PUBLIC NOTICEThe Town of Summerton Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a Public Hearing to hear comments regarding the following issue on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM in the Town Council …
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Free Vaccination Event - Dec. 12 at Summerton Town Hall

Free Vaccination Event - Saturday Dec. 11 at MHS

Clarendon Hall Basketball boys hoops gets win over Faith Christian

Clarendon Hall varsity boys basketball picked up their second win of the season with a victory over Faith Christian in Summerville on Monday evening, Dec. 6, by a score of 69-53. The Saints were …

Christmas on Church Street - Dec. 16, 2021

SCDPS Reports 11 killed on South Carolina roads from Dec. 3 - 5

 The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of 11 people killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend beginning Friday, December 3, at 6:00 p.m. …

SC Teacher of the Year Visits Clarendon 2

Amy Carter, the South Carolina Teacher of the Year, was a guest speaker at the Clarendon School District Two's Assistant Principals Academy on November 17, 2021.   Mrs. Carter's …

December to Remember: Town of Turbeville hosting Christmas Toy Drive

Shinell Burgess and many other volunteers, including Jennifer Powell, will be collecting toys until December 10th, 2021. Burgess created this idea with the assistance of many community …

Southern Senior Living sees grand opening of corporate office in Manning

Southern Senior Living celebrated the grand opening of its newly constructed corporate office building and executive board room last week. The 4,545-square-foot office building, located on a …
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Urgent Care gives out 300 turkeys

On Saturday, November 20th, Low Country Urgent Care in Manning, South Carolina gave away three hundred turkeys along with two hundred piggly wiggly gift cards for free. With Thanksgiving quickly …

