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Clarendon Hall recently instated a Student of the Month Incentive Program (SMIP) to encourage students to excel in all they do. A winner was chosen from both high school and middle school students.


The TitleMax Company of Manning will sponsor a Coat Drive to benefit Manning Primary, Elementary and Middle schools. Please drop by new or gently used coats at the TitleMax offices, located at 483 West Boyce Street. 


The Clarendon Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29 at The Zone, Classroom #2. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share. Clarendon County Sheriff’s Deputy Annett Smith will again host the Pink Ribbon Banquet at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Manning Jr. High School Gym. Mark your calendar!


Clarendon Hall will host their Career Day at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 6 in the school gymnasium.


It could be a few more weeks, maybe a month or so, before Manning City Council has a representative from Manning’s District 5 sitting on council.


Manning 9/11 Memorial Service

The City of Manning will hold a 9/11 Memorial Service at 9 a.m. Sept. 11 at Manning City Park on the corner of Church and Rigby streets.

MHS Class of ’74 Reunion

A Manning High School Class of 1974 Reunion meeting will be held at1:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Wendy’s Restaurant in Manning.

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Today marks the 13th anniversary of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001. It seems like a long time ago, but still just yesterday. I doubt few Americans who were adults in 2001 have “gotten over it,” if that is even possible.


The Clarendon County Council faced a light agenda last night in their monthly meeting.


All the council members were in attendance.


The Deacons’ Ministry of the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, located at 705 W. Huggins St. in Manning, will hold their annual Men’s Day program a5 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. Special musical guests will be The Heavenly Stars of Manning. The Rev. Jonathan Anderson is the host pastor.