County Employee recognized at council meeting

Posted by | July 10, 2019 12:49 pm

At the monthly Clarendon County Council meeting held Tuesday, the Council recognized some of the employees for their years of service.

Michael Stinnie was recognized for five years of service as a custodian with the Facilities Department. Michael received a certificate and a 5 year pin.

Manning Man wins the $250,000 SC Lottery

Posted by | July 10, 2019 11:26 am

A resident of Manning recently had his dream come true when he won $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket. The winning ticket was purchased at the Quick Pantry on Raccoon Road in Manning. The winner, who chooses to remain anonymous, said that when he saw the prize on the ticket, he simply walked out quietly and left.

On the SC lottery website, the man said that he has plans to purchase a new truck as possible.

Quick Pantry will receive a commission of $2,500 because they were the store where the ticket was purchased.

According to the lottery website, three top … Read the rest

Clarendon County employee receives award

Posted by | July 10, 2019 10:47 am

At the monthly Clarendon County Council meeting held Tuesday, the Council recognized some of the employees for their years of service.

Bernard Morris was not present at the meeting. The council recognized him for five years of service as a maintenance worker at the recreation department.  County Council Chairman Dwight accepted the 5 year pin and a certificate in his behalf.


Posted by | July 10, 2019 8:00 am

David Gerald Baker, Sr., 74, of Florence, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019.

Mr. Baker was born a son of the late Beulah Morris Baker and E. C. Baker, Sr. He was a member of New Hope Family Worship, active in Florence City Baseball for many years and retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling. He enjoyed golf, fishing and spending time with his grandkids.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Carroll Baker; sister, Betty Jean Thompson, and brother-in-law, Sam Lowder. Mr. Baker is survived by his wife, Eddie Faye Johnson Baker; sons, David … Read the rest

Harvin Clarendon County Library Board Meeting

Posted by | July 9, 2019 4:00 pm

Harvin Clarendon County Library upcoming Library Board meeting is scheduled for Monday July 15th at the
Clarendon County Administration Building. The meeting will begin at 4:30 and is open to the public.







Posted by | July 9, 2019 12:59 pm

William David Singleton, 77, husband of Alice Monahan Singleton, died Monday, July 8, 2019, at his residence. Born June 25, 1942, in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Hovey Byard Singleton and the late Edna Foster Singleton. He was a retired manager with Trimaco, LLC. He loved to hunt and fish. He was great with his hands and could fix anything. He is survived by his wife of 29 years; two sons, Jeffrey Singleton (Pam) of Liberty and Todd Singleton (Patty) of Lawrenceville, GA; two step sons, Donnie Clark (Sheri) of Effingham and Joshua Clark (Heather) of … Read the rest

Happy Birthday to Reverend Joseph Pringle

Posted by | July 9, 2019 10:14 am

Reverend Joseph Pringle’s birthday, July 8th, 1929

Happy 90 “blessed years” Birthday to the best Dad in the World!! You are our heart!

Many thanks to all who came out to help him celebrate on Saturday.

Love your children,

Patricia Pringle, Lee Allen, Joshua, Randy, Jeremiah, Isaac, Anita and Grandchildren and Great-Grand Children

Bookmobile cancellations

Posted by | July 8, 2019 2:00 pm

The Bookmobile stop for Monday July 8th in Summerton and the stops for Thursday July 11th in Turbeville have been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience!!

Ice Cream/ Popsicle social tomorrow

Posted by | July 8, 2019 1:30 pm

The City of Manning will be hosting the next Ice Cream/Popsicle social on tomorrow, 7/9 at Gibbons Street Park of Manning. There will also be books available.

Summerton Rotary Club’s new Club President

Posted by | July 7, 2019 4:25 pm

John Billups with Carl Macintosh, Assistant Governor of District 7770.

July 1 officially marks the first day for John Billups to assume the status of Club President for the Rotary Club of Summerton. It also denotes the first day for William Johnson to hold the title of Past President.

“It has been a privilege to serve as President of the Summerton Rotary Club,” said Johnson. “Every member has a true heart for service to those in need. I appreciate the chance to give back to the Summerton community. Together, the members and I have had a lot of fun. It has been very easy to serve as President because of … Read the rest


Posted by | July 7, 2019 3:46 pm

ALCOLU Daniel Junious DuBose, 76, husband of Janice Myrtle Thames DuBose, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home.

Born September 10, 1942, in Lake City, SC, he was a son of the late Junious Milton DuBose and the late Beulah Floyd DuBose.  He was the owner and operator of his own chicken farm.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years; two sons, Daniel Derrick DuBose (Susan) of Alcolu and Thomas Paul DuBose (Shelby) of Manning; two daughters, Wanda DuBose and Kimberly Maria DuBose both of Alcolu; two grandchildren, Karen Romano (Clay Morris) of Read the rest

All State Softball Player of East Clarendon High School

Posted by | July 7, 2019 12:52 pm

Kinsley Driggers, East Clarendon High School, was honored as All State Softball player for 2019.  Banquet was held Sunday, 6/23/2019 at Seawell’s in Columbia.

Kinsley finished her senior year at EC with batting average of .437, 31 hits, 6 home runs and 32 RBI.  Also 29 Home runs for years playing at EC.  Her coach called her “Special K”

Mobile Job Center to aid Jobseekers in Summerton

Posted by | July 7, 2019 9:58 am

The “SC Career Coach” is a Mobile unit with state-of-the-art facilities that brings the job search process to those looking for work in local areas.

The Career Coach will be providing workforce services to jobseekers, and a number of area businesses will be discussing employment opportunities, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. July 18 when the Career Coach will be parked at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center at 1154 4thStreet in Summerton. According to postings in the South Carolina Works Online services portal alone, there are 66 open positions in Summerton.

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