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Class of 1987 Reunion

October 12, 2009 by Sharon Feagin Gowdy (Register to contact)

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The East Clarendon High class of 1987 will be having a reunion, Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at Sunset Acres. For more information call (843) 373-XXXX .

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Thursday morning update: Eastern Midlands counties expected to see hurricane impacts  Raleigh News & Observer

Eastern counties in the Midlands are expected to feel impacts from Hurricane Dorian beginning on Thursday. Six counties continue under tropical storm ...



EAST CLARENDON VS. HANNAH-PAMPLICO PLAYOFF BASEBALL | Gallery  SCNow

TURBEVILLE, S.C. -- The East Clarendon High School baseball team scored five runs in its last two turns at bat to earn a 5-2 victory over Hannah-Pamplico on ...



'Surprising' East Clarendon faces Mullins for lower state title  Sumter Item

Even though 20-plus point scorer Talaysia Cooper was returning for East Clarendon High School's girls basketball 1A state championship team, it was going to ...



Hurricane Dorian: Updates affecting Sumter, Clarendon, Lee for Thursday, Sept. 5  Sumter Item

Hurricane Dorian has grown back to a Category 3 storm. It is currently 70 miles south-southeast of Charleston and about 170 miles southeast of Columbia, ...



East Clarendon rolls over Timberland 67-42 in 2A state playoff opener  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE - Talaysia Cooper and Britni Anderson combined for 45 points and Destiny Dyer drained five three-pointers as the East Clarendon High School ...



East Clarendon softball wins district with 7-2 victory over Bamberg-Ehrhardt, moves to 2A lower state  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE - East Clarendon softball did something it's never done before on Wednesday - make lower state at the 2A level. The Lady Wolverines (20-7 ...



East Clarendon perseveres in 34-32 win over Andrews  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE— The East Clarendon High School football team fought tooth and nail to secure a 34-32 victory over Andrews at Shad Hall Field on Senior Night ...



East Clarendon senior girls excited about chance at title  SCNow

TURBEVILLE, S.C. -- It has been quite the journey for the senior girls' basketball players at East Clarendon High School, some of whom came in five years ago ...



East Clarendon advances to 2A lower state tournament with 16-1 win over Philip Simmons  Sumter Item

The East Clarendon varsity baseball team is in both familiar and unfamiliar territory. Familiar because it has now made the lower state tournament four out of the ...



Scott's Branch returns 3 picks for TDs in 27-13 win over East Clarendon  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE -- The old football saying is that defense wins championships, and while that is open to debate there is no doubt defense helped the Scott's Branch ...



Reggie Kennedy moves closer to home as Manning's new football coach, AD  Sumter Item

Reggie Kennedy, the former East Clarendon High School football standout who coached Sumter High School to the 4A Division I state championship game in ...



Clarendon native named Troop 1 Trooper of the Year  Sumter Item

COLUMBIA - A Clarendon County native and graduate of East Clarendon High School has been named South Carolina Highway Patrol's Trooper of the Year for ...



State SAT scores beat national average, Clarendon 3 has highest scores in region  Sumter Item

South Carolina public school students who graduated from high school last spring outperformed the national average on the SAT college entrance exam by 15 ...



Phillip Purvis Coker | Obituaries  SCNow

TURBEVILLE -- It is with great sadness that the family of Phillip Purvis Coker announce his passing on April 16, 2019, in Turbeville, from congestive heart failure.



Cooper is the Morning News Girls' Basketball Player of the Year  SCNow

TURBEVILLE, S.C. -- Talaysia Cooper enjoyed everything from a cookout to a trip to the Red Lobster after helping the East Clarendon girls win the Class A girls' ...



Community says goodbye to 'Mr. East Clarendon'  Manning Live

Former Clarendon County Fire Chief Carter Jones first met Van Green in the early 1970s, when the latter began instructing others in the ways of the fire *service*.



Local high school sports returning to regular routine with few exceptions  Sumter Item

After the threat of Hurricane Florence basically shut down sports at the seven local South Carolina High School League schools and the five South Carolina ...



LIST UPDATED FRIDAY: Hurricane Florence shelters in Sumter, Lee, Clarendon for Hurricane Florence  Sumter Item

Following is a list of shelters in the tri-county region of Sumter, Lee and Clarendon open for Hurricane Florence evacuees. CLARENDON COUNTY Three ...



Mission accomplished  Sumter Item

COLUMBIA - When Mike Lowder finally got a chance to talk to his East Clarendon High School varsity girls basketball team in the hallway to the locker room ...



Still in middle school, these players could win state championships  The State

MiLaysia Fulwiley already has one championship this season. On Saturday, she will try for another. Fulwiley, a seventh grader, helped Sanders Middle School ...



Housewives urged to take part in paper drive; Rogers begins flowerbeds for city  Sumter Item

75 YEARS AGO - 1945 April 6-April 12 - Donors will be able to find the collection depot of the United National Clothing Collection, for E.S. Stroman, head of the ...



Cooper leads ECHS to 56-32 victory over Latta  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE -- East Clarendon point guard Talaysia Cooper's middle name might as well be 'and she's only a freshman!' because every time she takes the ...



Clarendon School Districts 1, 3 may consolidate services  Sumter Item

A new state law is requiring 13 small school districts, including two in Clarendon County, to consolidate services in some fashion if they aren't doing so already ...



3 arrested on 9 attempted murder charges in Clarendon County  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE – Two Clarendon County men wanted on multiple attempted murder charges and a variety of other felony charges turned themselves in to ...



Updated feed: The latest as Tropical Storm Florence, now a deadly storm, enters South Carolina  Sumter Item

Stay tuned here for the 11 a.m. Hurricane Florence has made landfall and is just inland near Cape Fear, North Carolina. According to the National Hurricane ...



