Monthly Archives: March 2018

Clarendon Hall JV baseball picks up win over Dorchester

Posted on March 5, 2018 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon Hall Junior Varsity baseball team ran it’s record to 2-0 on the season Fri. March 2. They defeated conference opponent Dorchester Academy at home by a score of 5-2.

Blane Kennard picked up the win on the mound, pitching 4 innings with 6 strike outs and 1 walk. TJ Curlee pitched 2 innings in relief with 1 strikeout.

Brantley Hodge led the Saints offensively by going 3-4. Blane Kennard went 2-4 with 2 RBIs and Christian Higbe was 2-3 at the plate.


Clarendon and Sumter County Little Miss & Teen Miss pageant winners

Posted on March 5, 2018 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Winners of the Little Miss Teen Miss Sumter Clarendon County have been announced.

Emersyn Smith won the Wee Miss Tiny TOT crown for Clarendon County.
Andi Coker won the Wee Miss Tiny TOT for Sumter County.
Lillian Elizabeth Bryant is the Little Miss Tiny TOT winner for Clarendon County.
Zoey Rivers won Wee Miss Clarendon County.
Milton ‘Mills’ Sanders was the Wee Miss Sumter County winner.
Margaret Elizabeth Mooneyham won Little Miss Sumter.
Charleston Hodge was the Little Miss Clarendon County winner.
Virginia Katherine ‘Katie’ Clark won Young Miss Clarendon County.
Margaret Watson was crowned Young Miss Sumter County.
Emma … Read the rest


Laurence Manning sporting clays team finishes second at state meet

Posted on March 5, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Laurence Manning Team placed Second in the SCDNR State Sporting Clay Shoot. Broughton Lester, Reese McInnis and Morgan Lowder competed for Laurence Manning. They are all eighth graders.


Laurence Manning student wins state sporting clays shoot

Posted on March 5, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted by Reader

Broughton Lester of the Laurence Manning Academy Sporting Clays team won the HOA Saturday at the SCDNR State Sporting Clay Shoot. He is pictured to the far right.


Family friendly ideas for getting out and about this spring

Posted on March 5, 2018 12:12 pm by Reporter

Spring is the best time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the family. Here are three ideas to shake off winter’s cabin fever and the most of the season.

Take a Hike

Visit a state or national park and hit the hiking trails. Most parks have a variety of trails of varying difficulty and length. From Glacier National Park in the west to Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area in the east, check out options that offer nature and wildlife areas, hiking trails, parks and family fun. If hiking, do your research and select a route … Read the rest


They met. They fell in love. Then Alex Guerrero’s cancer came back

Posted on March 5, 2018 10:10 am by Deanna Pan

They met on the first of July, another sultry summer day when the air feels like a warm blanket that melts into your skin.

It was the day before the campers arrived at the lakefront campground in Summerton, an hour’s drive north of Charleston. They were both counselors, charged with wrangling children half their age. A mutual friend introduced them.

Morgan Gaile Krohn was 21, blond and petite. Alex Guerrero was 19, with a sleeve of tattoos on his left arm and a prosthetic leg where his right one used to be.

“So you’re a cancer survivor, too?” he asked … Read the rest


Teen Miss Puddin Swamp Festival Winner

Posted on March 5, 2018 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Jordyn Cox


Miss Puddin Swamp Festival Pageant winner announced

Posted on March 5, 2018 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Puddin Swamp Festival pageant was held Sat. March 3. The winner of the Miss Puddin Swamp Festival pageant was Carmen Hanna.


This day in History: March 5

Posted on March 5, 2018 12:12 am by Reporter

1624 Class-based legislation is passed in the colony of Virginia, exempting the upper class from punishment by whipping.
1770 The Boston Massacre. Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, are fatally shot by British soldiers. This event contributes to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War.
1766 Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
1793 Austrian troops crush the French and recapture Liege, Belgium.
1821 James Monroe becomes the first president to be inaugurated on March 5, only because the 4th was a Sunday.
1905 Russians begin to retreat from Mukden in Manchuria, China.
1912 The … Read the rest


SC’s new licenses and ID cards available to the public

Posted on March 4, 2018 9:09 pm by Submitted via Email

Governor Henry McMaster was joined by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) Executive Director Col. Kevin Shwedo to announce that South Carolina’s new driver’s licenses and identification cards, including those compliant with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, are now available for purchase at all SCDMV branches statewide.

