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Cassie Green

Posted by | March 26, 2019 10:42 am

Cassie Green, 55, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in High Point, North Carolina.
Born Sunday, March 1, 1964, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Inez Green.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her aunt, Rosa Adams, 3497 Furse Road in Summerton.
Services have been entrusted to the professional care of King-Fields Mortuary of Summerton.

Lottie Hilton Marco

Posted by | March 26, 2019 10:32 am

NEW ORLEANS – Lottie Hilton Marco, 67, wife of Lionel C. Marco Jr., died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans.
Born Dec. 12, 1951, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Louis Hilton Sr. and Bessie Tucker Hilton.
Funeral services for Mrs. Marco will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Hayes F. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St. in Manning.
Services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Edna Brayboy Webster Glenn

Posted by | March 26, 2019 10:18 am

COLUMBIA – Edna Brayboy Webster Glenn, 59, widow of Wilbert Glenn, died Thursday, March 21, 2019, at her home, 17 Cypress Cobe Road in Columbia.
Born July 28, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of the late Charles Brayboy and Ruth Alice Webster.
Funeral services for Mrs. Glenn will be held noon Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Hayes F. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel of Samuels Funeral Home in Manning. Burial will follow in Hopkins Cemetery in Davis Station.
The family will receive friends at the home of her sister, Laverne Mobley, 626 Frazier St. in Manning.… Read the rest

Murdock Allen White

Posted by | March 26, 2019 10:15 am

Murdock Allen White, 96, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Magnolias of Santee in Santee.
Born March 12, 1923 in Manning, he was a son of the late Wilford G. White, Sr. and Rovena Scott White.
The family will receive friends and family at the home of his niece and nephew, Barbette Burke Stevens and Curtis Stevens, 429 W. Huggins St. in Manning.

HopeHealth announces 50+ Senior Life Expo Performers

Posted by | March 26, 2019 10:08 am

Vocalist and Wilson High School student Cailin Foxworth, daughter of HopeHealth pediatrician Dr. Michael K. Foxworth II, will join Dandy Don the Singing Cowboy in performance at the 24th annual 50+ Senior Life Expo. The event will be held from April 4-5 at the Florence Center.
Presented by MUSC Health Florence Medical Center,
“This premier senior event entertains and educates those approaching their retirement years or already retired,” according to a release from HopeHealth. “New this year is a child activities area and grandparents are encouraged to bring young grandchildren along to play at the HopeHealth Pediatrics Kids Zone.”
For … Read the rest

JV Lady Saints tie Anderson

Posted by | March 26, 2019 9:41 am

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity softball team tied Anderson on Monday with a final score of 5-5. Gracyn Nalley, Lindsey Barwick, Anna Marie Beard and Macy Jans each had an RBI.

Tuition-free online public school offers flexible option for K-12 students

Posted by | March 26, 2019 4:58 am

South Carolina Connections Academy, a tuition-free, state-wide, online public school, announces open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. The school, which served nearly 5,000 students in grades K-12 across the state during the 2018-19 school year, offers a flexible learning option to accommodate the needs of the modern student and grants families the ability to personalize and monitor their student’s education.
“We’re excited to welcome our new and returning students to the 2019-20 school year, empowering them to reach their full potential academically and personally,” said Amanda Ebel, executive director at South Carolina Connections Academy. “We look forward to leading … Read the rest

JV Lady Swampcats defeat Cardinal Newman

Posted by | March 26, 2019 3:34 am

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity softball team defeated Cardinal Newman 4-3 on Friday night. Laura Betts Brogdon led the way with two RBI, while Abby Anderson and Callie Thompson each had one RBI as well. Malorie Spiegel picked up the win in the circle.

Today in History: March 26

Posted by | March 26, 2019 12:59 am

590 – Emperor Maurice proclaims his son Theodosius as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
908 – Emperor Zhu Wen of Later Liang has Li Zhu, the last Tang Dynasty emperor, poisoned.
1027 – Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1169 – Saladin becomes the emir of Egypt.
1344 – The Siege of Algeciras, one of the first European military engagements where gunpowder was used, comes to an end.
1351 – Combat of the Thirty: Thirty Breton knights call out and defeat thirty English knights.
1484 – William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop’s Fables.
1552 – … Read the rest

McLeod to observe Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Posted by | March 25, 2019 5:36 pm

In observance of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, McLeod Health Clarendon is raising awareness of colorectal cancer.
Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society Estimates the number of new colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2019 to be about 101,420.
Colorectal cancer symptoms experienced by most people inclde a change in bowel habits, abdominal pain, blood in the stool and weight loss. Yet, most of the time there are no symptoms until the cancer is present. If symptoms exist, the … Read the rest

Pets of The Week

Posted by | March 25, 2019 3:32 pm

“Taurus” is a 2 year old, tan, female, Lab Mix. She currently weighs around 60 pounds, is current on all of her age appropriate vaccinations, heartworm negative, and has been spayed. Taurus loves to cuddle and tries to be a lap dog. She gets along well with other dogs, and does not mind riding in a car. Taurus is an absolute sweetheart, and loves having her belly rubbed.  If you are interested in this sweet and loveable dog, you can get pre – approved to adopt by submitting your adoption application online at www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com.


