Duckfest Schedule of Events

Posted by | September 27, 2018 1:21 pm

Saturday, October 6th and 13th, 2018  Saturday, October 6,2018 Events Duckfest Fall Open Team Bass Tournament: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Location: John C. Land, III Boating and Sports Fishing Facility, Greenall Rd Summerton, SC 29148. Blast off at safe light Weigh-in at 3:00. Entry Fee: $150 plus $10 optional big fish. For details contact Tournament Director, Derrick McLeod (803) 491-4256 $5,000 Guaranteed 1st Prize The Duck Cup Sporting Clays Tournament: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Location: Featherhorn Farm 7011 Gov. Richardson Rd, Pinewood, SC 29148 Starting at 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lots of cash and prizes. For details contact Jimmy… Read the rest

Tonight’s Weather: Wednesday, Sept. 26

Posted by | September 26, 2018 6:23 pm

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Special Weather Statement calls for strong thunderstorms, winds

Posted by | September 26, 2018 4:56 pm

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Special Weather Statement for Clarendon County and neighboring areas. The statement calls for strong thunderstorms to impact portions of Clarendon County, along with portions of eastern Orangeburg, southeastern Calhoun, Sumter and southern Lee counties. At 3:57 p.m., the NWC doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles north of Mulberry to 7 miles northeast of Bamberg, moving east at 25 mph. Hazards include winds of 35-45 mph. Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of ight, unsecured objects

For sale

Posted by | September 25, 2018 4:39 pm

Eight adjoining burial plots available in Clarendon Memorial Gardens near the Gazebo. (803) 433-2696.

Calloway receives prestigious Lions Club Award

Posted by | September 25, 2018 4:27 pm

Manning Lions Club Pre3sident Joe McNeil presented longtime club member George Calloway on Sept. 17 with the Lions Club International Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Calloway is the first Manning Lion to receive the prestigious award, which recognizes those Lions Club members who have raised $1,000 for Lions Club International Foundation LLC. Calloway has been a member of the Manning Lions Club for 60 years, having served in various capacities. McNeil said it was “an honor to present him this recognition. The Melvin Jones Award is the highest honor (one) can bestow on a Lion or another person.

Today in History: Sept. 25

Posted by | September 25, 2018 12:00 am

275 – In Rome (after the assassination of Aurelian), the Senate proclaims Marcus Claudius Tacitus emperor. 762 – Led by Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya, the Hasanid branch of the Alids begins the Alid Revolt against the Abbasid Caliphate. 1066 – The Battle of Stamford Bridge sees the defeat of Harald Hardrada by King Harold II of England. 1237 – England and Scotland sign the Treaty of York, establishing the location of their common border. 1396 – Ottoman Emperor Bayezid I defeats a Christian army at the Battle of Nicopolis. 1513 – Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa reaches what would become… Read the rest

Car crashes through Linda’s Boutique

Posted by | September 24, 2018 5:18 pm

Responders assess the damage to the building, while sedan sits atop a wrecker after driving through a local storefront.
A woman accidentally drove her car through the storefront of Linda’s Boutique, a women’s clothing store on W Rigby Street in Manning, just after 4 p.m. this afternoon. She has been transported to McLeod Health Clarendon with minor injuries and is reported to be doing well. Linda’s is closed on Mondays, so no customers or store personnel were present. No further information is available at this time.

District 1 to hold free vision, hearing and speech screenings

Posted by | September 24, 2018 8:32 am

Clarendon School District 1 will conduct free vision, hearing, speech and developmental screenings as part of a child find effort to identify students ages 3-5, who may need special education services and are not enrolled in a public school. Screenings will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon at the Summerton Early Childhood Center, 8 South St. in Summerton, on Oct. 9; Nov. 13; Dec. 11; Jan. 8, 2019; Feb. 12, 2019; March 12, 2019; April 9, 2019; and May 14, 2019. For more information, call Robert Collar at (803) 574-2117.

Today’s Weather: Sept. 24

Posted by | September 24, 2018 6:19 am

A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History: Sept. 24

Posted by | September 24, 2018 12:16 am

787 – Second Council of Nicaea: The council assembles at the church of Hagia Sophia. 1180 – Manuel I Komnenos, the last Byzantine Emperor of the Komnenian restoration, dies. 1645 – The Battle of Rowton Heath is a Parliamentarian victory over a Royalist army commanded in person by King Charles. 1674 – Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. 1789 – The United States Congress passes the Judiciary Act, creating the office of the Attorney General and federal judiciary system and ordering the composition of the Supreme Court. 1830 – A revolutionary committee of notables forms the Provisional Government of… Read the rest

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