Former county fire chief working with state organization

Posted on April 18, 2014 1:30 pm by Robert J. Baker

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Retired Clarendon County Fire Chief Carter Jones has been named the special projects coordinator for the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association.   A Manning native, Jones was chief of the Clarendon County Fire Department for 22 years, and continues to serve as a volunteer. More than three decades ago, he was the only paid firefighter working for the county.   The association announced the position on Monday, saying that Jones will gather and share association history, as well as general South Carolina fire service history. He will also assist with outreach programs.   Jones has an associate’s degree from North

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Clarendon’s Best Doctor: Dr. Ken Johnson, Urgent Care

Posted on April 18, 2014 11:29 am by Robert J. Baker

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Manning Times’ readers voted Dr. Ken Johnson of Urgent Care as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Doctor. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.  


Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Agency: AgentOwned

Posted on April 18, 2014 9:22 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted AgentOwned of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Company. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.


Clarendon’s Best Pharmacy: Anderson Pharmacy

Posted on April 18, 2014 8:59 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Anderson Pharmacy at 2014 Clarendon’s Best Pharmacy. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.


Clarendon’s Best Waitress: Amber Myers, Calla Lily Cafe

Posted on April 18, 2014 7:35 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted Amber Myers of Calla Lily Cafe as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Waitress. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.


Paxville Community Center hosts Mobile Library today

Posted on April 18, 2014 6:07 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will make the following stop today: 3-4:30 p.m., Paxville Community Center. Book drop-offs will also be picked up from Lake Marion and Windsor Manor nursing facilities in Summerton and Silver, respectively.


Clarendon’s Best Drive-Thru Bank Service: The Bank of Clarendon

Posted on April 18, 2014 4:51 am by Robert J. Baker

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The Manning Times’ readers voted the Bank of Clarendon as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Drive-Thru Bank Service. CEO Bill Buyck accepted the award from Publisher Leigh Ann Maynard and Editor Robert J. Baker, not pictured. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.  


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.