New lacrosse team joins Laurence Manning Academy

Posted by | February 13, 2019 10:30 am

Laurence Manning Academy athletes practice for their first lacrosse match.

By Leah London

After nearly a year of preparation, a new lacrosse team, coached by Dan Tamburello and Mike Davey, has joined Laurence Manning Academy. The sport, originally played by the Native Americans thousands of years ago as the oldest sport on North America, has come to Manning as one of the few private school lacrosse teams in South Carolina. 

The history of the game is old. When French settlers arrived in North America, Native Americans taught French settlers how to play one of their games, which they called “Little Brother of War.” The French, upon seeing the shape of Read the rest

FINAL: LMA varsity boys

Posted by | February 13, 2019 9:06 am

The Laurence Manning Academy varsity boys lost to Trinity Byrnes with a final score of 76-56 in the SCISA 3A Conference Tournament. LMA finishes second overall in the tournament.

Today in History: Feb. 13

Posted by | February 13, 2019 12:00 am

951 – Guo Wei, a court official, leads a military coup and declares himself emperor of the new Later Zhou.
962 – Emperor Otto I and Pope John XII co-sign the Diploma Ottonianum, recognizing John as ruler of Rome.
1322 – The central tower of Ely Cathedral falls on the night of 12th–13th.
1462 – The Treaty of Westminster is finalised between Edward IV of England and the Scottish Lord of the Isles.
1503 – Challenge of Barletta: Tournament between 13 Italian and 13 French knights near Barletta.
1542 – Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, … Read the rest

4 MAIN receives arts grant

Posted by | February 12, 2019 6:30 pm

by Cedric Lequeur

The Town of Summerton 4 MAIN has been awarded a $750 grant by the South Carolina Arts Commission for the 2019 fiscal year. This award helps bring together Summerton’s 4 MAIN and the arts programs at Scott’s Branch Middle/High School, Harvest Community School and Manning High School to paint four ceramic street murals for downtown Summerton.

The painting of the street murals was scheduled as a community event in October 2018, but due to inclement weather conditions, then and now, the murals are being painted indoors on exterior ceramic tiles. These tiles will be installed on private … Read the rest

Clarendon County Fire Dept. seeking volunteers

Posted by | February 12, 2019 5:00 pm

Clarendon County Fire Dept is gearing up for their next recruit class. Volunteers are in high demand.

Volunteer Applications can be picked up from Station 1. See Lieutenant Paul Shipp.


Visit the website at

Recruit Class Orientation will be Thursday, February 21. First Day of class is Monday, March 4. Ongoing classes will be on Monday and Thursday nights.

New Chair appointed for non-profit serving Manning Jr. High students

Posted by | February 12, 2019 4:00 pm

The Original Six (O6) Foundation has announced that the organization’s founder, Ambassador Nikki R. Haley, will return to Chair the foundation’s board. In addition to Haley, The O6 Foundation elected a new Board of Trustees including civic, business and industry leaders from across South Carolina.

Board members include Major Michael Haley of Ikor Systems, LLC, and the South Carolina Army National Guard, Mike Sisk of Infrastructure Services Group, LLC, Mikee Johnson of Koppers Utility and Industrial Products, Kimberli Scott of Collum’s Lumber Products, LLC, Bob Edwards of Bicycle Corporation of America, Will Johnson of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., and Audrey … Read the rest

House of Representatives approves legislation

Posted by | February 12, 2019 3:09 pm

By Representative Cezar McKnight

The House of Representatives approved and sent the Senate H.3420, legislation PREVENTING YOUTH ACCESS TO VAPING, CIGARETTES, AND OTHER TOBACCO AND NICOTINE PRODUCTS. The bill updates the “Youth Access to Tobacco Prevention Act of 2006” to prohibit minors under the age of eighteen from entering retail establishments that primarily sell tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or both, unless the minor is actively supervised and accompanied by an adult.

The legislation provides for a more expansive definition of “alternative nicotine product” that specifically includes vaping. The legislation revises the restrictions governing Internet commerce and other remote sales … Read the rest

OBITUARY: George Eugene Callaway

Posted by | February 12, 2019 2:32 pm

George Eugene Callaway, 87, widower of Edith Adelle Morgan Callaway, died Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at his home.

