Monthly Archives: September 2016

Today in History: Sept. 29

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

522 BC – Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumata, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire.
61 BC – Pompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday.
1227 – Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, is excommunicated by Pope Gregory IX for his failure to participate in the Crusades.
1364 – Battle of Auray: English forces defeat the French in Brittany; end of the War of the Breton Succession.
1567 – At a dinner, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of … Read the rest


Posted on September 28, 2016 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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3rd annual Scott’s Branch Homecoming party to benefit late coach’s foundation

Posted on September 28, 2016 8:08 pm by Submitted via Email

A homecoming tailgate party planned for Friday night at Scott’s Branch High School will benefit, in part, the foundation formed in memory of a woman who was a beloved mentor and coach at the school.
The 3rd annual Scott’s Branch Homecoming Tailgate Party will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the school, with proceeds benefiting Cukye’s Children’s Foundation, the Scott’s Branch Alumni Association, the Summerton Eagles and the LA Foundation.
Cukye’s Children’s Foundation is named for Ruth “Cukye” Coard, who died Jan. 26, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile wreck. The 41-year-old Summerton native had attended a Scott’s Branch … Read the rest


Second Quarter: MJHS Monarchs lead Ebenezer

Posted on September 28, 2016 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Junior High School cheerleaders lead a cheer in the football team’s game against Ebenezer Middle School in Sumter. The Monarchs currently lead 22-6 in the second quarter.


Sheriff: Death at local church due to ‘natural causes’

Posted on September 28, 2016 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office said a death in front of a church in the 1000 block of Dingle Pond Road in Summerton on Tuesday was due to natural causes.
Sheriff Randy Garrett said that Earlin Keith Bennett, 53, of Summerton, spent some time each day sitting on the churchhouse steps at the Church of God. He was found sitting there, unresponsive, on Tuesday afternoon. Garrett said an autopsy showed Bennett likely died due to a massive heart attack.
Readers wrote manninglive.com on Wednesday, concerned about a police presence on Tuesday at the church that allegedly included crime-scene tape.
“It … Read the rest


Lady Eagles fall in triple match against Cross, Branchville

Posted on September 28, 2016 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

The Scott’s Branch High School Lady Eagles fell to Cross, 3-1, and Branchville, 2-0, on Tuesday in a triple match in Branchville. Marlaine Cruz led the team with 13 points, while Tonia Lawson had 12 points.


K5 goes around the world in 60 days

Posted on September 28, 2016 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

Nancy Wilson’s class at Clarendon Hall is doing a thematic unit about the countries of the world. Each week, for 12 weeks, the children will locate a country on the map, color the flag, learn about the language and learn to count from one to 10 in the language. They will also study about the different types of foods, animals, and tourist sites associated with each country and make cultural crafts. While studying Brazil, they had a family from Brazil come for a visit. Jessica Fogaca Carvalho and her children brought with them a tropical bird, Brazil’s flag and native … Read the rest


Hazardous Weather Outlook issued for Clarendon County

Posted on September 28, 2016 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the midlands area of South Carolina, including Clarendon County, for Wednesday afternoon and evening. The alert calls for possible scattered severe thunderstorms throughout the rest of the day and evening.


Little Star PHC to hold Fall Festival on Friday

Posted on September 28, 2016 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

Little Star Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4620 June Burn Road in Manning, will hold its annual fall festival at 5 p.m. Oct. 1.


Lady Swampcats fall to Florence Christian

Posted on September 28, 2016 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

The Laurence Manning Academy varsity Lady Swampcats fell 3-0 on Tuesday evening to Florence Christian away from home. Game scores were 25-17, 25-21 and 25-20. Maia Grams led the team with 11 serve points, adding three kills. Brooke Ward led with 12 kills and Tekoa Youngblood added nine kills and five blocks. The team plays Orangeburg Prep at home Thursday.


JV Lady Saints pick up win against WA

Posted on September 28, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity Lady Saints traveled Monday to Williamsburg Academy, picking up a 2-0 win on the volleyball court with scores of 25-18 and 25-13. Chloe Anderson led the JV Lady Saints with 13 points and six aces. Whitney Avins added 12 points and six aces, and Hadleigh McIntosh had 11 points. The JV Lady Saints are now 9-1 on the season and 6-1 in region play. The team plays again at 4 p.m. Thursday at home against Andrew Jackson.


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JV Lady Swampcats fall to Florence Christian

Posted on September 28, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

The junior varsity Lady Swampcats fell 2-0 on Tuesday afternoon to Florence Christian away from home. Game scores were 25-21 and 25-22. Abby Haney led the team with eight serve points; three of those were aces.


Monarchs Class of 1986 to hold 30-year reunion prep

Posted on September 28, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

The Manning High School Class of 1986 will host a tailgating party at 6 p.m. Friday for class members and imediately family as part of the football homecoming game. The tailgating party will be held near the high school’s adjoining practice field. There will also be a planning meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Shoney’s in Manning to work on actual reunion events for later in the year. Class members are invited and encouraged to come to both events.


Gallery: Lady Wolverines defeat Hemingway

Posted on September 28, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Email

The East Clarendon High School varsity Lady Wolverines defeated Hemingway on Tuesday night on the volleyball court, with game scores of 25-12, 25-16 and 25-14. Photos have been provided by Susan Powell Anderson.


Price reduction on Taste of Clarendon tickets today only!

Posted on September 28, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Email

Only today, if you purchase a single Taste of Clarendon ticket, you will receive $5 off, and if you purchase a couple’s ticket, you will receive $10 off. The offer expires at 5 p.m. today. You must go to the chamber office on North Brooks Street.


Job Opening: CNAs, in-home caregivers

Posted on September 28, 2016 10:10 am by Submitted via Email

Comfort Keepers is now hiring in-home caregivers or certified nursing assistants (CNAs) for Sumter, Dalzell, Bishopville, Camden, Lugoff, Manning, Summerton, Pinewood and Santee.
Caregivers provide personal care, housekeeping, transportation and companionship. These positions are part- and full-time. Please apply online at www.comfortkeeperssc.com. Call (803) 773-0099 for more information. Resumes are accepted via fax at 1 (888) 316-2282.


Summerton man found safe and uninjured

Posted on September 28, 2016 8:08 am by Staff Reports

A Summerton man who went missing Monday night from a Sumter nursing facility has been found safe and sound.
Leroy Wilder, 75, formerly of the Silver and Summerton areas, was found in the U.S. 15 North area in Sumter late Tuesday night, shortly after the Sumter Police reached out to manninglive.com to ask readers for help in locating the missing man.
Spokeswoman Tonyia McGirt said that Wilder was uninjured and in good spirits.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group to meet Oct. 11 in Florence

Posted on September 28, 2016 8:08 am by Submitted via Email

The Florence area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at 121 E. Cedar St. in Florence. Parkinson’s Disease advocate Margaret Barnett will speak on “Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease.” Meetings are open to all living around the Florence area, and outside of it, including Clarendon County residents, who have Parkinson’s, or who are caregivers, family or friends of someone with Parkinson’s. For more information, call (843) 673-0854 or email haybrton@gmail.com.


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