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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.


Citizen Media announced this week that the company is suspending weekly publication of the only Clarendon County owned and operated newspaper the Clarendon Citizen effective Sept. 10.

“We plan to concentrate our efforts on our other interests, primarily Citizen Promotional Products,” Owner Cleve Dowell said. “We will continue to publish the popular web site ClarendonCitizen.com and will introduce other print and web products.

“We’re proud of what we have accomplished with the Citizen and this is in no way the end of Citizen Media or the Clarendon Citizen,” Dowell said. “Our company is evolving in a way in which we can better serve our community and citizens. I’m excited about the prospects for our future and the future of our Clarendon County home.”

Recent scams by individuals or companies claiming to represent Duke Energy have left some customers in Duke Energy’s service territories out of money.


Two familiar faces will be missing from the Clarendon School District 1 Board of Trustees when it convenes in January 2015.


Clarendon Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring a benefit dinner in memory of founding board member William Monroe “Bill” Smith, who died in May of this year.


More than 180 Clarendon County taxpayers will receive a letter from the Clarendon County Assessor’s office concerning a change in their primary residency classification, which will result in additional tax bills for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013.