Monthly Archives: June 2018

Annual July 4 parade will kick off at 10 a.m.

Posted on June 28, 2018 11:11 am by Submitted by Reader

The annual Eagle Point Parade on July 4 th will begin at Eagle Point and end at the Gazebo. Line up is 9:45 a.m. and the parade will kick off at 10 a.m. Free food, snacks and water w There willea horsebustor iifaill be available and awards will be given for the best-decorated golf carts and floats.

Clyde William Gould

Posted on June 28, 2018 10:10 am by Stephens Funeral Home

Clyde William Gould, 88, husband of Judith Marie Green Powell Cleary Gould, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was a son of the late William Clyde Gould and the late Doris Arlene Whitney Gould. He was a US Army veteran, a Mason, a Shriner and a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He was an avid golfer and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of Manning; four step-children, Robert Cleary of Manning, Shawn Powell (Carmen) of Leominster, Massachusetts, Todd Powell (Lorri) of Greenfield, New Hampshire … Read the rest

Cleon Ellis Morehouse

Posted on June 28, 2018 9:09 am by Stephens Funeral Home

SUMMERTON – Cleon Ellis Morehouse, 86, husband of Janet Lillian Meeker Morehouse, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at his home.
Born Dec. 7, 1931, in Erie, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Cleon Ivan Morehouse and the late Dorothy Ellis Morehouse. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and he was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, David Morehouse (Dina) of Bridgeport, West Virginia, Jonathan Morehouse (Karen) of Orlando, Florida, and Daniel Morehouse (Yvette) and Timothy Morehouse (Michelle), both of Summerton; a daughter, … Read the rest

Marie Gibbons is awarded the SCASA Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on June 28, 2018 8:08 am by Cindy Risher

The South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) Lifetime Achievement Award has been in existence for 40 years. Each year SCASA awards this to two or three people who meet the qualification standards as outlined on their website. Nominees must have a minimum of 10 full years in a school district or educational agency and be currently serving in an administrative capacity, or retired within the past year, and also must be an active SCASA member.

Any administrator may nominate himself/herself or be nominated by an affiliate of SCASA or anyone else who chooses to do so. However, those nominating … Read the rest

Miss Clarendon Teen takes state talent preliminary award

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Miss Clarendon Teen 2018 Meredith Covert received the Talent Preliminary Award at the Miss South Carolina Teen Competition Wednesday night. Covert performed a lyrical dance to “Rise Up” by Andrea Day. A Talent Preliminary Award is given to the young lady with the highest talent score out of her competition group. The Miss South Carolina Teen Competition is underway in Columbia, culminating with the crowning of Miss South Carolina Teen 2018 on Friday night. Miss South Carolina Teen is an official preliminary to Miss America’s Outstanding Teen.

Today in History: June 28

Posted on June 28, 2018 12:12 am by Staff Reports

1461 – Edward IV is crowned King of England.
1519 – Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1575 – Sengoku period of Japan: The combined forces of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu are victorious in the Battle of Nagashino.[1]
1635 – Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
1651 – The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
1709 – Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
1745 – A New England colonial army captures the French fortifications at Louisbourg (New Style).
1776 – American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Sullivan’s … Read the rest

Posted on June 27, 2018 7:07 pm by Staff Reports

Posted on June 27, 2018 6:06 pm by Cindy Risher

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Clarendon falls to Sumter American

Posted on June 27, 2018 11:11 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon National fell Tuesday 11-1 to Sumter American in the 9-10-year-old 3A District 9 baseball tournament held at Patriot Park in Sumter.

8 Clarendon residents named to Clemson Dean’s List

Posted on June 27, 2018 6:06 am by Staff Reports

Eight Clarendon area residents were named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the spring 2018 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.
Those honored included Alcolu’s Dakota N. Jackson, who is majoring in wildlife and fisheries biology; Gable’s Emily B. Durant, who is majoring in language and international health; Manning’s Adam J. Forbes, who is majoring in forest resource management, and Mitchell R. Gardner III, who is majoring in agricultural education; Pinewood’s Danny Zhang, who is majoring in general engineering; Summerton’s Megan E. … Read the rest

Today’s Weather: Wednesday, June 27

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Today in History: June 27

Posted on June 27, 2018 12:12 am by Staff Reports

1358 – The Republic of Ragusa is founded.
1497 – Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
1743 – In the Battle of Dettingen, George II becomes the last reigning British monarch to participate in a battle.
1759 – General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1760 – Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.
1806 – British forces take Buenos Aires during … Read the rest

Wilson takes Clarendon

Posted on June 26, 2018 10:10 pm by Manning Live

Alan Wilson won Clarendon easily Tuesday night with 965 votes to Atwater’s 413 votes.

McMaster wins Clarendon

Posted on June 26, 2018 10:10 pm by Manning Live

Henry McMaster easily won Clarendon County on Tuesday with 74.67 percent of the vote. He had 1,061 to Warren’s 360.

Posted on June 26, 2018 4:04 pm by Cindy Risher

ICYMI: Scott Continues to Level the Playing Field for Creditworthy America

Posted on June 26, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

In keeping with his successful efforts to help creditworthy Americans climb the economic ladder, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow landlords and utility and telecom providers to report on-time payments data to credit reporting agencies. The Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2018 would help millions of Americans who currently lack the payments history needed to take out a mortgage or finance a higher education to develop a positive credit history by allowing the credit bureaus to consider non-traditional lines of credit.

“If someone works hard day in and day out, pays their bills … Read the rest

Posted on June 26, 2018 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

New Zion to continue July 4th tradition

Posted on June 26, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

New Zion’s July 4th Celebration started over 20 years ago. It began as just a simple parade every year on the morning of the 4th. Locals would bring their tractors, cars, golf carts, floats, horses, etc. and everyone would just line up and take off down main street towards the New Zion UMC, turn around and come right back! The going joke is New Zion has the only parade that you can see twice for the same money, and never get out your seat.
Since our start over 20 years ago, the Celebration has grown, and grown, and grown. About … Read the rest

Merchant Iron expanding Sumter operations

Posted on June 26, 2018 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

Merchant Iron Works today announced an expansion of its existing Sumter County operations. The company’s $2.5 million investment is projected to create 27 new jobs.
With a combined staff of 35 experienced engineers, office support and fabrication personnel, Merchant Iron Works is a Sumter-based fabricator and installer of structural steel, miscellaneous metals and
Located at 3215 Beulah Cuttino Road in Sumter, S.C., Merchant Iron Works’ phased expansion will result in an 8,000-square-foot plant addition and a 150,000-square-foot outdoor steel processing and shipping area.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $100,000 Set Aside grant to Sumter County to … Read the rest

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