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Striped Bass Fest is underway

MANNING - The Striped Bass Festival committee couldn't have asked for better weather for the 39th-annual spring event. With temperatures anticipated to hover around the 70-degree mark with lots of sunshine and a nice breeze, the remaining two … more

3 council members sworn into office

MANNING - Three council members were sworn into office at Manning City Council's April 16 meeting. With less than six percent of Manning's registered voters participating in the April 3 nonpartisan election, the three incumbents returned to … more

Clarendon briefs: April 20, 2018

JCMC-Haven of Rest monthly meeting will be on May 2 Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center-Haven of Rest will hold its public monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2833 Alex Harvin Highway, Manning. Parking … more

Clarendon Hall receives grant to help construct Saints Wellness Center

SUMMERTON - Clarendon Hall is pleased to announce receipt of a grant in the amount of $2,500 from Bank of Clarendon for the capital campaign to construct the Saints Wellness Center. The facility will be adjacent to the gym and will … more

Become guardian ad litem to help children in need of stable support

MANNING - The abuse of a child is a heinous crime that oftentimes goes unnoticed because the abuse and neglect can take different forms. Clothing can cover bruising, burns and scarring as well as malnutrition. Mental abuse in the form of bullying … more

Manning Azalea Garden Club marks 70 years

MANNING - The Azalea Garden Club celebrated its 70th anniversary on March 28 with help from other local garden clubs along with regional directors with The Garden Club of South Carolina Inc. "March 1948 was a great time in Manning," Sylvia … more

Manning Junior High School honors students

Manning Junior High School honor students were recently named for the first nine weeks of the third quarter: All A Honor Roll Seventh grade - Calvin Bailey, Summer Beachum, Mattison Casselman, Ashley Felipe, Hannah Hardy, Jodie Li, Mac McCabe, … more

Clarendon Sun Briefs: April 13, 2018

Manning Masons will host Pancake Supper on May 4 St. Peter's Masonic Lodge, 232 E. Boyce St. in Manning, will host a pancake supper at 5 p.m. Friday, May 4, to raise money for various charities. Tickets are $6 per plate, which include pancakes, … more

Turnout low for municipal election in Summerton

SUMMERTON - Voter turnout for Summerton's Municipal Election on Tuesday was very light with less than 10 percent of the town's 936 registered voters showing up at the polls. In past years, Summerton would not have held an election where all the … more

Clarendon Sun briefs: April 6, 2018

Church will host its annual chicken supper Summerton Southern Methodist Church will host its annual Barbecue Chicken Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Vernon Way Fellowship Hall adjacent to the church at 1107 Felton St. A plate of delicious … more

4 Democrats face opposition; no Republicans file for races

MANNING - Four Clarendon County incumbents face opposition in the upcoming June 12 Democratic Party Primary, while three incumbents will face no opposition. "No one filed to run in any of the local races in the Republican Party's Primary," said … more

3 Manning council members reelected

MANNING - Voter turnout was extremely light in Manning on Tuesday as slightly more than five percent of the city's more than 2,900 registered voters ventured to the polls to cast their ballots in the city's municipal election. Three seats on … more

New Clarendon center helps train boxers to win bouts

MANNING - DeShaun Sinkler might be a novice light heavyweight boxer, but he's earning himself a name as a winner in the ring. The young Clarendon County native has two bouts under his belt. He won them both and a championship belt, too. "He … more

Manning High band wins Excellent rating during assessment

On Wednesday, March 21, the Manning High School Symphonic Band traveled to West Ashley High School to participate in the South Carolina Band Directors Association Concert Performance Assessment. The Concert Performance Assessment … more

Schedule a colonoscopy today

Special to The Sumter ItemMANNING - The American Cancer Society has estimated that the number of cases of new colorectal cancer for 2018 will approach the 100,000 mark.With a projected increase in the number of patients diagnosed with new colorectal … more

6 2018-19 CSD2 Teachers of the Year named

MANNING - Clarendon School District 2 has announced its 2018-19 Teachers of the Year. The District Teacher of the Year will be announced in August on the opening day of school. Gloria Sanchez The 2018-19 Teacher of the Year for Manning Early … more

The Azalea Garden Club 70th anniversary

More than 75 members of the Azalea Garden Club, other local garden clubs, their guests and friends attended the club's 70th-anniversary celebration on the porch of Julien IV and Jessica Weinberg's home on Wednesday afternoon. More pictures and … more

Prom Promise challenges Clarendon high school students

SUMMERTON - A large black hearse is parked in plain view. A demolished car with the roof cut off in order to extricate a victim and blood smeared on the inside was parked at the rear of the school, and more than a dozen law enforcement, EMS and fire … more

Laurence Manning Academy third quarter honors

Headmaster's List SECOND GRADE Terri Floyd - Logan Finkbeiner, Cade Hodge, Aubree Holmes, Aiden Pack, Krisha Patel, Johonna Patterson, Anna Gail Prescott and Sadie Robinson; Anna Lynn Gamble - Daley Boykin, Meredith Coffey, Zach Cornor, … more
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