2019 SC Teacher of the Year to be announced tonight

Posted by | May 2, 2018 11:30 am

The 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year will be announced tonight during the annual Teacher of the Year Ceremony at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year will be awarded $25,000 and is provided with a brand new BMW to use while serving for one year as a roving ambassador for over 50,000 educators. The finalists for South Carolina Teacher of the Year are: Jeffrey Maxey, Anderson School District Three Nicholas Snyder, Berkeley County School District Robert Harris, Richland County School District One Zachariah Lowe, Sumter County School District Susan Snyder, York School… Read the rest

Scott’s Branch names Students of the Month

Posted by | May 2, 2018 9:29 am

Rosandra Benett, Shanna Middleton, Amonte Brown, Julius Ragin, Teja Madison and Tatyanna Simmons were named Scott’s Branch Students of the Month during an awards banquet held Tuesday night in Clarendon School District 1.

Today in History: May 2

Posted by | May 2, 2018 12:00 am

1230 – William de Braose is hanged by Prince Llywelyn the Great. 1335 – Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia. 1536 – Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, is arrested and imprisoned on charges of adultery, incest, treason and witchcraft. 1559 – John Knox returns from exile to Scotland to become the leader of the nascent Scottish Reformation. 1568 – Mary, Queen of Scots, escapes from Loch Leven Castle. 1611 – The King James Version of the Bible is published for the first time in London, England, by printer Robert Barker. 1670 – King Charles II of… Read the rest

Johnson named Legislator of the Year, recognized for work with Clerks of Court

Posted by | May 1, 2018 7:03 pm

Clarendon County’s senior legislator was recognized recently by the South Carolina Association of Clerks of Court and Association of Registers of Deeds. During an awards luncheon held during the group’s spring conference held in Myrtle Beach, Sen. Kevin Johnson was recognized as the group’s choice for Legislator of the Year. “Being honored by the Clerk of Courts Association and the Association of Registers of Deeds was a huge honor for me,” said Johnson. “While it is not within me to talk about a lot of the work that I do on behalf of the people of South Carolina, it’s very… Read the rest

Pancake Supper Fundraiser for Charity

Posted by | May 1, 2018 4:38 pm

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.

JV Lady Saints remain undefeated going into final game of season

Posted by | May 1, 2018 1:54 pm

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity softball team ran its record to 12-0 on the season Monday in Walterboro with a 21-14 win against Colleton Prep. Amberly Way picked up the win on the mound with 10 strike-outs to lead the JV Lady Saints in remaining undefeated. Way also led on offense with a 4-4 day and three RBI. Olivia Wilson and Colleen McIntosh were 3-5 each with Wilson having three RBI and McIntosh having one. Hadleigh McIntosh was 3-6 with three RBI and Macie McIntosh was 3-4 with one RBI. Sidney Berry was 2-5 with two RBI. The JV Lady… Read the rest

Barney A. McElveen Jr.

Posted by | May 1, 2018 12:50 pm

LAMAR – Barney A. McElveen Jr. 75, widower of Diane Ashley McElveen, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born Dec. 14, 1942, in Florence, he was a son of the late Barney Adam McElveen and Juanita Oliver McElveen. He was the co-owner of McElveen and Granger Auto Electric, a former owner and operator of Taw Caw Campground in Summerton, and more recently an assistant manager at Dollar General. Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Granger; and two brothers-in-law, Pete Granger and Ronald Drennon. Survivors include a… Read the rest

Abraham Briggs Jr.

Posted by | May 1, 2018 11:01 am

Abraham Briggs Jr. 65, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at his home, 2137 George Harvin Road in Manning. Born Nov. 17, 1952, in Manning, he was a son of the late Abraham Briggs Sr. and Hattie Lucille Doughty Briggs. The family will receive friends at the home. Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Wolverines win first game of playoffs

Posted by | May 1, 2018 10:44 am

The East Clarendon High School varsity Wolverines defeated St. Johns on Monday in the first game of the Class A District VII playoffs by a final score of 15-0. Aidan Singletary won the game on the mound for East Clarendon, pitching a no-hitter. Matthew Floyd went 3-3, with two doubles and six RBI for the Wolverines.

Pinewood Baptist to hold Homecoming Sunday

Posted by | May 1, 2018 10:31 am

Pinewood Baptist Church, S.C. 261 in Pinewood, will hold Homecoming and Golden Age services Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship services at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bennie T. Brwick Jr. will be the guest speaker. Claudia Barwick will lead the music. All seniors will be honored, special music will be provided, and a covered dish lunch will follow the morning services. All are welcome, and a nursery will be provided. For more information, call (803) 452-5373 or visit www.pinewoodbaptist.org.

Swampcats win first game of quarterfinals

Posted by | May 1, 2018 8:42 am

The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats defeated Hammond 6-5 on Monday in the opening game of the South Carolina Independent School Association AAA baseball playoff quarterfinals. The team, which has a season record of 16-4, is the two-time defending state champion. The Swampcats continue their quest for a third state title at 6 p.m. today in Columbia.

Premuel Louise Crosby Gibson

Posted by | May 1, 2018 7:48 am

ROCK HILL – Premuel Louise Crosby Gibson, wife of Willie “Skeet” Jerome Gibson, died Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born Jan. 16, 1944, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Primeus and Premuel Green Crosby. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the home, 10 Watts St. in the Bellwood subdivision of Manning. Funeral services will be announced by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel.

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