Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 4:41 amJordan Crossroads Ministry Center – Haven of Rest will hold its 3rd annual “Hit the Pavement” Walk to end the silence on domestic violence on Oct. 4. Pre-registration is $20, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, call Deborah Delong at (803) 410-7724, or Ann Driggers at (803) 460-5572.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 4:32 amA 14-inch Stihl chainsaw valued at $344.22 was reportedly stolen from a shed at a home in the 1000 block of Crawford Drive in Manning before 2:06 p.m. Sept. 24.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 6:37 pmThe Manning Youth Council is now accepting applications from students in ninth through 12th grades who attend Laurence Manning Academy or Manning High School and who are Clarendon County residents. Students may also be home schooled. The Youth Council will serve Manning by planning and implementing social, educational, recreational and other activities for the youth and communities. Students will also learn about the city government in a fun environment. For more information, or an application, call Manning City Hall at (803) 435-8477.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 3:31 pmThe Clarendon Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet 6 p.m. Monday at in Classroom No. 2 at The Zone. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 1:57 pmSUMMERTON – Clarendon Hall named two Students of the Month last week, one each for its high school and middle school. Haleigh Anderson, daughter of Jody and April Anderson, received the high school award, while Eighth-grader Kasey Hinman, daughter of Duane and Laura Hinman, received the middle school award. Haleigh is a sophomore involved in every aspect of the school, from sports to chorus to volunteer work with fundraisers. She is kind to other students, respectful to her teachers and diligent in her school work. Kasey is also involved in school activities. She is meticulous in her class work and… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 12:04 pmShrek is a 5.5-year-old male Labrador-mix weighing 64.2 pounds. He is shy at first, but very friendly and affectionate once he gets to know you. He can be adopted at A Second Chance Animal Shelter. Call (803) 473-7505 for more information, or visit www.asecondchanceanimalshelter.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 9:24 amA Temp-Star 3.5-ton heating and air-conditioning unit valued at $3,500 was reportedly stolen from a home in the 2400 block of Bill Davis Road between 12 a.m. Sept. 18 and 10:15 a.m. Sept. 24.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 28, 2014 4:03 amStanley Brown, 55, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home, 1227 Bloomville Road in Manning. Born Oct. 1, 1958, in Manning, he was a son of the late Victor Brown Sr. and Mattie Mae Montgomery Brown. Celebratory services for Stanley Brown will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Trinity AME Church in Manning. The family will receive friends at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Fred Mallett, 1983 Bloomville Road in Manning. These services were entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 10:54 pmCornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church, 2116 Greeleyville Highway in Manning, will hold a Fall Jubilee starting 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and continuing 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. The Rev. Teddy Rabon from Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Georgetown will be the guest speaker. All are welcome to join the church in giving thanks and praise to the Lord. For more information, call the Rev. John Matthews, pastor, at (803) 460-2761.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 8:45 pmManning High School student Taylor Falls and Clarendon Hall student Abby Dara, two current students of the county’s Firefighting Recruit Class, walked Saturday in the American Heart Association’s Lowcountry Heart Walk in Charleston. The girls walked for Banks Bryant, the infant son of Clarendon County firefighter Joshua Bryant and his wife, Ashley. Banks was born June 27 with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. You can read more of his story here.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 6:06 pmA special gathering of all who have lived, learned, worked and worshiped in Alcolu will be held Oct. 18 at Clarendon Baptist Church’s Family Life Center in Alcolu. Registration and social gathering will begin 2 p.m. in the Family Life Center, and folks will assemble at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary to share memories. The program will feature a video of Alcolu from yesterday to today narrated by Janice Richburg and Russell Harrelson. A dinner catered by D&H Barbecue will be held 5:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Please notify organizers by Oct. 6 if you can attend.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 6:03 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries near the 119 mile-marker and exit on Interstate 95. Traffic in that area may be slower during this time.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 3:56 pmTiffany Johnson poses with a child who received shoes through Soles4Souls. Paxville native Tiffany Johnson is partnering with friends in her home community to get donations of shoes during October for Soles4Souls. We posted this piece for her Monday. Collection will run from Oct. 1-31, and the goal is 30,000 pairs. They take all kinds of shoes, including high heels, sandals, boots and athletic shoes. New and used. Shoes can be dropped off in Clarendon County at Manning Early Childhood Center on Raccoon Road. To donate money, visit soles4souls.org/donate.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 2:31 pmA child’s bicycle valued at $119 was reportedly stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Longleaf Drive in the Pine Knoll subdivision in Manning between Sept. 23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 24. The bike was described as a 20-inch white Kent bike with rainbow accents and clear handles.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 27, 2014 2:01 pmZeus is a 1-year-old male Labrador-mix weighing 34.8 pounds. He is fine with other animals, but not recommended for small children. He can be adopted at A Second Chance Animal Shelter. Call (803) 473-7055 for more information, or visit www.asecondchanceanimalshelter.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 1:44 pmEsther Durant Briggs Esther Durant Briggs, 77, widow of James Earl Briggs, died Thursday morning, Sept. 25, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Born June 22, 1937 in the Pinewood section of Sumter County, Opie was a daughter of the late Henry Durant and Vermell Taylor Durant. She attended Clarendon County public schools. In her youth she accepted Christ and was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Pinewood, where she was a lifelong member. She served in many capacities such as usher, mass choir, gospel choir serving as president for both and as a missionary. She retired… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 27, 2014 1:25 pmJoseph Woods NEW ZION – Joseph Woods, 93, widower of Charlotte Hampton Woods, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at his home, 1264 Subdivision Road in New Zion. Born April 12, 1921, in Turbeville, Bruce was a son of the late Stokes and Sarah Ann Player Woods. Celebratory services for Joseph Woods will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at the Hayes F. and LaNelle J. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel in Manning. Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Freewill Baptist Church cemetery in Turbeville. The family will receive friends at the home. These services have been entrusted to Samuels
Posted by Bobby Fleming | September 27, 2014 12:59 pmJOHNSTON – Clarendon Hall defeated Wardlaw Academy 72-28 Friday night. The Saints bounced back from last week’s loss to beat region rival Wardlaw and improve to 3-1 in conference play. The Patriots drove right down the field to score on their opening drive, but the Saints responded with a score of their own with an eight-yard TOUCHDOWN run by Dustin Way to cut the lead to 8-6. After a Patriot fumble, the Saints then drove to the 5 yard line before a fumbled snap gave the ball right back. Two plays later, Wardlaw scored on a 93-yard TOUCHDOWN run to… Read the rest