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Investigators with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles closed Craig’s Used Cars at 402 Sunset Drive Tuesday following a six-month investigation into the dealership’s failure to provide the necessary documentation with the DMV that would provide their customers with the proper car tags.


Clarendon County Controller Lynden Anthony presented council members with an unbalanced budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The budget of $24.6 million, which included all the requests from the various county departments before any adjustments, showed a deficit of $443,000.


Her smile, the character etched on her face and those twinkling eyes alert you quickly that 100-year-old Susan “Miss Lou” Charles is still sharp as a tack and rest assured she’ll let you know quickly what she likes and doesn’t like. Miss Lou will turn 101 years old in mid-May.


Resurfacing of the mile-long Fort Watson Road will be completed by the end of April 2014. The road repairs included resurfacing the road, improve parking and an upgrade of the appearance of the roadway.


“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”  --Isaiah 9:6


The evening could not have been better for the Seventh Annual Taste of Puddin Swamp on April 10 at the Pine Grove United Methodist Church.



The two festivals are now just a happy memory. A lot of people put in nearly countless hours in planning and pulling off the Striped Bass and Puddin Swamp festivals. If there are things you would like to see changed, I encouraged you to get involved. More hands are always needed!


The Carolinas Bass Challenge launches from John C. Land III Landing and Sport Fishing Facility on Saturday with more than 150 boats anticipated to participate in the one-day event.


Walmart in Manning held a Grand Re-Opening Celebration at 8 a.m. Friday outside the grocery entrance to the store.