivers converge to test their pedal mettle, [...] News Posted: July 1, 2021, 10:54 am SC Currents Magazine Calendar Photo Contest 2022 Calendar Photo Contest We invite you to share your beautiful, engaging photos with our readers by entering this year’s inaugural [...] News Posted: July 1, 2021, 10:00 am Dog Days of Summer Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX Simple Hot Dog Chili 1 pound ground beef ½ cup ketchup 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon onion [...] News Posted: July 1, 2021, 9:38 am Trunks to Trays Carving Out a Life How a Hemingway couple found new purpose through woodcraft By LIBBY WIERSEMA The water tupelo is a sturdy survivor, [...] News Posted: June 2, 2021, 4:31 pm Summer Pasta Salads Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX Classic Caprese Pasta Salad Pasta salad 16 ounces of your favorite pasta, cooked and cooled 3 cups [...] News Posted: June 1, 2021, 3:20 pm Betting the Farm Scientists at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center go all in on plant research that benefits South Carolina farmers Jodi [...] News Posted: May 2, 2021, 4:34 pm Mad About Mushrooms Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX Pressure Cooker Beef Stroganoff 1 pound cubed beef stew meat 2 tablespoons olive oil [...] News Posted: May 1, 2021, 4:39 pm Better Health Through Heat The hidden and tasty benefits of fun, fiery, sweat-inducing peppers News Posted: April 20, 2021, 7:55 am MEC and PDEC Announce a 10% Energy Rate Decrease For Residential Members FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bennettsville, SC – April 20, 2021 – Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) and Pee Dee Electric Cooperative (PDEC) [...] News Posted: April 2, 2021, 4:28 pm Springtime Brunch Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX News, Uncategorized Posted: April 1, 2021, 1:40 pm Cheraw’s Bebop Legend: The Remarkable Life of Dizzy Gillespie by Vanessa Wolf The youngest of nine children, John Birks Gillespie was born in Cheraw, South Carolina on October 21, 1917, [...] News Posted: March 2, 2021, 11:28 am Spring Greens Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway PHOTO BY KATIE WILCOX Sugar Snap Peas With Ricotta Salata and Mint 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 8-ounce packages trimmed [...] News Posted: March 1, 2021, 11:06 am Carolina Lunch at the Dairy Bar How a Darlington institution earned many names, but one identity By Libby Wiersema Photos by Ken Beebe News Posted: February 1, 2021, 10:16 am Heart-Healthy & Soul-Soothing Recipes by Gertrude Treadaway, Photo by Katie Wilcox News, Uncategorized Posted: February 1, 2021, 10:07 am One Man’s Mission to Serve Former governor of South Carolina has dedicated his life to making a difference News Posted: January 1, 2021, 7:00 am From Battle to Cattle A military family leaves a life of formality to realize its dream of raising livestock. News Posted: January 1, 2021, 7:00 am Darlington-Grown Dishes A taste with history. News Posted: January 1, 2021, 7:00 am Carolina Plantation Rice’s Farm-to-Dinner Plate Mission The once-abandoned South Carolina crop has a bright future on the Pee Dee. News Posted: October 28, 2020, 9:04 am Door Prize Winners 2020 Annual Meeting Congratulations to our 2020 Annual Meeting door prize winners! News Posted: October 25, 2020, 9:02 am PDEC Announces Rate Decrease December, January, and February Bills to Reflect 5% Discount for Residential Members. News Posted: September 16, 2020, 8:59 am PDEC and Marlboro Electric Announce New Partnership Agreement. William Fleming, Jr. named CEO. Under the terms of the agreement, William Fleming, Jr. will serve as President and CEO of Pee Dee and Marlboro.