Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sumter woman identified as victim of fatal Paxville wreck

Posted on July 1, 2017 7:07 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of a woman killed Friday evening in a wreck outside of Paxville.
Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock said that Sumter woman Daisy Taylor, 71, died at the scene of the wreck, which happened about 5:50 p.m. Friday on Bethel Highway near McLeod Road when a vehicle in which she was a passenger hit a disabled Peterbilt tractor trailer truck.
Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said the 2005 Peterbilt was partly blocking a portion of the roadway and that a man driving a 2011 Chrysler 300 swerved while traveling south on U.S. 15 – … Read the rest


Four-wheeler, power tools stolen from Bradham Road

Posted on July 1, 2017 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

A Honda four-wheeler valued at $1,500, a Home Right chainsaw valued at $100, an air trim gun valued at $100, a Hitachi nail gun valued t $200; and a Still Model 90 weed eater valued at $200 were reportedly stolen from a storage shed in the 1800 block of Bradham Road in Manning between 9 a.m. June 9 and 3:03 p.m. June 11.


MHS grads hold football camp, teach fundamentals, teamwork, leadership

Posted on July 1, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

More than two dozen children came out June 23-24 to participate in the Clarendon Elites Youth Football Camp at Manning High School.
Led by Manning High Class of 2015 graduates Dashawn McFadden and Marquez Lemon, the event provided a two-day camp where participants were taught the fundamentals of football while also gaining experience in teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership.
“We felt by reaching out to younger kids that we could help build the future of Manning football,” said McFadden. “We are products of recreational football and have also played both junior high and high school football.”
Lemon said that the camp … Read the rest


Stolen vehicle found wrecked in ditch

Posted on July 1, 2017 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

A 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis valued at $800 was reportedly stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Jeff Drive in Manning between 9:30 p.m. June 8 and 12:51 p.m. June 9. The owner told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office that the key was in the vehicle, but the doors were locked so one would have to enter in the code to unlock the doors.
Before deputies could enter the vehicle into the NCIC, it was found wrecked in a ditch on Loss Brook Road. The vehicle was abandoned at the time it was found.


Library to close for Independence Day holiday

Posted on July 1, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed July 4 for Independence Day and will reopen 9 a.m. July 5. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


Posted on July 1, 2017 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email


Mobile Library Schedule: July 1

Posted on July 1, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Turbeville IGA. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


American flag etiquette

Posted on July 1, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The American flag symbolizes many things to many people. While the American flag is proudly displayed in millions of buildings and homes across the United States year-round, it tends to draw special attention each summer, when Americans celebrate their independence on July 4.
The Flag Code formalizes and unifies the standards of respect that must be given to the flag, even containing specific instructions regarding how the flag should not be used. The following are some of the rules that govern how to display the American flag.

RAISING AND LOWERING THE FLAG
According to USFlag.org, the American flag should be … Read the rest


Posted on July 1, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted via Email


Parkinson’s Support Group to meet July 11

Posted on July 1, 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.


Today in History: Saturday, July 1

Posted on July 1, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

AD 69 – Tiberius Julius Alexander orders his Roman legions in Alexandria to swear allegiance to Vespasian as Emperor.
552 – Battle of Taginae: Byzantine forces under Narses defeat the Ostrogoths in Italy. During the fighting king Totila is mortally wounded.
1097 – Battle of Dorylaeum: Crusaders led by prince Bohemond of Taranto defeat a Seljuk army led by sultan Kilij Arslan I.
1431 – The Battle of La Higueruela takes place in Granada, leading to a modest advance of the Kingdom of Castile during the Reconquista.
1523 – Johann Esch and Heinrich Voes become the first Lutheran martyrs, burned … Read the rest


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