“We are grateful for Col. Shwedo’s team at DMV that has done a tremendous job of quickly and diligently getting our new licenses and identification cards ready for distribution,” said Gov. Henry McMaster.

“After months of testing, we’re incredibly pleased with the product South Carolinians will now hold to prove their … Read the rest


LMA B team baseball earns win over Providence Athletic Club

Posted on March 4, 2018 8:08 pm by Submitted via Email

Laurence Manning Academy travelled to Columbia Feb. 26 to play Providence Atheletic Club. The Swampcats earned the win by a score of 12 to 1.

On the mount for LMA were Cam Branham, Dalton Brown, TJ Hicks, and Jackson Clemmons. They combined to give up only 1 hit and struck out 7 batters.

Jackson Brown went 2 for 2 and Lowden Olsen was 3 for 4.


Clarendon School District 2 to hold Fine Arts Extravaganza

Posted on March 4, 2018 5:05 pm by Submitted by Reader

The students, faculty and staff of Clarendon School District 2 will be hosting its 2018 Fine Arts Extravaganza. The event will be held at Weldon Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. on Thurs. March 22.

It will feature musical performances by students ranging from grades kindergarten through 12. Artwork created by students from all CSD2 schools will be on display and exhibited during this event.

This event is open to all and CSD2 encourages all residents of Clarendon County to come out and support all these local students as they unveil their compositions, abilities and talents.
 


Common pleas court cancelled, jurors need not appear

Posted on March 4, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

To Jurors summoned for the March 12, 2018 term of court:

The term of Common Pleas Jury Court scheduled for the week of March 12, 2018 is cancelled. Jurors receiving a summons for jury duty for Monday, March 12, 2018 will not need to appear for jury service. The term of court his cancelled.

Please contact the Clerk of Court office at (803) 435-5120 if you have any questions.


Posted on March 4, 2018 11:11 am by Tommy Wampler


District 2 recognizes students, plans for upcoming year

Posted on March 4, 2018 10:10 am by Reporter

During its monthly meeting at the school district office, the board members of Clarendon County School District Two celebrated students’ academic success and discussed opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) integration within the district’s schools.
The meeting began with a brief introduction from John Tindal, the superintendent of Clarendon county school district two, and he discussed several academic accomplishments of Manning’s students. Before the board held its usual discussion, Tindal honored several students who displayed academic prowess in spelling bee and academic challenge competitions.
Students and parents were invited to this portion of the meeting, and each student … Read the rest


Clarendon Hall holds annual farm auction

Posted on March 4, 2018 8:08 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon Hall School held its annual farm auction Sat. March 3. All types of machinery, equipment and vehicles were being auctioned off during thie event. There were boats and utitly vehicles there as well. Residents of Clarendon, as well as people from all around the surrounding areas came out to find one specific piece of farm equipment or just to browse the rows of machinery. The equipment was sold by auction, so whoever ended up with each piece had to want it more than anyone else.


Posted on March 4, 2018 8:08 am by Reporter


Posted on March 4, 2018 3:03 am by Tommy Wampler


This day in History: March 4

Posted on March 4, 2018 12:12 am by Submitted by Reader

1152 Frederick Barbarossa is chosen as emperor and unites two factions which emerged in Germany after the death of Henry V.
1461 Henry VI is deposed and the Duke of York is proclaimed King Edward IV.
1634 Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts.
1766 The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, the cause of bitter and violent opposition in the colonies.
1789 The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and declares that the Constitution is in effect.
1791 Vermont is admitted as the 14th state. It is the first addition to the original … Read the rest


Lady Wolverines presented state championship trophy

Posted on March 3, 2018 11:11 pm by Tommy Wampler

East Clarendon’s girls accept the state championship trophy after defeating Timmonsville High School, 55-31.

Coach Mike Lowder and his girls celebrate after winning 1A State Championship.


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