Posted by Staff Reports | June 14, 2017 12:00 am
1158 – Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.
1216 – First Barons’ War: Prince Louis of France captures the city of Winchester and soon conquers over half of the Kingdom of England.
1276 – While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong.
1285 – Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần dynasty destroy most of the invading… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2017 11:37 pm
State Department of Natural Resources officials say that the dive team for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is currently helping in the search for a boater who is believed to have fallen into Lake Marion near Pack’s Landing earlier Tuesday night.
Capt. Robert McCullough said the agency got the call about a possible boating fatality about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. At this time, McCullough has only confirmed that there has been a fatality and that the deceased is male.
Pack’s Landing is near the Sumter-Clarendon line.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 13, 2017 10:28 pm
The Phi Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. of Manning sponsored a pageant May 20 at Manning Junior High School, selecting Milan Durant as Little Miss Ivy Pearl. The pageant helps to support the chapter’s efforts in providing scholarships to graduates in Clarendon School Districts 1, 2 and 3. Contestants for Little Miss Ivy Pearl, aside from Durant, included Christian Cooper, who was named 1st runner-up. Other winners will be posted throughout the remainder of the week.
Posted by Samuels Funeral Home LLC | June 13, 2017 10:24 pm
Mary Felder Miller, 90, widow of Leon Miller, died Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Born Sept. 30, 1926, in Jordan, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Christine Robinson Felder.
The family will receive friends at her home, 107 W. Huggins St. in Manning.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2017 10:18 pm
The state Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that divers and law enforcement officers with the agency are currently working on a fatality in the area of Pack’s Landing near Pinewood and Rimini.
DNR Capt. Robert McCullough said about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that all he could confirm is that there is indeed a death on the water at Pack’s Landing. Manninglive.com will have more information as it becomes available.
This is the second death on Lake Marion in three days. Joseph Cutter, 47, of Sumter died Sunday after allegedly jumping from the U.S. 301 bridge between Clarendon and Orangeburg counties,… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 13, 2017 8:37 pm
Manning High School student Tondasha Fulton was named the Top Student for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Center for its Culinary Arts Level 2 program.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 13, 2017 8:13 pm
East Clarendon student James Morris was named the Top Student for the 2016-17 school year for the F.E. DuBose Career Center’s Carpentry Level 2 program. More students will be posted throughout the week.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 13, 2017 5:35 pm
East Clarendon High School student Caitlyn Weaver was named the Top Student at the F.E. DuBose Career Center for the 2016-17 school year in the Early Childhood Education Level 2 program.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2017 5:18 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Clarendon and Williamsburg county areas effective Tuesday afternoon and evening. The outlook calls for possibly patchy, dense fog through the early morning hours Wednesday.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2017 4:13 pm
Clarendon County Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock said that an autopsy performed Tuesday in Charleston on the body of Joseph Cutter showed that the 47-year-old died Sunday from drowning.
Cutter was allegedly fishing off the U.S. 15 and 301 walking bridge between Clarendon and Orangeburg counties when he told friends he was going to jump into the water about 4 p.m. Friends became concerned when he didn’t resurface, and 911 was alerted shortly thereafter. First responders with the Clarendon County Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office, along with EMS and the state Department of Natural Resources recovered Cutter’s body about 5:15 p.m.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 13, 2017 3:30 pm
The University of South Carolina Sumter has been awarded a $1.3 million grant to cover a program for the next five years in partnership with Clarendon School District 2.
The money will be used to fund an Upward Bound program geared toward District 2 students, said USC Sumter Opportunity Scholars Program Director Lisa Rosdail.
“We applied for this grant to help teenagers develop dreams for future careers and success,” Rosdail said. “Our hope is that our Upward Bound program meets a critical need in the community.”
The award was announced Tuesday by Sen. Tim Scott’s office, who noted the funding… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 13, 2017 2:47 pm
Clarendon County Detention Center Sgt. Charie Major was recognized Monday by Clarendon County Council for 10 years of service with the county. He was presented with a certificate by Administrator David Epperson and County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart.
Posted by Stephens Funeral Home | June 13, 2017 2:42 pm
GABLE – Marcia Ann Sitter Hartsell McCutcheon, 67, widow of Roy David McCutcheon, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at McLeod Hospice House.
Born Aug. 20, 1949, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the late James Joseph Sitter and Elsie Ruth Holzbauer Lawler. She was a retired registered nurse and she was a member of McKenzie Tabernacle.
Survivors include two sons, Matthew Hartsell of Gable and Richard Hartsell of Newport, Tennessee; two brothers, Jimmy Sitter and George Sitter, both of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; a sister, Anna Swann of Oshkosh; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11… Read the rest
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Manning-Santee Post 68 won a close game Friday against Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 at Monarch Field in Manning. The win brought Manning-Santee to 5-1 in overall record. In League III, Manning-Santee is tied for first with Sumter’s P-15s. The team suffered its only loss June 8 to Hartsville by 3-0 at Jimmy White Park away from home. Photos provided by Larry Hewett.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 13, 2017 9:26 am
Turbeville Town Council will hold a public hearing on its 2017-18 fiscal year budget at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. For more information, call (843) 659-2781.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 13, 2017 7:42 am
Clarendon County Detention Center Cpl. Foster Sumpter was recognized Monday night by Clarendon County Council for 15 years of service with the county. He was presented with a certificate by Administrator David Epperson and Council Chairman Dwight Stewart.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 13, 2017 7:28 am
Manning High School student Ariyonia Busby was named one of two Top Students for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Career Center for its Law Enforcement Services Level 1 program.