Posted by Staff Reports | May 25, 2017 12:30 am
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with injuries at Furse and Frank Rhames roads.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 25, 2017 12:00 am
567 BC – Servius Tullius, the king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
240 BC – First recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet.
1085 – Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo, Spain, back from the Moors.
1420 – Henry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ.
1521 – The Diet of Worms ends when Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw.
1644 – Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and opens the gates of the Great Wall of China… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 11:51 pm
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries at the 119 northbound mile-marker on Interstate 95.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 10:07 pm
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Posted by Staff Reports | May 24, 2017 6:02 pm
A Tornado Watch issued earlier Wednesday by the National Weather Service that was to expire at 6 p.m. has now been extended through 9 p.m. A watch means that conditions are favorable for tornado or tornado-like weather conditions to form.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 24, 2017 5:59 pm
According to Duke Progress Energy’s outage map, customers in the eastern part of Clarendon County currently without power could have to wait as long as 8:45 p.m. Wednesday to be restored. Some areas are showing a restoration time of 7:45 p.m., including the New Zion area. However, the Turbeville area is showing the later time. About 600 customers are currently without power in these areas. According to reports, the outage was caused by trees falling on power lines in the area.
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.