Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Conducts Controlled Delivery, leading to Arrests

Posted on January 29, 2018 2:02 pm by Reporter

SUMTER, SC – On January 11, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with officers from SLED and other officers, conducted a controlled delivery at 4273 Hickory Road in Sumter of a package that had been intercepted. Execution of a search warrant on the package revealed that it contained about 2339 grams (about 5 pounds) of suspected marijuana, valued at about $34,000. A stolen vehicle was discovered behind the residence. Warrants were issued for Rondell Deandre Harriett, 25, 4273 Hickory Road, Sumter. However, he eluded capture until yesterday, Wednesday, January 24, 2018, when he turned himself in to the Sumter-Lee… Read the rest

Manning City Council holding Special Called Meeting January 29 at 6:00 PM

Posted on January 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Reporter

The Manning City Council is holding a Special Called Meeting on Monday, January 29 at 6:00 PM. Submitted by Daun Davis City Clerk, City of Manning, SC (803) 435-8477, ext. 5121

Lucille Fleming Wilson

Posted on January 29, 2018 12:12 pm by Reporter

MANNING, SC – Lucille Fleming Wilson, 85, widow of Perry Wilson, Jr., died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her residence, 3279 Home Branch Road, Manning, SC.  She was born April 24, 1932 in the Bloomville Community of Clarendon County, a daughter of the late Sam Fleming and Alma Burgess Fleming. Funeral services for Mrs. Wilson will be held 2:30 PM Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Hayes F. Samuels, Sr., Memorial Chapel, 114 North Church St., Manning, SC. Rev. Bobby McDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Fourth Cross Road Baptist Church Cemetery, Manning. SC. The family is receiving friends at her… Read the rest

Otis Cooper, Jr, 56

Posted on January 29, 2018 12:12 pm by Reporter

Otis Cooper, Jr. died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at McLeod Health Clarendon, Manning, SC.  He was born June 24, 1961 in Manning, SC, a son of Otis Cooper, Sr. and Allene Dingle Cooper. The family is receiving friends at the residence, 104 Richburg Street, Manning, SC.

Henry Beaufort Jackson

Posted on January 29, 2018 12:12 pm by Reporter

Henry Beaufort Jackson, 85, widower of the late Fannie Black Jackson, died on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at his residence in Summerton, SC. He was born on March 1, 1932 in Clarendon County to the late Molly Mae Stukes Jackson and Henry Jackson. The family is receiving friends at the home of his brother, John Jackson, 1164 Tisdale St., Summerton, SC, 29148. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Services have been entrusted to the professional care of King-Fields Mortuary, Summerton, SC. 803-485-5039

F.E. DuBose Career Center holds Winter Induction for National Technical Honor Society

Posted on January 29, 2018 12:12 pm by Reporter

Twenty-six high school students from Clarendon County were recently welcomed into the F.E. DuBose Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society during its winter induction, held on Wednesday, January 10.  Highpoints of the program included a candle-lighting ceremony, reciting the pledge in front of parents and friends, and a special message from Interim Director, Lisa Justice.  Students from East Clarendon High School, Manning High School, and Scott’s Branch High School were able to participate. In order to be considered for membership, candidates must have a grade average of an “A” in his or her career and technical education… Read the rest

Posted on January 29, 2018 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Lady Cats earn win over Orangeburg Prep

Posted on January 29, 2018 11:11 am by Reporter

LMA Lady Cats defeated Orangeburg Prep 58-40 at home on Friday night. Lexi and Brooke Bennett lead all scorers with 16 and 14 respectively. Olivia Coker has 10, Trinity Harrington 6, Sarah Knight Frazier and Mason Hamm each had 5 and Katherine Burns added 2 at the line. That’s the Lady Cats 7th win of the season and 1sr win in conference play. Next game is January 30 versus Florence Christian.

Lower your blood pressure naturally

Posted on January 29, 2018 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The moment your doctor diagnoses you with high blood pressure is the moment you begin looking to make lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is scary, and it’s even more terrifying when you realize just how dangerous it is. High blood pressure affects so many different aspects of your health, and your doctor might recommend several types of medications to assist you in bringing down high blood pressure. Your doctor will also speak with you about making positive lifestyle changes, and those changes are meant to be taken seriously. Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally Your overall health is important,… Read the rest

Pet of the Day: Paloma

Posted on January 29, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

Paloma is a 9 year old femal Calico DSH cat weighing approximately 12 pounds. She is current on all of her vaccinations, been spayed and tested negative for feline leukemia. She loves to have her belly rubbed and loves help you work! She is bonded with “Pippa” and both must go to a good home together. Her adoption fee is $50.00 with an approved application.

