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More than 50 children and adults took advantage of the free health screenings sponsored by the Manning Lions Club on Aug. 12.


A 50-year-old Manning man, who was arrested early Wednesday morning on charges of assaulting his 17-year-old son, is also facing five separate drug charges stemming from the manufacture of methamphetamine in his home on LeGrande Street, according to Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer.  


Well, all the schools, both public and private have recommenced (Harvest Community School starts next week). I personally think the summer flew by and school starting is the best harbinger of fall – my favorite season.


It took a third grader to bring to the state’s attention that there was no state fossil identified for South Carolina.


Chad Morris was arrested at 2 p.m. Monday by investigators with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and charged with one count of reckless homicide by boat and one count of failure to render aid for the July 4 boating death of Hailey Joanne Bordeaux, a passenger in a boat on Lake Marion.


A young man who was swimming with other family members near Randolph’s Landing on Lake Marion Friday afternoon was reported missing by his family, according to Capt. Robert McCullough with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.


The Manning Walmart Supercenter has made it easier for the folks in the Summerton area to learn how to eat a healthier and nutritious diet.


“Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.” ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo


Can you imagine a child spending his entire life ostracized from his community and friends because of a birth defect?


This is it. Schools across our county are gearing up for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Teachers and students alike are bemoaning how fast the summer went by. Most parents are doing the happy dance. It’s going to be a great year!