Monthly Archives: January 2016

LMA B-team girls defeat Thomas Sumter

Posted on January 31, 2016 10:10 pm by Submitted via Email

The Laurence Manning Academy girls’ B-team defeated Thomas Sumter in overtime on Thursday night, 28-23. Lexi Bennett scored 16 points. Breanna Boykin had six points. The team’s final record for the season is 9-1.

Lady Saints defeat Jefferson Davis Academy

Posted on January 31, 2016 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Clarendon Hall varsity girls defeated Jefferson Davis Academy by a score of 64-25 on Friday. The Lady Saints were led by Mallory McIntosh, who scored 21 points. Shannon Corbett added 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Holly Carlisle totaled 12 points. The Lady Saints are now 3-6 in region play and 7-7 overall.

Lady Swampcats fall to Northwoods

Posted on January 31, 2016 7:07 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Laurence Manning Academy Lady Swampcats fell 69-29 to Northwoods Academy on Saturday.

JV Saints pick up region win over JDA

Posted on January 31, 2016 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Clarendon Hall Junior Varsity Saints picked up a region victory over Jefferson Davis Academy on Friday night, 41-12. Wells Robinson led The Saints with nine points. Robbie James had eight points and six rebounds. Thomas Stukes added six points and 14 rebounds, while Louie Hendricks picked up four points and seven rebounds. The JV Saints are now 4-5 in region play and 8-7 overall.

JV Lady Swampcats defeat Northwoods

Posted on January 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Laurence Manning Academy JV Lady Swampcats defeated Northwoods Academy on Saturday 27-20. Abbie Patrick had 12 points.

Clemson Extension to hold Poultry Workshop

Posted on January 31, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service’s Livestock and Forages Team will hold a one-day Backyard Poultry and Chicken Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Florence County Extension Office in Florence. The program will cover several important aspects of poultry production, including common diseases; parasites; anatomy; and necropsy. The cost for the one-day seminar is $60, which includes a flash drive containing copies of the presentation and fact sheets, lunch and refreshments. This program should prove beneficial to new and experienced poultry owners alike. Space is limited so please respond quickly. Applications are available at the local… Read the rest

County receives infrastructure grant from Black River Electric

Posted on January 31, 2016 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County is the recipient of a $50,000 grant which will aid in property acquisitions and infrastructure improvements to the Sallie Alderman Site. Clarendon County Development Board Executive Director George Kosinski said the Rural Development Act Grant, given by Black River Electric Cooperative, will be used for property acquisitions and infrastructure improvements to the future industrial park, which sits on 180 acres of land at U.S. 521 and Interstate 95 in Alcolu. “In order to stand out against global competition as a community, we must make sure we have available product,” Kosinski said. “This grant will not only allow us… Read the rest

Gallery: Cypress After 5

Posted on January 31, 2016 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Today in History …

Posted on January 31, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1801 – John Marshall is appointed the Chief Justice of the United States. 1865 – The United States Congress passes the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, abolishing slavery and submits it to the states for ratification. 1917 – Germany announces that its U-boats will resume unrestricted submarine warfare after a two-year hiatus. 1943 – German Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrenders to the Soviets at Stalingrad, followed 2 days later by the remainder of his Sixth Army, ending one of the war’s fiercest battles. 1945 – About 3,000 inmates from the Stutthof concentration camp are forcibly marched into the… Read the rest

County Dems to meet Thursday

Posted on January 30, 2016 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Clarendon County Democratic Party will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bassard Pond House, 1462 Rev. J.W. Carter Road in Summerton. All precinct presidents, executive committee members and alternates are asked to be present, please, to discuss important county party business, including the upcoming Democratic Presidential Primary, county precincts, reorganization meeting and the upcoming Clarendon County Democratic Convention. For more information, email Patricia Pringle at ppringle@ftc-i.net.

Saints B-team falls to WA

Posted on January 30, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall B-team lost 26-19 to Williamsburg Academy on Thursday night. Louie Hendrick and Bryce Parler led the Saints with seven points each. Joe Kellahan led the Stallions with six points.

B-team Lady Saints fall to WA

Posted on January 30, 2016 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall girls’ B-team lost in double overtime Thursday in Kingstree to Williamsburg Academy, 22-15. Amberly Way led the Lady Sains with nine points. Ashley Ward and Kendall McKenzie led the Stallions with seven points each.

