Advanta Southeast, a maker of reusable packaging, will locate its new operating facility in Clarendon County. The $3.5 million investment is expected to generate 30 new jobs.
“Today’s announcement is a big step for our company and we look forward to starting operations in our new plant. South Carolina and Clarendon County offer us an excellent environment in which to do business, and we appreciate all the support we’ve received as we’ve moved forward with this project,” said Merle Grams, president of Advanta Southeast.
The Clarendon County Interagency Council has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Healthy South Carolina Initiative as part of the organization’s statewide effort to address chronic diseases related to obesity and tobacco use.
The Clarendon Hall Lady Saints fell just two games short of repeating as SCISA 1A Softball State Champions on May 14 with a loss to Colleton Prep. After going undefeated, 3-0, in their bracket of the state tournament held on May 10-11 in Lexington, the Lady Saints were paired up with Colleton Prep for the state softball championship finals in a best two-out-of-three game series.
Good reports of catches of bream, bass, catfish, stripers and crappie all continue to be received from both lakes Marion and Moultrie but a common thread seems to be the same on all species. Anglers need to be able to move around a good bit to stay on top of ever-changing water conditions.
Fishing along the South Carolina coast is excellent right now. There are a number of fish species being caught in good numbers and the redfish (or spottail bass) is certainly one of them. There are a number of different ways to catch these fish right now.
The best sunsets in the Florida Keys are not those experienced in Key West, at least if you are a fisherman. The best sundown scenes are when you are on the water fishing for one of the myriad of fish species in this fisherman’s paradise.
Johnnie Brown, of Manning, 58, husband of Julia E. Brown, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at his residence in Manning. He was born Sept. 28, 1954, in New Zion, a son of the late J.C. Fulmore Brown and Annie Evans Brown.