Born May 19, 1931, in Tallahassee, Florida, he was the son of the late Jimmie Roy Callaway and the late Mildred Huber Callaway. He was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, attended Florida State University and graduated from the University of Florida with a BS degree in Forestry. He was a SC registered forester and a forestry consultant. He was the owner and president Read the rest

Baseball and softball registration closes Friday

Posted by | February 12, 2019 1:20 pm

Baseball and softball registration through the Clarendon County Recreation Department ends on Friday, February 15. Children can be signed up in Manning at J.C. Britton Park or in Turbeville at Smith Field.

Scott’s Branch students win at FBLA competition

Posted by | February 12, 2019 12:30 pm

FBLA Sponsor Latonya West stands with the Scott's Branch High School FBLA team: Sarah Middleton, Kadryian Johnson, Letia Davis, Alyana Ellis and Shanna Middleton. Sean Swaringer not pictured.

By Sarah Middleton

Students from Scott’s Branch Middle/High School competed in the 2019 South Carolina Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District III Leadership Conference and placed in several competitive events on Saturday, February 2. The team will advance to the next round at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in North Charleston on March 22-23.  

FBLA is a career and technical student organization that unites students interested in pursuing careers in business and provides them with the experience and insight on how to be leaders in the world of business. According to the organization’s mission statement, FBLA inspires and prepares Read the rest

Housefire in Manning

Posted by | February 12, 2019 11:00 am

Manning firefighters responded to a housefire on Richburg Street at 2:48 on Monday. Homeowners Quincy Jackson and Sarah Baker had discovered a fire in a room used primarily for storage. A faulty power strip, which was plugged into the wall, sparked and caused a nearby laundry pile to ignite.

“When we got there, the room was fully involved,” said Manning Fire Chief Mitch McElveen.

The fire did not spread to other rooms, according to McElveen, but there was minor smoke damage to the kitchen area.

Fortunately, the stored items in the room were the only items lost. All members of … Read the rest

Phoenix Charter High School honor roll

Posted by | February 12, 2019 10:00 am

Phoenix Charter High School (Alcolu) honor roll for second quarter and first full semester.


Ila Boyd

Kenneth Hartfield

Jada Robinson



Ila Boyd

Skyler Miles

Ja’Kari Muhammad

Clarendon County Republican Party meeting notice

Posted by | February 12, 2019 8:15 am

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


Come join us for a night of good food at a reasonable price, door prizes and fellowship. Best deal in Clarendon County for you and your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Everyone is always welcome.

Also, dues are now due for 2019. I will have the forms at the meeting.

For additional information/directions please contact: June Brailsford, … Read the rest

District 2 special-called board meeting tonight

Posted by | February 12, 2019 7:34 am

The Board of Trustees of Clarendon School District Two will have a special-called Board meeting on Tuesday, February 12,  at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the District.


  1. Call to
  2. Moment of Silence.
  3. Pledge of
  4. Media
  5. Approval of
  6. Executive
    1. Contractual Matter — Boykin and Davis, LLC
    2. SCSBA Superintendent search
  7.  Open
    1. Contractual Matter — Boykin and Davis, LLC
    2. SCSBA Superintendent search
  8. Adjournment

Today in History: Feb. 12

Posted by | February 12, 2019 12:00 am

660 BC – Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu.
AD 55 – Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.
244 – Emperor Gordian III is murdered by mutinous soldiers in Zaitha (Mesopotamia). A mound is raised at Carchemish in his memory.
1177 – John de Courcy’s army defeats the native Dunleavey Clan in Ulster. The English establish themselves in Ulster.
1534 – Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England.
1626 – Emperor … Read the rest

Classified information

Posted by | February 11, 2019 6:00 pm

I was watching a movie, and one of the characters claimed he was going to say something that was classified information. Giving out this information could end his military career. Well, it was just a movie. Nobody lost their career, and everything worked out in the end.

It does bring up the question of secret information that might be classified in the interest of national security. What happens when some of this information gets out? Does some Russian or Chinese agent learn something that could put lives in jeopardy, or does nothing happen?

There is so much information today it … Read the rest

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