Today in History: Feb. 22

Posted on February 22, 2019 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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705 – Empress Wu Zetian abdicates the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty.
1316 – Battle of Picotin between Ferdinand of Majorca and the forces of Matilda of Hainaut
1371 – Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty.
1495 – King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city’s throne.
1632 – Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
1651 – St. Peter’s Flood: A storm surge floods the Frisian coast, drowning 15,000 people.
1744 – War of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Toulon causes several Royal Navy captains to be court-martialed, … Read the rest


Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation offers free education seminar on heirs’ property ownership and forestland management in Manning

Posted on February 21, 2019 10:10 am by Laura Stone

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If you need help with heirs’ property or if you want to learn about managing your land for timber to provide increased income for your family, the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation is providing a FREE educational seminar in Manning for you to find out what you need to know.

The Center thanks the Harvin Clarendon County Library for hosting this FREE Education Seminar. All are welcome to attend. Come to the library at 215 N. Brooks Street in Manning on Saturday, March 16th from 10AM-Noon.

Learn how you can get a simple Will drafted, how estates are probated, … Read the rest



Today in History: Feb. 21

Posted on February 21, 2019 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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362 – Athanasius returns to Alexandria.
1245 – Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after confessing to torture and forgery.
1437 – James I of Scotland is assassinated.
1440 – The Prussian Confederation is formed.
1543 – Battle of Wayna Daga – A combined army of Ethiopian and Portuguese troops defeats a Muslim army led by Ahmed Gragn.
1613 – Mikhail I is unanimously elected Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.
1797 – A force of 1,400 French soldiers invaded Britain at Fishguard in support of the Society of United … Read the rest


Clarendon County man arrested on Child Pornography charges

Posted on February 20, 2019 6:06 pm by Laura Stone

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David Dwayne Womack, 28, of Olanta, was arrested on February 14, 2019, on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree (§16-15-410).

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest. The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), both members of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, assisted ICAC Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office to make the arrest.

Investigators received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), which led them to Womack. According to investigators, Womack possessed multiple files of child … Read the rest


Hamilton, Miller & Mack represented Manning High at USC Band Clinic

Posted on February 20, 2019 5:05 pm by Manning Live

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Congratulations to Nastajia Hamilton, Michael Miller, and Logan Mack on their excellent performance at the 2019 USC Band Clinic! Keep representing the Manning High School Monarchs with Excellence!




SCDOT Commission meeting agenda

Posted on February 20, 2019 2:02 pm by Laura Stone

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Commission Meeting Agenda

Thursday, February 21, 2019

9:00AM

SCDOT 5th Floor Auditorium

I. Call to Order — Chairman Robby Robbins

II. Roll Call Chairman — Robby Robbins

III. Approval of February 21, 2019, Agenda (Action Required) — Chairman Robby Robbins

IV. Prayer — Commissioner J. T. McLawhorn

V. Pledge of Allegiance — Commissioner Ben Davis

VI. Approval of January 17, 2019, Commission Meeting Minutes and Actions (Action Required) — Chairman Robby Robbins

VII. Approval of January 17, 2019, Audit Committee Meeting Minutes and Actions (Action Required) — Chairman Robby Robbins

VIII. Public Comment — Chairman Robby Robbins

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Three ways identity thieves steal your tax refund and how to prevent it

Posted on February 20, 2019 1:01 pm by Laura Stone

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By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis

That time of year has come: Tax season. While you may have just started preparing your tax returns, identity thieves have been gearing up for months now in hopes that they’ll be able to steal your refund before you even get a chance to file.

This specific type of identity theft, tax identity theft, happens when someone files a fake tax return using your personal information – like your Social Security number (SSN) – to claim a fraudulent refund. It can also occur when someone uses your SSN to get a job or claims … Read the rest


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Congratulations!

Posted on February 20, 2019 11:11 am by Laura Stone

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During the February meeting of the Clarendon County Council, Ernest L. Grice Jr. received a certificate and a five-year pin for five years of service as dog handler with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Department.


Congratulations!

Posted on February 20, 2019 11:11 am by Laura Stone

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During the February meeting of the Clarendon County Council, Karen B. Decosta received a certificate and a five-year pin for five years of service as records clerk with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Department.


McLeod Health Clarendon announces new Community Advisory Board member

Posted on February 20, 2019 10:10 am by Laura Stone

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By Carrie Anna Strange

McLeod Health Clarendon is pleased to announce a new member to the hospital’s Community Advisory Board. Elaine Elmore, a native of Grovetown, Georgia, has lived in the Goat Island community of Summerton for forty years. She currently serves as Vice President and Financial Sales Manager of First Citizens Bank in Summerton.

Elaine served as a Trustee of the Clarendon Health District Board of Directors for ten years and as the first woman in its 60-year history to serve as Chairperson. Elaine’s tenure with the Board was during a time of growth and expansion of the hospital’s … Read the rest


VIDEO: Manning High advances

Posted on February 20, 2019 10:10 am by Manning Live

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After the buzzer, the Monarchs go in.


Head coach Rolando Shuler invites all of you to come out to the upcoming championship game! It’s only $12 for admission. Load up those buses, cars and vans and let’s cheer the Varsity Boys to victory! Let’s go Monarchs!


Great teamwork and Leondria Nelson sinks the first 2 of the game.


Corey Graham sinks it after great teamwork from the Monarchs in 3rd quarter action.… Read the rest


VIDEO: Clarendon Hall advances to semifinals

Posted on February 20, 2019 10:10 am by Manning Live

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Clarendon Hall defeated Newberry Academy at Wilson Hall on Tuesday afternoon by a score of 61-35 to advance to the semifinal on Thursday against Richard Winn in SCISA A State tournament. The Saints were led by Traveon Davis with 20 points. Kylic Horton picked up a double double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Zyan Gilmore added 9 points with 7 rebounds, 6 steals and 5 assist while Tyrese Mitchum picked up 8 points.

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News from SCDCA

Posted on February 20, 2019 8:08 am by Laura Stone

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South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs

Carri Grube Lybarker, Administrator

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 19, 2018 | Release #19-04

Contact: Bailey Parker, (803) 734-4296

 

 

National Consumer Protection Week 2019: Shred Days, Webinars and More!

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Get your file boxes ready, because the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is celebrating National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 4-9, 2019 with a series of statewide shred days. The week will also include two free webinars and the release of updated publications on how to keep your information safe. SCDCA will partner with Shred360 to offer the following … Read the rest


It’s just another day

Posted on February 20, 2019 7:07 am by Laura Stone

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Every year in February, men rush out to buy jewelry, flowers, cards, candy and more. They shower their wives and girlfriends with gifts, hoping to make a day she can remember all year long.

Wait, what? Why should she remember it all year long? Romance should be every day. No, not the candy-heart-eating, flower-sniffing romance. But the daily reminders that we are important to one another in a relationship.

Unlike the commercials tout, romance is also not limited to men being romantic toward women. Women need to make the effort to create romance as well, paying attention to the little … Read the rest


Today in History: Feb. 20

Posted on February 20, 2019 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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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


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