Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dixie Angels defeat Lower Florence, Pamplico

Posted on June 27, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

The Dixie Angels All-Star team defeated Lower Florence June 22 by a score of 15-14 and Pamplico on Friday by a score of 5-0. Skylar Dymond pitched a no hitter in Friday’s game.


3 ways to become a summer blood donor

Posted on June 27, 2017 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.

SCHEDULE
Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1 (800) RED CROSS to make an appointment.

PREPARE
Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids.

GIVE
The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes.

Only about 3 percent of the U.S. population gives blood, which means a heavy reliance on repeat … Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: July 27

Posted on June 27, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Turbeville IGA; from 2:30-3:30 p.m. today at Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness church; and from 4-5 p.m. at Lodebar Church on S.C. 527. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


MHS Beta Club gives back

Posted on June 27, 2017 3:03 am by Sharon Hall

School is currently out for summer, and Manning High School’s Beta Club students have gone home with feel-good memories of helping homeless teens in their community.
Manning High School’s Beta Club began the Teens for Jeans initiative two years ago. French teacher and National Beta Club sponsor Ancuta Hozan said that she was proud of the girls’ achievements for both years.
“The National Beta Club is a community based program, so the members and I thought it would be a good idea to get involved with the Teens for Jeans initiative,” she said. “There are so many homeless teens across … Read the rest


Parkinson’s Support Group to meet July 11

Posted on June 27, 2017 2:02 am by Submitted by Reader

A Parkinson’s Support Group will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 11 at 121 E. Cedar St. in Florence. Craig Goss of Comfort Keepers will speak about resources for non-medical, in-home care. Meetings are open to people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family and friends. For more information, call (843) 673-0854, or email haybrton@gmail.com.


Say hello to Tiny Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration Zetta Carlisle Beard

Posted on June 27, 2017 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Zetta Carlisle Beard was crowned Tiny Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration on Saturday at Walker-Gamble Elementary School. More winners will be posted throughout the week.


Today in History: Tuesday, June 27

Posted on June 27, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

1358 – The Republic of Ragusa (Republic of Dubrovnik) is founded.
1497 – Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
1743 – In the Battle of Dettingen, George II becomes the last reigning British monarch to participate in a battle.
1759 – General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1760 – Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.
1806 – British forces take … Read the rest


Lady Wolverines participate in basketball camp led by Dawn Staley

Posted on June 26, 2017 8:08 pm by Submitted via Facebook

The Lady Wolverines basketball team participated in a basketball camp last week led by University of South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley, an Olympic gold medalist and coach of the U.S. Women’s Olympic basketball team. Those who participated included Tylasia Cooper, Valencia Garris, Rhamey Floyd, Britni Anderson, Shannon Scott, Caitlin Timmons, Kirbi Floyd and Liberty Whack.


F.E. DuBose Top Student: Chris White

Posted on June 26, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted via Email

East Clarendon High School student Chris White was named the Top Student in Automotive Technology 1 for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Career Center.


Boxing studio to open in Manning

Posted on June 26, 2017 4:04 pm by Sharon Hall

Local boxing enthusiast Gabriel Blackwell is a three-time state Golden Glove award winner, one-time regional winner, state regional Everlast champion and Georgia Games champion.
His newest venture, 180 Boxing and Fitness Studio, is scheduled to open between July 5 and July 8.
According to Blackwell, the program will be geared toward anyone in the community who wants to live a healthier lifestyle through the art of discipline and self-confidence. A boxing enthusiast since the age of 9, Blackwell said he is passionate about the sport and living a healthy lifestyle. His program, he said, will incorporate disciplines, commitment and self-confidence … Read the rest


Posted on June 26, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email


Marilyn Driggrs Holladay

Posted on June 26, 2017 4:04 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

Marilyn Driggers Holladay, 70, wife of Ben Sawyer Holladay, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, (803) 435-2179.
www.stephensfuneralhome.org


Say hello to Mini Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration Cary Ann Watts

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Carly Ann Watts was crowned Mini Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration on Saturday afternoon at Walker-Gamble Elementary School. More winners will be posted throughout the week.


St. Mark to present comedy play in Sumter

Posted on June 26, 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.


F.E. DuBose Top Student: Austin Gamble

Posted on June 26, 2017 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

East Clarendon High School student Austin Gamble was named the Top Student for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Career Center for its Welding 2 program.


Ford F-150 stolen from U.S. 301 near North Santee

Posted on June 26, 2017 7:07 am by Staff Reports

A white 2006 Ford F-150 4DS pickup truck valued at $3,500 was reportedly stolen from the shoulder of the road of U.S. 301 near North Santee between 2:45 and 4:45 p.m. June 5.
According to reports from the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle’s owner left the vehicle on the shoulder after experiencing mechanical problems, and when he returned, the vehicle was gone.


F.E. DuBose Top Student: Kierstan Martin

Posted on June 26, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

Manning High School student Kierstan Martin was named the Top Student for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Career Center for its Law Enforcement 1 program.


Items valued at $700 stolen from storage unit

Posted on June 26, 2017 4:04 am by Staff Reports

A box of 20 MRE meals, two Black and Decker electric weed eaters, two flat screen TVs, an upright vacuum cleaner, a 4-by-6-foot mirror with gold-tones trim and a small DVD player, altogether valued at $700, were reportedly stolen from a storage unit in Manning between 8:51 p.m. June 5 and 10:26 p.m. June 6.


Say hello Little Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration Ella Hodges

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Ella Hodges was crowned Little Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration on Saturday evening at Walker-Gamble Elementary School. More winners will be posted throughout the week.


Today in History: Monday, June 26

Posted on June 26, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

4 AD – Augustus adopts Tiberius.
221 – Roman emperor Elagabalus adopts his cousin Alexander Severus as his heir and receives the title of Caesar.
363 – Roman emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sasanian Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield.
684 – Pope Benedict II chosen.
699 – En no Ozuno, a Japanese mystic and apothecary who will later be regarded as the founder of a folk religion Shugendō, is banished to Izu Ōshima.
1243 – Mongols defeat the Seljuk Turks at the Battle of Köse Dağ.
1295 – Przemysł … Read the rest





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