Hospital District Board meets 4th Tuesday of the month

Posted on July 22, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

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The Clarendon Hospital District Board of Trustees meets at 6:15 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month (except for July and December). The meetings are held at Clarendon Long Term Care Corporate office at 326 S. Mill St. in Manning.


Phones, chain, change stolen from Edna Road home

Posted on July 22, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

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A man living in the 1000 block of Edna Road told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office someone entered his home between 9:25 a.m. and 5:25 p.m. July 11 and took two smart phones valued at $100, a silver chain worth $10 and about $10 in change from the home, along with pushing all the furniture around the home.


Heat Advisory calls for Heat Index up to 113 degrees

Posted on July 22, 2017 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Natinoal Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Heat Advisory effective from noon through 6 p.m. today for Clarendon County. Heat indices could reach up to 113 due to temperatures in the mid-90s and dewpoints in the mid 70s.


Today in History: Saturday, July 22

Posted on July 22, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

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838 – Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids. 1099 – First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem. 1209 – Massacre at Béziers: The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade. 1298 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Falkirk: King Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk. 1456 – Ottoman wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade: John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II… Read the rest

4 charged with Paxville larceny

Posted on July 21, 2017 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office has charged three Sumter residents and a Hillsboro, Ohio, resident for their alleged role in connection with a larceny case from the Paxville area of Clarendon County. Sheriff Tim Baxley said the arrests were made July 12 in a joint operation with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. Those charged included Samantha Danielle Watford, 29, of 3770 Ramsey Road in Sumter, with petty larceny of a value of $2,000 or less; Heather Lee Adeeb, 35, of 4240 Paige Drive in Sumter, with petty larceny of a value of $2,000 or less, enhancement; Casey Renee Cockerill, 36,… Read the rest


Yeti cooler stolen from camp ground

Posted on July 21, 2017 8:08 am by Staff Reports

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A 60-quarter Yeti cooler valued at $450 was reportedly stolen from a lot at Taw Caw Camp Ground between 12:30 and 10:50 a.m. June 27. The cooler was described as tan in color with a custom Max 4 camouflage top.



Mae Frances Cooper Bradshaw

Posted on July 21, 2017 4:04 am by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

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LAKE CITY – Mae Frances Cooper Bradshaw, 79, widow of William Bradshaw died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born March 1, 1938, in Hemingway, she was a daughter of the late Jack Cooper and Anna Williams Cooper. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Scranton, with the Rev. Eugene Burgess, pastor, officiating, and the Rev. Frederick Morris presiding. The Rev. Jermaine Mike, Elder Shirley Barr and Evangelist Dr. Lue Ellen Salters will assist. Burial will follow in Beaverdam Cemetery in Scranton. The family will… Read the rest

Today in History: Friday, July 21

Posted on July 21, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

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356 BC – The Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is destroyed by arson. 230 – Pope Pontian succeeds Urban I as the eighteenth pope. 285 – Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar and co-ruler. 365 – The 365 Crete earthquake affects the Greek island of Crete with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), causing a destructive tsunami that affects the coasts of Libya and Egypt, especially Alexandria. Many thousands were killed. 905 – King Berengar I of Italy and a hired Hungarian army defeats the Frankish forces at Verona. King Louis III… Read the rest

Paxville teen, Manning man charged in alleged burglaries, auto break-ins

Posted on July 20, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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A 17-year-old Paxville man faces 27 charges for his alleged role in a string of burglaries, automobile break-ins and larcenies, according to a release from the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office. Bond was denied for Harley Ray Ard on a charge of first-degree burglary. Ard was granted a total of $69,500 in cash or $89,500 in surety bonds for two counts of grand larceny; two counts of petty larceny; and 21 counts of larceny-breaking into a motor vehicle. Sheriff Tim Baxley said deputies also charged Terry Calvin Barno, 26, 0f 1036 Woodard Road in Manning, with one count of accessory after… Read the rest

Firefighters make CCFD second home

Posted on July 20, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories regarding the Clarendon County Fire Department and its 40th anniversary. This week’s story focuses on the people who have made the department one of the safest and hardest working for the past 40 years. Just 10 short years after the Clarendon County Fire Department was founded, it grew from a single employee to an organization with more than 250 volunteer firefighters. When founded in 1977, the Clarendon County Fire Department had no office, and former Chief Carter Jones had a new wife and two young sons. “It’s a wonder… Read the rest




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