Saints receive two spots on North-South All-Star team

Posted by | November 30, 2017 11:36 am

Clarendon Hall’s Ben Corbett and Dylan Way have received invitations to play in the North-South 8-man All-Star Game, which will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral Academy in Charleston. Senior Defensive End Ben Corbett led the Saints in tackles with 171 overall for the 2017 season. He had six sacks on the year, along with one pass interception, four fumble recoveries and caused three fumbles. Senior Quarterback and Linebacker Dylan Way rushed for 865 yards on 98 carries this. season. He also rushed for 12 touchdowns and three two-point conversions. He completed 72 passes out of 135 attempts for… Read the rest

McLeod Health promotes former Clarendon interim administrator

Posted by | November 30, 2017 7:12 am

McLeod Health Clarendon announced Wednesday the promotion of Deborah D. Locklair to chief human resources officer. Locklair most recently served as regional administrator for McLeod Health, with oversight of McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod Health Cheraw and McLeod Health Dillon. Board certified as a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, she is also a senior vice president for the organization. In this new role, Locklair’s responsibilities will include the management of compensation and benefits for McLeod Health employees; the Human Resources Information Systems; and providing leadership to the Recruiting, Employee Relations and Organizational Learning teams. Locklair previously served as… Read the rest

Scott to American families on tax reform: ‘Our focus is on you’

Posted by | November 30, 2017 6:54 am

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) participated in a Tax Reform Town Hall Debate alongside Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) on CNN Tuesday night, taking a wide variety of questions from Americans on different components of the Senate Tax Reform package. In his closing argument, Scott spoke directly to the American people, letting them know that “our focus is on you, and that’s where it should be.”

JV Lady Swampcats defeat Pinewood Prep

Posted by | November 30, 2017 4:43 am

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity Lady Swampcats improved to 1-1 on the season by defeating Pinewood Prep 33-20 on Tuesday night after trailing 7-2 at the end of the first quarter. Breanna Boykin had nine points to lead all scorers, followed by Peyton Davis with six points and Bryce Erickson with five. The team plays Monday at Trinity-Byrnes in Florence.

Today in History: Nov. 30

Posted by | November 30, 2017 12:00 am

1707 – The second Siege of Pensacola comes to end with the failure of the British to capture Pensacola, Florida. 1718 – King Charles XII of Sweden dies during a siege of the fortress of Fredriksten in Norway. 1782 – American Revolutionary War: Treaty of Paris: In Paris, representatives from the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign preliminary peace articles (later formalized as the 1783 Treaty of Paris). 1786 – The Grand Duchy of Tuscany, under Pietro Leopoldo I, becomes the first modern state to abolish the death penalty (later commemorated as Cities for Life Day). 1803… Read the rest

Shirley Temple Manning Allen

Posted by | November 29, 2017 10:32 pm

Shirley Temple Manning Allen, 81, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Born Oct. 26, 1936, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Footney Gibson and Annie Dell Manning. The family will receive friends at the home, 1359 John Holladay Road in Summerton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Summerton Funeral Home LLC, 23 S. Duke St. in Summerton. Phone: (803) 485-3755.​

Clarendon man airlifted after head-on wreck

Posted by | November 29, 2017 9:50 pm

A Clarendon man was flown by helicopter to Palmetto Health Richland late Wednesday evening after a head-on wreck near Lake Marion. Cpl. Sonny Collins with the S.C. Highway Patrol said that Trey Holliday was reportedly driving a 1998 GMC pickup truck southboud on S.C. 260 near Lake Shore Drive when he was hit head on by a 47-year-old man driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck northbound. “There was traffic stopped in front of the driver of the Silverado,” said Collins. “The driver of the Silverado was unable to stop in time, so he swerved to avoid the traffic and… Read the rest

JV Lady Saints fall to WA

Posted by | November 29, 2017 6:46 pm

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity Lady Saints’ basketball team fell 22-20 to Williamsburg Academy on Tuesday in overtime. Bailey Corbett led the Lady Saints with seven points and three rebounds. Amberly Way added six points and six rebounds.

Lady Swampcats fall to Pinewood Prep

Posted by | November 29, 2017 6:43 pm

Brooke Bennett led the scoring for the Lady Swampcats on Tuesday night as the varsity ladies’ basketball team fell to Pinewood Prep 69-30. Overall, Bennett had 11 points. Olivia Coker had 10 points, and Abbie Patrick added nine. The Lady Swampcats are now 0-2 on the season and have two more games to round out the week on Friday and Saturday.

JV Saints fall to WA

Posted by | November 29, 2017 6:41 pm

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity boys’ basketball team fell 37-31 to Williamsburg Academy on Tuesday night. Josh Black led the JV Saints with nine points, and Nathan Carlisle had eight points.

Lady Saints fall to WA

Posted by | November 29, 2017 6:31 pm

The Clarendon Hall varsity girls’ basketball team fell to Williamsburg Academy by a score of 54-23 on Tuesday night. Mallory McIntosh led the Lady Saints with eight points and six rebounds. Whitney Avins and Sydney Wells had five points each.

East Clarendon Community Choir to perform Saturday, Sunday

Posted by | November 29, 2017 6:26 pm

More than 80 people from 10 churches have come together to form the East Clarendon Community Choir, which will hold two performances this weekend in celebration of the holiday season. “Christmas Makes Everything New” will be presented 7 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at Weldon Auditorium. The event will also feature an orchestra performing with the community choir. Brian Sargent is the director. Admission is free, and everyone is invited.

Saints defeat WA

Posted by | November 29, 2017 4:07 pm

The Clarendon Hall varsity Saints’ basketball team defeated Williamsburg Academy in Summerton on Tuesday night by a score of 84-35. Zyan Gilmore led the Saints with 33 points and eight rebounds. Tyrese Mitchum had 22 points and Kylic Horton had 13. Dylan Way led the defense with nine rebounds. The Saints are now 1-1 on the season and will travel Dec. 5 to St. Johns Academy.

Eagles fall to Oceanside Academy

Posted by | November 29, 2017 2:03 pm

The Scott’s Branch High School varsity boys’ basketball team fell 88-58 on Monday night to Oceanside Academy. Marquis Thomas led the Eagles in scoring with 26 points. Lavontra Fleming had 13 points and five steals. Treyshawn Moore and Almonte Brown combined for 16 boards on the defensive side. The Eagles will play again Tuesday against Timmonsville away from home.

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