Posted by Submitted by Reader | June 28, 2017 4:53 am
A family gathering was held on Mother’s Day for Jarret Bozier and Louise Bozier to celebrate 17 years of marriage. Jarret and Louise Bozier gave thanks to God at the gathering for his love and for their unity.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 28, 2017 12:00 am
572 – Assassination of Alboin, King of the Lombards
1098 – Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
1360 – Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
1461 – Edward IV is crowned King of England.
1519 – Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1635 – Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
1651 – The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
1709 – Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava
1745 – A New England colonial army captures the… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 11:53 pm
Carmen Brianna Hanna was named the 1st runner-up in the Miss New Zion 4th Celebration Pageant held Saturday at Walker-Gamble Elementary School. More winners will be posted throughout the week.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 27, 2017 11:36 pm
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s move on Tuesday to rescind the Clean Water Rule and go back to the regulations that were in place before 2015. This proposed rule follows a Presidential Executive Order that President Donald Trump signed February 28, 2017.
On June 30, 2015, South Carolina joined eight states in filing a lawsuit against the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over the Clean Water Rule, which would have greatly expanded the phrase “Waters of the United States,” or WOTUS.
“The EPA’s regulatory filing has a laudable intent of protecting… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 9:26 pm
D. Leslie Tindal ran unopposed in three of his five general elections for South Carolina commissioner of agriculture.
The farmers he served said Tuesday that there was little reason for anyone to run against him.
“He was always straight and he always did what he said,” said W.D. Harrington, a retired farmer who worked alongside Tindal throughout the latter’s 20 years in state office. “He worked hard for the farmers of South Carolina. Some politicians would’ve said things differently than he did, but he said things in such a way that you knew it was from the heart.”
Tindal, 89,… Read the rest
Posted by Stephens Funeral Home | June 27, 2017 4:57 pm
D. Leslie Tindal Jr., 89, husband of the late May Davis Tindal, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at his home.
Born May 4, 1928, in Pinewood, he was a son of the late David Leslie Tindal Sr. and Lela Norris Tindal. He was a former South Carolina commissioner of agriculture and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Tindal was recognized for his lifetime of hard work and dedication to the farmers of South Carolina. As a farmer in Clarendon and Sumter Counties, he was involved with numerous agricultural organizations and traveled the world developing agricultural and business contacts. Later, those… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 27, 2017 4:22 pm
Posted by Staff Reports | June 27, 2017 2:52 pm
Duke Energy is reporting five homes without power in the Summerton area, with an expected restoration time of 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 27, 2017 2:42 pm
Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley is warning residents about suspects allegedly tricking unsuspecting victims by “soliciting donations on behalf of the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association via the telephone.”
“Please be reminded that the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association does not ask for donations via the telephone,” Baxley said. “Our honorary membership program is conducted exclusively through a direct-mail campaign, not through telephone conversations.”
Baxley said he did not want anyone to become a victim through “their innocent desire to help the association.”
“Any request for funds for the Sheriffs’ Association via the telephone is fraud,” a release from the association stated.… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | June 27, 2017 2:27 pm
The National Weather Service out of Columbia has reported a thunderstorm heading east toward Clarendon County. Areas affected will include Manning and Alcolu. No warnings have been issued as of yet.
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 27, 2017 2:14 pm
The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed July 4 for Independence Day and will reopen 9 a.m. July 5. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted by Stephens Funeral Home | June 27, 2017 1:54 pm
Marilyn Driggers Holladay, 70, wife of Ben Sawyer Holladay, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Born May 22, 1947, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late John Horace Driggers and Jessie Bell Blackmon Driggers. She was a member of Little Star Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she served as Sunday school secretary for more than 30 years and was active in the senior citizens until her health failed. She was known as MeMa to generations of children in her care.
Survivors besides her husband of Manning include a daughter, Charlene Emerson (James)… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 12:30 pm
Former South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Les Tindal died Monday, June 26, 2017.
Tindal, a resident of Clarendon County, served as the elected commissioner of agriculture from 1982 until his retirement in 2002. He was a member of the Black River Electric cooperative Board of Trustees for 55 years, and served as its chairman from 1982-86.
UPDATE: Friends, colleagues remember ‘friend of all farmers’
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 10:41 am
Morgan Gamble Lambert was crowned Baby Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration on Saturday at Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion. More winners will be posted throughout the week.
Posted by Submitted by Reader | June 27, 2017 5:57 am
The Dixie Angels All-Star team defeated Lower Florence June 22 by a score of 15-14 and Pamplico on Friday by a score of 5-0. Skylar Dymond pitched a no hitter in Friday’s game.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 5:22 am
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.
Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1 (800) RED CROSS to make an appointment.
Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids.
The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes.
Only about 3 percent of the U.S. population gives blood, which means a heavy reliance on repeat… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted via Email | June 27, 2017 3:57 am
The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Turbeville IGA; from 2:30-3:30 p.m. today at Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness church; and from 4-5 p.m. at Lodebar Church on S.C. 527. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted by Sharon Hall | June 27, 2017 3:20 am
School is currently out for summer, and Manning High School’s Beta Club students have gone home with feel-good memories of helping homeless teens in their community.
Manning High School’s Beta Club began the Teens for Jeans initiative two years ago. French teacher and National Beta Club sponsor Ancuta Hozan said that she was proud of the girls’ achievements for both years.
“The National Beta Club is a community based program, so the members and I thought it would be a good idea to get involved with the Teens for Jeans initiative,” she said. “There are so many homeless teens across… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted by Reader | June 27, 2017 2:24 am
A Parkinson’s Support Group will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 11 at 121 E. Cedar St. in Florence. Craig Goss of Comfort Keepers will speak about resources for non-medical, in-home care. Meetings are open to people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family and friends. For more information, call (843) 673-0854, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | June 27, 2017 2:19 am
Zetta Carlisle Beard was crowned Tiny Miss New Zion July 4th Celebration on Saturday at Walker-Gamble Elementary School. More winners will be posted throughout the week.