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Shop Safe and Smart on Tax-Free Weekend
Shop Safe and Smart on Tax-Free Weekend COLUMBIA, S.C. – Whether you are buying back-to-school items for virtual or in-person …
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New law requires drivers to move right unless using left lane to pass
South Carolina Department of Public Safety   NEW LAW REQUIRES DRIVERS TO MOVE RIGHT UNLESS THEY ARE USING LEFT LANE TO …
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HOPEHEALTH ACHIEVES 75% VACCINATION RATE
HopeHealth has achieved a 75 percent COVID-19 vaccination rate across the organization. While HopeHealth does not currently require …
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Sade Johnson named to Troy University Chancellor's List
Sade Johnson of Alcolu, SC has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for the summer semester/Term 5 of the 2020/2021 …
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Letter to the Editor: One Special Young Lady
Dear Editor, Everyone here at A Second Chance Animal Shelter would like to give a HUGE Thank You to Camilla Lowder of Manning. …
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Engagement Announcement: Celia Burgess Wilson and Hunter Tyson Chestnut
Mr. and Mrs. John Joe Wilson, Junior of Manning would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Celia Burgess Wilson , to …
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CCSD Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda - Aug 2, 2021
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT Monday, August 2, 2021, 6:30 p.m. 1177 Atkinson St., Turbeville, …
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July Update on Clarendon County Council
​Clarendon County Council proceeded with the opening of their meeting on July 12 as normal.  Introductory remarks, …
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Thomas "The Education Man" Kelton
“The Education Man” has arrived! Packed with 1,000s of pages of pure educational material, Thomas Kelton, a traveling …
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HELP IS HERE: Clyburn comes to Clarendon
“Help is Here” announced United States Congressman Jim Clyburn through two tall banners erected on either side of the …
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One Year Down: Clarendon Behavioral Health CEO talks change
Natalie Gray took over as CEO of Clarendon Behavioral Health a little over a year ago. A short time into her position, The Manning …
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Sapphire Ball seeks to honor "Shining Lights"
Even though the Grammies, Oscars, and Golden Globes ended months ago, it seems that awards season has just started up for Clarendon …
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Connor's Army
Connor Brooks was brought into the world as a seemingly healthy baby to parents Kayla and Steven and three-year-old big brother Liam …
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Fatal collision on SC-260 near Sweet Pea Lane
On Friday July 16, there was a fatal collision on SC-260 near Sweet Pea Lane. Listen below for the update directly from the South …
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Preliminary hearing held for suspects charged in mother/son murder case
On Friday, July 15th a preliminary hearing was held for Joi and Jaquez Hill. Both Hills were charged with murder and possession of …
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CCSO seeking missing teen
The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a missing 13-year-old. Ja’Coby …
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Village St. Claire murder suspect turns self in
At approximately 5:30 pm on July 12th, 2021 an altercation occurred at Village St. Claire Apartments in Manning. There is no …
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MISSING PERSON: Christopher Juan Murray
The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is seeking the whereabouts of the above missing person, Christopher Juan Murray. Mr. Murray is …
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Sumter County Sheriff's Office seeking information to help locate Juwone D'Angelo Kelley Jay
Sumter County Sheriff's Office is seeking information that can lead to the location of Juwone D'Angelo Kelley Jay, 24, of Sumter, who …
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Wednesday Night Preliminary Winners Announced at Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen Pageants
Four preliminary winners were announced after the second night of preliminary competition on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Township …
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Joi Janae Hill granted 75k bond; no update on son's bond status
**UPDATED STORY*** Joi Janae Hill was granted a $75,000 surety bond with GPS monitoring. This requires her to have a curfew between …
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Annual charity golf tournament played this weekend
On July 16th through July 18th 2021, the Levi Pearson Scholarship Foundation(LPSF), The Scott’s Branch Alumni Association and The …
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Christopher Jordan graduates from The Citadel
Christopher Jordan of Manning, South Carolina earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from The Citadel. Jordan …
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Manning City Council Meeting - July 19, 2021
A REGULAR MEETING         OF THE     MANNING CITY COUNCIL …
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City of Manning Public Works Committee Meeting - July 19, 2021
CITY OF MANNING PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING         Monday, July 19, …
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McLeod Hospice Offers Training for Volunteers
​McLeod Hospice is offering "Hospice Volunteering 101" class for persons interested in helping Hospice patients and/or assisting the …
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Joseph "Joey" Heyward Moore
Joseph “Joey” Heyward Moore, 68, died Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at his home.  Born March 7, 1953, in Rock Hill, he …
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MHS Golfer Parah Anderson shines at Junior Golf tourney
Parah Anderson is representing Manning High School within the South Carolina Junior Golf Association. Parah finished 3rd at the Beach …
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Manning Golf team seeking members
Are you interested in becoming a member of the Manning Golf Team? If so, 7th graders - 12th graders, male or female, please contact …
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Clarendon County School District Board of Trustees Meeting - July 12
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT Monday, July 12, 2021, 6:30 p.m. Manning High School Lecture Hall AGENDA 1. …
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Obituaries
Rhonda Gail Nesbitt Pelfrey
Rhonda Gail Nesbitt Pelfrey, 68, wife of 45 years to Joe Curtis Pelfrey, Jr., died Monday, June 28, 2021, at McLeod Regional Medical …
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Cynthia Ann Hardee Hemingway
SALISBURY, NC - Cynthia Ann Hardee Hemingway, 61, passed on from this life on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at her home in Salisbury, NC, …
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George Gilbert Hudson
George Gilbert Hudson, 86, died Friday, April 09, 2021, at McLeod Health Clarendon. Born October 1, 1934, in Sumter, he was a son …
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Joel Glenn Galloway
Joel Glenn Galloway, Sr., 73, husband of Willarhea Clemmons Galloway, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at his home.  Born April …
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Lawrence “Wade” McLeod, Mayor of Paxville
Lawrence “Wade” McLeod, 68, husband of Mary “Libby” Watkins McLeod, died Saturday, March 20, 2021, at McLeod Regional Medical …
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Paxville Mayor dies after 10 years of service
Wade McLeod, Mayor of Paxville since January of 2011, suddenly passed away Saturday, March 20.  More information will be …
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In Remembrance: Robert Joseph Baker
I have never written an extended obit.  I have never had too. Bobby always did. Bobby always did a lot of things for me. I have …
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William Edward Bagnal
William Edward Bagnal, Sr., 81, widower of Loraine Tucker Bagnal, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at McLeod Health …
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John Russell Floyd
John Russell Floyd, age 59, died December 27, 2020 in MUSC Marion Hospital after an illness.  Graveside …
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EDUCATION

