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In 1991, Rick Elms began work in law enforcement. He worked patrol for about 10 years, then he went on to become Captain of Investigations at The City of Manning Police Department. He kept this role …
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There will soon be a fresh face sitting on Summerton’s Town Council. Keith Bowman, a Summerton business owner, was elected to the position on Nov. 29 during the Summerton Municipal …
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The Scott’s Branch Middle School boy’s basketball team is operating and playing like a well-oiled machine under the leadership of coaching phenom Mr. Eric Caldwell. The team has …
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The hard work of students and staff at Manning Junior High School has paid off, as they received an excellent rating on the state report card released in October. School and District Report Cards are …
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In Clarendon County School District, we recognize that it takes a village to educate and empower our children and build a culture of learning in our schools. Our teachers and staff plan an important …
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As we enter the holiday season, it is imperative that we think about the spirit of giving, community service, and helping those who may be a little less fortunate than us. Well, that is exactly what …
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Charles Jackson “Bucky” Mock, Jr., 78, husband of Sharon Ann Fetzich Mock, died Monday, December 5, 2022, at his residence. Born June 17, 1944, in Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late …
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As residents and local business owners of Clarendon, Angela and Chris Weeks have always looked for ways to give back to the community. Two years ago, the Weeks hosted a large cook out for the …
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The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a Public Information Meeting. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Manning High School, …
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The following is the Grant’s Report for Clarendon County and where the funds will be used. On an annual basis the Grant’s Department can apply for continuation of grants which are …
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If you've been out looking for today's publication of The Manning Times, you may have noticed that all of our newspaper racks are empty. Unfortunately, our keys to the racks have gone missing. We're …
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Turbeville is holding their Christmas on Main event this Saturday, Dec. 3. Local vendors and food will be available to purchase. There will also be a lamppost decorating contest and lots of joy and …
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Chick-fil-A is hosting Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Children can give Santa their Christmas wish list and take photos. The event is free, but donations are welcome. All …
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A familiar face and pillar of the Clarendon County community is fighting a giant. In early September, Spencer Jordan was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Many know Jordan from his 14 years …
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An online petition has been circulating Facebook trying to acquire more than a thousand signatures in an attempt to keep all eight children together from the  Connie Maxwell Children’s …
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Genre: Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy Release: October 3, 2022 Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Production: Warner Bros Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Pierce Brosnan, Noah Centineo, Sarah …
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Rebecca Pauline Goodman Bryant, 75, wife of George Allen Bryant, Jr., died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Lexington Hospice House.  Born February 1, 1947, in Saltville, VA, she was a …
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Melissa Eaddy Ridgeway, 63, wife of Wilburn Richard “Ricky” Ridgeway, Jr., died Sunday, November 20, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Born October 27, 1959, in …
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Janie Mae Parker Anderson, 81, of Summerton, South Carolina, wife of the late Wayne  Allen Anderson entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 24, 2022. A memorial service will be held at Lake …
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McLeod Hospice will celebrate the 37th Annual “A Light for Someone You Love” Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1, at 5:45 p.m. The ceremony, presented by Signature Wealth …
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On Monday Nov. 21, Clarendon County Council held a special called meeting in its Chamber on Sunset Drive in Manning. It was the third and final reading of Ordinance 2022-11. This ordinance is …
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Protestors gathered at the Claredon County Council meeting on Nov. 21 to express their concern and unhappiness over the raise in taxes and the use of tax money. An ordinance was up for discussion by …
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There will be a gala for Clarendon County Law Enforcement members Friday, Dec. 9. Officers, employees, and one guest will be allowed to attend with no charge. There will be food, prizes, and dancing. …
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Black Panther : Wakanda Forever Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure Release: 11/11/2022 Director: Ryan Coogler Production: Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures Cast: Angela Bassett, …
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The inamte who escaped from Clarendon County Detention Center has officially been located. Shaun Wayne Wiles was apprehended close to Sharon Acres Lane in Gaston, SC.
