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3 Clarendon schools hosting vaccine drive on Saturday

While 70% of eligible Americans nationwide have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, only 35% of Clarendon County residents have done so. Because of that data from the state public health department, three vaccination events are … more

State adds 20,100 jobs in July snapshot

South Carolina had its best monthly jobs report of 2021 in July, adding 20,100 jobs, but in the ever-changing COVID-19 environment, economic indicators up one month can easily shift the next. That was a key message shared by Federal Reserve Bank … more

Clarendon briefs: Friday, Aug. 20, 2021

2021 Duckfest T-shirts are on sale now SUMMERTON - The 2021 Summerton Duckfest T-shirts are on sale now at Summerton Drugs and Summerton Hardware. Youth sizes come in short sleeve for $15 and long sleeve for $20. Adult T-shirts are … more

Public comments at Clarendon 4 school board meeting address masks, Rose H. Wilder Elementary name change

As children return to classrooms, one parent spoke on behalf of other community members to board members about the well-being of their children during the coronavirus pandemic. Sandra Busby, a Scott's Branch High School alumnae, aired concerns to … more

Clarendon School District 4 has 'game plan' for COVID-19 safety

As students went back to the classroom Monday, Clarendon School District 4's Board of Trustees went over their "game plan" for the new school year amid a continued and resurgent pandemic. "I know one thing that is on everyone's mind is how can we … more

Clarendon 2 reviews draft of consolidation plan; parents present petition to require mask mandate

With consolidation of Clarendon School Districts 2 and 4 scheduled for next summer, the Manning-based school district is already trying to finalize its consolidation process. Clarendon 2 Board of Trustees reviewed the final draft plan for … more

McLeod Health Foundation receives grants totaling more than $545,000 to enhance care for COVID-19 patients; Clarendon's Post-Acute Clinic will receive funding through a $170,252 grant

FLORENCE - The McLeod Health Foundation is the recipient of two grants totaling $545,252 from The Duke Endowment to increase access to care for individuals experiencing long-term health effects from COVID-19 and for COVID-19 vaccinations. "We are … more

COVID-19 exposure puts dozens from Manning Elementary in quarantine

Just a few days into the academic year, Manning Elementary School sent home dozens of students after being exposed to COVID-19. In an announcement posted to Facebook Thursday after school was … more

Uncovered: South Carolina politicians blow off their ethics fines with few consequences

Editor’s note: This Uncovered investigation was produced in collaboration with The Aiken Standard, The Anderson Observer, The (Chester) News and Reporter, The Gaffney Ledger, The (Greenwood) … more

Clarendon County Sheriff's Office, partners help students get ready for new school year

CLARENDON COUNTY - The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office partnered with businesses and organizations across Clarendon County to help students get prepared for the 2021-22 school year. The CCSO and … more

Manning athletes perform well in Jr. Olympics

MANNING - Two Manning High School track stars represented their school, hometown, SC Express Track Club and state proudly in the 2021 Jr. Olympics held recently in Humble, Texas. Delaney Kannae Frierson, 16, an MHS junior, and Ja'Lencia Griffin, … more

Clarendon briefs for Aug. 13, 2021: Puddin' Swamp Festival date set for 2022

2022 Puddin' Swamp Festival dates set for April 7-9 TURBEVILLE - The 2022 Puddin' Swamp Festival will be held April 7-9 in Turbeville. Plans for the festival are in progress. More information will be available in the upcoming … more

Summerton to get historical markers honoring Black pioneers in Briggs v. Elliott educational case

After nearly 70 years, Clarendon County residents who played an instrumental role in an important 1950s Supreme Court case will be recognized by a community organization next month in Summerton. The Summerton Community Action Group will honor the … more

Clarendon County Striped Bass Festival to return in 2022

CLARENDON COUNTY - The Clarendon County Striped Bass Festival will return in 2022. "The chamber is thrilled to be able to bring the Striped Bass Festival back in 2022," said Chamber Executive Director Megan Ray. "We want next year's event to be … more

Clarendon council hears public concerns over budget amendment, approves funding for several projects

Clarendon County Council had a busy Monday evening approving funding of several projects at its meeting, including for purchasing new equipment, the extension of a county road and giving back money to taxpayers in the county. One of the first … more

McLeod Health, HHS partner to expand access to monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19 patients

With the rapid spread of the delta variant and only 45 percent of the population fully vaccinated for the coronavirus, the state of South Carolina is in the midst of a major surge in COVID-19 cases. As of Aug. 9, the state is … more

S.C. DHEC confirms rabid raccoon in Manning; 1 dog exposed, no people at this time

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed that a raccoon found between George Harvin and Raccoon Road in Manning has tested positive for rabies, according to a … more

After 21 years, Clarendon County CDC is closing

MANNING - The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will close its doors to the public on Aug. 13. "We are grateful for all the support from the community for the past 21 years," said Loretta W. King, CCCDC's chief financial … more

New law requiring slow drivers to move right begins Aug. 15

MANNING - Driving consistently in the left-hand lane isn't only unsafe, but beginning Aug. 15 it will be against the law. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced on Aug. 4 a new law that will require drivers to "move right" … more

SCHP urges drivers to know when to stop for a school bus

CLARENDON COUNTY - School buses are already traveling the state's roadways preparing for the upcoming school year, and law enforcement officials are encouraging motorists to use extreme caution when approaching a stopped school bus. "School buses … more
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