Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 8, 2019 12:37 am
217 – Roman Emperor Caracalla is assassinated. He is succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.
632 – King Charibert II is assassinated at Blaye (Gironde), along with his infant son Chilperic.
876 – The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul saves Baghdad from the Saffarids.
1093 – The new Winchester Cathedral is dedicated by Walkelin.
1139 – Roger II of Sicily is excommunicated.
1149 – Pope Eugene III takes refuge in the castle of Ptolemy II of Tusculum.
1232 – Mongol–Jin War: The Mongols begin their siege on Kaifeng, the capital of the Jin dynasty.
1271 – In Syria, … Read the rest
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 7, 2019 8:40 pm
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PINEWOOD, SC – Pinewood Baptist Church will have a Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 20 from 11 AM to 1 PM for ages birth through 6th grade in the church gym. We will have games, prizes, and snacks. Adult chaperones need to accompany all children. Easter Sunday Services for April 21, will be as follows: Sunrise Service at 7:15 AM, breakfast at 7:45 AM, Sunday School at 9 AM, and Morning Worship Service at 10 AM. All are welcome, and a nursery will be provided. Pinewood Baptist is located on Highway 261 in Pinewood, SC. For more
Posted by Submitted via Facebook | April 7, 2019 8:05 pm
The students of Manning High and Scott’s Branch High schools came together Saturday at Manning Elementary School in a scholarship fundraiser, “Unity on the Hardwood,” in memory of coaches Adrian “Cukye” Coard and Premuel Gibson.
Posted by Johnny Weeks | April 7, 2019 1:44 pm
Mary Michael Windham and Thomas Kirk Walker were united in marriage Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Manning United Methodist Church in Manning.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emory Windham of Manning. She is the granddaughter of Mr. William J. Brewer and the late Mrs. Irene R. Brewer, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold K. Windham of Davis Station, SC. She graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2014 and attended Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter and is employed by the Bank of Clarendon in Manning.
The groom is … Read the rest
Posted by Staff | April 7, 2019 6:34 am
Fog has begun to develop this morning across the northern and
eastern Midlands. Some of this fog may reduce visibilities at
times to less than a mile through sunrise. Locally dense fog may
become possible, with visibilities less than a half a mile.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 7, 2019 4:42 am
A slight chance of showers after 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Posted by Staff Reports | April 7, 2019 12:00 am
451 – Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz and attacks other cities in Gaul.
529 – First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
611 – Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico.
1141 – Empress Matilda became the first female ruler of England, adopting the title ‘Lady of the English’.
1348 – Charles University is founded in Prague.
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
1541 – Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | April 6, 2019 2:37 pm
Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, who served 38 years in the U.S. Senate, died early Saturday, according to the politician’s former spokesman, Andy Brack.
With six terms under his belt, Hollings retired in 2005 as the eighth longest-serving senator in U.S. history.
His career included an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and terms as South Carolina lieutenant governor and governor from 1955-59 and 1959-63.
At 97, he was the oldest living senator at the time of his death.
Born Jan. 1, 1922, Hollings only lost one election throughout his career and hen he lost the 1962 Democratic primary to … Read the rest
Posted by Stephens Funeral Home | April 6, 2019 10:21 am
Sheila Kathleen Small Cournoyer, 75, wife of Donald Adelard Cournoyer, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born Oct. 14, 1943, in New Braintree, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Ravern Small and the late Helen Veronica Linehan Small. She attended Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church.
Survivors besides her husband of Manning include a son, John Wesley “Mikey” Cournoyer of New Braintree; two brothers, Thomas Long (Christine) of West Brookfield, Massachusetts, and Dennis Long of New Braintree; a god daughter, Christine Maio (Paul) of New Braintree; a former daughter-in-la, Stephanie Cournoyer of Myrtle Beach; … Read the rest
Posted by Russ Jordan | April 6, 2019 10:14 am
Four hits from Keaton Wildes paved the way to victory Thursday for the Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity baseball team over Orangeburg Prep. The final score was 13-4.
Wildes singled in the second, singled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth, and singled in the seventh. The JV Swampcats got things moving in the first inning: Mickey Jordan drew a walk, scoring one run.
The team tallied four runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught came from a single by Jackson Brown and a double by Austin Geddings.
