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Died on this Day: Tuesday, May 30

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

The following famous folks, for better or worse, died on May 30.


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Manning High releases parking diagram for graduation

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

Manning High School has released its parking diagram for its annual graduation exercises, which will be held 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Stadium behind the school.
Clarendon School District 2 administrative staff, guests and physically disabled guests with proper handicap parking decals and license plates will have designated parking spaces, as will the Class of 2017 and District 2 Board of Trustees members.
According to a release from the school, graduates will park on the band’s grass practicing area on the side of the school. Each graduate will have one parking pass; he or she must present this pass in … Read the rest


Anderson receives scholarship from Manning Rotary Club

Posted on May 30, 2017 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

East Clarendon High School senior Mikayla Anderson was one of four recipients May 24 of a scholarship presented by the Manning Rotary Club at its regular weekly meeting at Manning Restaurant.
The daughter of Rotary President Susan Anderson and Mike Anderson, both of Turbeville, and granddaughter of Rotarian Annelle Powell, she plans to finish her nursing degree at Central Carolina Technical College, where she has been taking classes under a dual-enrollment program during her high school career.
She plans to attend Francis Marion University to earn her bachelor’s degree in nursing. She hopes to work in the field of obstetrics … Read the rest


Garrett: Slain deputy ‘wasn’t just one of us, he was the best of us’

Posted on May 30, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Summerton Baptist Church was filled to capacity Tuesday as the family and friends of a slain Montana sheriff’s deputy said their final goodbyes.
Mason Palmer Bethea Moore, 42, a Summerton native, was shot and killed in the early morning hours of May 16 after stopping two suspects in Three Forks, Montana. One suspect, Marshall Barrus, was later severely injured in a shootout, and died the following day. The other suspect, Lloyd Barrus, was charged with one count of murder and 14 counts of attempted murder. He remains in custody after being granted a $2 million bond in Montana.
“Evil thoughts … Read the rest


Dems will not hold regular meeting in June

Posted on May 30, 2017 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader

The Clarendon County Democratic Party will not be holding its regular monthly meeting Thursday in lieu of asking members to attend a Town Hall Meeting at Black River Electric Cooperative, 1121 N. Pike West in Sumter. The meeting, which will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, will be hosted by Congressman James E. Clyburn.


Born on this Day: Tuesday, May 30

Posted on May 30, 2017 8:08 am by Staff Reports

The following famous folks, for better or worse, were born May 30.


Land receives Manning Rotary Club scholarship

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

Manning High School senior Anders Land was one of four recipients last week of a scholarship presented by the Manning Rotary Club.
The son of Rotarian Amy Land and Ceth Land, he plans to study at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and ultimately work on the business side of agriculture. At Manning High School, he has participated in STudent Council, the Fellowship of Christian AThletes, the FFA, the Future Business Leaders of America, the Manning AThletic Club and the Mock Trial Team. He has played varsity golf and was also a Palmetto Boys’ … Read the rest


Margaret Johnson

Posted on May 30, 2017 6:06 am by Staff Reports

Margaret Johnson, 93, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at her home.
Born May 30, 1923, in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Oliver Floyd and Annie Mae Williams Floyd.
The family will receive friends at the home, 637 Frazier St. in Manning.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Library to host production of ‘Three Little Pigs’

Posted on May 30, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library and Porkchop Productions will hold “The Three Little Pigs” at 2 p.m. June 15 at the library, 215 N. Brooks St. in Manning. Join them for the fabulously fractured adaptation of this timeless tale. When Stanley, the cool pig on the block, is encouraged by his mother to invite Ralphie, the new sheep on the block, over for a camp-out, Stanley is less than thrilled. Will a campfire story of “The Three Little Pigs” send Ralphie running into the night, or will Ralphie turn the tables on his high-on-the-hog host? This fast-paced performance highlights lessons … Read the rest


Morning Weather: Tuesday, May 30

Posted on May 30, 2017 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.


Clyburn to hold Town Hall meeting June 1 in Sumter

Posted on May 30, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted by Reader

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, who represents Clarendon County in the the 6th Congressional District, will have a town hall meeting with the theme “The Fight for American Values: A Must Win,” from 6 to 8 p.m. June 1 at Black River Electric Cooperative, 1121 N. Pike West in Sumter.
This meeting will focus on accessible, affordable quality health care; reforming the tax code; infrastructure development; energy costs; and what we must do to address these and other challenges facing our country.
For more information, call Brianna Simmons at (803) 799-7798 or email brianna@scdp.org.


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Deputy’s funeral to be livestreamed to two overflow locations

Posted on May 30, 2017 3:03 am by Staff Reports

The funeral for Deputy Mason Moore of Summerton planned for 11 a.m. today at Summerton Baptist Church will also be livestreamed to audiences at both Clarendon Hall and the Summerton Cultural Arts Center.


Hattie Bell

Posted on May 30, 2017 3:03 am by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

Hattie Bell, 81, died Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home.
Born Nov. 28, 1935, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Nathaniel Bell and Ethel Green Bell.
The family will receive friends at the home, 3261 Brogdon Road in Alcolu.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Ford signs with Columbia College track team

Posted on May 30, 2017 2:02 am by Sharon Hall

Scott’s Branch High School senior Queen Nubian Ford signed recently to run track for Columbia College. During her time as a member of the Eagle varsity track team, she has achieved a distance of 32 feet, 1 inch in the triple jump; a distance of 16 feet, 8 inches in the long jump; and has run the 400-meter dash in 101 seconds. She was part of the squad’s 4-by-8 and 4-by-4 relay teams.


King Team to hold Relay for Life yard sale, fish fry

Posted on May 30, 2017 2:02 am by Submitted via Email

The King Team for Clarendon County Relay for Life will hold its annual yard sale and fish fry from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Thomas and Paulette King, 7917 Greeleyville Highway in Manning. They will have great deals on clothing, housewares and other items. The team will also sell fish and grits for $5, fish sandwiches for $4, lemonade for $1 and Loretta’s famous dip and chips for $2.50.


Pet of the Day: Aaron

Posted on May 30, 2017 2:02 am by Submitted by Reader

Aaron is a 5.5-month-old male, fawn-colored terrier mix currently looking for his forever home at A Second Chance Animal Shetler of Clarendon County, 5079 Alex Harvin Highway in Manning. He is neutered, current on all vaccinations and has tested negative for heartworms. He is a little shy, but will come around. If you think your home is perfect to bring this little one out of his shell, come visit him from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and help him find a home. To drop off an animal, call (803) 473-7075 for an appointment. If you’ve lost a … Read the rest


12 final homes without power to be restored by 4 a.m.

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

Twelve homes in Summerton currently without power due to severe weather will likely have power restored by 4 a.m., according to Duke Progress Energy. These are the last homes in Clarendon currently without power after storms on Monday night and early Tuesday morning.


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