Hoss, a calm, gentle, sweet-natured pit bull mix, was stolen from the Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission in Conway on the afternoon of July 22. He was the only pit bull the shelter had and the only dog that was taken in the break-in. But he isn’t the only one of his breed to go missing from the Pee Dee area in recent months, sparking some to fear a surge in dog fighting.
All teams’ football season begins the same way – with a blown whistle commanding all to take the field. Where it goes from there is anyone’s guess. With Friday’s opening of summer drills, preparations for the upcoming gridiron campaign move into high gear, laden with practices and scrimmages leading to the first game of the regular season in a matter of weeks.