David Julian Lane

Posted by | May 24, 2018 11:33 am

SUMMERTON – David Julian Lane, 70, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence. Born Sept. 3, 1947, in Raleigh, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Roy Henry Lane and the late Lillian Pergerson Lane. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and he was the former owner and operator of L&S Marine in Alcolu. He attended Seacoast Church in Manning. He is survived by his son, Robert Kenneth “Robby” Lane (Dana) of Manning; a grandson, Austin Lane of Manning; a sister, Susan Madeline Lane of Manning; a brother, James Robert Lane of Vero… Read the rest

Gibson recognized for 2nd place finish at JAG conference

Posted by | May 24, 2018 11:25 am

Clarendon School District 2 Board Chairman Arthur Moyd, left, and Superintendent John Tindal, right, recognized Xavier Gibson on Tuesday night during the board’s regular meeting for his second place finish in the Overall Team Challenge at the 2018 JAG Career Development Conference.

Clarendon County Community Development Corporation is accepting applications

Posted by | May 24, 2018 10:33 am

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation is currently accepting applications for its Emergency Home Repair Program in Clarendon, Sumter and Lee counties. Also, the South Carolina State Housing Authority has issued an update that The Clarendon County CDC can now accept applications for mobile homes for the year 1989 and above. For the mobile homes, the client must own the property and have access to the title. Please call the CDC office at(803) 435.6639 and speak to Pamela Clavon-Brunson for additional information from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

CCTC pins 42 new nurses

Posted by | May 24, 2018 9:54 am

Central Carolina Technical College’s Health Sciences Division pinned May 10 42 nurses, awarding an associate degree in nursing. The Health Sciences Division offers an associate degree in nursing, diplomas in medical assisting and surgical technology; and certificates in massage therapy, medical record coding, patient care technology and pharmacy technology. Health sciences programs are designed to provide graduates with immediate employment in the health care industry or prepare graduates to transfer to articulating colleges. Graduates of the nursing program are prepared for careers as technical nurses in acute care, long-term care or home health settings. Upon completion of the program, students… Read the rest

Mary Bryant Barwick Hill

Posted by | May 24, 2018 9:18 am

Mary Bryant Barwick Hill, 88, widow of Gordon Odell Hill, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at her home. Born October 31, 1929, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Julius Ellison Bryant and the late Edith Ridgeway Bryant. She is survived by two sons, David W. Barwick (Angie) of Summerton and G. Frank Barwick (Brenda) of Eastover; four daughters, Debra Lyons (Paul) and Joyce Barkley (Bruce), both of Sumter, Kathy Alford-Wilson (Butch) of Pinewood and Helen Lynch of Sumter; eleven grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; four sisters, Rose Burke (N.C.) of Pinewood, Ruby DuBose of Manning,… Read the rest

Library to close for Memorial Day

Posted by | May 24, 2018 6:51 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. The library will reopen from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Book drop-off will be available during the closing.

Pet of the Day: Justin

Posted by | May 24, 2018 5:51 am

Justin is a 3-year-old male, chocolate, Labrador-Weimaraner mix. He is a very sweet boy who loves to go for walks. He is picky about what dogs he likes. He is current on his shots, has been neutered and has tested negative for heartworms. If you have a lot of time to give to this boy, come out and see if he is a fit for you. Come visit this sweet boy and see if he is right for your family. A Second Chance Animal Shelter, 5079 Alex Harvin Highway in Manning, is open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday… Read the rest

Today in History: May 24

Posted by | May 24, 2018 12:00 am

919 – The nobles of Franconia and Saxony elect Henry the Fowler at the Imperial Diet in Fritzlar as king of the East Frankish Kingdom. 1218 – The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt. 1276 – Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral. 1487 – The ten-year-old Lambert Simnel is crowned in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, with the name of Edward VI in a bid to threaten King Henry VII’s reign. 1567 – Erik XIV of Sweden and his guards murder five incarcerated Swedish nobles. 1595 – Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed… Read the rest

Gallery 3: Career Center students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Posted by | May 23, 2018 5:31 pm

