Local News

JCMC Haven of Rest walk for domestic violence which was scheduled for Saturday, October 3, has been cancelled due to bad weather.


Did you know that all people born during 1945-1965 (Baby Boomers) should be tested for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)?  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of 30 Baby Boomers, one is infected with the Hepatitis C virus.


Fall is in the air and what better time to add a dog or cat to your family! It’s a beautiful time for leisurely walks and a new pup is a great motivator to get out into our gorgeous outdoors.


The Riddle Family has lost their beloved dog, Dixie. Have you seen her?


Dixie is a 6-month-old, brown-and-white German short-haired pointer, with a brown head and a brown spot on her hind end surrounding her tail. Her tail is docked. She was lost Labor Day (from the Clubhouse Road and Lizzie’s Creek area of Lake Marion).


There is a $500 cash reward for her safe return!


Manning native C.D. Rhodes, a public finance attorney with Pope Flynn, a public finance and governmental law firm based in Columbia has been appointed to the Board of Directors and Advocates of the Historic Columbia Foundation.


Things are starting to heat up around Clarendon County again. Schools are all back in session, football has started and organizations are getting back into the regular swing of things. Here are some activities to put on your calendar.


Come out and connect with nature at Santee National Wildlife Refuge this month. Fall is a great time of year to bring your family or enjoy the solitude you can find on one of the refuge’s hiking trails or the Wildlife Drive. Begin your visit at the Visitor Center (2125 Fort Watson Road, Summerton) to find out what’s being seen on the refuge or to get information about upcomingevents.


The Clarendon County Hometown Teams committee is sponsoring a sports-themed art contest in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services Hometown Teams exhibit to be featured at Weldon Auditorium. All art will be displayed at Weldon Auditorium in the Art Corridor from Sept. 22 until Dec. 15.


I don’t know where I would be if I did not have my beloved cats, Leonard and Shelly. They are both adoptees and they are my family. They add a dimension to my life that is such that I just can’t fathom how anyone lives without at least one pet. If you have a home without a pet, you should really consider adding a cat or a dog to your family. It will enrich you in unbelievable ways!