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Alfred Hunt Perry

Posted on March 25, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Alfred Hunt Perry, 77, beloved husband of Sharon K. Perry, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.
Born March 3, 1938, in Charleston, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Katherine Smith Burford. He was a retired regional administrator in the Senior Executive Service for the U.S. Department of Labor and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a member of the Wyboo Golf Club.
Survivors besides his wife of 41 years include three sons, Kevin C. Perry (Victoria) of Westfield, Indiana, Peter C. Perry of Milton, Georgia, and Gregory A. Perry (Katherine) … Read the rest


Kirven thanks Geddings for service in Magistrate Court

Posted on March 25, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

It is my understanding that Judge W.T. Geddings has retired from the bench, and I would like to thank him for his many years of service to our county as a magistrate.
He was always so willing to work with our clients who had substance abuse issues. He showed a genuine compassion and understanding for their disease. I am our sure our delegation plans to publicly honor him, but I just wanted to thank him for his 17 years of dedicated service to our community.

A. ANN KIRVEN
CEO, Clarendon Behavioral Health Services
Manning


Manning man says two men threatened him with gun

Posted on March 25, 2015 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 49-year-old man told the Manning Police Department about 6:16 p.m. March 22 that two men came around a home in the 200 block of South Church Street in Manning and threatened to shoot the house, pointing a firearm at the victim, who was driving in a jeep. Both suspects told police they were just taking trash to the curb, and that the man in the jeep was harassing them.


Muldrow James Burgess

Posted on March 25, 2015 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Muldrow James Burgess, affectionately known as “Tubby,” husband of Emily Pack Burgess, died Friday, March 20, 2015.
Born Aug. 6, 1938, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late James Oliver Burgess and the Rev. Sallie McFadden Burgess. He was a member of St. Michael Baptist Church in New Zion. He attended St. Michael’s School. Upon moving to Summerton, he attended Stone Hill Elementary School and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1959.
He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1960 and served a tour of duty in Korea with an honorable discharge. He later graduated from Morris … Read the rest


Church makes fifth donation to CCTC scholarship fund

Posted on March 25, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Jordan United Methodist Church presented a check Tuesday to the Central Carolina Technical College Foundation for its Scholars Program at the F.E. DuBose Center in Manning.
It is the church’s fifth donation, according to CCTC Foundation Executive Director Meree McAlister. The Jordan United Methodist Church SCholarship was established in 2011 to provide scholarships to Clarendon County students attending CCTC. More than 25 students from Clarendon County have benefitted to date from the church’s generosity.
“We value and appreciate our partnership that benefits the students of Clarendon County,” McAlister said.
Church representatives Colleen Bochette, the Rev. Wallace “Wally” Culp, George Summers … Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: Wednesday, March 25

Posted on March 25, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will make the following stops today:
1-2 p.m., Lane’s Shopping Center
2:30-4:30 p.m., J&E Superette in Davis Station


Susan Gibson Lawson

Posted on March 25, 2015 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Susan Gibson Lawson, 62, wife of Daniel Lawson, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at Palmetto Richland in Columbia.
Born Dec. 11, 1952, in Summerton, she was a daughter of Mrs. Alice Nelson Gibson and the late Louis Gibson.
She attended Clarendon County public schools and was employed with the Clarendon County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, until she retired. She was a member of Greater St. Phillip RUME Church in Pinewood.
Survivors besides her mother of Summerton include three devoted daughters, Pamela Lawson-Crenshaw of Morrow, Georgia, and Khalilah Lawson and Melissa Lawson-Brailsford, both of Summerton; three sisters, Adrianne (Johnnie) Mitchell … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on March 25, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

421 – Venice is founded at noon, according to legend.
1811 – Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism.
1949 – The extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deport more than 92,000 people from the Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.
1979 – The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.


