Today’s Weather: Wednesday, June 13

Posted by | June 13, 2018 4:14 am

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Unofficial Vote Totals for Clarendon County

Posted by | June 13, 2018 12:02 am

The following are unofficial voting totals for the Democratic and Republican Party Primaries. CLARENDON COUNTY CORONER LaNette Samuels-Cooper – 2,123 – 57.07 percent Bucky Mock – 1,597 – 42.93 percent COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 Billy Richardson 628 – 65.83 percent Robert A. McFadden Sr. – 326 – 34.17 percent COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 Benton Blakely – 497 – 54.86 percent Charlton watts – 409 – 45.14 percent GOVERNOR DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY James Smith – 2,349 – 67.71 percent Marguerite Willis – 736 – 21.22 percent Phil Noble – 384 votes – 11.07 percent GOVERNOR REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Henry McMaster – 808 –… Read the rest

Today in History: June 13

Posted by | June 13, 2018 12:00 am

June 13 in recent years 2018 (Wednesday) 2017 (Tuesday) 2016 (Monday) 2015 (Saturday) 2014 (Friday) 2013 (Thursday) 2012 (Wednesday) 2011 (Monday) 2010 (Sunday) 2009 (Saturday) June 13 is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year. Contents 1 Events 2 Births 3 Deaths 4 Holidays and observances 5 References 6 External links Events 313 – The Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine the Great and co-emperor Valerius Licinius granting religious freedom throughout the Roman Empire, is posted in Nicomedia. 1381 – The Peasants’… Read the rest

McKnight wins another term for House District 101

Posted by | June 12, 2018 10:19 pm

Though Rep. Cezar McKnight lost in the five precincts for Clarendon County that make up a portion of House District 101, he won handily in his native Williamsburg County. Overall, McKnight took 70.46 percent of the total votes, a whopping 4,089 to challenger Alfred Darby’s 1,714.

Unofficial Results: Republican ticket questions

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:55 pm

With 26 or 26 precincts reporting, voters decided heavily in favor of both questions. Do you believe that voters should have the option to choose to affiliate with a political party when they register to vote or change their voter registration in South Carolina?  Yes = 1,187 to No = 237 Do you believe that South Carolina’s tax code should be brought into conformity with the new Trump tax cuts in the federal tax code for maximum simplification and to lower the overall tax burden on South Carolina taxpayers and businesses?   Yes = 1,367 to No = 66

Unofficial Results: Democrat ticket questions

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:52 pm

With 26 of 26 precincts reporting, voters overwhelmingly supported both questions on the ballot. Question One: Do you support passing a state law allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to patients? Yes = 2,534  to No = 1,190 Question Two: Do you support passing a state law requiring the governor of South Carolina to accept all federal revenues offered to support Medicaid and Medicaid expansion efforts in the state? Yes = 2,994 to No = 645




Unofficial Results: House District 101

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:22 pm

With all five of the House District 101 precincts reporting, incumbent Rep. Cezar McKnight came up three votes short to challenger Alfred Darby’s 102 overall votes. McKnight had 99 votes.



Update: Coroner

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:13 pm

With 15 of 26 precincts reporting, challenger LaNette Samuels-Cooper has 1,282 votes to incumbent Bucky Mock’s 994 votes.

Update: House District 64

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:11 pm

With 16 of 26 precincts reporting, incumbent Rep. Robert Ridgeway III leads with 1,371 votes to challenger Mitch Ellerby’s 692.

Update: House District 64

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:05 pm

With 12 of 26 precincts reporting, District 64 Rep. Robert Ridgeway III leads with 1,228 votes to challenger Mitch Ellerby’s 639 votes.

Update: Republican Governor’s Primary

Posted by | June 12, 2018 9:02 pm

With eight of 26 precincts reporting, Gov. Henry McMaster leads with 184 votes to challenger Catherine Templeton’s 66 votes, John WArrens 50 votes, Yancey McGill’s 16 votes and Kevin Bryant’s eight votes.



Update: House District 64

Posted by | June 12, 2018 8:48 pm

With eight of 26 precincts reporting, House District 65 Rep. Robert Ridgeway III leads with 977 votes to challenger Mitch Ellerby’s 516 votes.

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