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Clarendon 3 superintendent receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Connie Dennis has served as the Superintendent for Clarendon County School District 3 for over a decade. After years of serving the district in this capacity and others, she has received a …

WATCH: CCTV footage shows man breaking in to local pawn shop

Last Friday Manning Police Officers were dispatched in reference to an alarm call at Reliable Pawn Shop.  CCTC footage revealed a beige crown victoria vehicle driven by a man in a red jacket …

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The S.C. Department of Public Safety and the State Law Enforcement Division announced Wednesday that they have made two arrests following vandalism of the Benjamin Tillman Monument over the …
Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean's List students for the Spring 2020 semester. Students from the area are: Connor Mouzon is from Alcolu. Rachael South is …
Tyler Logan Sprott of Manning has been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University. Sprott, whose major is Electrical Engineering, made the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester. To be …
To help increase the access to primary care, McLeod Health is pleased to announce a new McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency Program. The McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency first class of …
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
DHEC announces four additional coronavirus cases in Clarendon
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 285 new cases of the novel coronavirus …
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McLeod Health Clarendon and DHEC test 500
McLeod Health Clarendon and the SCDHEC set out to administer 500 tests for COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 13. 55 staff members from DHEC, …
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FTC’s $70 million, 5-year fiber project marks new era in area telecommunications

FTC recently announced a 5-year, $70 million fiber project that will ultimately change the landscape of telecommunications in the area. Approaching 12 months in the construction process, the …

SLED guidance on South Carolina concealed weapons permits

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and Dr. Linda Bell, the State Epidemiologist with the Department of Health and Environmental Control, have encouraged the wearing of face coverings or masks to …
Crime

Manning Juvenile arrested on attempted murder, robbery charges

A Juvenile Manning resident was arrested by the Manning Police Department after on charges of attempted murder, robbery, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.    The …
Lights, Camera, Action

Grandson of Manning woman releases film

Actor and award-winning filmmaker Robert X. Golphin has just released his new film, "Essential".  The sixteen minute drama follows a young family forced to navigate an uncertain future, after …
Local Sports

The Saints no-hit the Raiders

The Clarendon Hall Junior varsity baseball picked up a win over Jefferson Davis Academy by a final score of 15-0. Ian Ridgeway and Toby Ridgeway combined to pitch a no hitter for the victory. …

The Saints start their season off with a win

The Clarendon Hall varsity baseball team picked up a region win over Jefferson Davis by a score of 11-0. Hayden Griffin pitched a no hitter with 10 strikeouts to earn the win on the mound. …
JV Baseball

A baseball game with a football score

The Manning Monarchs JV baseball team ran off with the lead late in the game for the 14-11 victory over Crestwood Wednesday night. The game was tied at 11 with the Monarchs batting in the …
Wild Boar GNCC

The Hayes brothers make it two in a row

Round two of the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, concluded on Sunday, Mar 9, 2020. The Moose Racing Wild Boar race was located …
Sports

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity Takes the Game Over Wilson Hall In A Blow-Out Victory, 11-1

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity had no trouble on offense today, winning big over Wilson Hall 11-1 Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity got things started in the first …
Obituaries
Milton “Poncho” Ortiz-Velez, 85, husband of 59 years to Maxine Cribb Ortiz-Velez, died Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Prisma Health Richland.    Born June 5, 1935, in Lares, …
Harrison Lee McIntosh, Jr., 66, husband of Angela Moody McIntosh, died Monday, June 8, 2020, at his home.   Born March 20, 1954, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Harrison Lee McIntosh, …
Catherine Blalock Lowder, 80, wife of Joseph Armstrong Lowder, Jr., died Monday, June 1, 2020, at her home.   Born August 16, 1939, in Bowden, NC, she was a daughter of the late John …
George Wayne Burke, 82, husband of Constance McInnis “Connie” Burke, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home. Born April 22, 1938, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late George Wilbur …
Opinion
Just the other day I had to walk by a penny and not pick it up. That really hurt me. I had several things in my hands. After getting rid of everything, I didn’t get back to pick up the penny. …
My parents were married 41 years until my mother passed away in 1977. A few years after Mom’s death, Dad came to visit my husband and me in Houston, Texas. My sister also came with him so we …
I’ve started writing this so many times, but the truth is it’s so hard to find the right words. These days, I’m understanding more just how difficult, challenging, and awkward it …
In these days of Covid-19 I have been observing, reading, and watching how we are responding to this virus.  In some ways I have seen creativity on social media, a fury of doctors and nurses …
Announcements

Camp Happy days seeks donations

Camp Happy Days is here again held annually the first week of July  and in need of donations of hats, t-shirts, sunscreen, toothpaste and other toiletries are sought. Cash donations are …
WorldNet Auctions

Annual Summer Auction

AUCTION Friday, June 26, 2020 9 AM Greeleyville, SC

Embellish and Pure Romance Party

Ladies accessories for day and night Embellish and Pure Romance Thursday, June 11th 6:30 PM • Refreshments Provided
Announcement

A big happy birthday shoutout to Camie Barnes!

Congratulations Taj R. Blair

Manning High School Valedictorian.

Engagement Announcement - Danny Kosta "DJ" Pappas and Hannah Elizabeth Duncan

Mr and Mrs David Floyd of Turbeville along with Mr and Mrs Danny Kosta Pappas of Florence announce the engagement of their son, Dan Kosta Pappas, Jr (DJ) to Hannah Elizabeth Duncan, daughter of …