Carl Troy Kidwell

Posted by | October 2, 2018 4:29 am

Carl Troy Kidwell, 56, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at his home. Born May 5, 1962, in Manning, he was a son of Stephany Rosemary Justice and the late Edward Payne Kidwell. He was a U.S. Army veteran, an avid musician, guitar player and he was a member of the String Club. He is survived by his mother of Manning; a son, David Kidwell of Colorado; a brother, James “Choo Choo” Justice (Diane) of Cross; two sisters, Paulette Sterba (Lloyd) of Oregon and Beverly Horton (John) of Kershaw; and special friend and cousin, Adam Rath. A funeral service was held… Read the rest

State AG meets with LMA students

Posted by | October 2, 2018 4:17 am

The 2018 Laurence Manning Academy Student Government Representatives met Sept. 24 with South Carolina Attorney Gen. Alan Wilson at the Russell Building on the South Carolina State House grounds in Columbia. Wilson conducted a question and answer period with representatives from several schools participating in the South Carolina Independent School Association Student Government Fall Conference. More than 150 students from 45 schools participated in the parliamentary exercise.

F. Don Smith

Posted by | October 2, 2018 3:51 am

TURBEVILLE – Franklin Don Smith, 86, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at his home, after an illness. Graveside services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church cemetery, directed by Floyd Funeral Home of Olanta. The family will received guests immediately following services inside the Pine Grove United Methodist Church gymnasium. Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late David Ernest Smith and Evelyn Driggers Smith. He was retired from Santee Print Works, and previously worked with Western Auto Associate Store. He was a member of Pine Grove United… Read the rest

Sen. Scott comments on trade agreement with Canada, Mexico

Posted by | October 2, 2018 3:04 am

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement Monday on the trilateral trade deal between the United States, Mexico, and Canada: “As I’ve said in the past, it is important for us to allow the President to have the flexibility and authority to negotiate better trade deals with our allies. I applaud President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, Prime Minister Trudeau, President Peña Nieto, and President-elect López Obrador for taking the necessary steps to take on the status quo and work towards a better deal. Now that the full text is available for review, I look forward to closely examining the… Read the rest



Today in History: Oct. 1

Posted by | October 1, 2018 12:00 am

331 BC – Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. 366 – Pope Damasus I is elected. 959 – Edgar the Peaceful becomes king of all England. 965 – Pope John XIII is elected. 1553 – Coronation of Queen Mary I of England. 1588 – Coronation of Shah Abbas I of Persia. 1730 – Ahmed III was forced to give up the throne. 1787 – Russians under Alexander Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn. 1791 – First session of the French Legislative Assembly. 1795 – The Austrian Netherlands (present-day Belgium) annexed by Revolutionary France… Read the rest


McLeod Orthopaedics Clarendon welcomes Dr. Bryan Christensen

Posted by | September 30, 2018 12:41 pm

Manning, SC – September 27, 2018 – McLeod Health welcomes Bryan L. Christensen, MD to the medical staff. Dr. Christensen provides a full range of orthopaedic services and care at McLeod Health Clarendon. He is Board Certified in orthopaedic surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Christensen attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and was an ROTC scholar. He received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD where he trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as well… Read the rest

Duckfest Schedule of Events

Posted by | September 30, 2018 8:51 am

Saturday, October 6th and 13th, 2018 Saturday, October 6,2018 Events Duckfest Fall Open Team Bass Tournament: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Location: John C. Land, III Boating and Sports Fishing Facility, Greenall Rd Summerton, SC 29148. Blast off at safe light Weigh-in at 3:00. Entry Fee: $150 plus $10 optional big fish. For details contact Tournament Director, Derrick McLeod (803) 491-4256 $5,000 Guaranteed 1st Prize The Duck Cup Sporting Clays Tournament: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Location: Featherhorn Farm 7011 Gov. Richardson Rd, Pinewood, SC 29148 Starting at 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lots of cash and prizes. For details contact Jimmy… Read the rest


Clarendon 3 students work with clay

Posted by | September 30, 2018 1:58 am

Several of the elementary classes in Clarendon School District 3 have been working with clay in their art classes this year, supervised by teachers and the Clarendon 3 Art Guild.

Today in History: Sept. 30

Posted by | September 30, 2018 12:00 am

489 – The Ostrogoths under Theoderic the Great defeat the forces of Odoacer for the second time. 737 – The Turgesh drive back an Umayyad invasion of Khuttal, follow them south of the Oxus, and capture their baggage train. 1399 – Henry IV is proclaimed king of England. 1520 – Suleiman the Magnificent is proclaimed sultan of the Ottoman Empire. 1541 – Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto and his forces enter Tula territory in present-day western Arkansas, encountering fierce resistance. 1551 – A coup by the military establishment of Japan’s Ōuchi clan forces their lord to commit suicide, and their… Read the rest

Sons of Confederate Vets to hold Memorial Day Service on Sunday

Posted by | September 29, 2018 4:21 pm

The Manning chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will have a Confederate Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Gibbons Family Cemetery near Turbeville. Dr. Al Truesdale will be the keynote speaker. Service to include period weapons, soldiers in period dress and refreshments. Directions: From Manning take U.S. 301 north. About 4 miles past Sardinia take right on Puddin’ Swamp Road. Go to Old Manning Road and cross intersection. Cemetery on right just past intersection. Or Take I-95 north to Hwy 378 (exit 135) toward Turbeville. Go about 1 1/2 mile and turn right onto Puddin’ Swamp Road.… Read the rest

Carl Troy Kidwell

Posted by | September 29, 2018 12:04 pm

Carl Troy Kidwell, 56, died Thursday, September 27, 2018, at his home. Born May 5, 1962, in Manning, he was a son of Stephany Rosemary Justice and the late Edward Payne Kidwell. He was a US Army veteran, an avid musician, guitar player and he was a member of the String Club. He is survived by his mother of Manning; a son, David Kidwell of Colorado; a brother, James “Choo Choo” Justice (Diane) of Cross; two sisters, Paulette Sterba (Lloyd) of Oregon and Beverly Horton (John) of Kershaw; and special friend and cousin, Adam Rath. A funeral service will be… Read the rest




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