A little chilly but not for long

Posted by | October 27, 2014 8:53 am

IMG_1016_edited-1It’s going to be sunny. It’s currently in the mid 50s with 88 percent humidity, according to the National Weather Service. Today’s high is near 85 with calm winds out of the southeast reaching 6 mph this afternoon. Tonight’s low is around 53.    

Jean Vermell Kelly

Posted by | October 26, 2014 3:29 pm

Jean Vermell Kelly, 57, entered eternal rest on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Born June 26, 1957, in Clarendon County, Jeannie was a daughter of Blease (Bettie) White and the late Minnie James Sinkler. She was the adopted daughter of the late Edward and Annie McKnight Kelly. She was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and graduated from Furman High School in 1975 and received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of South Carolina and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. She was a member of St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Church,… Read the rest

Saints pick up region win in Blackville

Posted by | October 26, 2014 12:43 pm

footballClarendon Hall traveled to Blackville and picked up a region win against Jefferson Davis Academy by the score of 44-0. Clarendon Hall’s offense totaled 334 yards and the defense held Jefferson Davis to 85 yards. Offensively, Dustin Way completed 9 of 12 passes for 147 yards and 5 touchdowns and rushed for a two point conversion.

Fernandez wins at U.S. Open National Karate and Kung Fu tournament

Posted by | October 25, 2014 6:14 pm

Anthony-FernandezAnthony Fernandez, right, stands with his instructor, George Wilson, recently after winning at the 2014 U.S. Open National Karate and Kung Fu Olympia Games. The Manning resident took first in kata, along with the Grand Championship in kata and third in sparring. He has never lost in kata in the three years he has been competing.  

Wolverines run over Eagles

Posted by | October 25, 2014 2:25 pm

East Clarendon’s Wolverines notched a strong win against the Scott’s Branch Eagles Friday night at Spann Field, 44-20. “Well I feel good,” said EC Head Coach Dwayne Howell after the game. “We made a lot of mistakes in the second half but anytime you get a win you’ve got to feel good.” The Wolverines’ defense struggled with containing fullback Kevin Johnson at times, he said, but once they solved that problem, quarterback Shimari Junious stepped up his game. “You can’t use excuses in football,” he said. “When you use your pads, then excuses don’t matter.” Scott’s Branch Head Coach Jesse… Read the rest

Paxville native asking for your new, used shoes

Posted by | October 25, 2014 2:16 pm

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 Sept. 22. Collection will run through Oct. 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.

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority food drive

Posted by | October 25, 2014 12:11 pm

food driveThe Phi Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is holding a food drive to provide a box of kid-friendly and kid-preparable food to be used over the Christmas holidays, when kids do not have access to school meals. Members are partnering with schools, local business, food pantries, churches, agencies, neighbors and friends to request food donations, monetary donations, time, space or simply your voice.

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