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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ask the Deputy: Differences between courtesy summons, restraining orders and orders of protection

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by Dep. Danny Graham

I want to discuss with you three situations that are commonly seen in law enforcement.
They are courtesy summons, restraining orders and orders of protection. There is a lot of confusion about how and when these procedures should be used, so I hope that after you read this you will have a better understanding of these procedures.
One method I will cover is used to help resolve issues.
The other two are used to protect individuals who require assistance from unwanted and potentially violent situations.
The first procedure is a courtesy summons.
It is a document that can be issued … Read the rest


Morning Weather: Thursday, March 30

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


Clerk of Court Beulah Roberts recognized for service to Clarendon Behavioral Health

Posted on March 30, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

Clarendon County Clerk of Court Beulah Roberts was recognized March 21 by the Clarendon Behavioral Health Services for 30 years of services on its Board of Directors. Chairman Tommy Benton praised Roberts for her service and her commitment to the agency. He said that Roberts “rarely misses a meeting and is always willing to serve in whatever way needed.” Agency CEO Ann Kirven said that Roberts’ “experience as Clarendon County clerk of court has helped us meet the unique needs of those referred to us from the court system. She has been an invaluable member of our team.”


‘Battle of Tearcoat’ newest Swamp Fox mural

Posted on March 30, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society has a new mural in Turbeville. Terry Smith began work on “The Battle of Tearcoat” earlier this month, and his progress is shown in the gallery below. The mural itself is on the west side of the Turbeville Dollar General, and replaces the original Tearcoat mural. The Battle of Tearcoat, which took place Oct. 25, 1780, was unique for the Revolutionary War in that it happened in the middle of the night.


Lillyanna Bullard wins Best Hair in Baby Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant

Posted on March 30, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Lillyanna Bullard was given an award Saturday for Best Hair in the Baby 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.


Gallery: Precious Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant Contestants

Posted on March 30, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Carter Blue Altman was crowned Precious Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival 2017 on Saturday at East Clarendon High School in Turbeville, also taking an award for Best Smile. Paislee Bevell was named 1st runner-up, and took an award for Best Hair. Addison Graham was named 2nd runner-up and took an award for Best Dressed. More winners will be posted throughout the week, along with galleries of contestants. We ask that parents remain patient while we get everyone up.


Posted on March 30, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted via Email


Graduation application date looms for CCTC students

Posted on March 30, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted by Reader

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.


Tanner renews administrator’s contract with city

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

Manning Administrator Scott Tanner will be with the city for at least another year after having his contract renewed last week by City Council.
Council members voted unanimously March 21 after a short executive session during their regular monthly meeting to renew their contract with Tanner, who has served as city administrator since Sept. 30, 2013.
“Scott has done a great job for us during his time here,” said Manning Mayor Julia Nelson. “We are fortunate to have him and look forward to working with him for the next year.”
Nelson said the city administrator’s contract comes up for negotiation … Read the rest


Posted on March 30, 2017 1:01 am by Staff Reports


Disaster Recovery Office to hold town hall meetings on Hurricane Matthew recovery

Posted on March 30, 2017 1:01 am by Staff Reports

The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office will hold four town hall meetings in the Pee Dee and Lowcountry regions of the state during the first week in April to present an action plan and receive public feedback on plans for the state’s housing program and allocation of funds for Hurricane Matthew Recovery.
The Disaster Recovery Office will oversee $65.3 million altogether allocated for 24 counties impacted by Hurricane Matthew, which blew through Clarendon County in early October.
The housing focused program will concentrate on the repair and refurbishment of homes based on eligibility and priority need. Like the 2015 Severe … Read the rest


McLeod Health Clarendon to host cancer benefit ball in May

Posted on March 30, 2017 1:01 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon County’s local hospital is preparing to host a ball to benefit cancer patients.
The McLeod Health Foundation, which benefits McLeod Health Clarendon, will host the new event, the Sparkle of Hope Ball, on May 5 in the Cypress Center. The event will benefit the Helping Oncology Patients Everyday (HOPE) Fund at McLeod Health Clarendon, said McLeod Health Foundation Director Carrie Anna Strange.
“Proceeds from this special evening will support mammogram scholarships for women with limited financial resources living in Clarendon and surrounding counties,” said Strange.
The Sparkle of Hope Ball will feature the band Flashback, who plays a mix … Read the rest


Gallery: Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival Pageant Contestants

Posted on March 30, 2017 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Emma Todd was crowned Saturday as Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival 2017 at East Clarendon High School in Turbeville, also taking away awards for Most Photogenic, Most Beautiful and Best Dressed. Mackenzie Lawrimore was named 1st runner-up and took an award for Best Smile. Merrietta Floyd was named 2nd runner-up, while Allie Keith Coker was named 3rd runner-up. Olivia Brown was given an award for Best Hair. More winners will be posted throughout the week, along with galleries of contestants. We ask that parents remain patient while we get everyone up


Monarchs golfers defeat West Florence

Posted on March 30, 2017 1:01 am by Submitted via Email

The Manning High School varsity golf team defeated West Florence Wednesday at The Palmes Course at Oakdale Country Club to move to 8-1 on the season. The team had an overall score of 170 to West Florence’s 177. Monarchs Jacob Richburg and McArthur Bennett tied for match medalist with 40 points each. Monarch Hunter White scored 42 points, and Monarch Brice Laney scored 48. The next match is April 5 at Shannon Greens in Manning against Laurence Manning Academy.


Today in History: Thursday, March 30

Posted on March 30, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

598 – Balkan Campaign: The Avars lift the siege at the Byzantine stronghold of Tomis. Their leader Bayan I retreats north of the Danube River after the Avaro-Slavic hordes are decimated by the plague.
1282 – The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
1296 – Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
1815 – Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Proclamation which would later inspire Italian unification.
1822 – The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
1841 – The National Bank of Greece … Read the rest


Posted on March 29, 2017 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Posted on March 29, 2017 9:09 pm by Holly McCabe


Sheriff: No gun at Manning High

Posted on March 29, 2017 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley said late Wednesday night that reports of a gun on campus at Manning High School earlier this week were false.
Baxley said that the school resource officer from his office heard reports Wednesday morning that a student had brought a gun to school Tuesday. Baxley said that the situation was far less dangerous.
“A student had some (shot pellets) of the type used in BB guns,” Baxley said. “She had them in her pocket and took them out and handed them to another student.”
Baxley said another student then reported to the school administration that … Read the rest


Say hello to Petite Miss Puddin’ Swamp 4th Runner-up Jada Balton

Posted on March 29, 2017 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Jada Balton was named 4th runner-up on Saturday in the Petite 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.


Beasley to head United Nation’s food distribution program

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by Meg Kinnard

Former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley steps into his new role next week as head of the United Nation’s food distribution program.
The World Food Programme’s board president welcomed Beasley on Wednesday. Anil Wadhwa of India said in a news release the former Republican governor’s “outstanding qualifications” will greatly benefit the program that assists 80 million people in 80 countries annually.
Beasley replaces Ertharin Cousin when her five-year term ends April 4.
Another former South Carolina governor recommended Beasley. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley nominated him in a Feb. 27 letter. The UN’s secretary-general and food director made the appointment.
Beasley … Read the rest


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