Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tonight’s Weather: Thursday, May 31

Posted on May 31, 2018 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Vehicle wreck blocks interstate, detour goes through Manning

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

A vehicle wreck at the 121 northbound mile-marker on Interstate 95 in Alcolu has blocked the northbound lanes of the Interstate, detouring traffic from the 122 exit through Manning and back on I-95 at the 119 ramp. Manninglive.com will have an update on the wreck if injuries are life-threatening or fatal. According to reports from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a tractor trailer truck has overturned.

25 Clarendon residents named to CCTC Part-Time Dean’s List

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

Twenty-five Clarendon County residents were named to the Central Carolina Technical College Spring 2018 Part-Time Dean’s List, which recognizes students who were enrolled in 6 to 11 credit hours and achieved at least a 3.5 GPA for the term. Those recognized included Haley E. Andersen, Shera D. Bozier, Graham D. Cooley, Renee I. Elidieu, Ashley L. Estus, Bianca A. Flores, Christopher P. Gibbons, Hannah F. Gleason, Janet V. Goff, Shannon T.L. Hall, Skyler G. Hodge, Leigh A. Huggins, Kayla V. Jones, Joshua C. Jordan, Josefina Leon, Macy A. Lucas, Madison A. Morehouse, Jakob D. Nabholz, Sara K. Nalley, Aubrey E.… Read the rest

Meet the Candidates Forum Tonight

Posted on May 31, 2018 4:04 pm by Manning Live

CLARENDON DEMOCRATIC PARTY FORUM TONIGHT AT 6:30 P.M. Click link for video preview.

20 Clarendon residents recognized on CCTC Full-Time Dean’s LIst

Posted on May 31, 2018 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

Twenty Clarendon County residents were named to the Central Carolina Technical College Spring 2018 Full-Time Dean’s List. Central Carolina Technical College’s Dean’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieved at least a 3.5 GPA for the term. Those honored included Anna K. Bench, Brittani N. Bensoussan, Courtney A. Burgess, Angela M. Coker, Zachary L. Davis, Robert A. Duke, Jasmine N. Gaiter, Mason Ham, Jessica W. Helms, Bryant T. Lawson, Paizley A. Lesaine, April C. Lukomski, Collin R. McKenzie, Keenan D. Miller, Richard A. Nelson, Jason L. Prince, Marissa L. Puckett, Rammie M.… Read the rest

LMA’s Aly Elliott selected to attend national conference in D.C.

Posted on May 31, 2018 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

Aly Elliott, a rising sophomore from Laurence Manning Academy, will join other outstanding students from across the country in the National Youth Leadership Foundation- National Security Division, in Washington, DC. Aly was nominated by Mr. Hans Swygert, a science teacher at Laurence Manning. Aly has attended LMA since K3 and is an honor student. She is ranked in the top 10% of her class. Aly plans to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, to pursue a degree in Aeronautical Engineering.

C.E. Murray students receive scholarships

Posted on May 31, 2018 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

Two C.E. Murray High School students were among 15 students awarded scholarships by Georgetown Kraft Credit Union recently. Daishanea Gamble wil attend Claflin University in the fall, while Amoira Rush will attend Clemson Universit The other 13 students came from Georgetown County schools. Each recipient was awarded a $1,000 scholarship that can be used as a supplement to offset costs of tuition, books or room and board at any two-or-four-year college. “The best investment we can make for our future is with our students,” said Georgetown Kraft Credit Union President and CEO Kevin Owens. “These scholarships are just one small… Read the rest

Posted on May 31, 2018 1:01 pm by Cindy Risher


Dems to hold final Candidate Forum today

Posted on May 31, 2018 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon County Democratic Party will hold its last Clarendon County Democratic Candidates Forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Clarendon County Courthouse, 3 W. Keitt St. in Manning. This forum is specific for countywide races and statewide candidates with opposition. These forums give candidates for local, districtwide, countywide and or statewide an opportunity to state their position on a variety of issues and educate the communities on themselves.

Little old lady … pots or feeders?

Posted on May 31, 2018 11:11 am by Barbara Ardis

Many years ago, I noticed a yard in which a hay rake had been turned upside down and flower pots were hanging from the rakes. I continued to talk about what an interesting idea it was. Now my husband had always thought that if one of anything was good, two was better. And so for my birthday that year two beautiful hay rake flowers holders were placed in my side yard. He had adapted them in such a way that the center column was an open pipe inside of which he had placed a water hose with a sprinkler head.… Read the rest

