Matchless Menus: Downtown Manning to celebrate Restaurant Weekend

Posted by | January 18, 2018 12:14 pm

Six downtown restaurants are offering various specials starting today and continuing through Sunday as a part of Main Street Manning’s effort to celebrate Restaurant Weekend. Matchless Menus invites residents and visitors to dine-out in any of these participating restaurants today through Sunday, and ask for their “Matchless Menus special,” said Main Street Manning and city of Manning Tourism Director Carrie Trebil. “Main Street Manning, a department of the city of Manning, is thrilled with the participation in the inaugural restaurant weekend, Matchless Menus,” said Trebil. Participating restaurants and their corresponding specials include: The Lily Cafe – 5 percent off Lily… Read the rest

Eagles fall to Bethune-Bowman

Posted by | January 18, 2018 10:58 am

The Scott’s Branch High School varsity Eagles’ basketball team fell Tuesday night to Bethune-Bowman by a final score of 61-52. Marquis Thomas scored 16 points, while Terrence Yon scored 13 points. Daezhon Dingle and Amonte Brown each scored seven points. Levontae Fleming scored four points, Jimek weeks scored three points and Daquan Brock scored two points.

Letter: Shayne Stephens honors fellow funeral home owner’s memory

Posted by | January 18, 2018 10:31 am

I am writing this with a heavy heart at the passing of Hayes Samuels. Hayes and his family have been friends to our family for as long as I can remember. He and my daddy had the unique comradery of being both funeral directors/owners and coroners for Clarendon County. They had a very deep love and respect for one another that only comes from the experience of walking in (one another’s) shoes. Those two always had each other’s backs, and they were known to get together and ride around the county swapping stories, visiting people, sharing situations they had encountered,… Read the rest

Bessie M. Johnson

Posted by | January 18, 2018 9:48 am

BROOKLYN, New York – Sister Bessie M. Johnson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Brooklyn Hospital Center. Born Feb. 26, 1926, in the Pinewood section of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence R. Johnson Sr. and Susan Boys Johnson. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Georgia M. Johnson, 112 McBride St. in Pinewood. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel.

MECC without power after wreck

Posted by | January 18, 2018 9:15 am

Authorities are reporting that power at Manning Early Childhood Center is currently out. The children, faculty and staff are fine. According to reports, a wreck in the area has knocked out a transformer.

Lady Eagles defeat Bethune-Bowman

Posted by | January 18, 2018 8:28 am

The Scott’s Branch High School varsity girls’ basketball team defeated Bethune-Bowman at home on Tuesday night by a wide margin, with a final score of 60-39. Both Teja Madison and Mary Wimberly led the Lady Eagles with 11 points each. Cambria Parker followed closely with 10 points. Tonia Lawson and Chaniya Monroe each had eight points. Jazlyn Bowman had five points. Mercedes Oliver and Diondra Seaberry each had two points. Kashawna Sinkler had one point.

Library board to meet Monday

Posted by | January 18, 2018 8:17 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library Board of Trustees will meet 4:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Clarendon County Administration Building on Sunset Drive in Manning. The meeting agenda features a discussion of the library’s 2018-19 budget; an update on the library’s insurance policy and liability issues; the holiday closing schedule for 2018; and reports from both Executive Director Charlotte Johnston and the board chairman.

JV Lady Saints defeat Dorchester

Posted by | January 18, 2018 6:58 am

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity girls’ basketball team picked up a region win Monday over Dorchester Academy by a final score of 15-8. Hannah Johndrow and Bailey Corbett led the JV Lady Saints with four points each. Amberly Way led the team in rebounds with nine overall. The team is now 4-3 in region play.

4 ways to prevent colds and flu

Posted by | January 18, 2018 5:41 am

We have all experienced the misery of being sick – a runny nose, body aches, a sweltering fever, the chills, fatigue. Fortunately, it is possible to assist your body in fighting off colds and the flu. Read on for a list of four ways to boost your body’s defenses against sickness. Support Your Immune System With Nutrition Bolstering your immune system with a nutrient dense diet is a crucial step in preventing sickness. Consuming the right vitamins and minerals can give your body extra strength against viruses and bacteria. Make a point to consume the recommended daily servings of fruits… Read the rest

Morris College to hold Homecoming festivities

Posted by | January 18, 2018 5:04 am

Morris College will host its annual Homecoming festivities from Jan. 21-27. Saturday’s Homecoming games against Fisk University will include both the women and men’s basketball teams playing at 2 and 4 p.m., respectively, in Garrick Boykin Human Development Center. A Parents’ Day Welcome Brunch will be held 10 a.m.Jan. 21 in Daniels Dining Hall. A list of all Homecoming activities may be viewed at  

Delays and Closings: Thursday, Jan. 18

Posted by | January 18, 2018 2:34 am

The following will experience a delay on Thursday due to inclement and colder-than-normal weather. Central Carolina Technical College’s F.E. DuBose Career Center campus in Manning will open on a two-hour delay Thursday for students. CCTC employees are to report at 9:30 a.m. Classes will start at 9:55 a.m. Clarendon School District 1 schools will operate on a 1-hour delay for faculty and staff and a 2-hour delay for students on Thursday. Clarendon School District 2 schools will operate on a 1-hour delay for faculty and staff and a 2-hour delay for students on Thursday. Clarendon School District 3 will operate… Read the rest

JV Lady Eagles defeat Bethune-Bowman

Posted by | January 18, 2018 12:27 am

The Scott’s Branch High School junior varsity Lady Eagles’ basketball team defeated Bethune-Bowman by a final score of 28-4 on Tuesday night at home in SUmmerton. Tiaunna Hunt scored seven points, while Keonna Felder scored six points. Both Rosandra Bennett and Tyleisha Gibson scored five points. Tierra Parson scored three points, while Kyla Cox scored two.

Today in History: Jan. 18

Posted by | January 18, 2018 12:00 am

350 – General Magnentius deposes Roman Emperor Constans and proclaims himself Emperor. 474 – Seven-year-old Leo II succeeds his maternal grandfather Leo I as Byzantine emperor. He dies ten months later. 532 – Nika riots in Constantinople fail. 1126 – Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong. 1486 – King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV. 1535 – Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro founds Lima, the capital of Peru. 1562 – Pope Pius IV reopens the Council of Trent for its third and final session. 1591 – King Naresuan… Read the rest

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