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Monthly Archives: August 2016

6 arrested in string of home break-ins

Posted on August 8, 2016 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

Three adults and three juveniles have been charged for their alleged roles in at least three home break-ins that occurred within Manning city limits in the past two weeks.
Capt. Sonia Daniels said the suspects took a coin collection valued at $11,000 from one home, along with guns and miscellaneous jewelry from the second and third homes, respectively.
Tyrone Oliver and Cameron Conyers were each charged with first-degree burglary, while James Phelps Gregory was charged with second-degree burglary. Daniels said Conyers also faces a charge of second-degree burglary.
The three juveniles were also charged with burglary, Daniels said.
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Fry-Martin wedding

Posted on August 8, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

Ashley Ann Fry and Christopher Gerald Martin were united in marriage Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Summerton Baptist Church in Summerton.
The bride is the daughter of David Alan Fry and Sandy Ayers Fry of Summerton, and the granddaughter of the late Vernon Charles Ayers and Mrs. Floree Ayers Cooper of Greenville, and the late Mrs. Shirley Brown Fry, the late Myrtle Knight Fry and the late Chic Burger Fry. She is a graduate of Clarendon Hall, and is the owner of Lake Marion Insurance Agency and a partner with Swift Creek Outfitters, both in Manning.
The groom is the … Read the rest

Cantey Gardner named season golf champion

Posted on August 8, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Facebook

Cantey Gardner was named season champion of the Mid-State Chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association for the 10- to 12-year-old age group. He competes at the state level at Seabrook Island.

Guilty Pleas: Aug. 1-5

Posted on August 8, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The following pleas were heard during a term of Clarendon County General Sessions court held Aug. 1-5 at the Clarendon County Courthouse before 3rd Circuit Judge W. Jeffrey Young.
Joseph Dinkins, 308 Eugene St. in Sumter, pleaded guilty Aug. 3 to third-degree domestic violence, and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, suspended to time-served.
William Epps, 1125 McArthur Drive in Sumter, pleaded guilty Aug. 1 to second-degree non-violent burglary and grand larceny of a value greater than $2,000 and less than $10,000, and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, suspended to four years in prison and four years’ … Read the rest

Add health screenings to back-to-school checklist

Posted on August 8, 2016 7:07 am by Staff Reports

As summer vacation winds down, thoughts turn from jaunts to the beach to readying for a new school year. To-do lists include many of the typical tasks that precede going back to the classroom, including shopping for new clothes, purchasing school supplies and finishing summer reading assignments.
Another essential requirement parents must find time for is completing their children’s health screenings and immunizations so youngsters can return to school.
Health screenings may include, but may not be limited to, routine physical exams, eye exams and dental cleanings. Each school district may have its own set of health requirements that must … Read the rest

Today in History …

Posted on August 8, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

870 – Treaty of Meerssen: King Louis the German and his half-brother Charles the Bald partitions the Middle Frankish Kingdom into two larger east and west divisions.
1220 – Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1503 – King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1576 – The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe’s Uraniborg observatory is laid on the island of Hven.
1585 – John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage.
1588 – Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The … Read the rest

Honey Brooke Evans wins Little Miss Sweetheart of the USA

Posted on August 7, 2016 4:04 pm by Submitted by Reader

Honey Brooke Evans has brought home the title Little Miss Sweetheart of the USA for the state pageant for Miss Heart of the USA. This title qualifies her for Nationals in November in Florida.

Turbeville Town Council to meet Tuesday

Posted on August 7, 2016 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

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Ansley McElveen, Braydon Smith take second in People’s Choice in DWTS

Posted on August 7, 2016 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Ansley McElveen and Braydon Smith came in second in the People’s Choice category for Clarendon County Dancing with the Stars on Saturday night.

Adult Ed to hold registration Aug. 22-23

Posted on August 7, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

Clarendon County Adult Education will hold its first registration and orientation sessions for the 2016-17 school year at 8:30 a.m. or 5 p.m. Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 for daytime and evening students, respectively. All new and returning students must participate in these sessions in order to begin classes on Aug. 29.
Dates for remaining registration and orientation sessions for the semester include Sept. 12-13; Oct. 17-18; and Nov. 29-29. Classes will begin at the satellite locations in Summerton and Turbeville on Sept. 13.
For more information, call Director Lisa Justice at (803) 473-2531.

