Lady Swampcats fall to Lady Barons

Posted by | September 21, 2018 11:45 am

The Laurence Manning Academy varsity volleyball team had a loss Tuesday to the Wilson Hall varsity volleyball team by a final score of 3-1 at Nash Student Center in Sumter. Scores were 25-10 (L), 25-19 (W), 25-16 (L) and 28-2 (L)

For sale

Posted by | September 21, 2018 8:43 am

Eight adjoining burial plots available in Clarendon Memorial Gardens near the Gazebo. (803) 433-2696.

Today in History: Sept. 21

Posted by | September 21, 2018 12:00 am

455 – Emperor Avitus enters Rome with a Gallic army and consolidates his power. 1170 – The Kingdom of Dublin falls to Norman invaders. 1217 – Livonian Crusade: The Estonian leader Lembitu and Livonian leader Kaupo the Accursed are killed in the Battle of St. Matthew’s Day. 1435 – The Congress of Arras causes Burgundy to switch sides in the Hundred Years’ War. 1745 – A Hanoverian army is defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stuart 1776 – Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces. 1780 –… Read the rest

SAFE Federal Credit Union Donates $25,000 for Hurricane Relief

Posted by | September 20, 2018 2:48 pm

SAFE Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the heart of South Carolina, has donated $25,000 for disaster relief related to Hurricane Florence. The credit union raised most of that amount through the sale of emergency lanterns ahead of the storm, then topped off the donation to make it an even $25,000. Two days prior to the arrival of the hurricane, SAFE began selling emergency lanterns, and with overwhelming member response, sold all 1,918 lanterns for $10 each. SAFE is donating the money to the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, where it will be used to help credit union employees throughout… Read the rest

Clarendon County native studies abroad at Oxford

Posted by | September 20, 2018 12:01 pm

Lane Ham outside Oxford University in Oxford, UK.
Clarendon County is roughly 4,000 miles from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, but one Clarendon County native went there to complete his graduate degree in business. Lane Ham grew up in Clarendon County and graduated from Manning High School. After graduation, he went on to Clemson University to study animal veterinary science. During this time, he worked at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in administrative services. During his senior year, Ham assessed the financial costs of veterinary school and chose to seek other employment which would use his undergraduate credentials and allow him to work with animals. Ham obtained a job… Read the rest

Democratic Party meeting notice

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:00 am

Patricia Pringle, Chairman of the Clarendon County Democratic Party, released the following information regarding the rescheduled Democratic Party meeting to be held on September 20 at 7 p.m. “Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that was affected by Hurricane Florence. We hope everyone, as well as your family members, is safe and doing well. “The rescheduled Clarendon County Democratic Party Monthly Meeting will take place on Thursday, September 20, at 7 p.m. at Bassard Pond House, 4162 Rev. J.W. Carter Road, Summerton, SC. “We will be discussing the ‘Adopt the Precinct’ initiative, Getting Out the Vote and Voter Registration… Read the rest

Library to close for SDD

Posted by | September 20, 2018 7:35 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will close to the public on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 for Staff Development Day and reopen on Thursday, September 27that 9:00 am. For more information, please call the library at (803) 435-8633.

MJHS Monarchs defeat Alice Drive

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:30 pm

The Manning Junior High School football team defeated Alice Drive Middle School at home on Tuesday night by a final score of 12-0. The Monarchs now stand at 2-0 on the season.

DNR suspends deer season in parts of state affected by Florence

Posted by | September 19, 2018 7:18 am

Due to the extreme high river level and widespread flooding following Florence, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has declared a temporary closure for hunting within the Pee Dee and Waccamaw River drainage systems on all game species except for alligator, doves, hogs and coyotes. The department has received contacts from numerous concerned sportsmen. The flooding has created potential for exploitation of game species that are deprived of their normal escape routes and confined to small areas of high ground. Effective at 12:01 am on Wednesday, September 19, a 10-day closure of the hunting season for all game… Read the rest

Historical Society to meet

Posted by | September 19, 2018 5:55 am

The Historical Society will meet Thursday night at the County Administration Building. Desserts at 7, meeting at 7:30. The speaker will be Abbot Jackson Carnes. She will be speaking about the life and works of her late husband, Dr. Robert Jackson.

For sale

Posted by | September 19, 2018 5:41 am

Eight adjoining burial plots available in Clarendon Memorial Gardens near the Gazebo. (803) 433-2696.

Little Miss SC Lexi Goff collecting supplies for Florence victims

Posted by | September 19, 2018 3:03 am

Clarendon’s own Lexi Goff, 2018 Little Miss South Carolina, is working with Queens For A Cause to collect supplies for those affected by Hurricane Florence. Please see the list of items needed. They will especially need cleaning products when the water recedes. Pick-up and drop-off details will be released as soon as they are available. ITEMS NEEDED FOR CLEANING BUCKETS: Clothes basket 2.5-gallon or larger bucket (not over 5 gallons) Two 25-ounc e bottles of liquid laundry detergent Or 1 large 40- to 50-ounce bottle of detergent 16-ounce liquid household cleaner 16-ounce dish detergent 1 can air freshener Spray insect… Read the rest

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