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An apple's nutrients vital to good health for several reasons

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Well, it's the phytochemicals in the apples, apple juice and applesauce each day that keep the doctor away. Also, some of the phytochemicals are known to be anti-allergenic, some are anti-carcinogenic, … more

Family wants Yates' name added to memorials

TURBEVILLE - It's been more than 57 years since Turbeville Police Chief Samuel Edward Yates Sr. died after breaking up a fight after a boys' basketball game between East Clarendon and a rival Columbia team.Members of his … more

Zeus has lived entire life at shelter

Zeus is a 4-year-old male black-and-tan Labrador mix weighing approximately 61 pounds. He is current on all vaccinations, has been neutered and tested negative for heartworms. He loves snacks and walks well on a leash. He tends to get nervous with … more

Clarendon briefs: Feb. 16, 2018

Parenting conference will be on March 3 Clarendon School District 2 and Clarendon County Adult Education invite parents and caregivers to the Parenting and Family Leadership Conference, Every Day Coaches, from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March … more

Eat your fruits and vegetables

Take care of your heart. A survey by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute found that 90 percent of Americans know the risk of heart disease is linked to high blood cholesterol levels and eating high-fat diets. There are several ways to … more

Laurence Manning student recognized for volunteer efforts

Special to The Sumter ItemA sophomore at Laurence Manning Academy has earned recognition as one of two South Carolina Youth Volunteers of 2018 for ideas she implemented to improve relations between law enforcement agencies and the residents of … more

Second Chance Animal Shelter needs your help

Special to The Sumter ItemMANNING - A new roof, re-concreted runs and a storage shed are just a few of the items that A Second Chance Animal Shelter is desperately in need of to keep its animals comfortably housed."Those items don't include the … more

Charmin loves to cuddle

Charmin is a 5- month-old female domestic long-hair kitten. She is such a loving baby who loves to cuddle and is most definitely a lap cat. She is current on all age-appropriate shots, has been spayed and tested negative for feline leukemia and … more

Queenie walks well on a leash

Queenie is a 2-year-old female black-and-white Pug mix. She loves to give kisses and walks well on a leash. She is current on all vaccinations, has been spayed and tested positive for heartworms. She will need to continue heartworm treatments once … more

Azalea Garden Club members peek at the past through pictures

MANNING - Sorting through decades of pictures and historic memorabilia brought back fond memories for Ginny Honea and Marie Land, members of the Azalea Garden Club of Manning. The club's … more

Samson loves belly rubs

PHOTOS PROVIDED Samson, left, is a 5-month-old male domestic long-hair kitten. He is such a very loving cat. He loves to have his belly rubbed and is most definitely a lap cat. He is current on all of his age-appropriate shots, has been neutered … more

Sasha-Rose is very smart, gentle

Sasha-Rose, right, is a 1-year-old female Great Pyrenees/Lab mix. She is current on all of her vaccinations, has been spayed and tested negative for heartworms. She knows her name and some basic commands. She is a very smart dog who learns very … more

Laurence Manning assistant headmaster given top job

MANNING - A familiar face at Laurence Manning will become the school's next headmaster. Late last year, the LMA Board of Directors announced Headmaster Dr. Spencer A. Jordan would be stepping down … more

Summerton art exhibit features generational black history

The Lake Marion Artisans Art Gallery is hosting an art exhibit during Black History Month called "Generations: An Exhibit of Local African American Artists of All Ages." The exhibition will feature artistic creations from teens to seniors. … more

Orangeburg man confesses to 3 armed robberies in Clarendon County

SUMMERTON - A 20-year-old Orangeburg man was arrested Wednesday morning in Clarendon County on three counts of armed robbery with a deadly weapon after reportedly confessing to three recent robberies. Terrell Tykeem Whatley was in a vehicle with … more

Summerton exhibit showcases women in aviation

SUMMERTON - Rocket Girls, an educational exhibition highlighting female pilots and astronauts who decades ago pushed the gender boundary to serve as role models for women wanting careers in aviation, is on display at 4 Main … more

Bryce needs one-on-one attention

PHOTOS PROVIDED Bryce is a 2-year-old white-and-tan male Jack Russell mix. He is very shy and will need some one-on-one attention. He is a very sweet boy who has lived a rough life. Bryce needs to go to a home with no children. He is current on … more

Marvin likes to lick

Marvin is a 4-month-old male gray tabby kitten. He loves attention and to lick you. He gets along well with all cats and some dogs. He is current on all of his vaccinations, has been neutered and tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS. We are … more
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