I hope everyone had a lovely Labor Day weekend. Does this mean we can actually say goodbye to summer? Do we have to put away our white slacks and white shoes? Turn in our flip-flops for something more “fall-like?” Perhaps, but my guess is that here in Clarendon County we have a few more weeks of what feels like summer!
Henry Lawson passed away Sunday at Tuomey Hospital after a long illness. He died on his birthday. Lawson was 85 years old.
Lawson was a leader in the civil rights movement, including active participation in the landmark lawsuit, Briggs vs. Elliott, that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas and abolishment of integration in the public school system.
One of the most eagerly awaited seasons has opened statewide and no, it’s not deer season. While deer may be number one, there are staggered season openings across the state for deer ranging from August to October.
Reports of some excellent catches of catfish have been received from several anglers in both lakes Marion and Moultrie, with some heavy blues and flatheads being caught. In addition some very good catfish action has been occurring in the upper end of the lake, actually in the Wateree and Congaree rivers above their junction.