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Shaffer sentenced to one year and one day

Former Manning Police Chief Gary Blair Shaffer was sentenced yesterday by a federal judge to a year and a day in prison for stealing $80,000 in confiscated drug money. The hearing lasted an hour …

Clarendon County Combined Narcotics Unit charges 30

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, The Clarendon County Combined Narcotics Unit, which is comprised of Agents from The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office and The Manning Police Department, arrested …

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Once a year ‘The Boykin Spaniel Society’ hosts the National Field Trial. This event is open only to Boykin Spaniels and attracts Boykins from all over the country. There are four …
Yesterday, The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance announced the 2020 School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship pre- sented by Acceptance Insurance. From an applicant …
Historic Clarendon School District One’s objective is stated on their website, and reads as follows: “Our mission is to provide an effective teaching and learning environment in …
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LOCAL NEWS
McLeod Health Clarendon received seven 2020 Certified Zero Harm Awards from the South Carolina Hospital Association. The Zero Harm Awards showcase the hospitals who have had extended harm-free …
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Vote for the November Teacher of the Month!
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The consolidated One and Three school district, Clarendon 4, is ready to release their new logo. However, they need the help of Clarendon County citizens to decide on what it should …
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November 10, 2020 TURBEVILLE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING 6:30 P.M. Media Notifications: The Clarendon Citizen, The Item, The Manning Times Agenda Posted: Town HallAGENDA I. CALL TO ORDERII. …
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Jean Bradham Jonté, 86, widow of Robert Wells Jonté, died Friday, October 23, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Melanie Steen. Born September 25, 1934, in Alcolu, she was a daughter …
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Richard Lamar Gregg, 78, husband of Barbara Fraley Gregg, died Saturday, October 24, 2020, at his home.   Born May 28, 1942, in Florence, he was a son of the late Wilson Ellison Gregg and …
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The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking information in reference to a stolen lawn mower. The lawn mower pictured above is a Husqvarna zero turn like the one that was stolen. The …
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The Clarendon County Sheriff's office is currently seeking information in reference to a stolen ATV. The ATV pictured above is a Green Honda Recon. It was stolen on 10/15/2020 at 11:23 pm. The ATV …
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JoAnn Squires Corbett, 80, widow of John Ashley Corbett, Sr., died Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at McLeod Health Clarendon. Born May 11, 1940, in Marion, she was a daughter of the late Alton …
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EDUCATION

Teacher of the Month - Voting ends Oct 28!

Voting ends Wednesday Oct. 28 for the October Teacher of the Month! Nominations for November will open up soon!  
COVID-19

Santee-Lynches hosting "Masks For Class" school district challenge

WHY: Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments understands that our public school system is a critical part of economic development, as our youth are our future workforce.  For those …

Williamsburg tech announces President's, Dean's, Merit lists

Williamsburg Technical College recently announced the list of students named to the President’s List, Dean’s List, and Merit List for 2020 summer semester.  The President’s …
College News

William Hartley named to CCTC Full-Time summer presidents list

William Hartley, of Pinewood, was named to the CCTC Summer 2020 President's List for Full-Time Students. Hartley was among more than 20 students named to the Summer 2020 President's List. The …
Obituaries
Marion Staggers Riggs
Marion Staggers Riggs, 89, husband of Myrtle Hicks Riggs, died Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at McLeod Health Clarendon.  Born …
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Nettie Olivia Floyd Ridgeway
Nettie Olivia Floyd Ridgeway, 80, widow of Robert Lee Ridgeway, Jr., died Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at McLeod Hospice …
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Harry Edgar Chapman
Harry Edgar Chapman, 90, widower of Earnestine Morris Chapman, died Saturday, October 3, 2020, at McLeod Hospice …
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James Charles Patterson
James Charles Patterson, 83, widower of Janet Rowland Patterson, died Monday, October 05, 2020, at Lake Marion Nursing …
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Lawrence James Kovacik
Lawrence James Kovacik, 73, husband of Donna Lee Tucker Hinkel Kovacik, died Thursday, October 8, 2020, at his home.   Born …
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Opinion
Opinions

Jane, First Grade, and Mrs. X

Though it was known throughout my family that I was a troublesome child, I had my ally, Creepy, who took care of us and made home happy for me.  I was appalled to find that my first grade …
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Place your bets

During my younger single days, a couple of my girlfriends and I were looking for something to do on a particular upcoming weekend. One of them suggested a horse race would be fun. None of us had ever …
Norsworthy's Corner

Last Minute

We had an unusual Uncle, to say the least, everyone in the family considered him a real recluse. He was a substantial man in stature. He was not known to attend church or any other social events. He …
From the Mayor

Letter to the Editor: Thank You Manning

I would like to sincerely thank the citizens of Manning for re-electing me as mayor.  You have responded in an overwhelming way, with my tally representing 75% of the votes casted.  …
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Starfish Galore

Wow! The beach is covered with starfish. Don’t know the reason for this. There are hundreds, no thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of starfish washing up on the beach. If you think this is …