South Carolina Bankers Association awards $1,000 scholarship to Lauren Lucas

Posted on May 31, 2018 10:10 am by Submitted via Email

One of South Carolina Bankers Association’s Annual Scholarship winners is Lauren Lucas, daughter of Bank of Clarendon employee Desi and Roger Lucas. This program is designed to award college scholarships to the children of South Carolina bank employees who are in their sophomore year and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Lauren Lucas received a $1,000 scholarship. She is completing her sophomore year at the University of South Carolina and majoring in nursing. She continues to be on the President’s List at USC, maintaining a 4.0 GPA during her first two years. She was one of about 50 students… Read the rest

Clarendon residents named to CCTC Part-Time President’s List

Posted on May 31, 2018 8:08 am by Staff Reports

Thirty Clarendon residents were recognized by Central Carolina Technical College President Dr. Michael Mikota as recipients of the school’s Spring 2018 Part-Time Presidents List. The Part-Time President’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in 6-11 credit hours and achieved a 4.0 GPA for the term. Those honored included Summer G. Barrett, Collyn C. Bates, Mary E. Beard, Domenique Blanding, Kimberly Bonner, Jeffrey Bowman, Devin D. Brown, Jordan D. Brown, Sherrie B. Bryant, Paul J. Christensen, Kiren L. Dingle, Thomas L. Epley, Anajah L. Gamble, James D. Gobeyn, John G. Hetcel, Elizabeth K. Hicks, Marion S. Johnson, Brice A. Laney, Robin… Read the rest

Today’s Weather: Thursday, May 31

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

15 Clarendon residents named to CCTC Full-Time President’s List

Posted on May 31, 2018 3:03 am by Staff Reports

Fifteen Clarendon County residents were named to the Central Carolina Technical College Spring 2018 Full-Time President’s List. They were among 406 students named to the college’s various honors’ lists. The Full-Time President’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieied a 4.0 GPA for the term. Those honored included Gracelyn D. Coker, Kinsley R. Driggers, Rebeca Fleitas, Kacey L. Floyd, Maysey R. Floyd, Gavin C. Gibbons, Damien L. Gist, Grace M. Joyner, Corey J. McElveen, Harmoni J. Parker, Sarah A. Tobias, Heather L. Varn, Thomas A. Wallace, Derek D. White and Danielle A.

Today in History: May 31

Posted on May 31, 2018 12:12 am by Staff Reports

455 – Emperor Petronius Maximus is stoned to death by an angry mob while fleeing Rome. 1223 – Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River: Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus’ and Cumans. 1578 – King Henry III lays the first stone of the Pont Neuf (New Bridge), the oldest bridge of Paris, France. 1669 – Citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last event in his diary. 1775 – American Revolution: The Mecklenburg Resolves are adopted in the Province of North Carolina. 1790 – Manuel Quimper explores the Strait of Juan… Read the rest

Tonight’s Weather: Wednesday, May 30

Posted on May 30, 2018 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Clarendon CDC accepting apps for Emergency Home Repair Program

Posted on May 30, 2018 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation is currently accepting applications for its Emergency Home Repair Program in Clarendon, Sumter and Lee counties. The South Carolina Housing Authority has issued an update that the Clarendon County CDC may now accept applications for mobile homes for the year 1989 and previous year models. To qualify for the mobile home help, the client must own the property and have access to the title. For more information, call (803) 435-6639 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wedneday to speak with Pamela Clavon-Brunson.

Manning-Santee falls to Sumter

Posted on May 30, 2018 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

The Manning-Santee American Legion baseball team fell 9-4 on Tuesday to th Sumter legion team. Although Manning-Santee got off to a great start with an early 2-0 lead by the top of th second inning, Sumter rallied back to score four in the bottom of the third to take a 4-2 lead and never gave that lead up.

Harvest Community School is a private, non-profit school located in Summerton

Posted on May 30, 2018 11:11 am by Laura Stone

Harvest Community School in Summerton has completed its fifth year as a private, non-profit Charlotte Mason curriculum based school. Mason was a classical English educator in England at the turn of the twentieth century. She formed an approach to teaching that educated the whole person, not just the mind. In her words, “Education is an Atmosphere, a Discipline, a Life.” Harvest has created a community centered, habit centered atmosphere where students work at individual-appropriate paces, striving for independent learning. As a Charlotte Mason school, Harvest focuses more on living books rather than dry textbooks to teach literature, history and the… Read the rest

St. Matthias to hold VBS June 3-7

Posted on May 30, 2018 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader

St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Summerton will hold “Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued by Jesus” from 6-8 p.m. daily June 3-7, inviting children to discover that Jesus rescued them. Kids in K4 through fifth grades will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities; sing catchy songs; play teamwork-building games; make and devour yummy treats; experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures; collect Bible memory buddies to remind them of God’s love; and test out science gizmos they’l take home and play with all summer long. For more information, call (803) 485-2504 or visit StMatthiasAnglican.org.

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