Local News

Arby’s restaurant at 2821 Paxville Highway is closed.

 

It’s that time of year again – time for our local dancers and our local professionals to polish up those dancing shoes and get ready for the Fifth Annual Dancing with the Clarendon County Stars fundraiser that will be held at 7 p.m., Aug. 9 at The Matrix Center, located at 4648 Kingstree Hwy.

 

Clarendon Health System held a system-wide Service Awards Dinner and Presentation on July 17 to recognize 88 employees who have worked in the system for five years or more. The awards, which were handed out for increments of five-years beginning at five years of service, followed a dinner and guest speaker, Manning native Craig King.

 

Kimberly Johnson was sworn in as the newest Clarendon School District 2 Board Member at the July 15 regular monthly board meeting.

 

Clarendon County Council approved a United States Department of Agriculture grant application for a Community Facilities Grant in the amount of $576,000 for the purchase of a new fire engine and its associated equipment at its July 14 monthly meeting.

 

Clarendon Health System has unveiled “My Health Portal,” an interactive web gateway at www.clarendonhealth.com that will empower patients and their families to take a more active role in their care by providing easy, secure access to their hospital health information and online communication with the Clarendon Memorial Hospital staff.

 

Can you believe that it is a little less than six weeks before public school starts back and just a little more until our private school kids return to hit the books?

 

South Carolina’s new Lieutenant Governor J. Yancey McGill was in Manning on July 8 to speak with the senior citizens at the Clarendon County Council on Aging about issues that impact their daily lives.

 

Sharmane Anderson, the lone write-in candidate in the July 8 Manning Municipal Election for the District 5 seat on Manning City Council, said she wanted to “make a wrong right” when she filed her protest of the July 8 election.