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Adult Ed recognized by state Office of Adult Education

Posted on February 22, 2017 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County Adult Education Transition Specialist Ann Cutter and teacher Ruth Maple were both inducted into the state Office of Adult Education Hall of Fame on Friday during the Spring Training Institute and Celebrating Our Success Luncheon held at Brookland Banquet and Conference Center in Columbia.
The Clarendon County Adult Education English language-civics program received the Civics Citizenship Award for the highest percentage of English-as-a-second-language students achieving citizenship during the 2015-16 school year.
Executive Director Lisa Justice and teacher Beverly Felder accepted the award from state Director Mike King. During the training institute, Justice and Cuter were asked to present … Read the rest


Consider college savings plan as you go over taxes for 2017

Posted on February 22, 2017 11:11 am by State Treasurer Curtis Loftis

April 18 is rapidly approaching! As you gather your W2 and 1099 forms in preparation for Tax Day, don’t forget to consider the tax benefits provided by South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan.
Future Scholar has one of the best state tax deductions of any 529 plan in the country — South Carolina tax payers enjoy a state income tax deduction of 100 percent of their contributions to Future Scholar accounts by claiming them on the SC 1040 Long Form.
For South Carolina residents who don’t have a Future Scholar 529 plan open yet, tax time is … Read the rest


Adger honored for 20 years of service to city

Posted on February 22, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Mayor Julia Nelson recognized Mary Adger on Monday night for 20 years of service to the city’s administration department during a regular meeting of Manning City Council.


JCMC-Haven of Rest to meet March 1

Posted on February 22, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center – Haven of Rest will hold its public monthly meeting at 10 a.m. March 1 at New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Parking is available in the lot nearest the entrance to the fellowship hall. For more information, call Ann Driggers at (803) 460-5572.


Relay for Life Kickoff scheduled for Feb. 28

Posted on February 22, 2017 2:02 am by Submitted via Email

The Clarendon County Relay for Life Committee will hold its annual Relay for Life Kickoff at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at Manning United Methodist Church. This year’s theme is “Lights, Camera, Cure!” The event is open to the public, and survivors are encouraged to attend and register with the American Cancer Society.


Today in History: Wednesday, Feb. 22

Posted on February 22, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

705 – Empress Wu Zetian abdicates the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty.
1316 – Battle of Picotin between Ferdinand of Majorca and the forces of Matilda of Hainaut
1371 – Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty.
1495 – King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city’s throne.
1632 – Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
1651 – St. Peter’s Flood: A storm surge floods the Frisian coast, drowning 15,000 people.
1744 – War of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Toulon causes several Royal Navy captains to be court-martialed, … Read the rest


Robert Ernest Geddings

Posted on February 21, 2017 5:05 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

Robert Ernest Geddings, 80, husband of Claudia Corbett Geddings, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter.
Born March 17, 1936, in Paxville, he was a son of the late Arthur and Mattie Lee Bryant Geddings. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Sammy Swamp Hunting Club and Paxville Baptist Church.
Survivors besides his wife of 51 years include two sons, Robert Craig Geddings (Claire) and Gary Lee Geddings (Christy), both of Paxville; a daughter, Robin Geddings Galloway (Gerald) of Paxville; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a special friend and hunting buddy, Steve … Read the rest


Ronald Edgar DuBose

Posted on February 21, 2017 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Ronald Edgar DuBose, 86, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.
Born Aug. 17, 1930, in Clarendon County, he was the son of the late John and Edna Buddin DuBose. He attended Salem High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1951-53 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church and retired from farming and construction.
Survivors are his daughter, Leila (Billy) Baker of Cades; grandchildren, Michael (Brandi) Baker and Justin (Stacia) Baker, both of Cades; great-grandchildren, Colten, Larson, Braxton and Gibson; and a brother, William A. “Bill” … Read the rest


Lady Wolverines make Lower State final with win over Green Sea

Posted on February 21, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Facebook

Caitlyn Timmons scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the East Clarendon girls’ 73-46 win over Charleston Charter School for Math and Sciences to reach the Class A lower-state final against Green Sea Floyds.
Wolverines teammate Valencia Garris also scored 18 points, and Talaysia Cooper added 17 points.
This is the furthest East Clarendon has been since 1970-71 season win they lost to Westminster in Class 2A state championship game.


Cary Michael Lee Jr.

