Sen. Scott to Host Ivanka Trump in Greenville for Event Highlighting the Benefits of Tax Reform

Posted by | January 25, 2018 1:18 pm

Sen. Scott to Host Ivanka Trump in Greenville for Event Highlighting the Benefits of Tax Reform Greenville, S.C. – On Friday, January 26, U.S. Senator Tim Scott will welcome Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to Greenville as they host a conversation with local women to discuss the benefits of the recently passed tax reform bill, which includes a significant expansion of the Child Tax Credit.   All media interested in attending should RSVP at scott_press@scott.senate.gov by noon, January 25.   Friday, January 26, 2018 WHO: U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump WHAT: Tax… Read the rest

Local Students Named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List at USC Sumter

Posted by | January 25, 2018 1:15 pm

Local Students Named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List at USC Sumter SUMTER, SC (01/24/2018)– USC Sumter congratulates the following local students who were named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List: James Brewer of Manning, SC Jalaina Brown of Manning, SC Brandy Del Rio of Manning, SC Jigesh Patel of Manning, SC Maitri Patel of Manning, SC Rebekah Robinson of Summerton, SC Kerington Shaffer of Manning, SC Nicholas Skoler of Manning, SC Caroline Stukes of Summerton, SC Carson Walker of Gable, SC To be named to the Dean’s Honor List, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or… Read the rest

Manning Native Named to Newberry College Dean’s List

Posted by | January 25, 2018 1:12 pm

News from Newberry College For more information contact: Jill Johnson – 803.321.5136; jill.johnson@newberry.edu Manning Native Named to Newberry College Dean’s List NEWBERRY, SC (01/25/2018)– Nigel Johnson from Manning, SC has been named to Newberry College’s Dean’s List for Fall 2017. Students receiving recognition on the Dean’s List at Newberry College had to achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester. A total of 400 students earned Dean’s List honors for the fall semester. ABOUT NEWBERRY COLLEGE: Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational college with a diverse student population. Founded in… Read the rest

House Passes Second Ratepayer Protection Bill

Posted by | January 25, 2018 1:09 pm

House Passes Second Ratepayer Protection Bill Legislation disbands PURC and creates improved oversight committee (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after the House passed H.4378. This legislation disbands the current Public Utilities Review Committee (PURC) and creates the Utilities Oversight Committee. This new committee will be comprised of House and Senate members, legislative appointments and four gubernatorial appointments from the general public. It also imposes strict ethical requirements to prohibit outside influence from utilities regulated by the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) and the Public Service Commission (PSC). “The VC Summer nuclear… Read the rest


Clarendon Hall Basketball

Posted by | January 25, 2018 10:41 am

Clarendon Hall varsity boys picked up another region win over Andrew Jackson Academy in Ehrhart tuesday by a score of  82-63. Zyan Gilmore paced four Saints in double figures with 30 points and 7 rebounds. Kylic Horton added 15 points. Dylan Way totaled 14 points and 5 rebounds and Tyrese Mitchum had 14 points and 7 rebounds. The Saints head into the final week at 9-1 in region play with two games remaining.  Clarendon Hall varsity girls lost to Andrew Jackson by score of  20-28. The Lady Saints were led by Whitney Avins with 12 points and Mallory McIntosh with… Read the rest

Pet of the Day: Anna Marie

Posted by | January 25, 2018 5:27 am

Anna Marie is an 8-month-old, female domestic shorthair kitten. She is currenton all of her vaccinations, has been spayed and has tested negative for feline leukemia, FIV and AIDS. She loves attention from everyone and enjoys being brushed. Her adoption fee is $50 with an approved application. Office hours at A Second Chance Animal Shelter are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Mobile Library Schedule: Thursday, Jan. 25

Posted by | January 25, 2018 5:02 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will make three stops today, including from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Turbeville iGA; from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church; and from 4-5 p.m. at Lodebar Church on S.C. 527.

