‘Adopt a Teacher Manning’ program is off to a great start

Posted by | July 30, 2019 7:26 pm

The program is designed to assist teachers with the purchase of much needed supplies that they need to educate the students. Items such as pencils, paper, notepads, tape and many others are needed. If you would like to help out by purchasing some items, please copy and paste the link below. The group is on Facebook listed as Adopt a Teacher Manning.

https://www.facebook.com/groupinvite/ATUjm7i0kw0YGSiZZxAc3qA32WNMLP7Y7mh1NCGBeRFJj4-PPM2_0QBB9qYsA_cRZe6VfgQGeGtwa-ScP3sOW9nE-hOYmv-ATQd0RhmoMJzEZb9rzvEuiOwZ2_16J9KHbQsGBtLJd_zyeukPNoOjfW9r6bnnv19d22twEvcBe6LOo4M4UZmM5x_BgCuKWzpS285cGkKruifoxa91JvjACqd745LAZUWbMhyKA1f-1PO-wA/… Read the rest


Posted by | July 30, 2019 6:40 pm

On Thursday, July 24, 2019, Henry Lide DuRant (Bongo) entered into eternal rest at the age of 83. His Graveside Service will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at DuRant-New Harmony Cemetery at the corner of I-95 and N. Brewington Road, Gable, SC. A visitation and refreshments will follow at New Harmony Presbyterian Church, 1174 New Harmony Church Road, Alcolu, SC. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

DuRant was born at home February 6, 1936 in Plowden Mill Township, Clarendon County, to Warren and Geneva DuRant. He graduated from Manning High School (1953) and The Citadel (1957). After Read the rest

Board of Trustees to hold meeting at CCSD2 district office boardroom

Posted by | July 30, 2019 4:15 pm



Tuesday, July 30, 2019- 5:30pm

District Office Boardroom

The Mission of Clarendon School District Two is Educating Children


Installation of Newly Appointed Board Members

1. Call to Order

2. Moment of Silence

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Media Notification

5. Approval of Agenda

6. Approval of Minutes of Last Meeting

7. Public Comment

8. Board of Trustees

a. Election of Officers (Chair/Vice-Chair/Secretary)

b. Overnight Field Trip Request

c. Request waiver for Use of Facilities


9. Office of Finance

a. Monthly Financial Report

10. Office of Special Services

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Posted by | July 30, 2019 3:57 pm

PINEWOOD – Anthony Walden Elliott, 57, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 29, 2019.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Amelia Keith “Mimi” Elliott; stepsons, Caleb Ellis (Katherine) and Dallas Ellis; brother, Phillip Elliott (Lisa); sister, Dora Jane Barwick (Mike); nieces, Rachel and Emma Elliott and Tarissa Barwick; and step granddaughter, Margot Blair Ellis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Anthony Wayne “Tony” Elliott and Elizabeth Ward Elliott.

Any gathering was just normal until Anthony arrived (always a few minutes late) with his beautiful smile, twinkling eyes and charismatic personality. He was a story Read the rest


Posted by | July 30, 2019 11:21 am



199 North Church Street

Wednesday, August 7, 2019


Unit 9 – Wilson (miscellaneous)


Mocha is available for adoption at ASCAS!

Posted by | July 29, 2019 4:55 pm

Mocha is a 13.5 year old, brown, female, Siamese cat. She is a super sweet cat, and laid back. Mocha is up to date on all her vaccinations, spayed, and tested negative for Feline Leukemia and Aids. Mocha gets along with other cats, but generally stays more to herself. She loves attention, and will sit in your lap all day! Mocha has Stomatitis, but she still lives a healthy life. She does drool occasionally, but otherwise she does not seem to have many issues from it. From what we know, it is not contagious to other animals, but your vet … Read the rest

Clarendon School District Two will hold meeting Tuesday

Posted by | July 29, 2019 4:47 pm

Clarendon School District Two Superintendent Dr Shawn Johnson has called for a meeting to be held Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held at the school district office at 15 Major Drive in Manning. The public is welcomed to attend.


Posted by | July 29, 2019 2:55 pm

PINEWOOD – Stephen Lamar “Sparky” Johnson, Jr., 46, husband of Pamela McLeod Johnson, died Friday, July 26, 2019.

Born September 9, 1972, in Sumter, he was a son of Glenda Fender Johnson and the late Stephen Lamar Johnson, Sr. He was the owner and manager of both Waccamaw Bingo and BridleStone. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, handy man and loved spending time with his family. He was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of Pinewood; his mother of Sumter; a daughter, Savannah Caroline Johnson; two sons, Stephen Lamar Johnson III and … Read the rest


Posted by | July 29, 2019 2:51 pm

SUMTER – Stephen Lamar “Steve” Johnson, Sr., 73, husband of Glenda Fender Johnson, died Friday, July 26, 2019.

Born February 1, 1946, in Mullins, he was a son of the late Benjamin Frank Johnson and the late Ruth Doyle Johnson. He was the owner of several businesses including Waccamaw Bingo, Styles by Steve, BridleStone, A Ring Around the Roses and 521 Bingo in Sumter. He was an avid outdoorsman, handy man and he loved hummingbirds. He was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years of Sumter; a daughter, Christi Johnson Read the rest

Arrests made in connection with Turbeville shooting

Posted by | July 29, 2019 12:59 pm

On July 19, deputies from Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of hearing gunshots in a neighborhood in Turbeville. According to reports, a group of men were standing near the road talking. When another male drove up to speak to one of the group that he recognized, he heard of guns being mentioned while others were arguing. As the man left the area, he heard gunshots and the window of his car shattered. He then called law enforcement once the situation calmed down. Further examination revealed more bullet holes in his vehicle.

Law enforcement contacted someone else at the Read the rest


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