Twenty-six high school students from Clarendon County were welcomed into the F.E. DuBose Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society during its spring induction held May 8. Career Center Interim Director Lisa Justice said that highlights of the program included the traditional candle-lighting ceremony and a special message from Central Carolina Technical College Career and College Coach Michael Finkley. Students from East Clarendon, Manning and Scott’s Branch high schools participated In order to be considered for membership, candidates must have a grade average of an A in his or her career and technical education classes taken at F.E.… Read the rest

Scott’s Branch boy’s track team makes school history

Posted by | May 23, 2018 1:21 pm

The Scott’s Branch boy’s track team made school history on May 12 by achieving a back-to-back state track championship. However, it came down to the last event (4×400 meter relay) between the Scott’s Branch Eagles and the Military Magnet track team, to secure the win. In a near photo finish, Robert Matterson edged the Military Magnet runner. The boys won the Championship 96-93.

Notice from the Clarendon County Historical Society’s Museum

Posted by | May 23, 2018 12:46 pm

The Clarendon County Historical Society’s Museum located at 102 S. Brooks Street in Manning is proud to present an exhibit honoring all the World War II veterans of Clarendon County. The exhibit will be presented at 2 p.m. on May 27. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will consist of a Wall of Names of all 1,218 Clarendon County veterans; a wall of over 284 individual veterans’ pictures; pictures and names of all of Clarendon County’s Golden Boys; pictures of Clarendon County ladies who served in WW II, flags, weapons and historical facts. Our living veterans are invited to attend… Read the rest


Gallery 2: Career Center students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Posted by | May 23, 2018 12:25 pm

Twenty-six high school students from Clarendon County were welcomed into the F.E. DuBose Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society during its spring induction held May 8. Career Center Interim Director Lisa Justice said that highlights of the program included the traditional candle-lighting ceremony and a special message from Central Carolina Technical College Career and College Coach Michael Finkley. Students from East Clarendon, Manning and Scott’s Branch high schools participated In order to be considered for membership, candidates must have a grade average of an A in his or her career and technical education classes taken at F.E.… Read the rest


Look who’s 60…

Posted by | May 23, 2018 11:09 am

Dear Daughter, If I could give you one thing in life I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then would you realize how special you are to me. Love, Mom


Library to close for Memorial Day

Posted by | May 23, 2018 7:51 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. The library will reopen from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Book drop-off will be available during the closing.

Gallery 1: Career Center students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Posted by | May 23, 2018 7:35 am

Twenty-six high school students from Clarendon County were welcomed into the F.E. DuBose Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society during its spring induction held May 8. Career Center Interim Director Lisa Justice said that highlights of the program included the traditional candle-lighting ceremony and a special message from Central Carolina Technical College Career and College Coach Michael Finkley. Students from East Clarendon, Manning and Scott’s Branch high schools participated In order to be considered for membership, candidates must have a grade average of an A in his or her career and technical education classes taken at F.E.… Read the rest

Gallery: Scott makes Opportunity Tour Stop in D.C.

Posted by | May 23, 2018 2:36 am

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) in Southeast Washington, D.C., Tuesday to meet with local residents and business leaders as part of Scott’s National Opportunity Tour. Scott and Norton were joined by members of the community and discussed solutions and initiatives geared toward increasing access to opportunity. Washington D.C.’s Attorney General Karl A. Racine and representatives from Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office were in attendance. Scott’s Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA), which was passed late last year as part of the tax reform, was a focus of discussion. The stops included a roundtable discussion, visits to several… Read the rest

Today in History: May 23

Posted by | May 23, 2018 12:00 am

844 – Battle of Clavijo: The Apostle Saint James the Greater is said to have miraculously appeared to a force of outnumbered Asturians and aided them against the forces of the Emir of Cordoba. 1430 – Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to raise the Siege of Compiègne. 1498 – Girolamo Savonarola is burned at the stake in Florence, Italy. 1533 – The marriage of King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon is declared null and void. 1568 – Dutch rebels led by Louis of Nassau, defeat Jean de Ligne, Duke of Arenberg, and… Read the rest

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