The A&H Racing Team

Posted by | February 5, 2018 3:39 am

k,Have you ever noticed that some people should just be together? You’ve probably seen couples that have been married so long they look alike. I’ve met couples that sounded alike. They spoke the same way and used the same idioms in their speech. If you got them on the phone, it was hard to tell them apart. When they told a story, each of them would tell it the same way. It’s incredible to by around people like that. Last weekend, I met up with the A&H Racing Team. My mother used to describe people like this as “Two fools… Read the rest

CCTC to hold Health Sciences Career Fair

Posted by | February 5, 2018 3:32 am

Central Carolina Technical College will host its 6th annual career fair at the Health Sciences Center in downtown Sumter from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday This event offers Nursing, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology, Medical Record Coding, Massage Therapy and Pharmacy Technology students, graduates and faculty a chance to meet representatives from hospitals and health care facilities to discuss career and employment opportunities. Students will also have the opportunity to meet with higher education institutions. For more information contact CCTC’s Career Services at (803) 773-6673.

Clarendon School Disctrict Three

Posted by | February 5, 2018 3:26 am

Clarendon School District Three By: Cindy Risher   Dr. Connie Dennis is the Superintendent of Clarendon School District Three. District Three’s vision statement is as follows: “Here at Clarendon Three it is our vision to see every student graduate with the knowledge and skills to be successful in their endeavors, whether that is post-secondary education or entering the workforce. Our schools strive to provide high quality education for all students, focusing on academics and student learning in order to prepare them to succeed in an ever changing world.” Most of Dennis’ career has been spent in Clarendon School District Three.… Read the rest

Today in History: Feb. 5

Posted by | February 5, 2018 12:09 am

AD 62 – Earthquake in Pompeii, Italy. 756 – An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty, declares himself emperor and establishes the state of Yan. 1576 – Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins the Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion. 1597 – A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society. 1778 – South Carolina becomes the second state to ratify the Articles of Confederation. 1782 – Spanish defeat British forces and capture Menorca. 1783 – In Calabria,… Read the rest

Evening Weather: Sunday, Feb. 4

Posted by | February 4, 2018 5:32 pm

A chance of rain, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Severe Weather Statement issued for Clarendon County

Posted by | February 4, 2018 2:02 pm

The National weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Severe Weather Statement for Clarendon County, calling for a possibly long line of showers extending from seven iles south of Fort Jackson to nine miles northwest f Orangeburg to Denmark and moving east at 45 mph. Hazards include strong winds of 40-50 mph. Impacts include minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects. Boaters on Lake Marion should seek safe harbor immediately. If caught on the open water, stay as low as possible and wear a personal flotation device.

DNR to hold bobwhite quail seminar in March

Posted by | February 4, 2018 12:53 pm

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is gearing up for its 38th annual Wild Quail Management Seminar, which will be held March 8-9 at the James W. Webb Wildife enter and Management Area, 1282 Webb Ave. in Garnett. Field demonstrations and classroom instruction will focus on habitat practices,j including firebreak establishment, prescribed burning, forest management, brush control, disking for natural foods and supplemental food patch plantings. Presentations will be given on wild quail natural history, biology, diseases and parasites, predation and other factors that may be contributing to the population decline. An update on current research will also be… Read the rest

Deborah Gene McElveen

Posted by | February 4, 2018 12:35 pm

Deborah Gene McElveen, 63, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville. Born April 17, 1954, in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late Joseph James McElveen and the late Genevieve Stoll McElveen. She was a member of Manning First Baptist Church. She is survived by her sister, Mary M. Greenway (Barry) of Roswell, Georgia; three brothers, Joseph James McElveen Jr. (Mary) of Vienna, Virginia, Philip H. McElveen (Karen) of Roswell and Frank S. McElveen (Candy) of Winder, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday,… Read the rest

Dollar Tree now open

Posted by | February 4, 2018 10:49 am

The Dollar Tree has opened in Manning. Mayor Julia A. Nelson announced the store opened Sunday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, she noted.

2 dead, 50 injured after Amtrak train wreck in Columbia

Posted by | February 4, 2018 6:33 am

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Two people have died after an Amtrak train carrying 139 passengers from New York To Miami smashed into a freight train and derailed in Columbia. More than 50 of the other passengers are confirmed injured, though the extent of those injuries are unknown. Seven people have reportedly been transported to local hospitals with serious injuries. The collision happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday between Charleston Highway and Pine Ridge Road. Amtrak released a brief statement confirming the crash, saying “Amtrak Train 91, operating between New York and Miami, came in contact with a CSX freight train at around 2:35 a.m. in… Read the rest

MHS band students represent at Limestone College

Posted by | February 4, 2018 5:22 am

Manning High School band students Michael Miller, Nastajia Hamilton and Logan Mack represented the school at the 11th annual Limestone College High School Honor Band Clinic. They had the opportunity to work with Limestone Band directors Dr.Patrick Carney and Joseph Earp, along with Florida A&M Band Director Shelby Chipman.

JV Saints fall to Patrick Henry

Posted by | February 4, 2018 5:01 am

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity boys’ basketball team fell Friday to Patrick Henry Academy by a final score of 30-20. Nathan Carlisle led the Saints with eight points. Jonathan McIntosh added two points and collected seven rebounds. William Rogan, Blane Kennard and Justin James also had two points each. The JV Saints finish their season with a 2-10 season record.

JV Lady Saints fall to Patrick Henry

Posted by | February 4, 2018 5:00 am

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity girls’ basketball team fell to Patrick Henry Academy on Friday by a final score of 29-25. Amberly Way led the team with eight points. Hannah Johndrow added six points and Bailey Corbett finished with five points. The JV Lady Saints finish the regular season witha 6-6 region record. The team will begin Region Tournament play on Thursday at Jefferson Davis Academy.

Morning Weather: Sunday, Feb. 4

Posted by | February 4, 2018 4:19 am

A chance of rain before 8am, then showers, mainly after 8am. High near 59. East wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Lady Saints fall to Patrick Henry

Posted by | February 4, 2018 3:30 am

The clarendon Hall varsity girls’ basketball team fell 65-22 on Friday night to Patrick Henry Academy. Whitney Avins led the Lady Saints with 14 points. Mallory McIntosh had three points and Sydney Wells had two points each and also collected seven rebounds. The Lady Saints finish the season with a 2-10 region record.

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