Reynolds receives Pilot Club scholarship

Posted by | July 19, 2017 5:59 am

The Clarendon County Pilot Club presented its annual scholarships to four Clarendon County graduating seniors recently. The awards are given in memory of Dotty McFaddin, a founding member of the club, to a deserving student going into the medical field. McFaddin herself worked in the medical field and was highly respected statewide. Dr. Ansel McFaddin awarded $500 scholarships to the students, who included Laurence Manning Academy graduate Amy Claire Reynolds.


Golf cart stolen from Lesesne Drive home

Posted by | July 19, 2017 4:42 am

A blue EZ-Go golf cart with a JVC radio in it, altogether valued at $3,800, was reportedly stolen from a home in the 1400 block of Lesesne Drive in Manning between 11:30 a.m. and 9:05 p.m. July 10. The victim told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office that the golf cart had a pirate sticker on the front of it.


Today in History: Wednesday, July 19

Posted by | July 19, 2017 12:00 am

484 – Leontius, Roman usurper, is crowned Eastern emperor at Tarsus (modern Turkey). He is recognized in Antioch and makes it his capital. 711 – Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete: Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic. 998 – Arab–Byzantine wars: Battle of Apamea: Fatimids defeat a Byzantine army near Apamea. 1333 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill: The English win a decisive victory over the Scots. 1544 – Italian War of 1542–46: The first Siege of Boulogne begins. 1545 – The Tudor warship Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth;… Read the rest


Man accused of stealing 18-pack of beer

Posted by | July 18, 2017 9:13 pm

An employee with a store in the 600 block of South Mill Street in Manning told the Manning Police Department about 9:49 a.m. July 7 that a 32-year-old man entered the store and took an 18 pack of Budweiser beer valued at $10.95 without paying for it. The employee told police that this was not the suspects first time taking things from the store without paying for them. The employee said the man ran out of the store and ran into the woods behind the store after taking the beer. Police were unable to find the man at the time

Dr. Henry Plowden “Mutt” Bozard

Posted by | July 18, 2017 9:10 pm

Dr. Henry Plowden “Mutt” Bozard, 74, husband of Lynne Hudson Bozard, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon. Born July 29, 1942, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Dr. Asbury Cecil Bozard and Ashton Plowden Bozard. He was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Wofford College and the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He served as a vaptain in the U.S. Army and was a retired dentist with 42 years of practice. He was a battalion chief and former chairman of the Fire Board of the Clarendon County Fire Department, a member of the… Read the rest

Brogdon receives Pilot Club scholarship

Posted by | July 18, 2017 8:57 pm

The Clarendon County Pilot Club presented its annual scholarships to four Clarendon County graduating seniors recently. The awards are given in memory of Dotty McFaddin, a founding member of the club, to a deserving student going into the medical field. McFaddin herself worked in the medical field and was highly respected statewide. Dr. Ansel McFaddin awarded $500 scholarships to the students, who East Clarendon High School graduate Toinna Dominique Brogdon.


Woman says ex-boyfriend choked her during argument

Posted by | July 18, 2017 4:12 pm

A 32-year-old woman living in the first block of Nelson Circle in Manning told police about 6 a.m. July 4 that her 35-year-ol ex-boyfriend grabbed her around the throat, called her a whore and other names and began choking her, causing her to be on the tips of her toes. Police observed what appeared to be scratch marks on the left side of the victim’s neck and a bruise on the right side.

Bozard remembered as ‘icon’ for fire departments

Posted by | July 18, 2017 1:32 pm

Dr. Henry P. “Mutt” Bozard served with the Clarendon County Fire Department for nearly 40 years, joining both it and the Manning Fire Department as a volunteer in 1979. Throughout his tenure, he was promoted to the rank of captain and battalion chief. He served in the latter position for more than a decade. Bozard, husband of Lynne Bozard, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon in Manning. Just a month ago, he was inducted into the South Carolina Firefighters Association Hall of Fame, surrounded by his family and colleagues. Chief Frances Richbourg said she was saddened to… Read the rest


SC joins Operation Southern Shield

Posted by | July 18, 2017 12:19 pm

Law enforcement agencies across the state will be increasing efforts to catch speeders on interstates and highways through Sunday. The state Department of Public Safety announced Monday the kick-off of a new speed enforcement campaign, Operation Southern Shield, at the South Carolina State House. In doing so, the state agency joins counterparts in Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. “From July 17 to July 23, law enforcement serving the southeastern states of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Tennessee are mobilizing to increase enforcement of speed violations, as well as driving under the influence, distracted driving and failure to buckle up… Read the rest



Mutt Bozard has died

Posted by | July 18, 2017 9:35 am

Clarendon County Fire Department Battalion Chief Dr. Henry P. “Mutt” Bozard died Monday, July 17, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon. Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory of Manning.

Woman reports make-up, lotion stolen

Posted by | July 18, 2017 9:05 am

A 57-year-old woman living in the 200 block of South Boundary Street in Manning told police about 7:03 p.m. June 14 that she was missing several containers of make-up and lotion, altogether valued at about $100. The woman told police that she noticed she was missing the items shortly after a 29-year-old woman had visited her earlier to use some of her lotion.

A huge sunflower blooms in Manning

Posted by | July 18, 2017 8:53 am

Mike Denny bought a sunflower seed as a gift for his mother earlier this year. Nita Denny had been watching her sunflower grow from a seedling after her son planted it in her garden. Monday morning was the first day she noticed it in full bloom. “I checked on it every day to watch for the bloom to open,” she said. “I made sure it got enough water, and Monday was the first day I noticed that the sunflower had opened all the way up.” “I was tickled to death to see it open up,” she said. “It was such… Read the rest

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