Clarendon Sun
90 results total, viewing 1 - 20

Sen. Kevin L. Johnson earns 40-year State Service Pin

PHOTO PROVIDED Sen. Kevin L. Johnson, D-Manning, was presented with his 40-year State Service Pin by Sen. Thomas Alexander, president of the S.C. Senate, this past week. Johnson worked for 30 years with the South Carolina Department of Revenue … more

Stretch of S.C. 260 named after fishing guide Don Drose

LAKE MARION - The stretch of S.C. 260 across what locals call First Water was named after a fishing guide legend, Don Drose, on Sunday. Drose died in September 2021 at the age of 75. Sen. Kevin Johnson and Rep. Kimberly Johnson presented the … more

Praying for healing, unity in Summerton: More than 100 gather to join hands after local shooting

SUMMERTON - Historic Liberty Hill AME Church, the site where numerous meetings were held in the 1940s and '50s to end school segregation, was the site recently where more than 100 pastors, community leaders, elected and school officials and … more

Clarendon celebrates July 4 with a parade, lots of fireworks

CLARENDON COUNTY - The Fourth of July festivities in Clarendon County kick off tonight with Manning's Red, White and Blue Celebration. The municipal parking lot at the corner of North Church and East Boyce streets is where the action will be … more

DNR offers free boat inspections at Alex Harvin Landing on July 3

MANNING - Making sure your boat is in tip-top shape before you take it out on the water is imperative. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is offering free quick but thorough safety inspections at boat landings across the state, … more

Clarendon County Council passes millage request for district after heated meeting

An intense tension filled the Clarendon County Council Chambers during a special meeting held on Wednesday with the council and the Clarendon County School District and Board. The topic of discussion was focused on the school district's millage … more

Manning woman, 3 others plead guilty to obtaining fraudulent PPP loans totaling nearly $5M

CHARLESTON - A 36-year-old Manning woman and three other South Carolina residents pleaded guilty on Tuesday to obtaining nearly $5 million in fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program loans. Catherine "Cassie" Needham of Manning, Lori Hammond, 53, … more

N.Y. woman killed in single-vehicle wreck on I-95

MANNING – A New York woman was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 95 late Monday night. Clarendon County Coroner Jackie Blackwell said EvanJaleek Jean Shanice Salter died at the … more

Clarendon County School District to hold 'Pop In' registration days for 2022-23 year

For the upcoming school year, the newly consolidated Clarendon County School District will hold in-person registration days with a twist to make the process more enjoyable for parents. The consolidation for the Clarendon County School District … more

Former Clarendon County Council District 1 candidate McFadden takes protest to state Democratic Party

MANNING - The Clarendon County Democratic Party denied a protest on Thursday challenging the voting results in the party's Clarendon County Council District 1 race between challenger Robert A. McFadden … more

F.E. DuBose Career Center student named Work-Based Learning Student of the Year

Demonti Miller, a student at the F.E. DuBose Career Center in its Law Enforcement Services Program, was selected as the Work-Based Learning Student of the Year for the Santee Lynches Region which includes Sumter, Lee, Kershaw and Clarendon counties. … more

Sumter man shot near First Water near Manning; 1 arrested

MANNING - A 21-year-old Sumter man was shot several times in the early morning hours of June 11 in an area off S.C. 260 south of Manning, according to Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley. Xavier Sequan … more

Dollar General plans new Manning location

A company with several locations in Manning plans to build at another. Zoning for a Dollar General to be built was proposed by a representative of the company on Monday, June 20. The placement of this Dollar General, at 3745 Greeleyville Highway … more

Monarch Strong's 1st Father's Day Auto/Motorcyle/Golf Cart contest a success

MANNING - Monarch Strong's 1st Father's Day Auto/Motorcycle/Golf Cart Competition held June 18 was a tremendous success and a fun event for the entire family. Corvette enthusiasts had a fabulous time checking out those beautiful, sleek Chevrolet … more

Clarendon briefs, June 24, 2022

K & H Resource Center hosts Big Book Drop on June 25 SUMMERTON - K & H Resource Center is hosting a Big Book Drop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at the center, 45 S. Church St. The event is sponsored by Save the Children. Free books will be … more

Bond denied for 4 arrested in fatal Summerton graduation party shooting

MANNING - The four men arrested in connection to the June 4 St. Paul shooting that left a 32-year-old mother of four dead and eight other individuals injured have been denied bond. Amontae Daevon … more

McLeod Health Clarendon recertified as Acute Stroke Ready

McLeod Health Clarendon received recertification on June 20 for being able to provide care to patients with acute stroke symptoms who need life-saving treatment in the emergency room. The hospital is now one of five McLeod hospitals that are … more

McFadden requests hearing over Clarendon County Council District 1 vote totals after June 14 Democratic primary election

MANNING - Robert McFadden, who lost to incumbent Billy Richardson for the Democratic nomination in the race for Clarendon County Council's District 1 seat June 14, is questioning the validity of the results. McFadden expressed his concern to the … more

Summerton gets extra $50,000 for flood zone study

SUMMERTON - Officials in Summerton have received an additional $50,000 for a study that will determine how to improve flooding issues in the west Summerton area. "We want to improve the quality of life for the folks living in the flood zone," … more

Clarendon County Council fiscal year budget to give more money to public safety, county employee salaries

Clarendon County Council has allocated more money for its public safety departments and increased county employee salaries and health insurance in the 2022-23 fiscal year. Council was presented in April with $23.9 million in revenues and $24.5 … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 90 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.