Residents Make Contributions to their Community

Posted by | September 6, 2019 7:00 pm

The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce will hold an awards ceremony Sept. 5 honoring three residents of Clarendon County for their outstanding contributions to our community. Randy S. “Bull” Floyd, Beatrice Rivers and Kay Kirkpatrick will receive the honors of businessman, citizen, and ambassador of the year, respectfully.
Businessman of the Year Randy S. “Bull” Floyd lives in New Zion, where he owns the multi-million dollar business, Floyd’s Fertilizer.
“He’s always been a pillar of the community,” said Benton Blakely, who nominated Floyd for the award this year, “We have very few industries on our side of the county and
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Volunteers Seek Help

Posted by | September 6, 2019 5:00 pm

Right off Exit 102 on I-95, there is a small abandoned gas station, home to a feral cat colony. 

At least it was before June 8. These feral cats were being fed by Wade Demers and Vicky Norris, hoping to trap, neuter and release them so the animals could go on leading their normal lives. 

What they found on the morning of June 8 shocked them both.

Demers arrived at 4:30 a.m. as usual to feed the colony, everything went as planned, and he counted around 15-20 cats. When Norris arrived around 8:30 a.m. to make sure they had clean

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Hi, I’m Jake

Posted by | September 6, 2019 2:48 pm

Hello, my name is Jake McElveen, 22, and Im here to introduce myself as the new editor of the Manning Times. I grew up on a farm in New Zion, and graduated from East Clarendon High School.

At East Clarendon I found a passion for the arts. I was in every play they had and singing every second I had a chance. When I made it to 11th grade, I joined yearbook staff and got my first camera, a Canon Rebel T5.  

The second I sat down in front of my first copy block I fell in love

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Clarendon County Delegation extends sincere Thank you

Posted by | September 6, 2019 10:50 am

As Hurricane Dorian moves away from SC, the Clarendon County Delegation consisting of Sen. Kevin Johnson, Rep. Cezar McKnight, and Rep. Bobby Ridgeway thank God for His protection, and we express relief that conditions were not as bad as they could have been.  We are proud of our citizens for preparing for this storm, not only by looking out for their own families, but also those who took it upon themselves to make sure their neighbors and the shut-ins in their communities were safe.

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Update** Clarendon District 2 Schools

Posted by | September 5, 2019 5:29 pm

All Clarendon School District Two schools will open on Friday, September 6, 2019 on a two hour delay. All employees should report to work at their normally scheduled work time.
Two Hours Late
* This means:
* All schools will begin two hours later than normal.
* Bus pick-up schedules will also be two hours later than normal.
* Although buses will start their routes on the two-hour late schedule, road and traffic conditions may impede progress, so buses could be running later.
* Buses will use regularly scheduled stops.
* All BEFORE-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, athletics and extra-curricular events are canceled.… Read the rest

Update* Town of Summerton *

Posted by | September 5, 2019 4:55 pm

Summerton Town Hall & Summerton Police Dept. (Main Office) will re-open tomorrow, Friday, September 6th operating at their normal business hours. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for the Town Hall and the Police Dept. (Main office) 9:00 am -2:00 pm.


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