Clarendon School District 2 to hold Family Leadership Conference

Posted on January 29, 2018 2:02 am by Reporter


Clarendon School District 3 Staff Members Visit the Highly-Acclaimed Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Ga

Posted on January 29, 2018 1:01 am by Reporter

Clarendon School District 3 sent Principal Jason Cook of East Clarendon High and some of his staff, as well as Principal Allen Kirby from Walker Gamble Elementary, went to a professional development training seminar at  the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta,GA for 2 days.  The Ron Clark Academy  is a highly-acclaimed, nonprofit  middle school. The Academy has received both national and international recognition for its success in educating students with academic rigor, passion, and creativity balanced by a strict code of discipline. The Ron Clark Academy represents 5th through 8th grade students  from various socio-economic and academic backgrounds and communities… Read the rest

Pilots attended Leadership Meeting in Aynor on January 28.

Posted on January 29, 2018 1:01 am by Reporter

Pictured are Kathy Geddings, Margaret Robertson, and Peggy Benton. Photo submitted by Margaret Robertson

Today in History: Jan. 29

Posted on January 29, 2018 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

661 – The Rashidun Caliphate ends with the death of Ali, and the Imamah of the Shia going to the second Imam, Hassan ibn Ali 757 – An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu. 904 – Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher. 1258 – First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt: Đại Việt defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country. 1790 – The first boat… Read the rest

Pet of the Day: Pippa

Posted on January 28, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

“Pippa” is a 7 year old female Calico DSH cat weighing approximately 10 pounds. She is current on all of her vaccinations, been spayed and tested negative for feline leukemia. She is such a sweet baby and is bonded with “Paloma” She must go in a pair! Her adoption fee is $50.00 with an approved application. You can get pre – approved by submitting your adoption application online at www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com

Today in History: Jan. 28

Posted on January 28, 2018 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

661 – The Rashidun Caliphate is effectively ended with the assassination of Ali, the last caliph. 814 – Charlemagne dies of pleurisy in Aachen as the first Holy Roman Emperor. He is succeeded by his son Louis the Pious as king of the Frankish Empire. 946 – Caliph Al-Mustakfi is blinded and deposed by Emir Mu’izz al-Dawla, ruler of the Buyid Empire. He is succeeded by Al-Muti as caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate. 1069 – Robert de Comines, the Earl of Northumbria, is killed while attempting to subdue rebels in Durham, England. This leads to the Harrying of the North… Read the rest

County Council Calls Special Meeting

Posted on January 27, 2018 9:09 pm by Reporter

  MANNING, SC – The Clarendon County Council has called a Special Meeting on Monday, January 29 at 9:00 AM. The agenda has been made available to the public.   Individuals who may need auxiliary aids for effective communication concerning the above meeting should contact Thomas Harvin, the ADA Compliance Coordinator at (803) 433-3223 or via email at tlharvin@Clarendoncountygov.org prior to the scheduled meeting.

Flags on Capital Lowered to Half-Staff on Friday

Posted on January 27, 2018 4:04 pm by Reporter

SOUTH CAROLINA – Governor Henry McMaster orders that the flags which are flown atop the State Capitol Building be lowered to half-staff from sunup until sundown on Friday, January 26, 2018, in tribute to Specialist Javion S. Sullivan, United States Army, who lost his life in Anbar Province, Iraq while dutifully serving in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Posted on January 27, 2018 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Well, here we are

Posted on January 27, 2018 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Today is my 18th day in the hospital since Dec. 1. This is the third visit overall, necessitated by extreme dizziness and shortness of breath Sunday night. I had decided to lie down about 1 p.m. Sunday. I’d just gotten out of Palmetto Health Tuomey on Wednesday. I had been diagnosed with flu, mild peritonitis, enlarged spleen, bronchitis, cardiac ischemia, hypokalemia (high potassium) and sinusitis. I was still trying to recover. I woke up about 4 p.m. and walked to my bathroom, and could barely stand up. I made it to the living room. I couldn’t see. I couldn’t make… Read the rest

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