Carl Long was recently named Duncan’s new police chief. He brings 35 years of experience to the job, after spending more than two decades with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A new chief in town

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On July 1, Carl Long, a 35-year veteran of law enforcement, became Duncan’s police chief.  He brings 26 years of experience as a South Carolina highway patrolman and nine years of experience as a captain of the Duncan Police Department.

Residents may have tax increase due to Rec. Dist.

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Duncan’s new Police Chief Carl Long received a standing applause from a packed room after being sworn at the Duncan Town Council meeting on Monday night. Long, who has served on in Duncan since 2005, was promoted from caption to police chief following former Police Chief Ryan Cothran’s resignation to take a position with District 5 schools.

Date night with Cyrano

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The staff at Hollywild Animal Park brought a Syrian brown bear cub (Cyrano) to Moonlight Movies at Greer City Park last Thursday.  Cyrano is 6-months-old and already weighs 75 pounds.  As families and children looked on, he enjoyed some fresh fruit, like the watermelon pictured here.


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