Sheriff: Man allegedly scammed at least 15 homeowners, damaged property in aftermath

Posted by | May 15, 2017 4:36 pm

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the public to find any potential alleged victims of a man who already has more than 15 complaints in five counties against him for accepting payments for carpentry and construction work and then absconding with funds before work is completed. Sheriff Tim Baxley said that, in some of the instances, Chandler Warren allegedly left the property badly damaged in Clarendon, Darlington, Florence, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties. He said that Warren is currently in custody in Williamsburg County on Family Court charges. Baxley said that one complainant came to his office April… Read the rest

State House honors first responders for saving Sumter boy’s life

Posted by | May 15, 2017 2:32 pm

First responders from various Clarendon County agencies were honored at the South Carolina State House last week for saving the life of an 7-year-old boy injured in a terrible wreck that killed the boy’s 12-year-old brother. “They work really hard and probably saved that little boy’s life,” said Rep. Robert Ridgeway, who introduced the resolution honoring the Clarendon County Fire Department and Clarendon County EMS in April to the General Assembly. Though passed that same month, the resolution was not read into the record until the first responders could be present May 11 at the State House. “I think it… Read the rest

House Resolution honoring Clarendon County Fire, EMS

Posted by | May 15, 2017 2:31 pm

TO HONOR AND COMMEND THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE FOR PERPETUALLY SHOWING COURAGE IN THE FACE OF GREAT DANGER AND TO RECOGNIZE THEIR DEDICATION TO THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF THE COMMUNITY THEY SERVE. Whereas, the members of the General Assembly of South Carolina find it altogether fitting and proper to pause in their deliberations to commend the everyday bravery shown by the men and women of the Clarendon County Fire Department and the Emergency Medical Service who daily commit themselves to protecting their community; and Whereas, one shining example… Read the rest

Robinson to attend Palmetto Girls State

Posted by | May 15, 2017 2:24 pm

Laurence Manning Academy junior Caroline Robinson is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17. Robinson is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process. As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest






Moore to attend Palmetto Girls State

Posted by | May 15, 2017 10:24 am

Laurence Manning Academy junior Logan Moore is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17. Moore is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process. As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest



Olanta woman killed in wreck

Posted by | May 15, 2017 6:52 am

An Olanta woman was killed late Saturday afternoon after a vehicle wreck in Florence County. Katherine Jordan Floyd, 81, of Olanta, died at McLeod Regional Medical Center after the wreck, which happened about 5:02 p.m. Saturday at North Floyd and North Bethel roads in the Olanta area near the Florence-Clarendon line. Lance Cpl. David Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol said a 2007 Nissan truck went off the side of the road and struck a ditch, and Floyd was a passenger in that truck. The driver was taken by EMS to McLeod Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

Goff to attend Palmetto Girls State

Posted by | May 15, 2017 6:24 am

Manning High School junior Tori Goff is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17. Goff is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process. As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest

Prebish to attend Palmetto Girls State

Posted by | May 15, 2017 4:24 am

Laurence Manning Academy junior Carly Prebish is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17. Prebish is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process. As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest

Ridgeway to attend Palmetto Girls State

Posted by | May 15, 2017 1:49 am

Manning High School junior Hannah Ridgeway is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17. Ridgeway is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process. As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest

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