Johnny Moses Adger

Posted on November 28, 2014 12:43 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Johnny Moses Adger, 63, son of the late Johnny and Bernice Wilder Adger, was born May 26, 1951, in Clarendon County. He departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home, 8816 Paxville Highway in Manning. Funeral plans are incomplete and will be announced later by Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter.


Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair

Posted on November 28, 2014 12:28 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Clarendon Recreation Facility behind Weldon Auditorium. Vendor spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 per space. Set up begins at 6:30 a.m. Displays must be set up by 7:30 a.m. For more information, call Bridgett Epperson at (803) 433-0103 or (803) 473-3543.



Monarchs Class of 1974 meet today

Posted on November 28, 2014 11:13 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Manning High School Class of 1974 40th Class Reunion will be held at 6 p.m. today at Manning Restaurant, 476 North Brooks St. in Manning. For more information, call Russell A. Miller at (803) 410-7311, or Sylvia Lindsey-Spann at (803) 225-0964.



Cinderella Project underway

Posted on November 28, 2014 9:17 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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This has become one of Clarendon Civitan’s most popular projects. The Cinderella project involves gathering donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for socially and economically disadvantaged high school students. Students from area high schools are invited to attend a boutique to “shop” for a dress and other items at no cost. We are currently accepting donations for this year’s project and need your help! If you have items to donate, they may be dropped off at City Hall in Manning. For more information, call (803) 435-2330.


Manning High FFA, RadioShack working with Families Helping Families

Posted on November 28, 2014 7:52 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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RadioShack of Manning and the Manning High School FFA will be adopting 13 families through the WIS-TV Families Helping Families charity this year. They are asking for the community to help their efforts to make Christmas a little brighter for those who have fallen upon hard times. The wish list is attached. Click on it to make it larger. For more information, or to make a financial contribution, call (803) 460-1900, or contact Coach Michael Haynes at (803) 460-3653. Your support will not only make one family’s Christmas, but all of these volunteers’ as well. It’s the greatest gift.  


Richard James DuBose

Posted on November 28, 2014 7:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Richard James DuBose, 79, husband of Ethel Frances Hubbard DuBose, died Thursday, November 27, 2014, at his residence. Born March 11, 1935, in Manning, he was a son of the late Joe Swaniver DuBose and the late Lottie Ridgeway DuBose.  He was a retired crane operator and was a member of Manning Second Baptist Church. He is survived by three sons, Anthony Richard “Tony” DuBose (Cheryl) of Alcolu, Glenn Harris DuBose (Cindy) of Corpus Christi, TX and James Clarence “Jimmy” DuBose (Donna) of Camden; one step daughter, Bonnie Stephens of Tennessee; and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will

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Gallery: 2nd annual Turkey Bowl

Posted on November 28, 2014 6:30 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Jake Buddin won the 2nd annual Manning Times Turkey Bowl on Wednesday night. Here are some pictures from that event, which was majorly sponsored by Manning IGA.


Santee woman arrested for shoplifting

Posted on November 28, 2014 5:22 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Valva Iris Kennedy of 821 Santee Road in Santee was arrested and charged with shoplifting about 6:40 p.m. Nov. 23 after allegedly taking $426 worth of merchandise from the Manning Walmart. According to reports, an employee told police Kennedy was attempting to leave the store without showing the exit employee a receipt for the items in her cart. They followed the woman to the parking lot, and she released the cart and wouldn’t stop.  


Wilder to meet with Clarendon 1 residents Dec. 8

Posted on November 28, 2014 4:00 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Clarendon School District 1 will host an Evening with Superintendent Dr. Rose Wilder at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Clarendon 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. This regular meeting will provide residents a chance to talk with Wilder about the district and educational issues for its four schools. For more information, call (803) 485-2325.



Lillie Bea Hudson Benenhaley

Posted on November 28, 2014 2:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Lillie Bea Hudson Benenhaley, 79, widow of Frank Luther Benenhaley, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her home. Born in Sumter, “Aunt Bea” was a daughter of the late Thomas Edward “Ed” Hudson and Ersell Blackwell Hudson. She was a charter member of Green Acres Assembly of God. “Aunt Bea” was very active in the children’s ministry and served as the director of Children’s Church and as a Sunday School teacher for 38 years. Survivors include five children, Deborah Baker (Larry), Frank Glenn Benenhaley (Susan), John Allen Benenhaley, and Jeannie Hawkins (Ronnie) all of Sumter, and Molly Powell (Ira) of Flat Rock,

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Follow us on Twitter

Posted on November 28, 2014 1:57 am by Joe Perry

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Manninglive.com is updating an average of 15 times a day, more than any other news website in Clarendon County and the Lake Marion area. Follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss a single thing. Just go to Twitter, search for @YourTimesSC and follow.



Who are you thankful for? – Leigh Ann Maynard and Manning Times staff

Posted on November 27, 2014 11:43 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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I, Editor Robert J. Baker, have saved my Thanksgiving message for last. I am extremely thankful for coworkers that aren’t just that. As clichéd as it sounds, we are a family. We fuss and fight and we make up. It’s a place where people see you fall and help you get back up. I’m thankful for Joe Perry, especially for showing me that two people who didn’t really get along under other circumstances can come together to be an extremely effective news teams and, most importantly, friends. I’m thankful for sales executives Holly McCabe and English Mishoe, even if I

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Posted on November 27, 2014 11:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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