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Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by Leigh Ann MaynardWith the Gamecocks playing Saturday night, the Clarendon Cover Girls womanless beauty pageant will be showing the game on a big screen before the “beauties” take the stage. The game will begin at 6 p.m., so come have a beer and watch the Gamecocks make history, and the pageant will start at 7:30 p.m., or when the game is finished, whichever is first. Tickets for the pageant are $50 per couple or $30 per single person.
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Posted on March 31, 2017 3:03 pm by Staff ReportsShowers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Posted on March 31, 2017 2:02 pm by Stephens Funeral HomeGABLE – Samuel Eugene “Sammie” DuRant Sr., 90, widower of Jane Bailey DuRant, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at his home. Born Aug. 11, 1926, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Henry Eugene DuRant and Gertrude Oliver DuRant. Sammie finished Gable High School in May 1943 and began his education at Clemson University, where it was interrupted when he entered the Army in World War II in November 1944. After basic training at Camp Blanding, Florida, he was sent overseas to serve in Patton’s 3rd Army. “Sammie,” as he was known, served in the occupational forces with… Read the rest
Posted on March 31, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted via EmailSix Clarendon County area students were named to the University of South Carolina Upstate Fal 2016 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, freshmen students must earn a 3.25 GPA or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 course hours and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 course hours. Students included on the list include Manning residents Sabrina Dingle, Robert Shearer, Tyleak Clark and Tyler Thompson; Alcolu resident Aaliyah Johnson; and Pinewood resident Da’Masha Ragin.
Posted on March 31, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted via EmailThe Laurence Manning Academy varsity Lady Swampcats fell Thursday to Colleton Prep at home by a final score of 4-1. Baylee Elms and Taylor Lea went 3-2, with Elms having one RBI.
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Posted on March 31, 2017 12:12 pm by Submitted via EmailThe Clarendon County Branch NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at Central Carolina Technical College’s F.E. DuBose campus, 3351 Sumter Highway in Manning. Former South Carolina Sen. Maggie Wallace Glover will speak. Tickets are $30 each. For more information, call Mary Cooper at (843) 372-4117 or Julius Adger at (803) 983-0302.
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Posted on March 31, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted via EmailNashville recording artist Lewis Brice, a Sumter native, will be the featured entertainment for the second night of the Puddin’ Swamp Festival, performing at 8 p.m. April 7 on the main stage on Village Square. Visitors are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and dancing shoes.
Posted on March 31, 2017 10:10 am by Stephens Funeral HomeGABLE – Samuel Eugene DuRant Sr., 90, husband of the late Jane Bailey DuRant, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the funeral home. Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org
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Posted on March 31, 2017 10:10 am by Carter JonesProbably one of the most famous fire horses in our state’s history was Old Joe of Newberry. In 1902, a freight train with livestock rolled into the town of Newberry, and in the car was a large Kentucky bay gelding standing “16 hands high and weighed 1,300 lbs.” Eventually, the town of Newberry purchased this 9-year-old horse to be used by the fire department to pull its heavy steamer. This untrained horse was assigned to a fireman named Malcolm Lassane who had skill at training horses. After a brief period of time, fireman Lassane realized this horse was unusually intelligent… Read the rest
Posted on March 31, 2017 9:09 am by Staff ReportsA New Zion man will appear before an Orangeburg County magistrate judge Friday for a bond hearing on attempted murder and robbery charges. Reports state that Lance Michael Miller, 46, of 4373 Newman Branch Road in New Zion, allegedly fired three to four shots at the victim March 20 in the 1300 block of Pear Drive in Orangeburg, one of which grazed the man’s head. The victim told deputies that Miller and another man came to the home to allegedly buy narcotics, and that they attempted to rob him about 12:30 a.m. March 20. Miller and the other man left,… Read the rest
Posted on March 31, 2017 9:09 am by Submitted via EmailSumter County Sheriff’s deputies are currently seeking the public’s help in locating two individuals who allegedly stole a black 2014 Kia Optima from a home on Ridgeway Street in Sumter. The suspects were caught on surveillance video. Anyone with information regarding these individuals is asked to call Inv. Thomas at (803) 436-2007 or (803) 983-7030, or Crime Stoppers at (803) 436-3718. Those with information may remain anonymous and could collect a cash reward.
Posted on March 31, 2017 7:07 am by Bobby JontéYou have heard the old saying, “Been there, done that, and bought the T-shirt.” That is a saying you use to show that you have experience and that you have seen everything, you are filled with skill and can do most anything. You even have the t-shirt to prove you were at the festival, ball game, or some bizarre gathering – you are in charge. Who doesn’t love a T-shirt that proves you have attended some great event? If you have a shirt that says you were at a Michael Jordan basketball camp, wouldn’t that prove you are a better… Read the rest
Posted on March 31, 2017 6:06 am by Holly McCabe
Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by Staff ReportsShowers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m. High near 79. South wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Associated PressA bill that would legalize cannabis in all forms, including smoking, for medical use was brought before a South Carolina Senate subcommittee Wednesday. The Compassionate Care Act would allow the use of marijuana only for certain medical conditions. The measure would impose a “seed to sale” tracking of the drug from production to the consumer, the drug would be exempt for state sales tax, the Department of Health and Environmental Control would regulate the product and a confidential registry of users would be created. All of South Carolina’s 46 sheriffs are against the measure, and more than half of them… Read the rest
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