Our community knows a lot about this word. We have all witnessed how everyone comes together to support each other when its needed the most. We rally, conduct fundraisers and try to take as much burden off of our loved ones as we can. When someone gets that diagnosis, the outpouring of love and concern from our area is incredible.
As someone that works in the medical field and has had cancer affect my personal life, I feel the obligation to raise awareness while giving a few reminders on how to lower the risk of … Read the rest
In today’s society, young people face adversity each and every day of their lives. Often, they don’t have an adult or mature friend to talk to and seek advice from. But for one woman, her personal goal is to provide an outlet to those in need of support.
Sharon Mellette has been in the education field for over 20 years. She serves as Dean of Students at Scott’s Branch School. Two years ago, Mellette initiated the “I am that Girl” foundation to mentor young females on how to be successful in life and how to make sound decisions in difficult … Read the rest
The most coveted incentive for sales representatives of Mary Kay products, the pink Cadillac has been awarded to Independent Sales Director Adrienne Hollifield of Manning, SC
Hollifield received the new pearlized Pink Cadillac XT-5 Luxury at King Cadillac in Florence, SC. This will be her fourth Mary Kay career car that she has earned by meeting and exceeding goals set within their Mary Kay business.
Hollifield began her Mary Kay business as an Independent Beauty Consultant in 2012 . As a direct result of her accomplishments, she became an Independent Sales Director in 2013. As an Independent Sales Director, she … Read the rest
USC Sumter recently announced the list of students who were named to the Spring 2019 President’s List. To reach this high academic achievement, students must maintain a grade point average of 4.00 earned on a minimum of 12 credited semester hours at the end of the previous semester.
Kasey Floyd of New Zion, SC
Brianna Hill of Summerton, SC
Maitri Patel of Manning, SC
Rebekah Robinson of Summerton, SC
Ella Wray-Carnes of Summerton, SC
USC Sumter is located in the heart of the state, about 45 miles east of the capital of Columbia, South Carolina. USC Sumter became a University … Read the rest
The mission of Salute from the Shore is to salute and honor America’s Armed Forces on the Fourth of July. The sacrifices and commitment of the Armed Forces of America is legendary. What better to honor these valiant men & women than having a flyover in their honor?
This was my second year flying in the Salute. The salute flights begin with a briefing at the Myrtle Beach International Airport. The flights are organized based on aircraft speed. There are many different types of planes flying in the salute and the briefing is … Read the rest
Members of the Clarendon Pilot Club joined many other Pilot Clubs from all across the state to help with the preparation of Camp Burnt Gin for the upcoming season. The volunteers from the various state-wide Pilot Clubs organized themselves into teams and proceeded to clean the property from top to bottom. They planted flowers, pulled weeds, washed windows, folded t-shirts, prepared and organized crafts, and made sure that the library was organized and ready. They also donated gift cards to Marie Amoni, Camp Director, to be used for the camp’s needs. Those attending from the local Pilot Club were Camille … Read the rest
Heidi is a 6 year old female domestic cat. She is a super sweet cat, and laid back. Heidi gets along well with other cats, and loves children. Heidi is up to date on all her vaccinations, spayed, and tested negative for Feline Leukemia. Heidi was adopted out earlier in the year, and has just recently found herself back at the shelter. Her long hair was causing the adopters allergy issues, but they said she is a wonderful cat. She would make a great addition to your family. Come meet her today! We are open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 … Read the rest
Maggie is a 3 year old female, Lab/Boxer mix. She is current on all of her age appropriate vaccinations, has been spayed, and tested negative for heartworms. Maggie is such a sweet dog with lots of energy that loves to play! Maggie is looking for her forever home where she can play, have as many toys as she wants, and receive lots of attention! She enjoys carrying her toys one-by-one from one room to another. Maggie doesn’t seem to mind cats, but she is particular about which dogs she likes. She walks well on a leash and is housebroken. If … Read the rest
Earthquakes can occur at any time with little to no warning. Know what to do when the ground starts to shake: Drop. Cover. Hold On. Practice with us during the Great @ShakeOut coming up in October: shakeout.org/southeast/
The Central Carolina Technical College Foundation recently announced the creation of a new scholarship made possible by the Reader Mood McClary Foundation. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Reader Mood McClary.
The scholarship is intended for a Clarendon County resident who graduated from the Adult Education program and is now pursuing higher education at Central Carolina Technical College.
Mr. McClary was born and raised in Summerton, SC in Clarendon County. After graduating from the University of Virginia, he had a long, successful banking career in Richmond, VA before retiring to Destin, FL. While in Richmond and Destin, … Read the rest
Clarendon County meetings are normally held on the second monday of each month. This month, the meeting will be held at the County council chambers on Tuesday, July 9th, at 6:30pm and is open to the public.
The Clarendon Pride is finding success in its 3rd season. The pride took home a silver championship in this past weekend’s Sumter splash tournament which showcased 70 teams from around the state. The Pride also raised the first place trophy in the North Charleston classic as well as tournament champions in the FIBA Memorial Day classic held in Florence SC. Program organizer and head coach Marty Lemon says to date this has been the most decorated tournament season yet.
“We aren’t like a lot of AAU programs that recruit from different places we find local kids, introduce them to the … Read the rest