Local students on honor lists at College of Charleston for Fall 2020

College of Charleston congratulates more than 2,600 students who were named to the President's List and Dean's List for Fall 2020. April Williams of Manning, SC, 29102 was named to the Dean's …

Levi Pearson Scholarship Foundation - Volunteer Recognition Ceremony for the 2021 VITA Tax Program

On May 23, 2021, the Levi Pearson Scholarship Foundation, and the City of Manning, recognized the 2021 volunteer tax preparers and several local community partners for all of their dedication and …

Joint Meeting of County School Boards - Press Release

On Thursday June 17th, The Clarendon County School District Board of Education along with members of the Board of Trustees of Clarendon County School Districts Two and Four met to discuss the …

Clarendon Consolidated School District 4 Board Meeting Agenda - June 21

Monday, June 21, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. Clarendon School District One Board Room Summerton, SC To Join: via call 1-646-558-8656; via App: ZOOM Meeting ID: 979 4367 3736; Passcode: …
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Quitting TV Shows Again

I just quit watching a television series. It’s nothing important. The series was a comedy show that was popular about twenty years ago. Television shows seem to come to me late. A new …
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Best Plum Pudding Fruit Cake in the World!

All the recipes here would be called artisan...made with traditional and imported ingredients, non mechanized equipment and assembled by elbow grease. From 50 years of watching southern cooks set …
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Hot Topics

The longer I’m on this journey, the more I realize that people have a lot of questions. My husband and I have said from the beginning that we only wanted two things from this: for God to get …
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Camper Project Complete

My camper project is complete. It wasn’t really a project at all but my wife was scared it was going to start. I’ve been watching videos about people that are living in campers and …
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No Fruitcake Jokes Allowed!

If you think fruitcake season is over you are wrong.  It’s been around a long time.  I am told that after the civil war, when there were more widows and spinsters than men left in the …