Drawing for $500 fuel card to benefit families of fallen cops

Posted by | April 14, 2019 2:22 pm

Members of Team Manning are selling tickets for a drawing for a $500 fuel card, with all proceeds going to help the families of fallen officers through the Law Enforcement Bicycle Ride. Each ticket is $10, and the drawing is April 15 Only 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased at The Manning Times.


Drawing for $500 fuel card to benefit families of fallen cops

Posted by | April 14, 2019 7:58 am

Members of Team Manning are selling tickets for a drawing for a $500 fuel card, with all proceeds going to help the families of fallen officers through the Law Enforcement Bicycle Ride. Each ticket is $10, and the drawing is April 15 Only 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased at The Manning Times.


Lake Wind Advisory in effect for Clarendon

Posted by | April 14, 2019 7:11 am

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Lake Wind Advisory for Clarendon and surrounding areas, effective from 11 a.m. Sunday through 8 a.m. Monday.
Winds will be 15 to 20 knots from the southwest with gusts about 30 knots Winds shift west later tonight. Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will create hazardous conditions for small craft. A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.


Today’s Weather: Sunday, April 14

Posted by | April 14, 2019 4:01 am

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.`


Today in History: April 14

Posted by | April 14, 2019 12:55 am

43 BC – Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Caesar’s assassin Decimus Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, but is then immediately defeated by the army of the other consul, Aulus Hirtius.
AD 69 – Vitellius, commander of the Rhine armies, defeats Emperor Otho in the Battle of Bedriacum and seizes the throne.
AD 70 – Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of emperor Vespasian, surrounds the Jewish capital with four Roman legions.
193 – Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).
966 – After his marriage to the … Read the rest



Helen Powell, Becky’s Cafe win PSF decorating contest

Posted by | April 13, 2019 7:05 pm

Helen Powell received top honors in the Individual-Group Category the 12th annual Puddin’ Swamp Festival Downtown Turbeville Lamp Post Decorating Contest. Puddin’ Swamp Festival Committee Chairwoman Jenna Reynolds Windham said that the community and other organizers could not “thank our participants enough for (their) community spirit and hard work. These were absolutely beautiful and have lent themselves so perfectly to the festival atmosphere We are so grateful.”
Powell, ,who is married to Sheriff Tim Baxley, decorated one of the downtown lamp poss with items pertaining to law enforcement and both her and the town’s appreciation of their local and county … Read the rest





Library to close for Easter

Posted by | April 13, 2019 9:33 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed beginning April 19 and continuing through April 21 for the Easter holiday. The library will reopen for normal hours at 9 a.m. April 22.. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.



Today’s Weather: Saturday, April 13

Posted by | April 13, 2019 4:44 am

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.



Tonight’s Weather: Friday, April 12

Posted by | April 12, 2019 5:44 pm

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


Risher re-elected to county GOP post

Posted by | April 12, 2019 4:56 pm

Delegates to the Clarendon County Republican Party Convention re-elected Thursday Executive Committeewoman Cindy Risher to another two-year term



The Swampcats Varsity Baseball team Defeats Wilson Hall In Blow Out Fashion

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:51 pm

LMA defeated Wilson Hall 11-1 on Wednesday thanks to a timely six runs in a big first inning. The Swampcats batters contributing to the big inning included Aaron Carlton, Andrew Boyd, Chase Lee, and Burgess Jordan, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

LMA opened up scoring in the first inning. Carlton drew a walk, scoring one run.

Boyd led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Swampcats. He allowed no hits and no runs over four innings, striking out five and walking one.

Wise Segars started the game for Wilson Hall. He allowed two … Read the rest


LMA JV beats Panther Athletic Club by eight runs

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:39 pm

The Laurence Manning Swampcats JV baseball team easily did away with the Panther Athletic Club 12-4 on Thursday.

The Swampcats fired up the offense in the first inning, when Mickey Jordan grounded out, scoring one run.

The Swampcats scored four runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by a walk by Coleman Yates, a single by Bryce Acord, and a groundout by Cam Branham.

Jackson Clemmons led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Swampcats. He allowed seven hits and three runs over six innings, striking out four and walking zero.

Landon Gay was on the hill … Read the rest


The Lady Wolverines SHUTOUT the Bears of Carvers Bay

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:31 pm

Maddie Newsome shut down Carvers Bay, throwing a complete game shutout and leading East Clarendon to a 6-0 victory on Thursday.

The Wolverines got things started in the first inning when Kinsley Driggers homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.

Newsome led things off in the circle for East Clarendon. She allowed five hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out one.

The Carvers Bay pitcher surrendered six runs on six hits over four innings, striking out three and walking one. The bullpen threw one inning on the night.

East Clarendon was able to … Read the rest


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