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After several years of facing the sun, the mural on the left side of Piggly Wiggly has become faded and in need of touch-ups. Thanks to the Miller family, the mural is getting the makeover it …
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Clarendon County Council Special Called MeetingAgendaMonday, November 21, 2022 – 6:00 PMCouncil Chambers, 411 Sunset Drive, Manning, SC1. Introductory Remarks2. Invocation3. Pledge of …
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Tuesday, Nov. 8, Republican Pat Coker defeated Democratic Incumbent Benton Blakely with a percentage of  61.50 votes for County Council 3 for Clarendon County. The Manning Times sent a list …
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Tuesday, Nov. 8, Republican candidate Fawn Pedalino won the election for State House of Representatives District 64 with a percent of 58.33 of the votes for Clarendon. The Manning Times sent a list …
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Pilgrims Sumter is holding a job fair at K&H Resource Center Thursday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The resouce center is located at 45 South Church St in Summerton. You can ocntact the …
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K&H Resource Center and The Lighthouse Foundation of SC have organized a flu vaccine workshop. The vaccines will be available from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 20. The vaccines will be …
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Headmaster’s Honor Roll 2nd grade Headmaster’s Honor Roll Paisley Bevelle, Charlotte Bryant, Gunnar Hanson, Wren McCabe, Bentley McCoy, Adalyn McKinnon, Maxie Newman, Jayden Nguyen, …
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On Friday, October 21, HopeHealth hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the expansion of HopeHealth in Manning at 12 W. South Street, Manning, SC 29102. The groundbreaking signified the …
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The teachers and staff being recognized by the Clarendon County School District for the month of October are as follows: Summerton Early Childhood Center - Shirely Washington, teacher & Elsa …
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A Second Chance Animal Shelter held its annual Fall Crafts Fair and Food and Entertainment Extravaganza under clear, cool skies on November 5 in the heart of downtown Manning. Almost 30 vendors …
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Jordan recycling center will be closed for electrical maintenance on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.
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It was about 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 when Medical University of South Carolina called Harrison Edwards and said the surgeon would like for Him to come to the hospital as soon as …
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The long-neglected story of South Carolinians who fought in Vietnam is about to be told, as it’s never been told before.  On Veterans Day – Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 – the South …
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Gusty winds coupled with very heavy rains could lead to outages in Nicole’s path Line and tree crews ready to respond to outages in the Carolinas CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Heavy rains and …
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Out of an abundance of caution, LMA will move to an e-learning day Friday, Nov. 11.
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Obituaries
Deborah Lee Tucker
Deborah Lee “Debbie” Tucker, 66, wife of Bobby Gene “Bob” Tucker, died Sunday,November 6, 2022, at her home. Born January 29, 1956, in Aberdeen, MD, she was a daughter of …
Christopher J. Patterson
Mr. Christopher Jerome “Chris” Patterson, 58, husband of Donna Winchester Patterson, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022, as a result of an automobile accident near Kingstree.    …
Nancy "Dale" McLeod Barrett
Nancy “Dale" McLeod Barrett, 69, wife of Benjamin “Benny” Barrett, died Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of the Pee Dee in Florence. Born December …
Education
Clarendon Hall closure
Out of an abundance of caution, Clarendon Hall will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 due to inclement weather.
Clarendon cultural jamboree
Clarendon County School District organized and held an educational and fun jamboree last week. The goal of the jamboree was to celebrate other cultures, and to learn the importance of those cultures. …
Clarendon Hall student awards list
1st Quarter Headmaster’s List 1st Grade: Jonah Baragona Grant Brown Caroline Couliette Bailey Huff Connor Salisbury Graham Welch 2nd Grade: Connor …
Opinion
A truck drivers approach to the economy
I would like to start with two comments. First; the reason you have not heard from me in awhile has to do with some illness in my family. For those of you that know me and my family know that our …