Local News

People, it’s that time of the year. So much going on in Clarendon County you are going to have to take a vacation just to schedule time to eat and sleep. Get your calendar and something to write with (if you have not moved into the electronic age)!


Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions.


The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 percent. That’s no better than TV news.


Fall is in the air and what better time to add a dog or cat to your family! It’s a beautiful time for leisurely walks and a new pup is a great motivator to get out into our gorgeous (hopefully dry) outdoors.


I’ve been away for a while. I hope you missed me!


I have spent the last seven or so weeks trying to die, getting a little better, adapting a new lifestyle and getting myself home. None of it has been particularly easy but the short story is that I am still here and happy as a pig in mud to be back in my beloved Clarendon County.


The Second Chance Animal Shelter stays pretty full of cats and dogs of all ages, sizes and temperaments. Furry, not so furry; babies or more seasoned adults. Energetic or couch potatoes. There is a fur-baby for every home just waiting for you.


Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have some company. Today, more than one in five working-age Americans are college dropouts.


Unfortunately, most dropouts aren't billionaires. Many are non-traditional students who leave school because of non-academic issues: a sick family member, a job loss, or just the pure shock of returning to school after a long hiatus.


Owners and operators of reservoirs statewide should check their dams today, and through the next few days, for possible problems caused by heavy rainfall expected to begin late Sunday, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.


The Harvin Clarendon County will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3 for the Hometown Teams Events at the Weldon Auditorium from 5-7 p.m.  The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4.  For more information, call 803-435-8633.


Manning Mayor Julia Nelson will be available to citizens and business owners of the City of Manning from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, at City Hall to provide an opportunity for the public to express their concerns and ideas regarding the City of Manning.