Jackson Campbell got the win for LMA . He surrendered four … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 6, 2019 6:15 am
PINEWOOD – Albertha Brailsford Adams, 86, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.
She was a daughter of the late Rev. Edward and Sarah Watson Brailsford.
Funeral services for Mrs. Adams will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday at St. Phillip UME Church, 1458 St. Phillip UME Church Road, Pinewood, with the Rev. Patrice Dow, pastor. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family is receiving friends from 1 to 8 p.m. daily at her residence, 1695 Urbana Road, Summerton.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Staff | April 6, 2019 5:34 am
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 6, 2019 12:27 am
46 BC – Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.
402 – Stilicho stymies the Visigoths under Alaric in the Battle of Pollentia.
1199 – King Richard I of England dies from an infection following the removal of an arrow from his shoulder.
1250 – Seventh Crusade: Ayyubids of Egypt capture King Louis IX of France in the Battle of Fariskur.
1320 – The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath.
1327 – The poet Petrarch first sees his idealized love, Laura, in the church of … Read the rest
Posted by Samuels Funeral Home LLC | April 5, 2019 6:02 am
PINEWOOD – Deacon Robert Gaymon, 85, husband of Virgin Frazier Gaymon, died on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital, Columbia.
He was a son of the late Wallace and Marie Gaymon.
Funeral services for Deacon Gaymon will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 10075 Calvary Church Road, Pinewood, with the Rev. E.L. Sanders, pastor, officiating, and the Rev. John H. Johnson and the Rev. Mose Dingle Jr. assisting. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Fire Baptized Church Cemetery, Pinewood.
The family is receiving friends at his residence, 6445 Panola Road, Pinewood.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 5, 2019 6:00 am
LAKE CITY – Henry Graham, 54, died on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg.
He was a son of the late Joe Nathan Graham Sr. and Dorothy Mae Nelson Graham.
Funeral services for Mr. Graham will be held at noon on Saturday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 355 Puddin Swamp Road, Lynchburg, with the Rev. Shirley McKnight, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Goodman Cemetery, Lynchburg.
The family is receiving friends at the home of his sister, Mannie Graham White, 2690 Old St. John Church Road, Lynchburg.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 5, 2019 5:57 am
Funeral services for Sarah Ellen Williams will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Historic Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road, Summerton, with interment to follow at Historic Liberty Hill Church Cemetery.
The public may view from 1 p.m. until the hour of service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Palmer Memorial Chapel in Columbia and the public may view from noon to 8 p.m. today at the chapel.
Sarah Ellen Williams transitioned on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her residence.
She was born in Summerton, a daughter of the late … Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | April 5, 2019 5:25 am
Showers before 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. High near 69. East wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Posted by Submitted via Facebook | April 5, 2019 3:27 am
Seven members of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) from F.E. DuBose Career Center attended the FCCLA state leadership conference in North Charleston from March 29-31 and won state honors.
Jordon Shaw and William Shaw became state champions in Chapter Service Display. This event recognizes chapters that develop and implement an in-depth service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools and communities.
Kyler Demery, Shelton Mazyck, Nadera Booker and Marah Jackson won 2nd Place in the Culinary Arts State competition.
Yhalanna Epps, a junior at Manning High School, was elected as the state Vice-President for … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | April 5, 2019 12:22 am
823 – Lothair I is crowned King of Italy by Pope Paschal I.
919 – The second Fatimid invasion of Egypt begins, when the Fatimid heir-apparent, al-Qa’im bi-Amr Allah, sets out from Raqqada at the head of his army.
1081 – Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power.
1242 – During the Battle on the Ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights.
1536 – Royal Entry of Charles V into Rome: The last Roman triumph.
1566 – Two-hundred Dutch noblemen, … Read the rest
Posted by Blake | April 4, 2019 2:52 pm
The Clarendon Hall Saints won big over Jefferson Davis Academy 11-2 on Wednesday. In the first inning, Clarendon Hall got their offense started. Wells Robinson drove in one when he singled. Clarendon Hall scored three runs in the sixth inning. The rally was led by walks by Evan Boyd and Hayden Griffin and an error on a ball put in play by Blaine Kinard.
Kinard was on the hill for Clarendon Hall. He allowed three hits and two runs over six innings, striking out nine.
Ray was on the pitcher’s mound for Jefferson Davis Academy. He surrendered seven runs on … Read the rest