Snow Day: Jackson Lindler

Posted by | January 4, 2018 1:55 am

Jackson Lindler, 7, catches snowflakes on his tongue.
Jackson Lindler of Manning had a great time Wednesday making snow angels and having a snowball fight with his dad, Kris, at their home off North Brewington Road. Send your Snow Day pictures to

Today in History: Thursday, Jan. 4

Posted by | January 4, 2018 12:00 am

46 BC – Julius Caesar fights Titus Labienus in the Battle of Ruspina. 871 – Battle of Reading: Æthelred of Wessex fights, and is defeated by, a Danish invasion army. 1490 – Anne of Brittany announces that all those who would ally with the King of France will be considered guilty of the crime of lèse-majesté. 1642 – King Charles I of England attempts to arrest Five Members of Parliament, commencing England’s slide into civil war. 1649 – English Civil War: The Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial. 1717 – The Netherlands, Great Britain, and France sign… Read the rest

DOT working to clear roads in midlands, including Clarendon

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:20 pm

The state Department of Transportation continues its work in the midlands and coastal regions in response to Winter Storm Grayson. According to the 9 p.m. update, “wintry precipitation” has concluded in all parts of the state except Engineering District 5, which includes Pawleys Island. “Crews in the Lowcountry and Pee Dee regions continue to plow snow and apply de-icing materials as appropriate,” reads the statement. “Roads and bridges throughout these areas are covered in snow and ice. There are several closures due to icy conditions. Crews from Districts 2, 3, and 4 have been reassigned to coastal areas to assist… Read the rest

Before the Storm: DOT brines Clarendon highways

Posted by | January 3, 2018 10:20 pm

Clarendon County native Rob Thompson, an employee with the state Department of Transportation, took this video of the department’s Clarendon Maintenance Crew putting out a brine solution on ramps and bridges on Interstate 95 near Manning on Wednesday morning.

Snow Day: Ridgeways walk downtown

Posted by | January 3, 2018 8:33 pm

Dr. Bobby and Deborah Ridgeway stand in front of the Clarendon County Courthouse in downtown Manning on Wednesday evening after snow fell most of the afternoon. (GRACE and JANENE SURETTE / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES)

Winter Storm Warning still in effect through 10 p.m.

Posted by | January 3, 2018 6:50 pm

The National Weather Service out of Columbia is stating a Winter Storm Warning issued earlier Wednesday morning will remain in effect through 10 p.m. today. Snow will taper off throughout the evening. An low pressure system moving along the southeastern coast will pull some moisture from the Atlantic Ocean over the cold air in place across the area, leading to some snowfall through the evening hours. The heaviest snow is expected across the far eastern Midlands Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are occurring. If you… Read the rest

Snow Day: Kylen Mallet

Posted by | January 3, 2018 5:35 pm

Kylen Mallet, 1, enjoyed his first experience with snow at his home off Bloomville Road in Manning on Wednesday. Photo provided by Mary Mallet. Send your Snow Day photos of your children playing in the snow, building snowmen, making snow angels, etc., along with children’s FULL NAMES, AGES and WHERE they live in Clarendon County to

At least 16 wrecks currently being worked in Clarendon; residents should remain off roads

Posted by | January 3, 2018 5:13 pm

The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently reporting multiple vehicle wrecks throughout Clarendon County due to inclement weather. Fifteen of 16 reported vehicle wrecks are listed as “no injury” by the agency on it’s Real Time Traffic Information Database. One noted with injuries denotes EMS is en route. The wreck happened at 4:47 p.m. at the 127 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95. The other wrecks are at the following locations: * 102 norhtbound mile-marker on Interstate 95; * 106 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95; * 106 northbound mile-marker on Interstate 95. * Paxville Highway and A.M. Nash Road in Manning.21 Sumter… Read the rest

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