Monthly Archives: March 2019

LLR accepting safety award applications

Posted on March 20, 2019 8:08 pm by Manning Live

The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation would like to invite employers to participate in the 2019 Safety Awards program. The program recognizes companies’ efforts to reduce recordable occupational injuries and illnesses during the past year.
The program is open to any qualifying South Carolina employer, whether large, small or public. Awards are presented in three categories.
The application is available by clicking here: . You may print the application from the website and submit it by email: ; fax: 803-896-7670; or mail: P.O. Box 11329, Columbia, South Carolina 29211. For more information, please call 803- 896-7687 or … Read the rest


Posted on March 20, 2019 8:08 am by Submitted via Email


Teachers try to excite students on Stanford testing day

Posted on March 20, 2019 7:07 am by Submitted via Email

Laurence Manning Academy teachers Anna Lynne Gamble and Linda Broadway dressed in banana costumes recently to encourage students to do their best on Stanford standardized testing. Students in K5 through eighth grade began Stanford testing this week.


Phillips takes fourth, eighth in invitational

Posted on March 20, 2019 3:03 am by Submitted via Facebook

Zion Phillips took fourth place in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles and eighth place in the 110-meter high hurdles Saturday at the Silver Fox Invitational held at Dutch Fork High School.


Today in History: March 20

Posted on March 20, 2019 12:12 am by Reporter

235 – Maximinus Thrax is proclaimed emperor.
673 – Emperor Tenmu of Japan assumes the Chrysanthemum Throne at the Palace of Kiyomihara in Asuka.
1206 – Michael IV Autoreianos is appointed Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
1600 – The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden: five Swedish noblemen are publicly beheaded in the aftermath of the War against Sigismund (1598–1599).[1]
1602 – The Dutch East India Company is established.
1616 – Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.
1760 – The Great Boston Fire of 1760 destroys 349 buildings.… Read the rest


Today in History: March 20

Posted on March 20, 2019 12:12 am by Staff Reports

1339 – The Milanese army and the St. George’s (San Giorgio) Mercenaries of Lodrisio Visconti clashed in the Battle of Parabiago.
1472 – Orkney and Shetland are pawned by Norway to Scotland in lieu of a dowry for Margaret of Denmark.
1547 – Edward VI of England is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.
1685 – René-Robert Cavelier establishes Fort St. Louis at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France’s claim to Texas.
1792 – The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by United States President George Washington.
1798 – Louis-Alexandre Berthier … Read the rest


Hilton takes third in long jump

Posted on March 19, 2019 7:07 pm by Submitted by Reader

Manning High School’s Don Hilton took third place in the long jump at the Silver Fox Invitational held Saturday at Dutch Fork High School.


Frierson takes 4th in hurdles

Posted on March 19, 2019 4:04 pm by Submitted via Facebook

Manning High School’s Delaney Frierson took fourth place in the 400-meter intermedia hurdles at the Silver Fox Invitational held Saturday at Dutch Fork High School.


Clarendon Hall announces new headmaster

Posted on March 19, 2019 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon Hall will have a new headmaster as of July 1, according to a release from the school’s Board of Trustees.
Kelley B. Wannamaker was on campus Tuesday, introducing herself to the full faculty and staff. She succeeds Headmaster Phillip J. Rizzo Jr., who announced his retirement in January. Rizzo, who will remain at Clarendon Hall through June 30, and will assist in the transition, has led the school for six years.
A native South Carolinian, Wannamaker received her bachelor of science and master of education degrees from the University of South Carolina. She has been in the education field … Read the rest


Classic tickets on sale today only

Posted on March 19, 2019 1:01 pm by Submitted by Reader

The 2019 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic will be held from Friday through Sunday at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.
VIP tickets give admission for all three days, and for today only, may be purchased online for $15 ($3 less). Use the promotional code “CLASSICVIP19” at checkout to redeem this special offer. Parking is $5 and not included.
To purchase tickets, visit here.


Launching of the Senate Entrepreneaurship Caucus

Posted on March 19, 2019 12:12 pm by Sen. Tim Scott

Last week, I was very excited to help launch the bipartisan Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus to address the most pressing issues facing entrepreneurs and to serve as a forum for collaboration and coordination.
Startup rates have recently fallen to near 30-year lows, threatening the fundamentals that lead to sustained economic growth — the caucus will work to diagnose the causes of this “startup slump” and formulate a comprehensive strategy to counteract it, as well as serve as a clearinghouse for proposals from interested groups who wish to share their ideas with policymakers who are committed to supporting our nation’s entrepreneurs.
As … Read the rest


Master gardener recognized by City Council

Posted on March 19, 2019 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning City Council and Mayor Julia Nelson recognized Master Gardener Nicholas Perkins for sharing his expertise with the city. Nelson said she was especially glad that Perkins accepted an appointment to our Tree Board.


Lady Saints defeat Andrew Jackson in double-header

Posted on March 19, 2019 9:09 am by Staff Reports

The Clarendon Hall varsity softball team played Andrew Jackson Monday in a double-header in Summerton. The Lady Saints
defeated the Confederates in Game 1 by a score of 4-0. Amberly Way picked up the win on the mound with 10 strike-outs, allowing just two hits in the five-inning game.
Lauren Pifer led on defense for the Lady Saints, along with Hannah Corbett and Hadleigh McIntosh, all of whom had two hits. Pifer picked up two RBIs. Olivia Wilson had one hit with an RBI.
In Game 2, the Lady Saints picked up the victory by a score of 8-1. Amberly … Read the rest


County Planning Commission to meet today

Posted on March 19, 2019 9:09 am by Submitted by Reader


Today in History: March 19

Posted on March 19, 2019 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1279 – A Mongol victory at the Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty in China.
1563 – The Edict of Amboise is signed, ending the first phase of the French Wars of Religion and granting certain freedoms to the Huguenots.
1649 – The House of Commons of England passes an act abolishing the House of Lords, declaring it “useless and dangerous to the people of England”.
1687 – Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
1812 – The Cádiz Cortes promulgates the Spanish Constitution of 1812.… Read the rest


Monarch places at track championship

Posted on March 18, 2019 4:04 pm by Submitted by Reader

Manning High School’s Aaron Smith took fifth place in the triple jump and seventh place finishes in the long and high jump contests on Saturday at the Silver Fox Invitational at Dutch Fork High School.


JV Lady Swampcats defeat Williamsburg

Posted on March 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Axademy junior varsity softball team defeated Williamsburg Academy.
H 8-7. Lindsey Barwick led the way with three RBI. Anna Marie Beard, Malorie Spiegel and Haley Truett each had an RBI as well. Malorie Spiegel went the distance in the circle striking out nine.


Bank of Clarendon donates to Salvation Army

Posted on March 18, 2019 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

In honor of business and friendship, the Bank of Clarendon made a donation to the Salvation Army.


Clarendon 2 board to meet Tuesday

Posted on March 18, 2019 6:06 am by Staff Reports


Today in History: March 18

Posted on March 18, 2019 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

AD 37 – The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’s will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
633 – Ridda wars: The Arabian Peninsula is united under the central authority of Caliph Abu Bakr.
1068 – An earthquake in the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula, leaves up to 20,000 dead.
1229 – Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, declares himself King of Jerusalem in the Sixth Crusade.
1241 – First Mongol invasion of Poland: Mongols overwhelm Polish armies in Kraków in the Battle of Chmielnik and plunder the city.
1314 – Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and final Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is … Read the rest


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