Monthly Archives: September 2016

Morning Weather: Thursday, Sept. 1

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


Posted on September 1, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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DNR to hold courtesy boat inspections

Posted on September 1, 2016 4:04 am by Staff Reports

The Law Enforcement Division of the state Department of Natural Resources will conduct courtesy boat inspections at various public boat landings in preparation for Labor Day weekend.
Inspectors will be at C. Alex Harvin III boat ramp from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, and nearby at Cypress Gardens Landing on Dunham Creek from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.
“This holiday is among the busiest times of the year for South Carolina lakes and waterways, and boating safety is highly encouraged in hopes of keeping everyone’s weekend fun and safe,” said spokeswoman Kyndel McConchie.
SCDNR boating safety and enforcement officers will perform quick … Read the rest


Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon through Tuesday

Posted on September 1, 2016 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The National Weather Service out of Columbia is calling for a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County and surrounding areas from today through Tuesday. Heavy rain may be possible in slow-moving showers and thunderstorms throughout the day Friday, causing localized flooding. Rainfall as much as six inches could be expected. In addition, winds will increase Thursday night through Friday in association with a tropical system moving along the Carolina coast. A lake wind advisory could be issued across the eastern portions of the area on Friday.


Pet of the Day: Harley

Posted on September 1, 2016 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

Harley is a 4-month-old grey male tabby with a white chest. He is a domestic short-hair kitten. He has had his age appropriate shots, been neutered and test negative for feline leukemia. He loves attention and is very playful. Stop by A Second Chance Animal Shelter of Clarendon County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday to see Harley and all the other kitties.


Letter: Atlantic hurricane season has warmed up

Posted on September 1, 2016 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

Tropical cyclone activity is increasing in the Atlantic, and we all need to stay prepared for whatever the peak of the 2016 hurricane season brings.
So far this year, the Atlantic has produced hurricanes and tropical storms. Two of those have affected South Carolina. Bonnie in late May generated rip currents and heavy rains that caused localized flooding and the closure of southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Jasper County. The following week, Colin produced additional, but less intense, rainfall and effects.
What’s ahead? The official hurricane season began June 1 and continues through November. We have entered the busiest … Read the rest


Clarendon Cooks: Broccoli with Lemon Almond Butter

Posted on September 1, 2016 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following recipe was provided by Sandi Tucker for The Manning Times’ bi-monthly column, Clarendon Cooks.

4 Servings

1 head fresh broccoli, cut into florets
1/4 cup salted butter, melted
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 cup blanched slivered almonds

Steam or boil broccoli until tender, approximately 4 to 8 minutes. Drain.
In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium low heat. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. lemon zest, and almonds. Pour over hot broccoli, and serve.


New Saints coach has history with the school

Posted on September 1, 2016 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon Hall varsity football coach Ronald Way is no stranger to the Saints.
He’s been around Clarendon Hall athletics for nearly the past decade, serving as the head baseball coach and as an assistant with the football team.
So sliding into the head coaching position is just a natural fit, he said.
“I’m heading into my 19th year of coaching,” he said. “My background is mostly in baseball; however, in the last eight years, I have headed the lower school football program. For the last two years, I have assisted in the varsity football program at Clarendon Hall.”
With this … Read the rest


Manning FFA holding barbecue fundraiser for Brian Mance

Posted on September 1, 2016 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning High School FFA Alumni Association is stepping up to help a fellow Monarch.
The Brian Mance Barbecue Chicken fundraiser will be held 11:15 a.m. Sept. 9 in the CATE area of Manning High School near the agricultural shop. There will be barbecue half-chickens, baked beans and cole slaw sold to assist Mance with medical costs related to his battle with a rare neurological disorder.
Mance was diagnosed in July with neurosarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disorder, and spent 21 days in the hospital. On July 25, he was transferred to a rehabilitation center that specializes in the type of … Read the rest


Today in History: Sept. 1

Posted on September 1, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

462 – Possible start of the first Byzantine indiction cycle.
717 – Siege of Constantinople: The Muslim armada with 1,800 ships, is defeated by the Byzantine navy through the use of Greek fire.
1270 – King Stephen V of Hungary writes his walk to the antiquum castellum near Miholjanec, where the Sword of Attila was recently discovered.
1355 – King Tvrtko I of Bosnia writes In castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from the Old town of Visoki.
1449 – Tumu Crisis: Mongols capture the Emperor of China.
1529 – The Spanish fort of Sancti Spiritu, the first one built in modern … Read the rest


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