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Clarendon 3 schools to dismiss early

Posted on April 5, 2017 11:11 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 3 schools will dismiss early Wednesday due to incoming inclement weather. Walker-Gamble Elementary School will dismiss at 1 p.m., while East Clarendon will dismiss at 1:30 p.m.


Lewis Brice to perform at Puddin’ Swamp Festival

Posted on April 5, 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.


MPS cancels afterschool activities

Posted on April 5, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

All afterschool activities at Manning Primary School have been canceled for Wednesday. Students will all be dismissed at 2:40 p.m.


Clarendon nurse midwife to be honored at state gala

Posted on April 5, 2017 5:05 am by Staff Reports

One of McLeod Health Clarendon’s longest serving certified nurse midwives who will be recognized this month with a Palmetto Gold Award.
Tom Chappell will receive the award April 22 at the 16th annual Palmetto Gold Gala in Columbia. He is one of 12 nurses in the McLeod Health system who will be recognized there.
“They join the ranks of the 155 previous McLeod nurses who have received this outstanding award,” according to a release from McLeod Health Clarendon.
The Palmetto Gold Award was founded in May 2002 by a coalition of nurse leaders representing major healthcare organizations throughout South Carolina. … Read the rest


Blood donations needed for spring

Posted on April 5, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.
Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are the blood component most frequently transfused by hospitals and must be used within 42 days of donation.
Eligible donors can give red blood cells through either a regular whole blood donation or a Power Red donation, where available. Power Red donors give a concentrated dose of red blood cells during a single … Read the rest


Woman charged with attempted murder, allegedly attacked victims with machete

Posted on April 5, 2017 4:04 am by Staff Reports

A 56-year-old Manning woman was released from the Clarendon County Detention Center March 17 after posting bond two days after her arrest for attempted murder.
Joann Mitchell of 305 Collins St. in Manning was charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, all for which she was granted separate $500 surety bonds on March 15, the day of her arrest by the Manning Police Department.
According to reports, a 52-year-old man living in the same home as Mithcell told police that Mithcell attacked him and a 37-year-old woman while wielding a machete. … Read the rest


Posted on April 5, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted via Email


Today in History: Wednesday, April 5

Posted on April 5, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

823 – Lothair I is crowned King of Italy by Pope Paschal I.
1081 – Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power.
1242 – During the Battle on the Ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights.
1536 – Royal Entry of Charles V into Rome: The last Roman triumph.
1566 – Two-hundred Dutch noblemen, led by Hendrick van Brederode, force themselves into the presence of Margaret of Parma and present the Petition of Compromise, denouncing the Spanish Inquisition in the … Read the rest


Posted on April 4, 2017 9:09 pm by Holly McCabe


Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects posing as FEMA, utility workers to burgle homes

Posted on April 4, 2017 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two suspects who have allegedly committed burglaries while posing as workers with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Sheriff Tim Baxley said two white males driving a small white truck with green stripes on the doors went to two homes on March 30, using the deception to commit the alleged thefts.
“At the first home on Burgess Road, in Williamsburg County, the subjects posed as FEMA workers saying they were assessing damage due to Hurricane Matthew,” he said.
One of the suspects allegedly distracted the victim as the other entered the home … Read the rest


Evening Weather: Monday, April 3

Posted on April 4, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Showers and thunderstorms before 4 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4 and 5 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 64. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.


Kiss My Striped Bass back with twists for 4th year

Posted on April 4, 2017 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

An event that is quickly becoming a staple of Striped Bass Festival opening night festivities has a couple of twists this year.
The 4th annual Kiss My Striped Bass will culminate the Friday night of the 38th annual Striped Bass Festival with Clarendon’s queens kissing a fish, but instead of avoiding it by raising a certain amount of money, both ladies now need to hit a certain amount in order to make them do it.
Co-local Executive Director Carrie Trebil has upped the ante, as well. If she raises $2,500, the diehard Clemson fan will not only kiss a fish; … Read the rest


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First responders could get certified to take a gun on campus

Posted on April 4, 2017 2:02 pm by Seanna Adcox

A proposal to allow a first responder to take a gun onto a school campus during an emergency is advancing in the Legislature six months after a volunteer firefighter stopped a deadly rampage at a South Carolina elementary school.
The bill that came up for debate Tuesday on the House floor would allow a firefighter or paramedic who has a concealed weapon permit to get certified as a “school first responder” by taking a one-week course through the state’s Criminal Justice Academy.
First responders should be able to defend themselves in an active-shooting scenario and “possibly assist in taking somebody … Read the rest


House business continues into spring

Posted on April 4, 2017 11:11 am by Rep. Cezar McKnight

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3358, legislation that provides a framework for issuing and renewing state driver’s licenses and identification cards to bring South Carolina into compliance with the Federal REAL ID Act of 2005, and enrolled the bill for ratification.
South Carolina’s compliance deadline of Jan. 31, 2017, was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security upon the request of former Gov. Haley until June 6, 2017, and the enactment of compliance legislation should allow the state to operate under extended regulatory relief through Sept. 30, 2020, the final implementation date for the federal … Read the rest


Summerton woman to serve 35 years for murder of Manning man, co-defendant receives 13 years

Posted on April 4, 2017 11:11 am by Staff Reports

A Summerton woman charged nearly two years ago for her role in the death of a missing Manning man will spend the next 35 years of her life in prison.
Shanta Arleene Reason, 36, of 1029 Antler Drive in Summerton, pleaded guilty Monday to one count each of murder and armed robbery, with 3rd Circuit Judge R. Ferrell Cothran sentencing her to 35 years and 30 years, respectively, for those offenses.
A co-defendant, Travis Terrill Starks, 27, of 6426 Bill Davis Road in Summerton, pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to murder, receiving a revocation of already ongoing probation … Read the rest


Hospital District to meet Tuesday

Posted on April 4, 2017 11:11 am by Submitted via Email


Posted on April 4, 2017 11:11 am by Leigh Ann Maynard


Lewis Brice to perform at Puddin’ Swamp Festival

Posted on April 4, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted via Email

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.


Guilty Pleas: March 13-17

Posted on April 4, 2017 9:09 am by Staff Reports

The following pleas were heard during a term of General Sessions Court held March 13-17 in Clarendon County before 3rd Circuit Judge R. Ferrell Cothran.

Jason Eugene Adeeb of 4240 Paige Drive in Sumter pleaded guilty March 17 to resisting arrest, receiving a sentence of one year in prison, suspended to time-served and 18 months’ probation. He also pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic violence, receiving a sentence of three years in prison, suspended to time-served and 18 months’ probation. According to the Clarendon County Public Court Index, Adeeb had been held at the Clarendon County Detention Center without bond since … Read the rest


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