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Hazardous Weather Outlook extended into Friday morning

Posted on March 31, 2017 3:03 am by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County and surrounding areas for Friday morning. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible early Friday as an upper-level system and associated cold front push through the region. The main threat will be damaging wind gusts and possible large hail.


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Graduation application date looms for CCTC students

Posted on March 31, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

Graduation applications for May and August graduates are due by April 3. The application can be submitted online through myCCTC or a paper copy can be downloaded from the Forms Library on www.cctech.edu and turned in to the Student Records Office. Detailed graduation information will be mailed to upcoming graduates in April. For more information, contact Carmen Davis at (803) 778-7871.


Today in History: Friday, March 31

Posted on March 31, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

307 – After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Maximian.
627 – Battle of the Trench: Muhammad undergoes a 14-day siege at Medina (Saudi Arabia) by Meccan forces under Abu Sufyan.
1146 – Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade.
1492 – Queen Isabella of Castille issues the Alhambra Decree, ordering her 150,000 Jewish and Muslim subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion.
1561 – The city of San Cristóbal, Táchira is … Read the rest


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Habitat looking for Cover Girls

Posted on March 30, 2017 8:08 pm by Sharon Hall

Clarendon County Habitat for Humanity is holding a fundraiser with a twist, and it’s not your typical beauty pageant.
The contestants are not as they seem, and the qualification for entry is just one thing: They must be able to grow facial hair, and the more they have, the better.
The Clarendon County Cover Girls pageant will begin 6 p.m. April 1 as the organization’s newest fundraiser for the charity that has built 23 homes for those less fortunate in Clarendon County. Proceeds from the pageant will go toward the 24th. Habitat Director Jennie Lee said the pageant has all … Read the rest


Lomon Wilder

Posted on March 30, 2017 6:06 pm by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel

MIAMI BEACH, Florida – Lomon Wilder died Wednesday, March 23, 2017, at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami.
Born Sept. 2, 1934, in the Davis Crossroads section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Frank and Bertha Dingle Wilder.
Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Wilder family plot in Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery in Sumter. The Rev. Dr. W.T. Johnson, pastor of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, will officiate.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.flemingdelaine.com or emailed to flemingdelaine@aol.com.
Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and … Read the rest


Watch the Final 4 at Clarendon Cover Girls!

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With 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.


Evening Weather: Thursday, March 30

Posted on March 30, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook calls for isolated storms, wind gusts

Posted on March 30, 2017 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County and other areas in the midlands for today and tonight. Forecasts are calling for isolated strong to severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon as a warm front lifts north into the region. The main threat will be damaging wind gusts and possible large hail.


Lewis Brice to perform at Puddin’ Swamp Festival

Posted on March 30, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted via Facebook

Nashville 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.


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ECMS students take medals at History Day competition

Posted on March 30, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

East Clarendon Middle School sixth-grade students Brooks Mixon, Dylan Kinney, Hayden Craft, Gage Brown and Robinson Newman recently took medals in the regional National History Day Competition.


Olivia Brown wins Best Hair in Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant

Posted on March 30, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Olivia Brown was given an award for Best Hair on Saturday during the Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant held at East Clarendon High School in Turbeville. More winners will be posted throughout the week, along with galleries of contestants. We ask that parents remain patient while we get everyone up.


Scott’s Branch Coach inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

Posted on March 30, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Scott’s Branch High School track Coach Wayne Farmer was inducted Saturday into the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
A native of Florence, Farmer has twice been named Coach of the Year at Scott’s Branch High School, taking the honor in 2015 and 2016.
A graduate of West Florence High School and South Carolina State University, Farmer began his coaching career at West Florence High School, and has coached track at Bamberg-Ehrhardt, Elloree, Denmark-Olar, Allendale-Fairfax and Scott’s Branch high schools.
Farmer has hosted and won 11 Region Championships. During his 29-year coaching career, Farmer has … Read the rest


Say hello to Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp 3rd Runner-up Allie Keith Coker

Posted on March 30, 2017 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Allie Keith Coker was named 3rd runner-up in the Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant held Saturday at East Clarendon High School in Turbeville. More winners will be posted throughout the week, along with galleries of contestants. We ask that parents remain patient while we get everyone up.


Gaines named Manning High Teacher of the Year

Posted on March 30, 2017 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Barnwell native Jeffery Gaines has been the band and choral director at Manning High School for three years.
Last week, he was recognized by his peers as the school’s Teacher of the Year.
“I was speechless and humbled that my colleagues elected me to serve in the capacity of Teacher of the Year,” Gaines said. “I am honored that I can represent our school.”
A graduate of Barnwell High School, Gaines received a bachelor of music education, instrumental, from Newberry College in 2008, graduating cum laude. He received a master of education, classroom leadership, from Southern Wesleyan University in 2010 … Read the rest


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