JV Lady Saints defeat Jefferson Davis

Posted on January 30, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall JV girls picked a region win Friday in Summerton over Jefferson Davis Academy by a score of 19-14. The Lady Saints were led by Whitney Avins with nine points and five rebounds. Brynne Baxley added seven points and nine rebounds .The JV Lady Saints are now 3-6 in region play and 6-9 overall.

Today in History …

Posted on January 30, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1703 – The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master. 1826 – The Menai Suspension Bridge, considered the world’s first modern suspension bridge, connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales, is opened. 1835 – In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen as well as Jackson himself. 1925 – The Government of Turkey throws Patriarch Constantine VI out of Istanbul. 1933 – Adolf Hitler is… Read the rest

Prince-Evans engagement

Posted on January 29, 2016 5:05 pm by Submitted by Reader

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew (Mary) Prince of Manning announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Monea Prince to Jeffery Jermaine Evans of Fort Myers, Florida, son of Mr. and Mrs. Freeman (Zania) Evans. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John (Viola) Roberts of Manning and the late Mr. Joe Nathan and Mrs. Robertha Prince. She earned a bachelor of science degree in public health from the University of South Carolina and master of health administration from Clayton State University. She is employed with Emory Healthcare and Fusion Marketing Agency. The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and… Read the rest

Clarendon residents named to CCTC Part-time Dean’s List

Posted on January 29, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

Central Carolina Technical College has named several Clarendon residents to its Part-time Fall Dean’s List. To qualify, students must have taken six to 11 credit hours while earning at least a 3.5 GPA. Students from Clarendon County included Shanyah D. Bowman; Harrison T. Boykin; Abigail J. Bruner; Miranda L. Coker; William L. Coker; Wyteka L. Dingle; Kirby B. Driggers; Thomas L. Epley; Taylor A. Falls; Ashley M. Floyd; Matthew H. Frazier; Jasmine N. Gaiter; Kiara S. Georgia; Job E. Greenall; Caroline G. Hill; Christopher L. Homan; Porter K. Johnson; Shirley E. Jones; Kelly A. Koenig; Caroline E. Land; Mary K.… Read the rest

MJHS Monarchs defeat Ebenezer

Posted on January 29, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader

The Manning Junior High School Monarchs defeated Ebenezer 51-42 on Thursday night, improving the team’s record to 0-2. Xavier Hicks led the team with 18 points. Corey Graham added 12 points. The Monarchs will host the first round of playoffs on Tuesday.

Twenty students named to CCTC Fall Full-time Dean’s List

Posted on January 29, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader

Twenty Clarendon County residents were named to the Central Carolina Technical College full-time Fall Dean’s List. The full-time Dean’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours while achieving at least a 3.5 GPA for the term. Students from Clarendon County included McArthur D. Bennet; James L. Brewer; Kelsi A. Bryant; DeTremis N. Dow; Victoria R. Gamble; Bailee C. Garneau; Shannon T.L. Hall; Taylor N. Holladay; Lacie T. Hughes; Joshua D. Jackson; Lucy D. Lopez; Tyler A. McKay; Austin J. Mizell; William M. Morris; Carmen C. Mullins; Sara E. Parker; Emma M. Robbins; Chelsea L.… Read the rest

Pilot Club attends Leadership Workshop

Posted on January 29, 2016 3:03 am by Submitted by Reader

Several Clarendon County Pilot Club members attended a Leadership Workshop Jan. 23 held in Lexington. Those who braved the weather on this cold, snowing day, including Margaret Robertson, Donna Thames, Kathy Geddings, Camille Daniel, Sandra Brewer and Peggy Benton.

Today in History …

Posted on January 29, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1850 – Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress. 1856 – Queen Victoria issues a Warrant under the Royal sign-manual that establishes the Victoria Cross to recognise acts of valour by British military personnel during the Crimean War. 1918 – Ukrainian–Soviet War: An armed uprising organized by the Bolsheviks in anticipation of the encroaching Red Army begins at the Kiev Arsenal, which will be put down six days later. 1944 – About 38 people are killed and about a dozen injured when the Polish village of Koniuchy (present-day Kaniūkai, Lithuania) is attacked by Soviet partisan units.… Read the rest

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