Posted on March 17, 2018 1:01 am by Tommy WamplerMarch 17 1766 Britain repeals the Stamp Act. 1776 British forces evacuate the city of Boston after a prolonged siege. Under the orders of General George Washington, Boston was besieged for nearly a year by artillery fire. [From MHQ—The Quarterly Journal of Military History] 1799 Napoleon Bonaparte and his army reach the Mediterranean seaport of St. Jean d’Acra, only to find British warships ready to break his siege of the town. 1868 The first postage stamp canceling machine patent is issued. 1884 John Joseph Montgomery makes the first glider flight in Otay, Calif. 1886 Twenty African-Americans are killed in the… Read the rest
Posted on March 16, 2018 3:03 pm by Staff ReportsOfficials with the Town of Summerton have issued a boil water advisory for residents through Saturday morning. A Boil Water Advisory was issued Friday morning for 24 hours, according to an email from a town employee. The advisory is due to a water main bursting under the intersection of U.S. 301 (Church Street) ad U.S. 15 (Main Street and Larry King Highway). The main was fixed Thursday afternoon. According to posted documents, the advisory affects Summerton Water customers only.
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Posted on March 16, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted by ReaderThe Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity Swampcats defeated Hammond 9-2 on Thursday night. LMA 9 Hammond 2 Cam Branham earned his third win as a starter on Thursday night. Mickey Jordan was 2-2 and had 3 stolen bases. Davis Campbell was 1-2 at the plate. Dalton Brown was 1-2 with a double and Connor Smith was 1-1 with a double off the wall.
Posted on March 16, 2018 11:11 am by Staff Reports180 Boxing & Fitness, a gym and training facility in downtown Manning, was opened by Gabe Blackwell on July 8, 2016. In addition to opening 180 Boxing, Gabe works for Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office as a school resource officer for Manning Elementary School. Since its’ opening, the members of the gym had to train without a ring. “It was very important for us to get a ring so that our boxers can learn how to cut off the ring, set up traps, and get out of the corner,” said Gabe. Now, almost two years later, Coach Gabe was finally able… Read the rest
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Posted on March 16, 2018 10:10 am by Ryan FowlerThe Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity Lady Swampcats defeated Robert E. Lee on Wednesday night by a final score of 11-9. Malorie Speigel went 5-5 with three doubles, an RBI and one run Gracyn Nalley went 3-5 with one triple and two runs. Abby Anderson went 2-5, with two runs scored. Laura Betts Brogdon went 2-3, with one RBI and two runs. Callie Thompson went 2-4 with one double and three RBI. Olivia Leviner secured the win on the mound. She was aided by Speigel.
Posted on March 16, 2018 7:07 am by Emily WachterKate Wilson was crowned Junior Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival on March 3 during the annual pageant.
Posted on March 16, 2018 4:04 am by Emily WachterJordyn Cox was crowned March 3 as Teen Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival.
Posted on March 16, 2018 1:01 am by Tommy Wampler37 On a trip to the Italian mainland from his home on Capreae, the emperor Tiberius dies on the Bay of Naples. 1190 The Crusades begin the massacre of Jews in York, England. 1527 The Emperor Babur defeats the Rajputs at the Battle of Khanwa, removing the main Hindu rivals in Northern India. 1621 The first Indian appears to colonists in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 1833 Susan Hayhurst becomes the first woman to graduate from a pharmacy college in the United States. 1850 Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is published. 1865 Union troops push past Confederate blockers at the Battle of Averasborough,… Read the rest
Posted on March 16, 2018 1:01 am by Emily WachterCarmen Hanna was crowned March 3 as Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival during the annual pageant.
Posted on March 15, 2018 9:09 pm by Submitted by ReaderThe Optimist Club of Clarendon is proud to announce their first ever Optimist International Essay Contest Club Winner: Bailey Gottheiner of Manning. Bailey is a senior at Laurence Manning Academy and the daughter of Kevin and Kelly Gottheiner. On March 8 at their monthly meeting, Bailey was presented with a $100 cash prize, a contest winner medallion, and a certificate. An event sponsored by Optimist clubs all across the country, this year’s essay topic posed the question, “Can society function without respect?” Winning essays from each club are then submitted to the district level for the state competition and a… Read the rest
Posted on March 15, 2018 9:09 pm by Emily WachterSavannah Balcom was crowned Petite Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival during the annual pageant held March 3.
Posted on March 15, 2018 7:07 pm by Staff ReportsClear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Posted on March 15, 2018 6:06 pm by Emily WachterLauren Davis waws crowned Precious Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival during the annual pageant held March 3.
Posted on March 15, 2018 3:03 pm by Emily WachterBrentley Jordan was crowned Tiny Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival during the annual pageant held March 3.
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Posted on March 15, 2018 2:02 pm by Staff ReportsTwo large controlled burns today in Clarendon County. One off of Loss Brook Rd and the other at the Cuddo Unit off of Greenall Rd. Wind conditions will contribute to smoke spread throughout the county.
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Posted on March 15, 2018 12:12 pm by Submitted by ReaderSummerton Southern Methodist Church will hold its annual Barbecue Chicken Supper from 4-7 p.m. April 7 at the Vernon Way Fellowship Hall. For the convenience of people in the Manning area and those who purchased tickets and requested delivery to Manning, plates will be delivered at 5 p.m. to Walker Tire and Recapping on Mill Street in Manning. Anyone wishing a pate may call (803) 485-8237 before 3 p.m. Saturday. Plates are $8 each.
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