Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 13, 2019 2:00 pm
Senator Kevin Johnson presented a check for $40,000 to the Clarendon County Council on Aging at their office. Senator Johnson says that this money was factored into the budget for the current 2018-19 fiscal year. He also said that he was glad that he is in a position to help such a worthy cause that provides superior services to the senior citizens of Clarendon County.
“I was happy to visit the Clarendon County Council on Aging this morning and to present them with a check for $40,000.00 from the State of South Carolina,” said Johnson. “This is money that I … Read the rest
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 13, 2019 1:22 pm
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Five runners are participating in the six day SC Fallen Officers Relay Run of 394 miles Monday, June 10. They started the run in Darlington and will end at the SC State House Saturday. The runners will be running in memory of the 384 SC Fallen Officers and the 10 K9 Officers. Each day the staff will be calling out 65 Fallen Officers names.
Each runner will run a half marathon each day for six days.
The runners stopped in Manning at the Fallen Officers Memorial at Manning Courthouse early Tuesday morning and met with local law enforcement. After a … Read the rest
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 13, 2019 9:30 am
The Harvin Clarendon County Library has organized free programs open to the public to help with keeping the mind and body active for the summer. The goal of this program is to encourage library visits and reading during the summer. Through these programs, they want to show not only children, but teens and adults that reading can be fun during the summer. For children and teens specifically, the programs are designed to be fun so that they can retain the information they learned over the school year. Director Charlotte Johnston feels very strongly about the schedule of programs available.
“This … Read the rest
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 13, 2019 9:00 am
The Clarendon County Council held its monthly meeting at the county council chambers Monday afternoon. The third and final reading of the proposed budget was discussed and voted on with a favorable vote by the council.
Lynden Anthony, Chief Financial Officer for Clarendon County, spoke to the council and thanked all parties involved in producing the final and balanced budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Anthony said that the allowed millage of 2.44% increase for County operations was contained in the budget. He also said that the 2% cost of living raise was listed for all county employees. According to … Read the rest
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 2:37 pm
The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation located at 625 Spencer Street, Manning, SC 29102 is currently accepting applications for home repairs of roofs, HVAC units, and handicapped ramps ONLY. No outside applications will be accepted.
Applicants must own the home and if it is a mobile home, it cannot be over 30 years old (1989), and the land must be in the applicant’s name. All applicants must meet the income requirements as mandated by the SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority.
The Clarendon County CDC is interviewing for contractors beginning on Monday, June 17, 2019 until at least … Read the rest
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 12:49 pm
Paxville Senior Center, Wednesday, 10am-noon
Turbeville Town Hall, Thursday, 10am-noon
Manning Senior Center, Friday, 9am-1pm
* Must be at least 60 years old
* Must have current SC ID.
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 12:45 pm
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 12:44 pm
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 12, 2019 12:39 pm
Posted by Johnny Weeks | June 11, 2019 4:27 pm
The 73rd session of the American Legion Auxiliary Palmetto Girls State program recently announced the elected mayors of its individual cities on Monday, June 10. The week-long leadership program welcomed 650 rising high school seniors from across the state of South Carolina to experience governmental procedure by simulating political campaigns, elections and the political process.
Upon their arrival, each delegate is assigned to a “city” and on the first night of the program, each city elects a mayor. Mayors were sworn into office on Monday morning.
Three local high school students were selected to be mayors of the 73rd … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | June 11, 2019 1:12 pm
The Clarendon County Legislative Delegation will be meeting on June 17 and 18 to interview applicants for seats on the Clarendon School District Board of Trustees. The meetings will be held at the Clarendon County Council chambers. The meetings will begin at 6:00 PM and the interviews will be in executive session.
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 11, 2019 1:10 pm
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 11, 2019 11:07 am
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 11, 2019 11:03 am
Relief for Grandparents in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee or Sumter Counties, who are age 55 or older and are the caregiver of a child 18 or under.
See link below for details.
Posted by Johnny Weeks | June 11, 2019 10:17 am
Myrtle Beach- H. Thomas (Tom) Swilley, long time pastor (47 yrs.) and a denominational leader, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 80. He was born March 12, 1939 the son of the late Horace Floyd and Azalee Elizabeth Swilley.
In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his sister, Mary Frances Barnhill.
Pastor Tom was a native of Summerton, SC. He was a graduate of Carlisle Military School, International Bible Institute, and International Seminary of Plymouth, Florida. He graduated with a Bachelor of Ministry and Master of Theology degrees. He also was awarded an Honorary … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | June 10, 2019 3:19 pm
Five runners will start the six day SC Fallen Officer’s Relay Run of 394 miles Monday, June 10. They will start in Darlington and end at the SC State House that Saturday. The runners will be running in memory of the 384 SC Fallen Officers and the 10 K9 Officers. Each day the staff will be calling out 65 Fallen Officers names.
Each runner will run a half marathon each day for six days.
The runners will stop in Manning at our Fallen Officers Memorial between 8am to 830am tomorrow morning. Please stop by there and support them.
Posted by Nigel Johnson | June 10, 2019 3:18 pm
Senator Kevin Johnson presented a check in the amount of $250,000 to Wateree Community Actions Agency Inc. This funding was requested by Senator Johnson in the state budget to help WCAI provide services to the less fortunate, unemployed and working poor. Some of the services that they provide lie in the area of housing, weatherization, rental assistance and help with utility bills.
Posted by Johnny Weeks | June 10, 2019 3:04 pm
James Doyle “Butch” Treaster, 60, husband of Cynthia Tidwell Treaster, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his home.
Born July 22, 1958, in Sumter, he was a son of Alice McLeod Martin and the late Stanley Lee Treaster. He was a US Army veteran, a member of the Army National Guard and Lakewood Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of Manning; his mother of Sumter; a son, Danny Treaster of Florence; two brothers, Stanley Treaster (Sandy) of Sumter and Don Treaster of Manning; four granddaughters; and two stepsons, Jason Barfield (June) of Virginia and Timothy Barfield of Manning.… Read the rest