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Okay, I’m crying uncle. I have tried to be brave and cheerful but I confess … I am so very, very tired of winter. I’m tired of the cold. I’m tired of the gray skies. I am tired of my old bones hurting and my nose dripping. I’m tired on not seeing the sun or my camellias bloom. And most of all … I am so tired of hearing about all that blasted snow in New England. Hey, it goes with the territory and we have had none. Just lots and lots and lots of rain. Bleech.


Well kids, this is it … most likely the coldest 24 hour period of this very odd winter. One day it’s in the 60s, and tonight it may see the low teens. Lots of weather and energy-related folks are weighing in to keep us safe and warm.


Late last fall, I got a wedding invitation from a former colleague. It was beautiful and a bit different than your traditional “request the honor of your presence” invite.


UPDATE: Students from Central Carolina Technical College have been added!

Clarendon County is proud of its collegians who have distinguished themselves academically in the Fall Semester of 2014. Listed by college or university, they are:


Editor’s Note:Be advised that this column is a departure from Cathy’s typical “little article.” Her message is very powerful and somewhat graphic in description of the murder of the Jordanian pilot by the ISIS terrorists.


Click here for a roundup of Laurence Manning Academy’s B-team basketball score, both boys and girls.


Is your family ready to add a pet? Do you need someone to come home to?


A Second Chance Animal Shelter has many dogs and cats ready for adoption to good, loving home. All are neutered or spayed and up-to-date on their vaccinations. There are even some great deals.


Greetings Clarendonians! There are lots of neat things happening around our community and here are some of them. Do you have an event or activity that you would like our web followers to know about? Shoot me an email at news@clarendoncitizen.com and we will include it in our listings. Likewise, if you have something to celebrate (a wedding, a special trip, a new baby, a graduation), we want to share your joy with the world. www.ClarendonCitizen.com is your space too!


Travis Tritt fans can relax now … All is well at the Weldon Auditorium and the Travis Tritt concert planned for Feb. 5 will go on as planned.