Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 4:41 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently reporting a wreck with no injuries at U.S. 521 and South Brewington Road in Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 4:39 pm
Duke Progress Energy is reporting about 900 power outages in Clarendon County, with the majority affected the eastern portion of the county. Areas near Summerton, Paxville and Pinewood are also affected. Santee Electric Cooperative is reporting more than 1,000 without power in the county as well, with customers spread from the lake area to Foreston.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 4:35 pm
Reports indicate that a tree is currently down on June Burn Road in Manning, about a mile from U.S. 301, and it is currently over some power lines and is starting to smoke. Traffic may be slower during this time.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:55 pm
Duke Progress Energy is reporting 571 customers without power between Turbeville and Lake City and 47 without power in the New Zion area. Estimated time of restoration is between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:55 pm
Santee Electric Cooperative is now reporting 782 customers without power in the Clarendon County area. According to their outage map, 508 customers in Florence and 110 in Williamsburg County are without power.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 3:51 pm
Clarendon County dispatchers are currently reporting downed powerlines and trees across S.C. 261 between Paxville and Pinewood. Traffic is apparently blocked for the moment.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:48 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries is currently blocking the roadway in the 1000 block of Westwood Road near Paxville Highway.
Posted by Stephens Funeral Home | May 24, 2017 3:46 pm
THREE FORKS, Montana – Broadwater County Deputy Sheriff Mason Palmer Bethea Moore, 42, was killed Tuesday, May 17, 2017, while serving in the line of duty.
Born May 8, 1975, in Manning, he was a son of Nebraska E. Moore II and MaryAnne Grayson Moore. He attended Clarendon Hall for elementary school and graduated from Manning High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from Western Carolina University.
Moore married the love of his life, Jodi Woods, on May 22, 1999, in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina. Mason’s love for family and friends and his desire to… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:32 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a vehicle wreck on Connor Road, where there is possible entrapment due to a tree being on top of the vehicle. No further information is available at this time.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:15 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a tree in the roadway near the 1300 block of Snug Harbor Road.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 3:12 pm
Clarendon County dispatchers are reporting that the traffic lights are currently malfunctioning at the intersection of Raccoon Road and Paxville Highway. Please avoid the area, or approach it with caution.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:10 pm
Santee Electric Cooperative now reports more than 1,500 homes without power in Clarendon County, ranging in area from the lake through to Foreston. No estimated time of restoration has been provided.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:07 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting an unspecified object in the roadway on Loss Brook Road near Buchanan Road near Davis Station. Traffic may be slower at this time.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 3:02 pm
Santee Electric Cooperative is reporting about 590 homes in the Clarendon County area without power as of 3 p.m. Wednesday. No estimated time of restoration has been provided.
Posted by Holly McCabe | May 24, 2017 3:00 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a tree in the roadway at the county line on Greeleyville Highway. Those traveling east toward Greeleyville should be aware that traffic may move slowly in the area for a while.
Posted by Sharon Hall | May 24, 2017 2:52 pm
Manning High senior Kayla Goldsmith, center, signed Monday to play with Methodist University. She is pictured here with, back row from left to right, Coach Stan Nichol; and her brother, Timothy Goldsmith; and front row from left to right, her mother, Helene Goldsmith; and her father, Timothy Goldsmith.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 2:44 pm
Laurence Manning Academy graduate Cale Gamble was one of four students presented Wednesday with a scholarship from the Manning Rotary Club. The son of Steven and Courtney Gamble of Gable. He plans to attend Clemson University in the fall to pursue a degree in agriculture mechanics and business. He wants to pursue a career in agriculture.
Gamble is currently employed with Gamble Farms and has also worked for Monsanto Seed Co.
At Laurence Manning Academy he was a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society, along with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Anchor Club and the Beta… Read the rest
Posted by Sharon Hall | May 24, 2017 2:15 pm
Laurence Manning Academy senior Bailey Gottheiner strives to combat hunger in Clarendon County.
Her goal is to increase awareness about United Ministries of Clarendon County’s efforts to combat hunger.
In conjunction with the Manning United Methodist Church youth group, Gottheiner encourages awareness for hunger. She is also founder of the Red Cross Club at her school and works to be an avid role model to her peers.
“People don’t realize that the ministry also accepts fresh eggs and produce, processed game meat, cleaning supplies, plastic grocery bags and personal supplies,” she said. “They also provide assistance with prescription reimbursements, financial… Read the rest
Posted by The Associated Press | May 24, 2017 12:26 pm
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – A Pennsylvania woman has made a dress from more than 10,000 Starburst candy wrappers given to her by her high school sweetheart-turned-husband.
Emily Seilhamer is an artist and upcycler – meaning she recycles items by creating new things out of them.
The Mount Joy Township woman posted a picture of her dress last week on her Facebook page, Artistry and Upcycling by Emily Seilhamer.
Seilhamer met her husband, Malachi, when he offered her a pack of Starburst, his favorite candy. He kept giving her the candies and once she told him she wanted to make a dress,… Read the rest
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | May 24, 2017 11:13 am
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Clarendon County, effective through 6 p.m. Wednesday.