LMA bounces back against MHS

Posted on April 17, 2014 10:29 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Laurence Manning Academy Lady Swampcats were victorious Thursday night against Manning High School, 10-4. It was a victory after the lost Wednesday night to Williamsburg Acadmey, 4-2.


JCMC Haven of Rest holding one-day fundraiser

Posted on April 17, 2014 7:15 pm by Robert J. Baker

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Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center – Haven or Rest will hold a one-day-only fundraiser on May 6 for its Domestic Violence Crisis Women’s Center in Clarendon County. Log on to MidlandsGives.org on May 6, complete the giving form and select JCMC Haven of Rest and make a donation using your debit or credit card. There is a $20 minimum. Organizers thank you in advance for giving to this worthy cause.    


Clarendon’s Best Boss: Lannes Prothro, Prothro Chevrolet

Posted on April 17, 2014 2:56 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Prothro Chevrolet’s Lannes Prothro as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Boss. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.


Clarendon’s Best Liquor Store: Lyle’s Liquor Store

Posted on April 17, 2014 1:25 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Lyle’s Liquor Store of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Liquor Store. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.


Clarendon’s Best Coach: John Thames

Posted on April 17, 2014 12:04 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Manning High School Coach John Thames as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Coach. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.


Hit & Run at Exit 119 on Interstate 95

Posted on April 17, 2014 11:55 am by Robert J. Baker

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The S.C. Highway Patrol and other authorities are currently responding to a hit-and-run with no injuries at the Exit 119 interchange on Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time.  


Clarendon’s Best Tax Preparer: Gibbons & Usry

Posted on April 17, 2014 10:56 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Gibbons & Usry of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Tax Preparer. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.


Clarendon’s Best Police Officer: Lt. Carroll Harrington

Posted on April 17, 2014 9:54 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Lt. Carroll Harrington of the Manning Police Department as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Police Officer. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.


Library closed for Easter weekend

Posted on April 17, 2014 9:02 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Harvin Clarendon County Library will close for the Easter holiday from Friday through Sunday, reopening from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The book drop will be available for the return of unrestricted materials.


Clarendon’s Best Dance Studio: The Dancer’s Workshop

Posted on April 17, 2014 8:52 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted The Dancer’s Workshop, owned and operated by Donna Prothro, as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Dance Studio. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see today’s Manning Times.



Clarendon’s Best Attorney: Cal Land

Posted on April 16, 2014 10:47 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted John Calhoun “Cal” Land IV of the Land, Parker and Welch law offices in Manning as the 2014 Clarendon’s Best Attorney. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see Thursday’s Manning Times.  


Clarendon’s Best Propane Provider: Clarendon Gas

Posted on April 16, 2014 9:50 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Clarendon Gas of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Propane Provider, and Publisher Leigh Ann Maynard presented Townes Walker with a certificate last week. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days. For a special section dedicated to our winners, see Thursday’s Manning Times.


Gussie Thames Sr.

Posted on April 16, 2014 9:30 pm by Robert J. Baker

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ALCOLU — Deacon Gussie Thames Sr., 78, husband of Evangelist Dorothy Gray Stukes Thames, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his home, 6636 Sumter Highway in Alcolu. Born May 1, 1935, in Manning, he was a son of the late Daniel K. “DK” Ruth Pearson Thames. He attended Clarendon County public schools, and was a member of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church in Manning. He was an ordained deacon there, and a member of the Six Gospellets of Summerton. He retired from the state Department of Transportation after more than 30 years of employment. Survivors are his wife, Dorothy Gray Thames of

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Clarendon’s Best Lunch: Calla Lily Cafe

Posted on April 16, 2014 9:23 pm by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Calla Lily Café in downtown Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Lunch. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners for the next few days.


Clarendon’s Best Firefighter: Alfred Breedin

Posted on April 16, 2014 8:47 pm by Robert J. Baker

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Manning Times’ readers voted Alfred Breedin as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Firefighter. Manninglive.com will be posting pictures of our winners throughout the next few days. For our special Clarendon’s Best section, see Thursday’s Manning Times.      


Man arrested for manufacturing, trafficking meth

Posted on April 16, 2014 5:26 pm by Robert J. Baker

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A man arrested on Sunday by the S.C. Highway Patrol has been granted a $7,000 cash or surety bond for drug-related charges and a $1,729.50 cash or surety bond on other charges. Mark William Bybee of Cleveland, Ohio, was arrested by Trooper J.P. DuBose and charged with trafficking meth in the amount of 28 grams or more; driving under the influence; driving without a license; littering; disposal of meth waste; and manufacturing of meth, first offense. Clarendon County Detention Center Director Shelton Hughes said Wednesday that DuBose is stil in custody.    


Suspect arrested Wednesday on bond for similar charges from 2013

Posted on April 16, 2014 5:16 pm by Robert J. Baker

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Toroney Christopher Tindal, born in 1988 and of 1440 Mack Road in Summerton, was charged on Wednesday with distribution of crack cocaine and distribution of crack cocaine within proximity of a school or church after the Clarendon County Narcotics Task Force and deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at his home. Guns and $3,300 in cash were also recovered. The index also shows Tindal was arrested in March 2013 for strong arm robbery and distribution of crack cocaine. He posted a $20,000 surety bond for the former, and a $10,000 surety for the latter on

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Guns, cocaine and cash seized in Summerton due to search warrant

Posted on April 16, 2014 4:15 pm by Joe Perry

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The Clarendon County Narcotics Task Force and deputies from the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office seized several guns, a quantity of powder cocaine and about $3,300 in cash on Wednesday at a home in the 1400 block of Mack Road in Summerton. The items were seized after execution of a warrant. Toroney Christopher Tindal was at the home at the time of the search, and was arrested for distribution of crack-cocaine and detained on other charges. He has been transported to the Clarendon County Detention Center.  UPDATE (5:16 p.m.): Suspect on bond for similar charges in 2013        


Teddy bear picnic at library

Posted on April 16, 2014 3:26 pm by Joe Perry

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As part of National Library Week, Harvin Clarendon County Library hosted a teddy bear picnic Wednesday morning for toddlers and preschoolers. Story time, songs and activities — fun was had by all. National Library Week continues until April 19. Our library is located at 215 N. Brooks St. and for more information, call (803) 435-8633, or email info@clarendoncountylibrary.com