Today in History: Feb. 15

Posted by | February 15, 2019 12:00 am

590 – Khosrau II is crowned king of Persia.
706 – Byzantine emperor Justinian II has his predecessors Leontios and Tiberios III publicly executed in the Hippodrome of Constantinople.
1113 – Pope Paschal II issues a bill sanctioning the establishment of the Order of Hospitallers.
1214 – During the Anglo-French War (1213–1214), an English invasion force lands at La Rochelle in France.
1493 – While on board the Niña, Christopher Columbus writes an open letter (widely distributed upon his return to Portugal) describing his discoveries and the unexpected items he came across in the New World.
1637 – Ferdinand III … Read the rest


Posted by | February 14, 2019 9:35 pm

Dillion takes the win tonight 30 to 29 Lady Monarchs in the 2nd round of the playoffs at Dillion

PHOTOS: Manning High School’s Black History Program

Posted by | February 14, 2019 5:13 pm

(left to right -back row- Coach Tony Felder, Mr. Preston Threatt-principal, Mr. Jordan Jefferson- Band/choral Director (bottom row- Mrs. Jessica Cato-career development facilitator & varsity Cheerleading Coach, Mr.Cecil Williams- American photographer, publisher, author, & inventor known for photography documenting the civil rights movement of SC beginning in the 1950’s, and Ms. Jay Morgan – coach and sports trainer.

Pictures from Manning High School’s Black History Program this morning. Check out these images.

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GOP hosts leading Jewish comedian for Valentine’s Day

Posted by | February 14, 2019 2:35 pm

The Clarendon County GOP will host New York City Comedian Eric Golub. A leading Jewish comedian, he has also published five books. Golub has spoken in all fifty states and at the White House.

Join the CCGOP tonight for good food, door prizes and chocolates for the ladies.

Thursday  February 14, 2019

Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church

2116 Greeleyville Highway (US Hwy. 521 & State Hwy. 261 East), Manning, SC 29102


6:00pm Doors Open

6:30pm Supper, furnished by the ladies of the church. No fee, donations  accepted.

7:00pm Program

PLAYOFF FINAL: Scott’s Branch

Posted by | February 14, 2019 8:12 am

The Eagles of Scott’s Branch took on the Eagles of Military Magnet Tuesday Night in the First Round of the State Playoff, winning with a final score of 71-47. The Boys of Scott’s Branch Played a Great Game of Team Basketball. Leading The Eagles in Scoring was Joakeem Stevens with 22 points and six steals. Randy Gibson Scored 15 points and added two assist. Deashone Dingle Dropped 12 points, and Zakee Rendell Scored six points. The Whole Team Played a Major role in moving on to the Second Round Friday Night facing Hemingway High School. Tipoff to be announced. 

Today in History: Feb. 14

Posted by | February 14, 2019 12:00 am

748 – Abbasid Revolution: The Hashimi rebels under Abu Muslim Khorasani take Merv, capital of the Umayyad province Khorasan, marking the consolidation of the Abbasid revolt.
842 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German languages.
1014 – Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry of Bavaria, King of Germany and of Italy, as Holy Roman Emperor.
1076 – Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
1130 – Pope Innocent II is elected.
1349 – Several hundred Jews are burned to death by mobs while the remaining Jews are forcibly … Read the rest

New Nurse Practitioner in Manning

Posted by | February 13, 2019 9:06 pm

Nurse Practitioner Amber Newman announces she will now be seeing patients at Santee Cooper Primary Care in Manning on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and she is accepting new patients.

She will continue to see patients at Colonial Family Practice in Sumter on Wednesdays and Fridays.

To schedule an appointment, call (803) 433-7444.

Local teams in 2019 SCISA basketball tournament

Posted by | February 13, 2019 8:21 pm

Clarendon Hall Varsity Girls play Laurens Academy at 6:30 p.m. on Friday @ Heathwood Hall, Gym B.

Clarendon Hall Varsity Boys play at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday @ Wilson Hall against Low Country Prep in Gym B. They are the number 1 seed.

Laurence Manning Boys play against Augusta Christian at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday @ Heathwood Hall. The game will take place in the main gym.

Batting cages get new concrete

Posted by | February 13, 2019 1:28 pm

Concrete is being poured at the new batting cages at the JC Britton ball field. The Clarendon County Jr. Chamber funded roughly $10,000 for the improvement, and they partnered with Clarendon County to make this happen. The improvement was made in honor of Justin Shorter. The Jr. Chamber would like to extend a special thank you to C&A Carpet and Rob Morris Construction.

50th running of the Sumter Enduro

Posted by | February 13, 2019 11:00 am

(SERMA – Sumter Enduro Riders Motorcycle Association) puts on this race in Wedgefield every year. This is the 50th year anniversary of this race. We take a lot of pride and time putting this race together. Months ahead we are there cutting trails and preparing for the end of January for the only race of the year. The week before the Enduro, we have a harescramble. This race is 8 miles long and goes for 2 hours. There is a junior race before the harescramble that includes 50cc mini bikes up to 85cc. There were local kids and some … Read the rest

2019 Sumter Enduro

Posted by | February 13, 2019 10:53 am

Jack Welborn 7th grader at LMA won 3rd place in the C class last weekend. He has also been racing since he was 4 years old.

2019 Sumter Enduro

Posted by | February 13, 2019 10:52 am

Local LMA student Nolan Osteen is a 9th grader and has been racing since he was 4 years old. He lives in Sumter and finished first in the B200 class in the Enduro.


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