Manning Junior High Basketball Updates

Manning Junior High @ Ebenezer Middle Girls Manning 27 Ebenezer 8 Manning Leading Scorer Ta'Niya Johnson 16 points Ebenezer Leading Scorer Janae M. 5 …
S.C. Senate Judiciary Committee to meet on redistricting
Columbia, S.C. - On Monday, December 6, 2021, the full Senate Judiciary Committee will meet at 10:00 a.m. in Room 105 of the Gressette …
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CCSD Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda - Dec. 6, 2021
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT Monday, December 6, 2021, 6:30 p.m. 1154 Fourth St, Summerton, …
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HopeHealth to host 24th annual AIDSWalk
HopeHealth is celebrating 30 years of serving others, giving hope, and changing lives, which makes this year’s annual AIDSWalk, …
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Manning Rotary donates $15,000 to CSD2 garden program
The Manning Rotary Club recently donated three $5,000 checks to the Clarendon County School District 2 garden program. This program …
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Upward Bound to bring joy
The Upward Bound students will perform a community service task on December 11th at the Manning courthouse, which will include handing …
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Veterans stand in honor
Veterans from Clarendon County held their annual Veterans Day program on Thursday, November 11th. Rodger D. Marlowe has hosted this …
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Clarendon man charged with death of infant
Ny'Jshore Jareek Green was charged with the homicide of a 3-month-old on November 16, according to deputies. Green, 20, was …
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Southern Senior Living celebrates grand opening of new office building
Southern Senior Living celebrated the grand opening of its newly constructed corporate office building and executive board room last …
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Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce hires new Director of Tourism
On November 8th, 2021, Jesse Surette was named Director of Tourism for Clarendon County. Surette graduated from Manning High School in …
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SC Dept. of Education to host Clarendon Vaccination Event - Nov. 28
WE’RE IN IT TO WIN IT, CLARENDON COUNTY South Carolina Department of Education Hosts Vaccination Event on November 28, …
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Summerton manhunt concludes; officers to follow up on leads to catch suspect
Summerton schools have ended lock downs after a shooter was active in the area earlier this morning.  The incident began as a …
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Clarendon Hall on lockdown due to Summerton shooter
  The following message was posted via Clarendon Halls Facebook Page earlier this morning in regards to a manhunt for an …
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Huckleberry Fins opens in Manning
Huckleberry Fins celebrated their grand opening on October 30th. Greg Opie, Julie Opie, and Jenifer Moody, owners of the Orchard Cafe …
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Atkinson named Clarendon County Veteran of the Year
On Friday, November 5th, Travis Atkinson was named veteran of the year. The 46 Veteran Salute honors South Carolina veterans. One …
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Town of Turbeville elects first ever African American Councilman
Albert Mobley was elected to the Turbeville Town Council on November 2nd, 2021. Mobley is the town of Turbeville’s first African …
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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Sumter County; One Pet Exposed
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a raccoon found near Desmond Drive and Loring …
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Clarendon County Sheriff's Office searching for missing person
The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking information on the whereabouts of Dawn-Marie Johns, age 17. Anyone having …
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Local ALA Junior Members visit Arlington National Cemetary
Three local members of the Manning Unit 68 visited the Arlington National Cemetery during their trip with Laurence Manning Academy to …
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Library to close Nov. 25-27 for Thanksgiving
The Harvin Clarendon County library will close November 25-27, 2021 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and reopen on Monday, November 29, …
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Manning City Council Meeting Agenda - Nov. 15, 2021
A REGULAR MEETING         OF THE     MANNING CITY COUNCIL …
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CCTC Students Awarded Scholarships
The Central Carolina Technical College Foundation awarded 88 scholarships to students totaling more than $75,000 for the 2021-2022 …
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TURBEVILLE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING - Nov. 9, 2021
November 9, 2021 TURBEVILLE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING 6:30 P.M. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION OATH OF OFFICE FOR TOWN …
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Duke Energy commits nearly $250,000 in monthlong effort to fight hunger in South Carolina
Each week in November, company will focus on one or more of nearly 50 feeding programs receiving support This week’s …
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Next CCRP meeting scheduled for November 11
The next monthly CCRP meeting will be on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Cornerstone FWB Church, 2116  Greeleyville Hwy, …
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Turbeville Election results: Mims remains, Mobley elected
Congratulations to Albert Mobley and Herbert Mims for being elected to the Turbeville Town Council!   Incumbent Mims won …
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Dr. Jacqueline Inabinette recognized by SCATA
Congratulations to CSD2's Assistant Superintendent of Administration and Personnel, Dr. Jacqueline Inabinette! She has served as an …
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COVID Vaccination event - Summerton Town Hall - Oct. 31, 2021
Attendees 12+ will be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Adults 18+ will be able to receive the Moderna vaccine or the one-shot …
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Clarendon School District Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda - Nov. 1, 2021
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:30 p.m. 1177 Atkinson St, Turbeville, …
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A letter from Jennie Lee - Director, Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce
Hello from Jennie Lee - Director, Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce: I am excited to be back in Clarendon County and a part of …
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Obituaries
Tourie Richardson Briggs
Tourie Richardson Briggs, 64, died Saturday, November 6, 2021, at NHC of Sumter.  Born January 13, 1957, in Manning, he was a …
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Yvonne Weeks Porter
Yvonne Weeks Porter, 96, widow of Ray Morris Porter, died Sunday, November 14, 2021, at her home. Born January 15, 1925, in …
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Brian Matthew Corbett
Brian Matthew Corbett, 49, died Sunday, November 21, 2021, at his home.  Born December 31, 1971, in Sumter, he was a son of …
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Ryan James Fischer
Ryan James Fischer, 34, husband of Elizabeth Black Fischer, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021, at the Medical University of …
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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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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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Clarendon Hall 1st Qtr Headmaster & Honor Roll List

Unity Day - Wednesday Oct. 20th

Clarendon School District Two will be participating in Unity Day this Wednesday, October 20. Please wear orange on Wednesday to show your support of bullying prevention!

Pressley Harvin Receives Degree from Georgia Tech

Pressley Harvin of Alcolu, SC, (29001) has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Harvin was among approximately 1,480 …

Central Carolina Technical College Receives $1.5 Million in Federal Grants

Two large federal grants will help Central Carolina Technical College remove barriers, improve advisement, strengthen institutional capacity and enhance student access to programs and …
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Life in the Palmetto State

Hidden Hero’s

For my September installment of “Life in the Palmetto State”, I was going to write about a nemesis that Hunters, Gardeners, and Landscapers fight this time every year; ground bees going …
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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. Camilla celebrated her 7th birthday by creating a GoFundMe page to …
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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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