Monthly Archives: March 2018

Saint earn first region win against Patrick Henry

Posted on March 30, 2018 3:03 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon Hall varsity baseball picked up it’s first region win of the season on tuesday in Summerton over Patrick Henry Academy by a score of 3-2. Dylan Way pitched the first four innings giving up 2 hits and Bobby Ashba pitched the final 3 innings only giving up 1 hit. With the score tied in the bottom of the 7th Kameron Earles scored the winning run from third base on an overthrow pick off play to first base. Earles scored two runs and Ashba scored one run for the win. The Saints have an overall record of 5-7.


If you see an old lady … with lots of books

Posted on March 30, 2018 3:03 am by Barbara Ardis

I love to read. When I was young, my grandmother taught me the alphabet. I guess she was the equivalent of kindergarten today. By the time I was 6, I was reading an old-time newssheet called, “The Grit.” I even have a picture of me reading the paper as I traveled the dirt path that led between grandmother’s house and mine.
As I got older, I wanted to read so badly that when I was put to bed, I got the flashlight and read under the covers. Now I got to the town library and get four books about every … Read the rest


Community remembers late photographer, businessman

Posted on March 30, 2018 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

For Manning Mayor Julia Nelson, Sam Levy and Son Photography owner Sam Levy was the ideal businessowner to work with.
“Sam Levy was a visionary,” she said. “He often approached me with positive ideas to ameliorate our downtown.”
Levy, 61, husband of Dorothy Mellerson Levy, died Monday, March 26, 2018, at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston.
Born March 2, 1957, in Summerton, he was a son of the late James Levy Sr. and Daisy Riley Levy. He was the owner and operator of Sam Levy and Son Photography Studio.
“Sam was a great photographer,” said friend … Read the rest


Clarendon 2 board recognizes MJHS teacher

Posted on March 30, 2018 1:01 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 2 Board of Trustees recognized teacher Manning Junior High School teacher Alina Costea at its most recent monthly meeting for receiving a grant through Walmart for Wellness.


Today in History: March 30

Posted on March 30, 2018 12:12 am by Staff Reports

598 – Balkan Campaign: The Avars lift the siege at the Byzantine stronghold of Tomis. Their leader Bayan I retreats north of the Danube River after the Avaro-Slavic hordes are decimated by the plague.
1282 – The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
1296 – Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
1815 – Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Proclamation which would later inspire Italian unification.
1818 – Physicist Augustin Fresnel reads a memoir on optical rotation to the French Academy of Sciences, reporting … Read the rest


Child Life program brings comfort with care to McLeod Children’s Hospital

Posted on March 29, 2018 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

In an effort to help our pediatric patients, ages 18 and younger, have the best possible experience, McLeod Children’s Hospital offers the Child Life Program, which seeks to establish trust and provide children and their families a positive, informative and comfortable hospital stay.
“Hospital experiences can be extremely stressful and frightening to children and their families,” said McLeod Children’s Hospital Certified Child Life Specialist Olivia Whatley. “The interruption of their normal routine, medical procedures, and family separation all have the potential to interfere with a child’s response to medical treatment.”
An integral part of the hospital’s program is the child … Read the rest


Evening Weather: Thursday, March 29

Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

A slight chance of showers after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.


Clarendon 2 board recognizes Shadd

Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 2 Board of Trustees recognized Jonathan Shadd at their most recent monthly meeting for winning first place in the South Carolina FFA Upper Greenhand Creed Speaking Contest. He is shown here with Board Chairman Arthur Moyd and Superintendent John Tindal.


Gallery 3: District 2 Arts Extravaganza

Posted on March 29, 2018 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 2 hosted an Arts Extravaganza last week that featured art from students of all grades, along with musical performances at Weldon Auditorium. This is the third of three galleries.


Anglers to flock to Santee Cooper lakes for FLW tournament

Posted on March 29, 2018 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

More than 340 pros and co-anglers are set to compete April 5-7 at the Costa FLW Series at Santee Cooper Lakes presented by Bass Pro Shops.
The tournament is the third and final regular-season tournament scheduled in the FLW Series Southeastern Division. Hosted by the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, the event will feature anglers competing for a top award of up to $89,000, including a brand new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
“This is going to be a really good tournament, and it could be absolutely phenomenal,” said FLW Tour pro Bryan Thrift, who … Read the rest


Letter: Sheriff should be proud of deputy’s off-duty activities

Posted on March 29, 2018 10:10 am by Submitted via Email

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was a response to a story about a local sheriff’s deputy who has opened his own boxing club and is starting programs for children in the community.

