Posted on March 1, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader
Posted on March 1, 2016 8:08 am by Staff Reports
COLUMBIA (AP) — The South Carolina Senate is starting its week in a familiar place — debating getting more money to the state’s roads.
Sen. Lee Bright will be on the floor Tuesday. He took over a nearly two-week filibuster by Sen. Tom Davis. Bright says South Carolina can find enough money to repair bridges and fix potholes without raising the gas tax.
The debate has paralyzed the Senate, which can’t debate any other bills with opposition until it handles the roads issue.
Senators could vote to sit Bright down, but that would limit the time they have to debate … Read the rest
Posted on March 1, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker
New Zion native Drue Floyd is now in her fourth week as Miss Clarendon 2016.
Manninglive.com will be posting these little blurbs throughout the next few weeks and months so readers can get to know her as she prepares for Miss South Carolina in June.
Floyd says during her time as Miss Clarendon, she hopes to “gain many lifelong friendships and memories” in competing for Miss South Carolina.
“I hope to leave this experience a more confident woman than before,” she said. “I am most looking forward to the events that I will take part in. I am extremely lucky … Read the rest
Posted on March 1, 2016 4:04 am by Submitted via Email
The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today at Turbeville IGA. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted on March 1, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker
1867 – Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Neb., is renamed Lincoln and becomes the state capital.
1910 – The worst avalanche in U.S. history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Wash., killing 96 people.
1953 – Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses; he dies four days later.
1961 – President John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
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