Today in History: Jan. 25

Posted by | January 25, 2018 12:00 am

AD 41 – After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate. 750 – In the Battle of the Zab, the Abbasid rebels defeat the Umayyad Caliphate, leading to overthrow of the dynasty. 1348 – A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome. 1494 – Alfonso II becomes King of Naples. 1515 – Coronation of Francis I of France. 1533 – Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn. 1554 – Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.… Read the rest


Pet of th Day: Shelby

Posted by | January 24, 2018 5:27 am

Shelby is 2-year-old female, lab-hound mix weighing about 40 pounds. She is current on all of her vaccinations, has been spayed and has tested negative for heart worms. Shelby has come a long way from where she used to be. She is doing wonderfully and is just as sweet as ever. She is ztill a little shy when she first meets you, but she will warm up in no time. A fenced yard is required if you are thinking about adopting this sweet girl. You an get pre-approved by submitted an adoption appliation online at www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com.

Today in History: Jan. 24

Posted by | January 24, 2018 12:00 am

[edit] AD 41 – Roman Emperor Caligula, known for his eccentricity and sadistic despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. The Guard then proclaims Caligula’s uncle Claudius as Emperor 1438 – The Council of Basel suspends Pope Eugene IV. 1458 – Matthias Corvinus becomes king of Hungary. 1624 – Afonso Mendes, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. 1679 – King Charles II of England dissolves the Cavalier Parliament. 1739 – Peshva warrior Chimnaji Appa defeats Portuguese forces and captures Tarapur Fort, India. 1742 – Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor.… Read the rest



Breaking News: Clarendon Hall closes due to Flu

Posted by | January 23, 2018 3:51 pm

Due to the number of flu cases we currently have, Clarendon Hall School will be closed tomorrow through Friday this week. We hope that in doing this, everyone will take the opportunity to stay home and get well. ALL extracurricular activities are canceled as well, to include the SCISA Spelling Bee, basketball practice, games and Powder Puff game. The games scheduled for tonight will be played.

William David Jenkins, 75

Posted by | January 23, 2018 12:41 pm

SUMMERTON – William David Jenkins, 75, husband of Marcella Pence Jenkins, died Monday, January 22, 2018, at Lake Marion Nursing Facility. Born November 8, 1942, in Florence, he was a son of the late Jacob William Jenkins and the late Sarah Emma Kelly Jenkins. He was a former police officer for the Sumter Police Department and a former deputy sheriff for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. He retired from H.D. Supply Company. He was a State Constable, a Mason, a Shriner and a member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Summerton. He is survived by his wife of Summerton; a… Read the rest

Pet of the Day Marvin

Posted by | January 23, 2018 5:22 am

Marvin is a 4month-old, male, grey tabby Kitten. He loves attention and will lick you all over! He gets along well with all cats and some dogs. He is current on all of his vaccinations, and has been neutered and tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS. We are still running a special on all of our cats and kittens for $50, with an approved application. You can get pre–approved by submitting your adoption application online at www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com.


Today in History: Jan. 23

Posted by | January 23, 2018 12:00 am

393 – Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his eight-year-old son Honorius co-emperor. 971 – Using crossbows, Song dynasty troops soundly defeat a war elephant corps of the Southern Han at Shao. 1264 – In the conflict between King Henry III of England and his rebellious barons led by Simon de Montfort, King Louis IX of France issues the Mise of Amiens, a one-sided decision in favour of Henry that later leads to the Second Barons’ War. 1368 – In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming dynasty rule over China that… Read the rest

Manning High Golf Team

Posted by | January 22, 2018 4:34 pm

This is a fundraiser for the Manning High School Golf Team, so we’d love to invite anyone in the area who would like to play. It will be on Saturday, January 27th at Wyboo Golf Club. It will be a shotgun start at 10:30am, with registration starting at 9:30am. It will be a scramble format made up of 4 Person Teams. There are no stipulations for male, female, or mixed teams. Everyone is welcome. We will have lunch provided by Kenny Dykes and his food business Kanuto’s. Prizes will be awarded for finishing order based on number of teams entered… Read the rest

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