Gabe Blackwell’s sheriff should be very proud of the dedication this young man gives to his community in both law enforcement and helping keep a community fit. (This is) not to mention the more youth you keep occupied in positive activities, the better chance we as society don’t lose them to the streets. Keep doing great things Mr. Blackwell.


MARIE MORRIS

Manning


Hardeeville resident appointed to open SCNDR Board seat

Posted on March 29, 2018 9:09 am by Staff Reports

A Hardeville resident will represent the 6th Congressional District on the seven-member South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Board.
The district includes Clarendon County. Duane Merrill is described by DNR as “a Jasper County businessman, currently serving as president of the Hardeeville Development Corporation and as the business manage for New River Enterprises.”
Gov. Henry McMaster appointed Swygert, who was then confirmed by the state Senate earlier this month. He attended his first meeting March 23 in Columbia, where the DNR Board met prior to the opening of the annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic Outdoor Expo.
Prior to Swygert’s work in … Read the rest


Weather Brief March 29

Posted on March 29, 2018 9:09 am by Manning Live

 

 

 


Auto wrecks No. 1 cause of teen deaths

Posted on March 29, 2018 9:09 am by Staff Reports

Auto accidents are the No. 1 killer of American teenagers, a new study finds — killing almost as many drivers as passengers, and killing more kids than homicide or suicide.

The new report, called “Teens in Cars,” was paid for by the General Motors Foundation and based on a national survey of 1,000 teens between 13 and 19.

The study said 2,439 teenagers died in auto accidents on U.S. roads in 2012. A little more than half of the teenagers killed, 56%, were driving at the time; 44% of the victims were passengers. More than half of those killed, the … Read the rest


B-Team Lady Swampcats defeat Calhoun Academy

Posted on March 29, 2018 9:09 am by Staff Reports

The Laurence Manning Academy B-team softball team earned a 15-5 win over Calhoun Academy on Monday away from home. The win brought the team’s record to 6-2. Hannah Kate Graham won on the mound, striking out 10 while walking just four in six innings. Lindsey Barwick and Anna Marie Beard both led the Lady Swampcats on offense, going 3-for-4. Barwick had a triple, double and three RBI; Beard had a double and three RBI. Emily Anderson made an inside-the-park home run out of her two hits. She also had three RBI. Kaleigh Warren went 2-for-4 with a double and two … Read the rest


Sanchez recognized by Clarendon 2 board

Posted on March 29, 2018 8:08 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 2 Board of Trustees recognized Lorena Sanchez at their most recent monthly meeting for winning first place in the South Carolina FFA Greenhand Creed Speaking Contest. She is shown here with Board Chairman Arthur Moyd and Superintendent John Tindal.


Gallery 2: Clarendon 2 Arts Extravaganza

Posted on March 29, 2018 7:07 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon School District 2 hosted an Arts Extravaganza last week that featured art from students of all grades, along with musical performances at Weldon Auditorium. This is the second of three galleries.


Pet of the Day: Amigo

Posted on March 29, 2018 6:06 am by Staff Reports

Amigo is a 3.5-year-old male Chihuahua mix weighing about 10 pounds. He is current on all his shots, has been neutered and has tested negative for heart worms.
He is a sweet boy who loves to be held. If you are interested in this little boy, come by A Second Chance Animal Shelter and check him out. Or go on the website, www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com, and fill out an adoption application.


Horry County man arrested for exploitation of a minor

Posted on March 29, 2018 6:06 am by Staff Reports

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Tuesday the arrest of Laine Ormond Crawford Clark, Jr., 27, of Conway, on 10 charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Horry County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with this investigation.
Investigators state Clark possessed multiple files of child pornography.
Clark was arrested on March 23, 2018. He is charged with 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, a felony offense punishable by up … Read the rest


CDC: Flu cases could peak yet again

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Flu season is winding down, but the Centers for Disease Control is warning of a second wave of Flu Virus B, which is happening right now.
The CDC says that B-viruses are being reported more frequently than the A-strain, which had been more dominant recently. A CDC spokesperson says B-strain viruses tend to be more severe for younger children.
Experts say it’s possible for those who have already been sick with the flu to fall ill again with a different strain later in the season.
In South Carolina, a total of 1,617 influenza cases were reported by 37 counties representing … Read the rest


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