Clarendon Hall JV softball team defeats Holly Hill Academy

Posted by | March 7, 2018 3:37 pm

Clarendon Hall JV softball team travelled to Holly Hill on Tues. March 6. The JV Lady Saints defeated Holly Hill by a score of 17 to 1 in 3 innings. Amberly Way picked up the win on the mound, giving up only 1 hit and striking out 8. Way also led the Lady Saints on offense going 3 for 3 with 2 RBIS. Hannah Johndrow was also 3 for 3 and Wells James was 2 for 2. Macie McIntosh was 2 for 3. Olivia Wilson finished with 2 RBIS and Colleen McIntosh had 1 RBI. The JV Lady Saints are

Manning High student wins S.C. Courtroom Sketch Competition,

Posted by | March 7, 2018 3:27 pm

Ruby Dozier, a junior at Manning High School, attended the SC Mock Trial Regional Competition in Conway on Feb. 24. During the competition, Ruby drew a sketch of the courtroom scene to submit after the competition was over. Ruby’s sketch was sent in to be judged against all of the sketches from all of the Mock Trial Competitions. Ruby’s work was chosen as the winner of the State Competition. This is the first time a student from Manning High School has won the Courtroom Sketch Artist Competition. When asked how she felt about being awarded this honor, Ruby said, “I… Read the rest

Clarendon County Adult Ed. to hold registration for new students

Posted by | March 7, 2018 1:41 pm

Clarendon County Adult Education will hold registration for new students at the the F.E. DuBose Career Center in Manning on Mon. March 12. Sessions will take place at 8:30 a.m. or 5 p.m. and will last about three hours. Participants will complete enrollment packets, placement testing and begin the orientation process. Summerton and Turbeville locations will host sessions at 5 p.m. Tues. March 13. For more information, call Director Lisa Justice at (803) 473-2531.

Clarendon School District 1 board member resigns

Posted by | March 7, 2018 12:08 pm

CCSD1 elected board member Mr. Joseph Dingle has resigned. On Feb. 27, 2018, Dingle submitted his letter of resignation as a CCSD1 elected school board member to the Clarendon County Board of Education and the CCSD1 Board Chairman, Mr. Tony Junious. His resignation took effect March 1, 2018. Dingle respectfully requests that any media request pertaining to his resignation be referred directly to him.

Clarendon Hall sophmores elected to SCISA student government

Posted by | March 7, 2018 11:43 am

High School members of Clarendon Hall’s Student Government recently attended the South Carolina Independent School Association Student Government (SCISA) Spring Convention held at the Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach. At this year’s conference, held March 4-6, sophomores Joey Carlisle and May Rogan were both elected officers of SCISA. Carlisle will serve as Treasurer, and Rogan will serve as Historian. Headmaster Phillip Rizzo, Jr. said, “Joey and May are two well-deserving students who excel academically and in extracurricular activities. This is an honor for both the students and for Clarendon Hall. The Saints family is very proud of Joey and May’s… Read the rest

Posted by | March 7, 2018 11:06 am

Clarendon Hall sends student goverment to spring convention

Posted by | March 7, 2018 10:31 am

High School members of Clarendon Hall’s Student Government recently attended the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Student Government Spring Convention held at the Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach. SCISA was organized for the purpose of promoting and encouraging fellowship, activities, and interest on a state-wide basis among students in member schools of SCISA. SCISA sponsors student activities throughout the year such as a summer leadership workshop, a fall conference at the State Capitol, student exchange week, Student Council of the Year and Honor Society of the Year Awards, and also a spring convention held in Myrtle Beach in March.… Read the rest

Guzman wins fourth state duck calling title

Posted by | March 7, 2018 8:45 am

History was made Sunday afternoon in downtown Georgetown as Steven Guzman won his fourth state duck calling championship. Guzman, from Alcolu, bested nine other competitors, including last year’s winner, to take home the 2018 South Carolina State Open Duck Calling Championship. Guzman, who won three straight titles from 2004-2006, was allowed to compete this year following a rule change. Previously, three-time state champions weren’t allowed to compete anymore in the South Carolina contest. But Marc Ackerman, one of the event’s organizers, told the crowd at Francis Marion Park that the rule was removed this year, opening the door for Guzman… Read the rest