“Salem” is a 2 … Read the rest

MHS senior receives Optimist Club scholarship

Posted by | March 25, 2019 2:56 pm

William Shaw, a senior at Manning High School, recently won the Optimist Club of Clarendon’s essay contest based on a theme of “When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?”
He was recognized for his first-place achievement by club President Brittany Tindal at the club’s meeting on March 14 at Porter Jacks Restaurant.
Shaw was awarded a medallion and certificate for the honor. He received a $100 scholarship prize, given toward any educational costs Shaw may incur as he enrolls at Winthrop University this fall. In addition, Shaw’s essay will be sent to the district level to … Read the rest

Simpson earns top honors from alma mater

Posted by | March 25, 2019 11:45 am

W.R. “Cody” Simpson III was awarded the Benjamin Wall Ingram III Young Alumnus Award by Francis Marion University at its annual Alumni Awards Gala at the FMU Performing Arts Center held Feb. 28.
Simpson, who is special assistant to Gov. Henry McMaster, graduated from FMU in 2013 and 2017, receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in business administration. He grew up on his family farm in the Home Branch Community of Clarendon County and graduated from Clarendon Hall in 2009.
While at FMU, Simpson was elected to two terms as student body president and was … Read the rest

Clemson extension agents warn of invasive species

Posted by | March 25, 2019 10:58 am

Her beauty belies her motives. Fig buttercup’s bright, shiny yellow petals poke upward from heart-shaped, dark green leaves that carpet several Carolina riverbanks. At the same time, the invasive species also smothers out the native plants that once called the bottomlands home.
Surveys conducted by the Department of Plant Industry (DPI) at Clemson University, a state regulatory agency charged with protecting South Carolina from foreign plant predators, show that colonies of fig buttercup have established themselves along tributaries of the Reedy River in Greenville and the Catawba River in Rock Hill.
Also known by its scientific name Ficaria verna as … Read the rest

LMA alumna’s family finds justice in MD courtroom

Posted by | March 25, 2019 7:13 am

A Virginia man who claimed the life of a Laurence Manning Academy graduate was found guilty Friday in a Maryland courtroom of criminally negligent homicide with a vehicle.
Yobani Hernandez-Sierra, 30, of Danvillee, Virginia, was not found guilty of the more serious charge of negligent manslaughter by automobile, a felony in Maryland.
Troopers responded about 3:09 p.m. to Route 235 at Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park after a report of a head-on collision. Hernandez-Sierra had been driving a GMC Terrain northbound when he tried to pass multiple vehicles at once and struck the Ford Ranger operated by Rhiannon Marie … Read the rest

Students win big at state music competition

Posted by | March 25, 2019 4:56 am

Clarendon Hall had nine students attend the annual SCISA Music Festival held March 12 at University of South Carolina School of Music. The students won seven gold medals and two silver medals. Participating were, from left: LeAnna Broadway (seventh, vocals, silver), Sarah Henning (11th, vocals, gold), Dawson McIntosh (ninth, vocals, gold), Gabriel Collier (10th, piano, gold), Gage Richbourg (eighth, vocals, silver), Liberty Thompson (fourth, vocals, gold), Hannah Ashba (11th, vocals, gold), Joey Carlisle (11th, vocals, gold) and Kelly Venning (12th, vocals, gold).

Nine students from fourth through 12th represented Clarendon Hall at the SCISA Music Festival held March 12 at the University of South Carolina School of Music.
According to SCISA, more than 800 students competed at the annual event. Clnarendon Hall received seven gold medals and two silver medals.
“Our Saints family has been blessed with very talented students who share their gifts with us in school programs and during our weekly chapel programs,” Music teacher Candy Ashba said,“I am proud to see them recognized on a state level.”
Headmaster Phillip Rizzo Jr. echoed Ashba’s sentiments, saying, “Having our students compete … Read the rest

Today in History: March 25

Posted by | March 25, 2019 12:00 am

S708 – Pope Constantine succeeds Pope Sisinnius as the 88th pope.
717 – Theodosius III resigns the throne to the Byzantine Empire to enter the clergy.
919 – Romanos Lekapenos seizes the Boukoleon Palace in Constantinople and becomes regent of the Byzantine emperor Constantine VII.
1000 – Fatimid caliph al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah assassinates the eunuch chief minister Barjawan and assumes control of the government.
1199 – Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6.
1306 – Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scots (Scotland).
1409 – The Council of Pisa … Read the rest

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