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An extraordinarily formal and monumental Valentine's Day date rang in the holiday last Friday. Rutlee Stegall, an eight-year-old gentleman from Turbeville, planned and executed the perfect date for …
After 26 years of serving in the police force in various capacities, one officer has radioed out for the last time. "I just want to tell all of my coworkers, thank y'all," said a former member of the …
The Student Veteran Organization at the University of South Carolina Sumter is holding a donation drive to collect items for military care packages that will be shipped to deployed military men and …
Local news

Williamsburg Tech Names President’s, Dean’s and Merit List Students

Williamsburg Technical College recently announced the list of students named to the President’s List, Dean’s List, and Merit List for 2019 - 2020 fall semester. The President’s …
SCDOT

SCDOT issues warning concerning severe weather

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is advising motorists to use caution and travel only when necessary in areas of South Carolina impacted by severe storms. Important safety …
Editors Office Interview

From Banking to Real Estate

G.G. Cutter recently retired from First Palmetto Bank after serving as a banker for 41 years. During that time, he racked up notoriety, as well as several awards and accolades, including a 2017 "Best …
Walker Gamble

Local school selected as Palmettos Finest finalist

Recently, seven South Carolina schools were selected as finalists in the 2020 Palmetto’s Finest Awards. Among these seven, is Walker Gamble Elementary. The application process looks at several …
Local News

Chamber of Commerce hosts retreat in Charlotte

The 2020 Clarendon County Chamber Retreat, presented by SAFE Federal Credit Union, kicked off its Saturday morning with a host of speakers from the county and state. These speakers went over a few …
School News

College of Charleston Announces President's List and Dean's List

College of Charleston congratulates more than1,800 students who were named to the Fall 2019 President's List and Dean's List. Amy Claire Reynolds, of Manning has been named to the President's …
Sports
Close Win

The Monarchs advance to round two of the 3A State Playoffs

The Manning High Monarchs varsity boys basketball team traveled to Lake City for the first round of the 3A State Playoffs. The Monarchs lead nearly the entire game. Late in the fourth quarter, the …
Dominating Performance

8-game winning streak to end the regular season

The lady Wolverines of East Clarendon have been on a roll since losing to Latta on the 17th of January. They took at 7 game winning streak into Wednesday nights matchup with Mullins High School. EC …
Finale

The Wolverines win a close one

After losing the Region 7-2A title Monday night, East Clarendon was looking to bounce back against Mullins. The Wolverines varsity boys basketball team traveled to Mullins High School for region …
Obituaries
Michael George “Mike” Loving, 74, husband of Brenda Joyce Eagle Loving, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Sumter East Health and Rehab.   Born September 27, 1945, in …
Eleanor Winifred McIntosh Brunson, 96, widow of Clyde Austin Brunson, died Sunday, February 16, 2020, at her daughter’s residence.Born August 29, 1923, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late …
James Herbert Bell, Jr., 54, husband of Donna Lynn Blain Bell, died Saturday, February 15, 2020, at McLeod Regional Medical Center.   Born July 1, 1965, in Sumter, he was a son of Lillie …
James Watson Anderson, age 77, of Manning SC, died Sunday, February 9th, 2020 at Prisma Health Tuomey in Sumter following an extended battle with Leukemia complicated by COPD. Services will be held …
Opinion
Single about ten years after my divorce when I gave my life over to the Lord. I was busy with life but longed for a mate that had the same convections as I. When I read the scriptures and noticed one …
Well, I got to the break. It was time to stop. This year one of my secret projects had a scheduled break, which is a good thing. Just about every project needs a break to regroup and not burnout. …
It's almost Christmas. You might think the time is flying by and you have so many things to do. There are drop-ins, parties, church services, and lots more shopping to complete. Where does the time …
To view an illustrated picture record of most of this chapter, please obtain a copy of Dr. Sylvia Clark's publication "Shadows of the Past" and turn to pages 127 through 140. Also an exhibit of those …
Announcements

Ouzts Engagement Announcement

Ms. Mary Lyons Burress of Sumter announces the engagement of her daughter, Emily Caroline Burress of Sumter, to Robert Thomas Ouzts of Manning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Anthony Ouzts of …
Recreation Baseball

Registration open for Clarendon County recreation baseball.

Registration for the 2020 recreation T-ball, baseball, coach pitch, and softball season is now open in Clarendon County. It will remain open until Friday, Feb 14.   Registration will be …
Anniversary

Driggers celebrate 50 years

Ann & Jerry Driggers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in party Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Grace Christian Fellowship Church.  Their children Tammy Nelon and Bill …
Local News

Manning City Hall Christmas hours

Local News

Harvin Clarendon County Library Holiday Schedule

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will close for the Christmas Holiday on December 24th - 26th and reopen on Friday, December 27th at 9:00 am.  The library will close for New Year’s …
ASCAS

Pets of the week: Sunni and Ginger

“Ginger” is a 1 year old, black and tan, female, Min Pin mix. She is current on all of her age appropriate vaccinations, has been spayed, but tested positive for heartworms. Ginger will …