Recommendations for crafting wind ordinances

Posted by | March 7, 2018 8:11 am

by Lu Nelson,, Center for Rural Affairs Wind turbines are multiplying across the U.S., and most are installed in rural areas overlooking crops, cattle, timber, and lakes. Rural communities receive several benefits from the development of wind energy, but the growth of the industry has also presented a challenge in the form of local regulations that may be insufficient or out-of-date. We suggest residents and local officials take the following steps when drafting new zoning regulations or ordinances. Consult experts on key issue areas in a proposed ordinance, for example, measuring the potential impacts of a wind energy system… Read the rest

Scott leads bipartisan effort to curb children’s identity theft

Posted by | March 7, 2018 5:21 am

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and a bipartisan group of cosponsors introduced the Protecting Children From Identity Theft Act, legislation that will help prevent children’s identity being stolen by a type of theft known as “synthetic ID fraud.” A recent study found that one in every ten children had their Social Security Number (SSN) used by someone else to fraudulently open bank accounts or credit card accounts, negatively impacting a child’s credit before they even become adults. Original cosponsors of the bill include Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Gary Peters (D-MI). “It is simply inconceivable that a… Read the rest

This day in History: March 7

Posted by | March 7, 2018 12:13 am

March 7 322 BC The Greek philosopher Aristotle dies. 161 On the death of Antoninus at Lorium, Marcus Aurelius becomes emperor. 1774 The British close the port of Boston to all commerce. 1799 In Palestine, Napoleon captures Jaffa and his men massacre more than 2,000 Albanian prisoners. 1809 Aeronaut Jean Pierre Blanchard — the first person to make an aerial voyage in the New World — dies at the age of 56. 1838 Soprano Jenny Lind (“The Swedish Nightingale”) makes her debut in Carl Maria von Weber’s opera Der Freischuetz. 1847 U.S. General Winfield Scott occupies Vera Cruz, Mexico. 1849… Read the rest

Superintendent Spearman announces Mayewood Middle’s Zachariah Lowe as teacher of the year finalist

Posted by | March 6, 2018 7:51 pm

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman surprised Mayewood Middle School teacher, Zachariah Lowe, at his school with news that he has been selected as one of five finalists for the South Carolina Teacher of the Year award. “Zachariah is an exceptional educator whose driving force is the belief that his student’s success will transcend into the success of our state and nation,” said State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. “The leadership Zachariah exhibits in his classroom and in the Sumter community is what we strive to instill in every South Carolina graduate.” Zachariah Lowe is a 6th- 8th grade Social… Read the rest

Future Business Leaders of America from Scott’s Branch High honored as champions

Posted by | March 6, 2018 5:33 pm

The students of the Scott’s Branch High School’s Future Business Leaders of America team memebers were honored by the Clarendon School District 1 Board of Trustees. Students honored that night, from left to right, are Kierra Bowman, Letia Davis, Kadryian Johnson, Faith Lawson, Sarah Middleton, and Keion Stukes. Kierra Bowman competed in Computer Problem Solving Letia Davis competed in Public Speaking. Kadryian Johnson placed fourth in Hospitality Management. Faith Lawson placed second in Advertising. Sarah Middleton placed second in Client Services. Keion Stukes placed fourth in Hospitality Management. Devin Brown, not pictured, placed second in Business Communication. These students are… Read the rest

Clarendon County DSS to hold open house for new building

Posted by | March 6, 2018 4:31 pm

The Clarendon County Department of Social Services will hold an open house at its new location from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thurs. March 8. The new building is located at 236 Commerce Street, Suite 2 in Manning. The public is invited to drop in and view the new facility from which will allow them to provide better services to the residents of Clarendon County.

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