NWS issues Dense Fog Advisory

Posted by | May 4, 2019 4:46 am

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a dense Fog Advisory effective through 10 a.m.
Visibility will be one-quarter mile or less at times, causing hazardous driving conditions.
A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently bereduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, useyour headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Today in History: May 4

Posted by | May 4, 2019 12:56 am

1256 – The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1415 – Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.
1436 – Assassination of the Swedish rebel (later national hero) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson
1471 – Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Tewkesbury: Edward IV defeats a Lancastrian Army and kills Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales.
1493 – Pope Alexander VI divides the New World between Spain and Portugal along the Line of Demarcation.
1626 – Dutch explorer Peter … Read the rest

Williams signs to attend SC State

Posted by | May 3, 2019 4:12 pm

Darias Williams with his parents, Starbrina Williams and Jimmy Nelson

Manning High Senior Darias Williams has agreed to attend SC State in the fall.  At MHS, Williams excelled in football, track, baseball, and basketball. His plans are to attend classes working towards a degree in Business Management.

Livingston signs to attend SC State College

Posted by | May 3, 2019 4:06 pm

Chris Livingston with his parents, Sharon Mellette and Tonie Mellette.

Manning High Senior Chris Livingston will be attending SC State College in the fall. He plans to major in mid-level education and social studies. His goal is to become a teacher. Livingston has been active at MHS playing football, baseball, basketball, and track.


Williamsburg County resident dies in boating accident

Posted by | May 3, 2019 1:37 pm

MANNING –  A 23-year-old Williamsburg County resident died late Thursday evening as a result of a boating accident on Lake Marion, according to Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock.

“The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m.,” Mock Said. “Connor Lambert of Andrews was taken to Alex Harvin Landing by first responders who performed CPR on Lambert at the landing but were unable to revive the young man.”

An autopsy will be performed on Lambert to determine the exact cause of death, Mock added.

For detailed information on the accident, please contact the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

VIDEO: Special Interview with Ann Driggers

Posted by | May 3, 2019 12:41 pm

Ann Driggers of Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center. They have a “haven of rest” that is allotted for women and children of domestic violence. They are having an online fundraiser. Learn more in this special interview.

Despite strong fight, Clarendon Hall can’t top Richard Winn Academy

Posted by | May 3, 2019 10:50 am


The Clarendon Hall Varsity baseball fought back after falling down by five runs in the first inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 6-5 defeat to Richard Winn Academy Thursday. Clarendon Hall tallied five runs in the failed comeback. TJ Curlee, Wells Robinson, and Jon Mcintosh fueled the rally with RBIs.

The Saints couldn’t keep up with Richard Winn Academy early in the game. Richard Winn Academy scored on an error during Brandon Miller’s at bat, a double by Zack Taylor, a single by Cam Bass, and a home run by Austin Lancaster in the first inning.… Read the rest

Famous Birthdays: May 3

Posted by | May 3, 2019 8:33 am

1898 – Golda Meir, Ukrainian-Israeli educator and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1978)
1902 – Alfred Kastler, German-French physicist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
1903 – Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (d. 1977)
1905 – Edmund Black, American hammer thrower (d. 1996)
1905 – Werner Fenchel, German-Danish mathematician and academic (d. 1988)
1905 – Red Ruffing, American baseball pitcher and coach (d. 1986)
1906 – Mary Astor, American actress (d. 1987)
1906 – René Huyghe, French historian and author (d. 1997)
1906 – Anna Roosevelt Halsted, American journalist and author (d. 1975)
1906 – Enrique … Read the rest

Library celebrates Parish

Posted by | May 3, 2019 7:21 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library celebrated the 100th birthday of Amelia Bedelia author Peggy Parish on Thursday with a Literary Landmark Dedication.


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