Monthly Archives: June 2017

Born on This Day: Monday, June 5

Posted on June 5, 2017 8:08 am by Staff Reports

The following folks, for better or for worse, were born on this day in history, June 5.


Library to host production of ‘Three Little Pigs’

Posted on June 5, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted via Facebook

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


Dancing with the Stars 2

Posted on June 5, 2017 4:04 am by Bobby Jonté

What a night! What a crowd! The 2nd annual Dancing with the Stars is in the books. What a night it was. The Williamsburg Hospital Foundation raised nearly $80,000 with the added benefit of fun and merriment for everyone involved.
Lee Welch was the picture of sartorial refinement in a dinner jacket and provided fast-paced master of ceremonies duty. He first introduced the hardest working ladies, Lindsay McClam and Rebecca Bradford, who provided all the thankless groundwork to make this event a success.
This year’s Dancing with the Stars honored Dr. Harry Floyd, who has served the people of Williamsburg … Read the rest


Top 6 Red Cross tips to stay safe this hurricane season

Posted on June 5, 2017 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Hurricane season started June 1, and forecasters are predicting a 45 percent chance of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season this year, threatening both coastal and inland residents between now and the end of November.
To help families stay safe, the American Red Cross is issuing the Top 6 hurricane preparedness tips should a hurricane or tropical storm head for your community.
“Over the past two years, parts of South Carolina have been absolutely devastated by storms and severe weather,” said Red Cross of Central South Carolina Executive Rebecca Jordan. “Hurricane Matthew is still fresh in our minds and the Red … Read the rest


Today in History: Monday, June 5

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

AD 70 – Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.
754 – Boniface, Anglo-Saxon missionary, is killed by a band of pagans at Dokkum in Frisia.
1257 – Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights.
1283 – Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, captures Charles of Salerno.
1625 – The city of Breda surrenders to the Spanish tercios under general Ambrosio Spinola.
1798 – The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
1817 … Read the rest


Manning First Baptist to hold VBS

Posted on June 4, 2017 10:10 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning First Baptist Church will hold Galactic Surveyors for ages 3 to 5 and first- through sixth-grade students from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 12-16. A light supper will be served nightly.


Dog found in Bloomville area

Posted on June 4, 2017 8:08 pm by Submitted via Facebook

This dog was found in the Bloomville area of Clarendon County about a month ago. If you are its owner, or know its owners, please visit this page and message Michelle Parrack.


Manning native named to USC Upstate Chancellor’s List

Posted on June 4, 2017 8:08 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning resident Jamie Dowell was named to the Spring 2017 Chancellor’s List at the University of South Carolina Upstate. To be eligible for the Chancellor’s List, students must earn a 4.0 GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 course hours.


Hazardous Weather Outlook calls for possible localized flooding

Posted on June 4, 2017 7:07 pm by Submitted via Email

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County and surrounding areas through Tuesday morning. According to forecasts, localized flooding will be possible in the area from showers and thunderstorms ahead of a cold front on Tuesday.


Helen Anna Rose Peterson Andrews

Posted on June 4, 2017 7:07 pm by Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home

Helen Anna Rose Peterson Andrews, 89, wife of Richard Hugh Andrews, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at her home.
Born Oct. 31, 1927, in Jamestown, New York, she was a daughter of the late John Edward Peterson and Caroline Rose Beck Peterson.
She was a member of Pinewood Baptist Church and Lakewood United Methodist Church in Lakewood, New York. She was formerly the town clerk for the town of Busti, New York.
Survivors besides her husband of 68 years include three children, Linda Morse of Sumter, Teresa Wise of Florida and Rodney Andrews (Cathy) of Asheville, New York; three grandchildren, … Read the rest


Jimmy R. Turbeville

Posted on June 4, 2017 7:07 pm by Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home

PINEWOOD – Jimmy R. Turbeville, 83, husband of Barbara Bowman Turbeville, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at his home.
Born in Horry County, he was a son of the late Baney Turbeville and Epie Turbeville.
Mr. Turbeville was a member of Summerton Presbyterian Church. He was a retired welder and pipefitter with Philip Morris Company.
Survivors besides his wife of Pinewood include a son, Rusty Turbeville (Deb) of Darlington; a daughter, Lynda Mullis of Charlotte; a sister, Frances Floyd of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be … Read the rest


Adult Ed summer session begins Monday

Posted on June 4, 2017 7:07 pm by Submitted via Email

Registration for Clarendon County Adult Education summer session classes will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday. Classes end June 29. The session is for new and returning students. Space in the GED courses is limited based on placement test results; WorkKeys and Skills Upgrade courses have unlimited enrollment. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday, with Thursdays reserved for testing. Registration begin s Monday. For more information, call Director Lisa Justice at (803) 473-2531.


Clarendon Hall Year End A-B Honor Roll

Posted on June 4, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted via Email

The following students were named to the A-B Honor Roll at Clarendon Hall for the 2016-17 school year. Names are published exactly as presented by the school. Changes were only made for formatting purposes. Any errors should be addressed to (803) 485-3550.

FIRST GRADE
Anderson Cooper, Coleman Richburg and Grace Richburg.

SECOND GRADE
Asher Earles.

THIRD GRADE
Landon Brown, Toby Ridgeway and Dhara Patel.

FOURTH GRADE
Ashlee Berry, Drake Evans, Grant Gray and Herry Pancholi.

FIFTH GRADE
Sidney Berry, Kole Elliott and Parth Patel.

SIXTH GRADE
Hannah Bagnal, Riley Brown, Sydney Coker, Ray McIntosh, William Rogan, Amberly Way and Olivia … Read the rest


Lexington deputies seek help in finding 9-year-old boy

Posted on June 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out for help in locating a missing 9-year-old Batesburg boy.
Mitchell Craft was last seen near his home in the 800 bloc of Bridgewater Road in Batesburg on Sunday morning, deputies report. He is described as 4-foot-2, weighing 43 pounds. He has dirty blonde hair and blue eyes. He may have left on or with his bicycle, deputies said.
Anyone with information is asked to call (803) 785-2400.


Evening Weather: Sunday, June 4

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


St. Mark to present comedy play in Sumter

Posted on June 4, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Silver will present “Love Never Fails,” a spiritual comedy, at 6 p.m. July 8 at Patriot Hall, 135 Haynsworth St. in Summerton. For more information or tickets, call Azalee Williams-Kinard at (803) 236-6451. Doors will open at 5 p.m.


Vacation Bible School opportunities for the week of June 4-8

Posted on June 4, 2017 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

The following opportunities are open to the public for Vacation Bible School in Clarendon County throughout the week of June 4-8.


Born on This Day: Sunday, June 4

Posted on June 4, 2017 8:08 am by Staff Reports

The following folks, for better or worse, were born on June 4.


Morning Weather: Sunday, June 4

Posted on June 4, 2017 4:04 am by Staff Reports

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.


Lady Swampcats talk about state wins

Posted on June 4, 2017 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Laurence Manning Academy senior Baylee Elms was visibly overjoyed last week when her Lady Swampcats won the South Carolina Independent School Association 3-A State Championship title.
But winning it against the school’s main rival, the Wilson Hall Lady Barons, made it all the better. It was the team’s second State Championship title in two years.
“We wanted it,” she said. “Our school has never had a back-to-back win before, and that made us want it even more.”
Elms said she believes her team was “more mentally focused” this season.
“We were more mentally in the game,” she said. “We wanted … Read the rest


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