Timmons' heroics give East Clarendon softball Class A state title  SCNow

TURBEVILLE — Caitlin Timmons' single to left field scored Bailey Evans in the bottom of the seventh inning to give East Clarendon a 4-3 win over Dixie and a ...



Lady Wolverines to face Lewisville for 1A crown  Sumter Item

The East Clarendon High School softball team is in a position with which it is very familiar: occupying the lower state's spot in the 1A state championship series.



Thigpen-Floyd engagement  Manning Live

Mr. and Mrs. William Darry Thigpen Jr. of Turbeville announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Renea Thigpen of Turbeville, to Woody Austin Floyd of ...



Midterm Election 2018: List of precincts in Sumter, Lee, Clarendon counties  Sumter Item

SUMTER COUNTY Rembert – Rembert Fire Station, 7045 Post Office St., Rembert, SC 29128 Horatio – Horatio Fire Station, 7720 Sumter Landing Road, ...



20-year-old man dies in Clarendon County wreck Sunday night  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE – A 20-year-old Lake City man died late Sunday night in a single vehicle wreck on Salem Road in Clarendon County. Jackson Floyd died at the ...



Rolling on: Lady Wolverines whip H-P 10-0 in lower state  Sumter Item

TURBEVILLE - The East Clarendon High School softball team looked as though it might come to the plate for the first time in its winners bracket game in 1A state ...



Youngblood-Gibbons Engagement  Manning Live

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence John Youngblood of Turbeville announce the engagement of their daughter, Devyn Wingard Youngblood of Turbeville to Nelson Butler ...



Program offers fresh fruits, veggies to seniors in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee  Sumter Item

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program returns this summer to 42 counties in South Carolina. The seasonal USDA grant ...



Clarendon County 10u softball team wins first-ever district championship  Sumter Item

The Clarendon County 10u All-Star softball team defeated Hartsville in the District 3 Regional Championship, earning a spot in the state championship ...



Clarendon school leaders preparing to share services  Sumter Item

The two small school districts in Clarendon County that must submit plans for consolidating services to the state superintendent of education by Sept. 21 are ...



Shelby Lambert and Nicholas Perry wed | Celebrations  South Strand news

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More than 100 people rescued from homes in Summerton  Sumter Item

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Manning tops Scott's Branch 28-0 in game called by storm  Sumter Item

SUMMERTON - Wet bulb delay? No. Lightning? Oh yes, and plenty! The Manning and Scott's Branch High School varsity football teams started their season ...



Sumter, Clarendon, Lee region's cities, towns flat in Census estimates  Sumter Item

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Sumter Boy Scouts meet salvage paper goal; ideas wanted for school names  Sumter Item

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Grants will support Bishopville, Turbeville wastewater systems  Sumter Item

Two tri-county municipalities recently received funding from the South Carolina Department of Commerce to further develop or improve wastewater processing ...



Veterans Day ceremony in Clarendon to honor 13 killed in Vietnam  Sumter Item

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ELECTION 2018: Know your precinct and polling location for Tuesday's primaries in Sumter, Lee, Clarendon counties  Sumter Item

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Group thanks Clarendon first responders for service  Sumter Item

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Yesteryear by Sammy Way: Possum Trot Festival returns; Teseniar chosen for seminar  Sumter Item

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Coker to celebrate 50 years in medicine  Manning Live

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Thigpen-Floyd Wedding  Manning Live

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Ship named in honor of Sumter; 'Renaissance' program begins  Sumter Item

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Clarendon votes yes to Sunday alcohol sales  Sumter Item

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$20K bond for Lake City teen charged in November wreck that killed Turbeville teen  Manning Live

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Mural of Sumter dedicated; Hugo-damaged building demolished  Sumter Item

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Manning-Santee drops opener; Junior P-15's beat Camden  Sumter Item

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Turbeville correctional officer charged with bribery, contraband  Sumter Item

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DORIS HICKSON WILSON  Sumter Item

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Outcry against Duke Energy rate increase reaches Sumter  Sumter Item

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Turbeville closer to repealing speeding ordinance  Sumter Item

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Reflections by Sammy Way: Memorial Day: Remembering fallen heroes  Sumter Item

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JAMES SIMMONS  Sumter Item

James Douglas Simmons, 60, died Friday, May 10, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey. Born May 1, 1959, in Hendersonville, North Carolina, he was a son of the ...



Noted historians preserve Sumter's past  Sumter Item

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16 officers, 1 cause: Sumter law enforcement agencies saturate U.S. 378 on Saturday to keep roads safe  Sumter Item

Any seemingly simple traffic stop can escalate in moments. Deputies in Sumter County were reminded of that on Saturday. A man who tried to escape from ...



LONNIE DAVID WELCH  Sumter Item

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Drug costs make cancer battle more than 1 fight for Turbeville couple  Sumter Item

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Inmate stabbed in Turbeville Correctional Institution  Sumter Item

An inmate was stabbed during a fight in Turbeville Correctional Institution Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The man was stabbed by another inmate during an ...



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Farmers market vouchers available for low-income seniors in tri-county  Sumter Item

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Kick off your shoes, but save the boxes for annual Sumter gift collection  Sumter Item

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JAMES "ALVY" WELCH  Sumter Item

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Lee prison nurse arrested after contraband found  Sumter Item

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MARY ANN BURGESS  Sumter Item

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Lee Correctional Institution officer arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana  Sumter Item

A correctional officer has been arrested on accusations of attempting to bring 125 grams of marijuana hidden in her hair into Lee Correctional Institution.



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