Posted by Submitted by Reader | June 14, 2018 6:02 am
Based on outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to his school and community, Jack Owens was selected to attend Boys State this week at Anderson University in the upstate.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 14, 2018 4:39 am
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 14, 2018 12:00 am
158 – Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.
1216 – First Barons’ War: Prince Louis of France captures the city of Winchester and soon conquers over half of the Kingdom of England.
1276 – While taking exile in Fuzhou, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for Emperor Duanzong.
1285 – Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần dynasty destroy most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
1287… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2018 12:30 pm
Officials with BD – Becton, Dickinson an Company – announced Wednesday a $150 million investment in its existing Sumter County manufacturing facility, a move that is projeted to reate an additional 125 new jobs over the next several years
Employing more than 65,000 associates worldwide, BD is one of the world’s largest medical technology companies and supports health care providers in more than 190 countries. BD’s Sumter County facility has been in operation since 1970, manufacturing blood collection devices that are critical to the health care industry.
“For nearly 50 years, BD’s Sumter facility has consistently delivered superior quality products,… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2018 7:14 am
A Hazardous Weather Outlook declared by the National Weather Service out of Columbia is calling for evening thunerstorms on Wednesday that could possibly contain strong winds and hail.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2018 4:14 am
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2018 12:02 am
The following are unofficial voting totals for the Democratic and Republican Party Primaries.
CLARENDON COUNTY CORONER
LaNette Samuels-Cooper – 2,123 – 57.07 percent
Bucky Mock – 1,597 – 42.93 percent
COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 1
Billy Richardson 628 – 65.83 percent
Robert A. McFadden Sr. – 326 – 34.17 percent
COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3
Benton Blakely – 497 – 54.86 percent
Charlton watts – 409 – 45.14 percent
GOVERNOR DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY
James Smith – 2,349 – 67.71 percent
Marguerite Willis – 736 – 21.22 percent
Phil Noble – 384 votes – 11.07 percent
GOVERNOR REPUBLICAN PRIMARY
Henry McMaster – 808 –… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | June 13, 2018 12:00 am
June 13 in recent years
June 13 is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year.
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313 – The Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine the Great and co-emperor Valerius Licinius granting religious freedom throughout the Roman Empire, is posted in Nicomedia.
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Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 10:19 pm
Though Rep. Cezar McKnight lost in the five precincts for Clarendon County that make up a portion of House District 101, he won handily in his native Williamsburg County. Overall, McKnight took 70.46 percent of the total votes, a whopping 4,089 to challenger Alfred Darby’s 1,714.
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:55 pm
With 26 or 26 precincts reporting, voters decided heavily in favor of both questions.
Do you believe that voters should have the option to choose to affiliate with a political party when they register to vote or change their voter registration in South Carolina? Yes = 1,187 to No = 237
Do you believe that South Carolina’s tax code should be brought into conformity with the new Trump tax cuts in the federal tax code for maximum simplification and to lower the overall tax burden on South Carolina taxpayers and businesses? Yes = 1,367 to No = 66
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:52 pm
With 26 of 26 precincts reporting, voters overwhelmingly supported both questions on the ballot.
Question One: Do you support passing a state law allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to patients?
Yes = 2,534 to No = 1,190
Question Two: Do you support passing a state law requiring the governor of South Carolina to accept all federal revenues offered to support Medicaid and Medicaid expansion efforts in the state?
Yes = 2,994 to No = 645
Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 9:49 pm
In the Democratic Primary for governor, James Smith came out on top in Clarendon County with 2,349 votes to Marguerite Willis 736 and Phil Noble’s 384.
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:44 pm
With 26 of 26 precincts reporting, Councilman Benton Blakely holds onto his seat with 497 votes while challenger Charlton Watts garners 409 votes.
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:26 pm
With 26 of 26 precincts reporting, incumbent Billy Richardson has won with 628 votes to challenger Robert McFadden’s 326 votes.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 9:22 pm
With all five of the House District 101 precincts reporting, incumbent Rep. Cezar McKnight came up three votes short to challenger Alfred Darby’s 102 overall votes. McKnight had 99 votes.
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:21 pm
With 26 of 26 precincts reporting, challenger LaNette Samuels-Cooper has 2,123 votes and incumbent Bucky Mocks has 1,597 votes.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 9:20 pm
With 2,220 votes in unofficial totals, incumbent Rep. Robert Ridgeway has won another term. Challenger Mitch Ellerby had 1,213 votes.
Posted by Cindy Risher | June 12, 2018 9:13 pm
With 15 of 26 precincts reporting, challenger LaNette Samuels-Cooper has 1,282 votes to incumbent Bucky Mock’s 994 votes.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 9:11 pm
With 16 of 26 precincts reporting, incumbent Rep. Robert Ridgeway III leads with 1,371 votes to challenger Mitch Ellerby’s 692.
Posted by Staff Reports | June 12, 2018 9:05 pm
With 12 of 26 precincts reporting, District 64 Rep. Robert Ridgeway III leads with 1,228 votes to challenger Mitch Ellerby’s 639 votes.