Posted on February 21, 2017 3:03 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

Cary Michael Lee Jr., 27, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter.
Born Nov. 23, 1989, in Sumter, he was the beloved son of Cary Michael Lee Sr. and Gwen Hill Lee. He was the co-owner of Lee Plumbing Company, a 2007 graduate of Laurence Manning Academy and he was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. He never met a stranger and was loved by all he met. He was a member of Clarendon Baptist Church.
Survivors besides his parents of Manning include two sisters, Courtney McFaddin (George) of Simpsonville and Whitney Welch (Jonathan) of Alcolu; his … Read the rest


Miles James Kepner

Posted on February 21, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

SUMMERTON – Miles James “Jim” Kepner, 77, beloved husband of 26 years to Star Hunter Kepner, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Born in Parsons, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Myrl Joseph Kepner and Frances Kathryn Dumire Kepner. He was a graduate of Kansas State University and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He served as the plant manager for Bendix in Kansas City, Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Canada prior to moving to South Carolina. While in Sumter, Jim served as the plant manager at Bendix, Allied … Read the rest


Today in History: Tuesday, Feb. 21

Posted on February 21, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

362 – Athanasius returns to Alexandria.
1245 – Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after confessing to torture and forgery.
1437 – James I of Scotland is assassinated.
1440 – The Prussian Confederation is formed.
1543 – Battle of Wayna Daga – A combined army of Ethiopian and Portuguese troops defeats a Muslim army led by Ahmed Gragn.
1613 – Mikhail I is unanimously elected Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.
1797 – A force of 1,400 French soldier invaded Britain at Fishguard in support of the Society of United … Read the rest


SC Technical Education Association honors 3 CCTC employees

Posted on February 20, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Three Central Carolina Technical College employees were honored Friday during the South Carolina Technical Education Association annual conference held in Myrtle Beach.
Dean of General Education Myles Williams, Freshman Seminar Coordinator Deborah Seymour and Accounting Technician Martha McMahon were each recognized for their outstanding service and achievements, according to a release from the association.
“SCTEA, a professional association of technical education personnel, hosts the annual Employee of the Year awards to recognize one person in each category, (including) faculty, staff and administration/managers,” reads the release. “Each college within the South Carolina Technical College system selects its three winners, who are … Read the rest


Subscribe or renew and enter a drawing for a $100 IGA gift card!

Posted on February 20, 2017 2:02 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

Subscribe or renew your subscription today – $30 in-county and $40 out-of-county – and be entered into a drawing for a $100 IGA card. The drawing will be held at the end of March. Call (803) 435-8422 to renew from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, or come into the office at 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning.


Robert Ernest Geddings

Posted on February 20, 2017 12:12 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

PAXVILLE – Robert Ernest Geddings, 80, husband of Claudia Corbett Geddings, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter.
Born March 17, 1936, in Paxville, he was a son of the late Arthur and Mattie Lee Bryant Geddings. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Sammy Swamp Hunting Club and Paxville Baptist Church.
Survivors besides his wife of 51 years include two sons, Robert Craig Geddings (Claire) and Gary Lee Geddings (Christy), both of Paxville; a daughter, Robin Geddings Galloway (Gerald) of Paxville; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a special friend and hunting … Read the rest


Suspects charged with Summerton robbery led SC Highway Patrol on 80-mile chase

Posted on February 20, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Four suspects charged last week for their alleged involvement in a Feb. 1 armed robbery at a Summerton store face even more serious charges in other parts of the state.
Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley said that 20-year-old Malik Juwan Gadist, 20-year-old Paul Anthony Walker, 27-year-old D’angelo Antonio Coakley and 26-year-old Julius Hamilton Washington were charged Thursday with kidnapping, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
“The armed robbery committed by these individuals in Clarendon County occurred Feb. 1 at the Dollar General Store at 30 S. Church St. in Summerton,” Baxley said … Read the rest


NC-SC team take 1st in King Kat tournament

Posted on February 20, 2017 7:07 am by Staff Reports

There was only a four-pound difference between first and second place at the Cabela’s King Kat tournament held over the weekend at the Santee Cooper lakes.
Shane Queen of Monroe, North Carolina, and Blake Williams of Fort Lawn, took first in the tournament with 209.88 pounds, earning $4,000 with their win. The team fished the upper lake, Lake Marion, anchoring in 10-20 feet of water using shad for bait. They were the first team in four years to win the tournament using Lake Marion. They targeted their fish in the Jack’s Creek area, close to the Interstate 95 bridge. The … Read the rest


Wofford announces Dean’s List

Posted on February 20, 2017 7:07 am by Submitted via Email

SPARTANBURG – Wofford College Provost Dr. Michael J. Sosulski has announced Dean’s List students for the fall 2016 semester, including Anna Christian Lyles, Drake Harrison McCormick, Edward Brode McMillan and Kirkland Elizabeth Dickson.


JCMC-Haven of Rest to meet March 1

Posted on February 20, 2017 6:06 am by Submitted via Email

Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center – Haven of Rest will hold its public monthly meeting at 10 a.m. March 1 at New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Parking is available in the lot nearest the entrance to the fellowship hall. For more information, call Ann Driggers at (803) 460-5572.


Trade journal recognizes Continental as ‘Tire Manufacturer of the Year’

Posted on February 20, 2017 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A Sumter plant that employs more than 200 Clarendon County residents has been recognized as one of the leading manufacturers in the tire industry.
Continental Tire was named 2017 Tire Manufacturer of the Year last week by trade journal Tire Technology International, with company officials being presented with the Tire Technology International Award at an industry meeting in Hanover, Germany. Other finalists included Michelin, Yokohama and Hankook.
First presented by the magazine in 2008, the award is judged by a “high-caliber panel of 27 judges, including experts from Europe, Japan, India and the United States, who honor the investments … Read the rest


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