Monthly Archives: January 2018

BranCo Adult Day Care to operate on 1-hour delay Thursday

Posted on January 17, 2018 9:09 pm by Submitted via Email

BranCo Adult Day Care Center,LLC will be on a one-hour delay for Thursday.

Adult Ed to open 10 a.m. Thursday

Posted on January 17, 2018 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Adult Education will open 10 a.m. Thursday due to inclement weather.

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Clarendon County

Posted on January 17, 2018 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service has declared a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Clarendon County through 10 a.m. Thursday. Black ice is possible overnight and into Thursday morning. This includes much of the morning commute. A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Clarendon 2 on 2-hour delay for students Thursday

Posted on January 17, 2018 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon School District 2 schools will operate on a one-hour delay for staff and faculty on Thursday, with a two-hour delay for students.

LMA on two-hour delay Thursday

Posted on January 17, 2018 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Laurence Manning Academy will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday.

Mociun named to Bank of Clarendon Board of Directors

Posted on January 17, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

The Board of Directors of the Bank of Clarendon is pleased to announce Attorney Vonda K. Mociun was elected to serve as its newest member. Mociun has more than 25 years of combined accounting and law experience. She is the owner and Sole Member of Rickenbaker & Mociun, LLC. Mrs. Mociun holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She is a member of the South Carolina State Bar and the Sumter County Bar. She is a Certified Public Accountant in South Carolina and North Carolina. “We are thrilled to… Read the rest

Saints defeat Dorchester Academy

Posted on January 17, 2018 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall varsity boys’ basketball team picked up a region win over Dorchester Academy on Tuesday in Summerton by a final score of 65-60. The win brought the Saints’ region record to 6-1 on the season and the regular season record to 9-3. Zyan Gilmore led the Saints with 23 points. Tyrese Mitchum added 15 points, Kade Eliott had 11 points, Kylic Horton had 10 points and Dylan Way had six points along with six rebounds. The Saints will travel Friday to Blackville to take on Jefferson Davis Academy.

Hayes F. Samuels Jr.

Posted on January 17, 2018 2:02 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

Hayes F. Samuels Jr., 74, husband of Yvonne James Samuels, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at McLeod Health Clarendon in Manning. Born Oct. 23, 1943, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Hayes F. Samuels, Sr. and LaNelle Jackson Samuels. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

9 from Clarendon make CCU Dean’s List

Posted on January 17, 2018 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Nine Clarendon County students were named to the Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s List for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University for the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for the Dean’s List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 GPA, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 GPA. Students who made the Dean’s List for fall included Katherine Ard of New Zion, a management major; Tionna Brogdon of New Zion, a public health major; Kevin Gist of Manning, a exercise and sport science major; Tynekqua Jackson of Turbeville, a biology major; Christavis Johnson of Summerton, a exercise and sport science major; Corie Pearson of… Read the rest

Adult Ed cancels Wednesday classes

Posted on January 17, 2018 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Adult Education will not hold classes Wednesday evening.

Clarendon 2 schools to close early

Posted on January 17, 2018 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

All Clarendon School District 2 schools will dismiss early today due to the threat of inclement weather. Dismissal times are as follows: MECC. 1:30 p.m. MPS. 1:40 p.m. MES. 1:50 p.m. MJHS. 2 p.m. MHS. 2:10 p.m.

Coroner Hayes Samuels has passed away

Posted on January 17, 2018 10:10 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon County Coroner Hayes Samuels, owner and operator of Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning, passed away Wednesday morning. Manninglive.com will have more information as it becomes available.

Lillian Bryant crowned Wee Miss LMA

Posted on January 17, 2018 8:08 am by Larry Hewett

Lillian Bryant was crowned Wee Miss Laurence Manning Academy on Saturday during the school’s annual pageant.

What you should know before taking melatonin for sleep

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

If you’ve ever suffered from insomnia, you may have considered taking melatonin to help you sleep. Melatonin is a supplement that is sold over-the-counter, much like other dietary supplements. It’s considered by many to be much safer than other sleep medications, but it can be misused or abused just like any other drug or supplement. If you are going to use melatonin to combat your insomnia, make sure you do so correctly. Here are some things you should be keeping in mind. Obviously, you should talk with your physician before starting any substance. What is Melatonin? First of all, you… Read the rest

Mobile Library Schedule: Wednesday, Jan. 17

Posted on January 17, 2018 4:04 am by Submitted by Reader

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 3:30-5 p.m. today at the Shake Store on Kingstree Highway in Manning.

Day break-ins prompts police chief to ask residents to be vigilant

Posted on January 17, 2018 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer is asking city residents to be sure that their homes are secure when they leave them during the day. He has also asked that folks watch out for their neighbors’ properties. “We had a couple of home break-ins in broad daylight on Tuesday,” said Shaffer. “It is very uncommon for this type of incident to occur during the daylight hours. The homes were in the Gibbons Street and Woodside Drive area.” Shaffer said if residents see any suspicious behavior or individuals, they should call 911. “There will also be a more visible presence in all… Read the rest

Today in History: Jan. 17

Posted on January 17, 2018 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

38 BC – Octavian divorces his wife Scribonia and marries Livia Drusilla, ending the fragile peace between the Second Triumvirate and Sextus Pompey. 395 – Upon the death of Emperor Theodosius I, the Roman Empire is permanently divided into the Eastern Roman Empire under Arcadius, and the Western Roman Empire under Honorius. 1287 – King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Menorca. 1377 – Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon. 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean. 1562 – France recognizes the Huguenots by… Read the rest

Inmate stabbed during fight at Turbeville prison

Posted on January 16, 2018 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Officials with the state Department of Corrections have confirmed that an inmate was stabbed Tuesday during a fight at Turbeville Correctional Institution. Officials said an unidentified inmate stabbed the victim during an altercation. Department of Corrections Communications Director Jeff Taillon said the inmates were housed in a Level 2 unit which houses young adult male offenders sentenced through the Youthful Offender Act. He said the inmate received medical attention. He did not discuss the extent of the victim’s injuries.

Scott’s Branch Middle School Eagles defeat Timmonsville

Posted on January 16, 2018 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

The Scott’s Branch Middle School boys’ basketball team defeated Timmonsville at home in Summerton on Thursday by a final score of 58-10. Tariq Coard scored 21 points, while Randy Gipson scored 13 points. Tydarian Chandler scored seven points, while Zakee Rendell scored six. Terrense Pusher scored four points. Jimmy Weeks, Ladontae Frazier and Shaheem Ballard scored two points each, and Emorei Stephens scored one point. 3 points. Ty

Harvin named Rotary Cub Paul Harris Fellow

Posted on January 16, 2018 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Summerton Rotary Club member Thomas Harvi was named a Paul Harris Fellow Jan. 11 during the club’s regular meeting. Paul Harris fellows are those individuals who contribute, or who have had contributions made in their names, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The program was established in 1957.

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