Laura Denise Pace

Posted on March 24, 2015 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Laura Denise Pace, 46, wife of Ronald Collins, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at her home, 1173 James Martin Road in Manning.
Born May 7, 1968, in Vero Beach, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy Earl Pace Sr. and Alvester Gordon.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Sally Jane Cooper Brunson

Posted on March 24, 2015 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Sally Jane Cooper Brunson, 110, widow of Willie Cooper, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Born n Aug. 15, 1904, in New Zion, she was a daughter of the late Samson and Easter McFadden Redden.
The family is receiving friends at 961 Utah Circle in Sumter.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Woman says husband pushed, threw beer on her after she pushed him

Posted on March 24, 2015 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 37-year-old woman living in the 200 block of Major Drive in Manning told the Manning Police Department about 4:32 p.m. March 21 that her 50-year-old husband pushed her and threw beer on her after accusing her of taking $100 from his truck. The man told police that the woman initially pushed him after he accused her of taking the money, which was part of $350 in the truck. The man said his wife yelled at and pushed him before he pushed her back and threw beer on her. Neither party wanted to press charges.
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Three chances to donate blood next month

Posted on March 24, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Noon to 5 p.m. April 3 – Clarendon County Fire Department.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 10 – Laurence Manning Academy.

8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. April 15 – F.E. DuBose Career Center.


LMA soccer team defeats OP

Posted on March 24, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy soccer team defeated Orangeburg Prep Monday, 5-1.
Five different Swampcats scored in the game, including Parker Wannamaker, Phels Gregory, Cameran Molina, Luke DeCosta and Andrew Compton.
Bailey Connors had an assist, along with Olin Robinson, Luke DeCosta and Parker Wannamaker.


Alcolu man allegedly steals DVD players in gray storage container

Posted on March 24, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 41-year-old Alcolu man was arrested about 12:55 p.m. March 22 at a store in the 2000 block of Paxville Highway in Manning and charged with shoplifting after police viewed surveillance video showing the suspect allegedly attempting to take about $519 worth of merchandise without paying for it.
According to reports, video shows Micheal Calvin, 41, of 1148 Pinecrest St. in Alcolu, exiting a red 2000 Ford Ranger alone in the parking lot, and then entering the store to select merchandise and placing it in a gray storage tote, closing the lid and sealing it shut.
Reports indicate Calvin allegedly … Read the rest


Robert Joseph Shaughnessy

Posted on March 24, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Robert Shaugnessy croppedVALDOSTA, Georgia – Robert Joseph Shaughnessy, 36, husband of Katie Shaughnessy, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at South Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with burial following in McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends Monday, March 23, 2015, at Carson McLane Funeral Home, 2215 N. Patterson St. in Valdosta, Georgia.
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was the son of Mary Jo Ardis and the stepson of Phil Ardis, and was raised in Catholic faith. Robert was a very unique individual and affectionately known as “Captain.” His … Read the rest


NCNW to meet April 6

Posted on March 24, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Section of the National Council of Negro Women will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. April 6 at the Council on Aging, 206 S. Church St. in Manning.


Sunshine on a cloudy day

Posted on March 24, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

It’s going to be all sunshine and clouds today, with the high at 72 degrees and winds light and variable. There’s a 10 percent chance of rain.


Store owner says woman bothering customers, asking for money

Posted on March 24, 2015 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The owner of a liquor store in the 300 block of South Mill Street in Manning told the Manning Police Department about 10:18 a.m. March 21 that a 54-year-old woman had been soliciting money outside of his store. The woman told police that the store owner had refused to take her money and told her to leave and not come back. The owner said it was not the first time the woman solicited money outside the store, and he asked to have her put on trespass notice.
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Pet of the Day: Chico

Posted on March 24, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Chico is a 2-year-old male white with black patches Chihuahua mix. He weighs about 13 pounds. He is good with other dogs and children. He is good on a leash. He is heartworm negative, current on his shots and has been neutered. Stop by A Second Chance Animal Shelter of Clarendon County and see this cute boy. Call (803) 473-7075 for more information.


Today in History …

Posted on March 24, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1765 – The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act, which requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
1882 – Robert Koch announces the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.
1958 – Rock ‘n’ Roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
1965 – NASA spacecraft Ranger 9, equipped to convert its signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the Moon into ordinary homes before crash landing.


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