Today in History: April 21

Posted by | April 21, 2018 12:00 am

753 BC – Romulus founds Rome (traditional date). 43 BC – Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after. 900 – The Laguna Copperplate Inscription (the earliest known written document found in what is now the Philippines): the Commander-in-Chief of the Kingdom of Tondo, as represented by the Honourable Jayadewa, Lord Minister of Pailah, pardons from all debt the Honourable Namwaran and his relations. 1092 – The Diocese of Pisa is elevated to the rank of metropolitan archdiocese by Pope… Read the rest


Pontoon boat for sale

Posted by | April 20, 2018 3:00 pm

24’ Sunbird hardtop pontoon boat with trailer. 60 HP Evinrude motor. Hummingbird 565 fish finder. Electric wench. 5” ball compass plus other amenities. $4,900 firm. Please call (803) 505-2049 or (803) 460-4493.

County Council recognizes Holliday for years of service

Posted by | April 20, 2018 2:41 pm

Clarendon County Council recognized earlier this month Shateka Holliday for five years of service to the county as a senior buyer with the Procurement Department. Pictured with Holliday, center, are Clarendon County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart, left, and Administrator David Epperson, right.


New federal tax law will help low-income working families

Posted by | April 20, 2018 7:06 am

The new tax law has two provisions that will particularly empower working families. The Child Tax Credit will give American families back more of their own money. The Investing In Opportunity Act has the potential to power an economic renaissance in the communities left behind by the global economy. By working together, we can help restore hope and ensure that the next great American idea isn’t lost because someone did not have the opportunity to share it. The tax law passed last year cut the taxes of working American families. We made it a priority to expand the per-child tax… Read the rest


Pancake Supper Fundraiser

Posted by | April 20, 2018 6:30 am

St. Peters Masonic Lodge, 232 Boyce St. in Manning, will hold a pancake supper 5 p.m. until on May 4. Proceeds go to charity. Supper includes pancakes, sausage, coffee or tea. $6 per plate.




Today in History: April 20

Posted by | April 20, 2018 12:00 am

1303 – The Sapienza University of Rome is instituted by Pope Boniface VIII. 1453 – Three Genoese galleys and a Byzantine blockade runner fight their way through an Ottoman blockading fleet a few weeks before the fall of Constantinople. 1534 – Jacques Cartier begins his first voyage to what is today the east coast of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador. 1535 – The sun dog phenomenon observed over Stockholm and depicted in the famous painting Vädersolstavlan. 1653 – Oliver Cromwell dissolves the Rump Parliament. 1657 – Admiral Robert Blake destroys a Spanish silver fleet under heavy fire at the Battle of… Read the rest



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