Posted on August 7, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Tylar Lee, Emily Butler win People’s Choice for Dancing with the Stars

Posted on August 7, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Tylar Lee and Emily Butler were the People’s Choice Winners for Clarendon County Dancing with the Stars on Saturday night, raising the most money for the dancing charity competition. The 16 teams altogether raised more than $75,000.

Today in History …

Posted on August 7, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

322 BC – Battle of Crannon between Athens and Macedonia.
461 – Roman Emperor Majorian is beheaded near the river Iria in north-west Italy following his arrest and deposition by the magister militum Ricimer.
626 – The Avar and Slav armies leave the siege of Constantinople.
936 – Coronation of King Otto I of Germany.
1420 – Construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore begins in Florence.
1427 – The Visconti of Milan’s fleet is destroyed by the Venetians on the Po River.
1461 – The Ming dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the … Read the rest

Dancing with the Stars ends in tie

Posted on August 6, 2016 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The 7th annual Dancing with the Clarendon County Stars ended Saturday night with a tie for the skills winners. Stars Robin Prothro and Mackey McLendon tied one another with their partners, professionals Kaleb Allen and Rainee Kite, respectively. Both received trophies and bragging rights.

Guilty Pleas: July 25-29

Posted on August 6, 2016 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

The following guilty pleas were heard during a term of Clarendon County General Sessions Court held July 25-29 before Judge R. Ferrell Cothran.
Ronnie Edgar Cooper Jr., 303 Madison Ave. in Kingstree, pleaded guilty July 26 to forgery of a value less than $10,000, receiving four years in prison, suspended to time-served and one year’s probation.
William Matthew Geddings, 1224 Geddings Road in Manning, pleaded guilty July 26 to failure to stop for blue light, first offense, and was sentensed to time-served. Geddings had been at the Clarendon County Detention Center since his arrest June 23, according to court records.… Read the rest

Keeping things moving in SC

Posted on August 6, 2016 3:03 pm by Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

As renowned jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald once said, “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” South Carolina has become internationally-known not only for making things and making them well, but also for our skill in getting those things where they need to go. Employing more than 54,000 South Carolinians, the transportation, distribution and logistics (TDL) sector definitely keeps our economy moving.

Since 2011, 40 TDL-related firms have announced capital investments of nearly $770 million. And, with the recent opening of the Panama Canal expansion, it appears that this dynamic industry will only keep growing within … Read the rest

Sons of Confederate Vets to meet Aug. 9

Posted on August 6, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

The Benbow Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Clarendon County Council on Aging building, 206 S. Church St. in Manning. Join the veterans for an interesting presentation on events of the Civil War. They can help you with your genealogy. For more information, call (803) 854-2103.

County Council to hold final reading on Sunday alcohol sales Monday

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

Clarendon County Council will hold third and final reading Monday during its regular meeting on the issue of a Sunday alcohol sales referendum, which will allow registered voters in Clarendon County to vote whether stores and restaurants may sell spirits and beer on Sundays come November’s general election.
A public hearing was held during the group’s July meeting in which only two people spoke, both of whom expressed a favorable opinion for Sunday sales.
Council meets at 6 p.m. Monday at the Clarendon County Administration Building. The meeting is open to the public, and residents are encouraged to attend.… Read the rest

Betty Wheeler Brayboy Pearson

Posted on August 6, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Betty Wheeler Brayboy Pearson, 66, wife of John Pearson, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Hospital in Charlotte.
Born Nov. 24, 1949, she was a daughter of the late John Wheeler and Evelyn Hudson Wheeler.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Goodwill Presbyterian Church, 295 N. Brick Church Road in Mayesville, with the Rev. Richard F. Dozier, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Melina Presbyterian Church cemetery in Gable.
The family will receive friends at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Charles Thomas,

Posted on August 6, 2016 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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