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Mayor Julia Nelson
Mayor Julia A. Nelson will host "Saturday with the Mayor" on Saturday, September 10 at 10 AM. This meeting is to address any ideas, concerns, or questions regarding the city and will be the first …
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Clarendon County Water and Sewer Department Clarendon County Administration Building 411 Sunset Drive Manning, South Carolina 29102 Phone: 803-433-3255 Fax: 803-433-2652 To the …
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A post about a man driving around in a truck with LED lights and rear-ending unsuspecting women before kidnapping them went viral last week. This post has been circulating social media in multiple …
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Provalus, a technology services company, will be holding a ribbon cutting for their new location at 34 N Brooks Street in Manning. The event will occur on Thursday, August 18 and it will begin at 11 …
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Manning United Methodist Church
Over 100 people are expected in Manning this Thursday, August 18 to attend the launch of the John Landon Black Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Clarendon County leaders to honor the …
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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 …
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The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program is offering free online training beginning September 12, 2022, to those who are interested in becoming a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for abused …
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McLeod Health Clarendon announces the successful reaccreditation from DNV GL Healthcare. DNV GL is a certification body that helps hospitals achieve excellence by improving quality and safety through …
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Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging and building products, today announced plans to expand operations in Clarendon County. The company is investing …
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The CCGOP will hold their August meeting this Thursday at the Cornerstone Fellowship FWB Church, 2116 Greeleyville Highway, Manning SC 29102.  Doors open 6 PM, Supper 630 PM and Meeting 7 PM. …
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Virginia Louise Richburg "Peggy" Humphrey
Virginia Louise Richburg “Peggy” Humphrey, 86, widow of Johnson Benjamin Humphrey, died Saturday, August 6, 2022 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence.  Born December 5, 1935, in …
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HOPEHEALTH CELEBRATES NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK HopeHealth will celebrate National Health Center Week next week with employee-appreciation activities, advocacy efforts, events for local elected …
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 | 6:00 PM.      Summerton Town Hall                                   …
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Clarendon County Council Meeting Agenda - Monday, August 8, 2022. 6:00 pmClarendon County Council, Council Chamber      411 Sunset Drive, Manning, SC 29102 1. Introductory …
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Carl Alford Farley, 82, husband of Ella Mae Wilburn Farley, died Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland.  Born October 6, 1939, in Toledo, OH, he was the son of the late Frank …
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Prayers, a passion for dancing, and an old Chevy is what the owner of Carolina Dance Academy, Dixie Elliott, attributes to the success of her dance studio. Fifteen years ago, her husband lost his job …
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The downtown area of Manning was full of holiday bustle and cheer July 28th with the Christmas in July Open House, but one business owner had a special reason to celebrate: Owner of Puzzle Me Pieces …
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Manning Heart and Soul is hosting a story gathering cookout on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 11 am until 3 pm at the Manning Fire Department. We want to learn more about your experiences in Manning. …
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The City of Manning Police Department is bringing back “Come chill with us” meet-and-greets with Clarendon kids in August. Spanning over 6 dates, they will have them each Tuesday and …
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This Saturday August 6 at 3 PM we will be holding our Clarendon County Republican Party Headquarters Grand Opening at 1 North Boyce Street, the corner of Brooks and Boyce streets. This is …
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 Cheryl Davis Henry, 67, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.  Born September 12, 1954, in New Zion, she was a daughter of the late Bernice Davis and …
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City of Manning Council member Clayton Pack was recently honored with a plaque from the Municipal Association of South Carolina. This Plaque was given to him to honor his three years of service on …
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Senator Kevin Johnson was recognized last week by the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association for his work as a legislator. The “Legislative Champion Award” is occasionally given out …
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The Manning Times recently submitted a full list of questions regarding the FY 2022-2023 budget that was approved by the Board of Trustees at last Thursdays meeting. These questions were answered by …
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In June, the General Assembly reconvened to pass the state’s budget. H. 5150, South Carolina’s General Appropriations bill for the Fiscal Year of 2021-2022, solidified funding for …
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Joe Cunningham recently released his list for possible Lt. Governor candidates Monday. Cunningham, who is running against Henry McMaster for South Carolina Governor, listed several candidates, …
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The long awaited, inaugural FTC Football Jamboree, featuring teams from Clarendon, Lee and Williamsburg counties is finally set. “It has been two years in the making due to the Pandemic and …
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The Clarendon County Fire Rescue team added six new firefighters, twelve new EMT’s, and promoted six of their current members, July 12th at a ceremony held at Weldon Auditorium in Manning. The …
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A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant will begin serving the Manning community on Thursday, July 28. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Will Lane as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A …
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Ask any Southern Girl Mom what they dream of and it is usually big bows and heads full of hair for their daughters. Lake Killman realized at the age of four that some moms did not get to see that …
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CleverlyHomeMade and Wyntersweet Entertainment are hosting a pop-up shop event on Saturday, August 6 from 10 AM to 4 PM. The event will be located at 113 E Boyce St in Manning, between Church St and …
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To say George Summers was an altruist would be an understatement. Summers was someone you could count on, someone you would expect to see around town serving the community in as many ways as he …
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The lake came alive July 4th as boaters took to the water and gathered at Camp Bob Cooper. Around 9pm, the sky was bright with fireworks and the crowd went wild. After the grand finale, boat horns …
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Summerton has been known for many things over the years, but they will now be given the credit they deserve for shaping the history of our country. Long before the U.S. Supreme Court case Brown vs. …
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Clarendon County Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 11, where they held a public hearing and final reading of a new 1% sales tax. This tax, which was created by a …
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The July 14 Clarendon County GOP meeting at Cornerstone Baptist Church has been canceled. 
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The Manning Times obtained a copy of Clarendon County School District's proposed budget for FY 2022-2023. This budget was discussed at the Clarendon County Council meeting on June 29, more on that …
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Clarendon County Council met on June 29 to discuss, consider, and approve the operating millage for Clarendon County School Districts 2022-2023 Budget.  A Mill is one thousandth of one …
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Nostalgia finds its way to Clarendon and bring happiness to many residents through Buzy Bee ice cream truck.  Excitement fills the air as music can be heard from hundreds of feet away and the …
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Eugene A. Failmezger was born in Dewitt, New York on July 12, 1935, to Elsie and Eugene Failmezger.  He attended public schools in the DeWit area from which he graduated.  In 1953 he was …
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Obituaries
John Landon Black
John Landon Black, 25, son of Jeffrey Todd Black & Stephanie Sain Black, brother of Elizabeth Black Fischer, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022, at his home.     A funeral service …
Cathy Marie LeBeau, 65
Cathy Marie LeBeau, 65, wife of Alan Patrick Woloszyn, died Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born October 3, 1956, in Vergennes, VT, she was a daughter …
William B. Wright
William B. Wright, 69, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, his death was unexpected. Born Aug. 24, 1952, in Huntingdon PA, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Cordy Wright. He is survived by his …
Education
College of Charleston Announces President's List and Dean's List for Spring 2022
The following local students have been named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President's List and Dean's List:Riley Walker of Manning, SC, (29102) was named to the President's List. Walker …
Parking Information for Manning High Graduation - June 4, 2022
Manning High School’s graduation will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 8:00am in Ramsey Stadium at Manning High School.  There will be designated parking spaces for the 2022 graduates, …
CSD2 Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda - March 15
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 5:30pm Manning High School Lecture Hall The Mission of Clarendon School District Two is Educating …
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 …
Hidden Hero’s
For my September installment of “Life in the Palmetto State”, I was going to write about a nemesis that Hunters, Gardeners, and Landscapers fight this time every year; ground bees going …