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Thersera Coard

Posted on July 4, 2016 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

Thersera Coard, 54, died Saturday July 2, 2016, at her residence in Davis Station.
Born Nov. 6, 1961, in Summerton, she was a daughter of Maxine C. House and John Henry Pearson.
The family will receive friends at the home, 4731 Moses Dingle Road in Davis Station.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Summerton Funeral Home LLC.


Follow these fireworks safety tips

Posted on July 4, 2016 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

Safe Kids Worldwide reports that more than 3,000 children under the age of 15 are sent to the emergency room each year in the United States because of fireworks. Sparklers, which are typically viewed by parents as relatively harmless fireworks for children, account for one-third of the injuries to children under five.
McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution with these safety tips:

LEAVE FIREWORKS TO PROFESSIONALS
The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals.
If you plan … Read the rest


Gallery: New Zion Fourth Parade 1

Posted on July 4, 2016 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Full steam ahead: Turbeville Allstars look for State Title

Posted on July 4, 2016 9:09 am by Sharon Hall

The 11 and 12 year olds that make up the Turbeville Allstars Dixie Majors Allstar Team are pushing full-steam ahead hoping to snag the title for the Dixie League Championship.
The first games for those championships will begin July 16, the day after opening ceremonies, in Union.
Turbeville Allstars Coach Clark Barrineau has been coaching recreational baseball for 15 years. This is his first year, however, with the Allstars, as it’s the first winning season under his leadership.
He is assisted by Jason Cook and Lee Gibbons.
“We are still playing for the championship, and I feel our team has … Read the rest


Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County on Monday

Posted on July 4, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County and surrounding communities through Monday night, forecasting isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon which could become strong to severe and include heavy rainfall, strong winds and hail.


Fishing Report: July 4-11

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

Bass: Good. Steve Harmon reports that one group of bass can be found up shallow in 1-5 feet of water where they will eat frogs, but many of the bigger fish have moved out to deeper points and ditches. These fish can be caught on worms as well as spinnerbaits and swimbaits.
Catfish: Fair to Good. Captain Jim Glenn (843-825-4239) reports that catfish are moving back and forth between shallow and deeper water, and a ton of small blue cats continue to be caught to go along with some occasional big fish.
Bream: Fair to Good. Captain Steve English reports … Read the rest


Lander McCray Epps

Posted on July 4, 2016 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Lander McCray Epps, wife of Nathaniel Epps, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter.
Born May 3, 1940, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Roy Gamble and Marrietta McCray. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, granddaughter, sister and aunt. She never met a stranger. Lander raised several kids in the neighborhood as her own.
Survivors besides her husband of 57 years include two sons, Nathaniel (Mae Frances) Epps of Sumter and Johnny (Gladys) Epps of Walterboro; three daughters, Betty Green of the home, … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on July 4, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

362 BC – Battle of Mantinea: The Thebans, led by Epaminondas, defeated the Spartans.
414 – Emperor Theodosius II, age 13, yields power to his older sister Aelia Pulcheria, who reigned as regent and proclaimed herself empress (Augusta) of the Eastern Roman Empire.
836 – Pactum Sicardi, a peace treaty between the Principality of Benevento and the Duchy of Naples, is signed.
993 – Ulrich of Augsburg is canonized as a saint.
1054 – A supernova, called SN 1054, is seen by the Chinese Song dynasty, Arab and possibly Amerindian observers near the star Zeta Tauri. For several months it … Read the rest


Tree in roadway at 130SB on I-95

Posted on July 3, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a tree in the roadway at the 130 mile-marker in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95.


Hot Dog lunch on July 4 for Turbeville Children’s Home

Posted on July 3, 2016 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

There will be a hot dog lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4 at Turbeville Dollar General to benefit the Turbeville Children’s Home. Other donations during that time will be welcome and appreciated.


Janette Green Sellers

Posted on July 3, 2016 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Janette Green Sellers, 63, wife of the late Robert Lee Sellers Sr., died Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at her home in Santee.
Born on March 16, 1953, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Abie and the late Sarah McConico Green.
Funeral services for Mrs. Janette Green Sellers will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Summerton Funeral Home LLC.
Viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, July 4, at the funeral home.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 1321 Bonner Avenue, Santee.
Online condolences may be left … Read the rest


Special Weather Statement issued for parts of Clarendon County

Posted on July 3, 2016 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a special weather statement as of 8:34 p.m. Sunday.
According to the NWS, a strong thunderstorm may affect northeastern Clarendon and central Sumter counties between now and 10 p.m. A strong thunderstorm was near south Sumter about 8:33 p.m., moving east at about 10 mph. Wind gusts of 40-50 mph are possible with this storm. Locations of possible impact include Manning, south Sumter, Turbeville, Shiloh, Lakewood and Privateer.


Child abuse, neglect cases rise by 13,000 in 3 years in SC

Posted on July 3, 2016 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The number of child abuse and neglect complaints in South Carolina has increased by more than 13,000 in the past three years.
The Department of Social Services received more than 40,000 complaints in 2015. The agency fielded just over 27,000 complaints in 2012.
Centralizing where abuse allegations can be made through a toll-free telephone number and hiring more caseworkers has led to the increase in complaints, DSS Director Susan Alford said.
“We don’t want to miss a report. What we have to be careful of is maintaining our staffing levels to support that increase — we need to assure we … Read the rest


Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Clarendon through 6 p.m.

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Clarendon County through 6 p.m. Sunday. This storm could include wind gusts of up to 60 mph. There could be damage to roofs, siding and trees. Large hail, damaging winds and continuous cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.


Posted on July 3, 2016 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

burger night


DNR warns against interaction with lake reptiles

Posted on July 3, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

State Department of Natural Resources regional biologist Dean Cain said it’s natural for lake visitors and those who live on the lake to be curious about gators.
He said it’s natural for the youngest of the cold-blooded reptiles to be curious about humans.
“But they’re naturally afraid of us,” Cain said. “And we like to keep it that way. It keeps people safe.”
He said even one instance of feeding a gator can ruin that natural-born fear.
“A lot of the calls we get where there has been a gator bite or incident, we are able to trace back to … Read the rest


Gallery: Red, White and Blue 2

Posted on July 3, 2016 6:06 am by Leigh Ann Maynard


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

think pink


Today in History …

Posted on July 3, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

324 – Battle of Adrianople: Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
987 – Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792.
1035 – William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.
1608 – Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.
1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
1767 – Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
1767 – Norway’s oldest newspaper still in … Read the rest


Posted on July 2, 2016 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

veteran poker run


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