Posted by Blake | April 4, 2019 2:33 pm
East Clarendon Wolverines Varsity softball defeated Lamar 10-1 on Wednesday thanks to six runs in the fourth inning. The Wolverines offense in the inning was led by Ansleigh Brown, Zoe McElveen, Hannah Hickman, and Kinsley Driggers, who each had RBIs in the inning.
East Clarendon opened up scoring in the first inning. Driggers drove in one when she tripled.
East Clarendon scored six runs in the fourth inning. Brown, McElveen, Hickman, and Driggers each had RBIs in the big inning.
Maddie Newsome led things off in the pitcher’s circle for East Clarendon. She allowed five hits and one run over … Read the rest
Posted by Blake | April 4, 2019 2:24 pm
Wal-Mart in Manning is now back open.
Posted by Submitted via Email | April 4, 2019 1:47 pm
If you are a college or high school student who enjoys the outdoors, why not enter the 2019 South Carolina Wildlife magazine outdoor writing contest? The deadline is 5 p.m. on April 30.
South Carolina Wildlife (SCW) magazine is proud to announce its inaugural personal essay contest which aims to feature the best college and high school nature writing. Essays should be nonfiction, with a focus on the outdoors, and between 800 and 1,500 words. The winner will receive a $250 prize, made possible by the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund, and publication on the SouthCarolinaWild.org website and in South Carolina … Read the rest
Posted by Submitted by Reader | April 4, 2019 7:52 am
The Manning Junio HIgh School Girls for Pearls program members recently received their jackets.
Posted by Staff Reports | April 4, 2019 4:13 am
Sunny, with a high near 75. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 4, 2019 12:11 am
503 BC – Roman consul Agrippa Menenius Lanatus celebrated a triumph for a military victory over the Sabines.
1147 – First historical record of Moscow.
1268 – A five-year Byzantine–Venetian peace treaty is concluded between Venetian envoys and Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos.
1460 – Basel University is founded.
1581 – Francis Drake is knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world.
1660 – Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of Great Britain.
1721 – Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first British prime minister.
1768 – In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
1796 – Georges Cuvier delivers … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 3, 2019 10:02 pm
Posted by Blake | April 3, 2019 5:49 pm
LMA JV Baseball defeated Trinity Burns Academy 11-0 on Wednesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Jackson Clemmons induced a fly out from Cameron Jordan to finish off the game.
Austin Geddings led the Swampcats to victory by driving in six runs. He went 2-for-4 at the plate. Geddings drove in runs on a triple in the third, a double in the fourth, and a groundout in the fifth.
LMA put up five runs in the fourth inning. Cam Branham, Geddings, Mickey Jordan, and Jackson Brown all drove in runs in the frame.
A single by Cam Rhuerk … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 3, 2019 5:17 pm
Several law enforcement agencies are continuing their investigation near the crime scene involving a USC student that was found murdered in Clarendon County. Officers with the State Law Enforcement Division and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources have restricted all access from the public to a large section of the New Zion community in attempt to preserve any evidence they may find.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources posted on Twitter that the search is “for additional articles pertaining to 21-year-old Samantha Josephson’s murder.” All investigative efforts are in close proximity to where Josephson’s body was found last
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 3, 2019 5:17 pm
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light south wind.
Posted by Blake | April 3, 2019 3:00 pm
This has impacted the area near Wal-Mart. It is unclear at this time when power may be restored.
Posted by Blake | April 3, 2019 2:48 pm
Mickey Jordan was brilliant on the hill on Monday, as he threw a no-hitter to lead LMA JV past Marlboro Academy 12-1.
LMA secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the third inning. The Swampcats big bats were led by Davis Campbell, Bryce Acord, Cam Branham, Coleman Yates, Jackson Clemmons, and Gage Bowen, who each had RBIs in the inning.
LMA tallied eight runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught by LMA was led by Campbell, Acord, Branham, Yates, Clemmons, and Bowen, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Jordan was on the mound for Laurence Manning. He … Read the rest
Posted by Blake | April 3, 2019 2:15 pm
The Manning Walmart is temporarily closed due to a power outage.
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 3, 2019 12:47 pm
Manning Monarchs Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 14-2 loss to Waccamaw on Monday. Waccamaw scored on a double by Waller Parler, a single by Cam Burgess, a home run by Austin Hansmeyer, and an error in the first inning.
The Monarchs struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Waccamaw, giving up 14 runs. Waccamaw got on the board in the first inning when Parler doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring three runs. Sam Goude earned the victory on the hill for Waccamaw. He allowed one hit and one run over two innings, striking out two … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 3, 2019 12:34 pm
Clarendon County Job Fair at the F. E. DuBose Career Center is on Thursday, April 4th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participating companies and organizations include:
Central Carolina Technical College
Clarendon County Adult Education
Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce
Clarendon County Economic Development
Clarendon County Fire Department
Clarendon County Government
Clarendon Health System Long Term Care
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
McLeod Health – Clarendon
Santee Print Works
Santee Wateree Department of Mental Health
SC National Guard
SC Vocational Rehabilitation
SC Department of … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 3, 2019 10:59 am
MANNING – Donald Scott Bannister, 60, husband of Mary Renee Alberth Bannister, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born December 1, 1958, in Huntington, West Virginia, he was a son of Joice Woodyard Bannister and the late Donald Cecil Bannister. He was a heavy equipment operator in construction.
He is survived by his wife and mother of Manning; and a grandson, Donald Scott Bannister III of West Virginia.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald Scott Bannister II; and two sisters, Tammy Kennedy and Traci Dawn Bannister.
A memorial service … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 3, 2019 10:38 am
Police officers were lead on a high speed chase this morning into downtown Manning. According to police, a Summerton police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a black Dodge sedan occupied by two people driving recklessly on I-95 near the Summerton exit. The driver sped off with the officer in pursuit, continuing north and left the interstate at the 119 exit onto Hwy 261. As he sped through town, the driver struck a pickup truck at the intersection of S. Boyce Street and W. Boyce Street. He then struck a small black car which disabled the Dodge. … Read the rest
Posted by Submitted by Reader | April 3, 2019 8:52 am
HopeHealth recently welcomed several new eployees, including:
Evan Gilliard – Desktop Analyst
Ashley Hardee – Dental Assistant
Ashley Jones, LPN – Staff Nurse
Kimberly Johnson – Director of Legislative Affairs
Marsha Tunstall – Behavioral Health Consultant
Gloria Hicks – Clinical Support Specialist
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 3, 2019 8:13 am
The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Clarendon County and surrounding areas, calling for patchy fog through 9 a.m.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 3, 2019 7:42 am