Get ready for the Relay for Life Survivors’ Reception

Posted by | April 26, 2015 2:09 pm

The Clarendon County Relay for Life Survivors Reception will be held 6 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Manning. Survivors will receive their T-shirts by completing the Relay registration form. Survivors who have not already registered are asked to come at 5 p.m. that day. Refreshments will be served. All cancer survivors are invited to attend. For more information, call Karen Reit at (803) 410-0080 or Pat Fenters at (803) 460-7334.

Share your love story with Clare

Posted by | April 26, 2015 2:05 pm

The Manning Times is using its spring Clare edition to celebrate Holy Matrimony. We are looking for your love story and wedding pics. Have an anniversary coming up, let us know? Send pics and your story (250 words or less) to And look for our Spring Clare, out this June. (Photos provided by Shelley and F.B. Jones)

Pinewood Baptist announces VBS

Posted by | April 26, 2015 10:49 am

PINEWOOD – Pinewood Baptist Church will hold “Journey off the Map,” its 2015 Vacation Bible School from ages 3 and older – even adult – from 6-9 p.m. June 7 and 6:30-9 p.m. June 8-11. VBS will take your kids to uncharted territory where they will begin to understand that obedience to God can lead them beyond the expected. So, toss the map, stick close to your guide, and prepare to listen for God’s direction in this journey that is unknown to us, but known by Him. VBS will conclude 6:30 p.m. June 12, with Family Night and Commencement. For… Read the rest

Harold Lee Williams

Posted by | April 26, 2015 7:43 am

Harold Lee Williams, 76, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his home, 119 W. Huggins St. in Manning. Born July 21, 1938, in the Sugar Hill community of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Lenny King and Maebell Young Stukes. The family will receive friends at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Deacon George and Pastor Eleanor Stukes, 119 W. Huggins St. in Manning. Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Today in History …

Posted by | April 26, 2015 12:38 am

1803 – Thousands of meteor fragments fall from the skies of L’Aigle, France; the event convinces European science that meteors exist. 1933 – The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established. 1954 – The Geneva Conference, an effort to restore peace in Indochina and Korea, begins. 1956 – SS Ideal X, the world’s first successful container ship, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas.

Marol Kingwood Harvin

Posted by | April 25, 2015 11:46 pm

SUMTER – Marol Kingwood Harvin, 72, wide of Davis Harvin, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born Aug. 28, 1942, in Alcolu, he was a daughter of the late Ollie Kingwood and Almetta Singleton Kingwood. The family will receive friends at the home 112 Byrd St. in Sumter. Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Lady Saints defeat Andrew Jackson Academy

Posted by | April 25, 2015 9:57 pm

The Clarendon Hall varsity softball team defeated Andrew Jackson Academy 14-0 in five innings Friday at home, improving to 13-3 overall and finishing region play in 11-1. Jordan Carter was 3-3 with a triple and four RBI. Aubrey Johnson was 3-3 with a triple, and Gracyn Royce was also 3-3. Delaney Peeler and Holly Carlisle each had two hits. Gracyn Royce picked up the win, giving up only three hits to Andrew Jackson. Clarendon Hall finishes the regular season Monday as the Lady Saints host First Baptist of Charleston.

Lloyd Woffard Atkinson

Posted by | April 25, 2015 5:36 pm

Lloyd Woffard Atkinson, 78, husband of Charlotte Lashley Atkinson, died on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his home. Born on July 30, 1936, in Lee County, he was a son of the late Madison Arthur and Sarah Poole Atkinson. He was a graduate of Lynchburg High School and retired from Parker Auto Supply after 35 years of service. After accepting Jesus Christ as his personal Savior in 1991, he became a member of Northside Memorial Baptist Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 27 years; four children, Cheryl McLeod (Stanley) of Sumter, Wayne Atkinson (Debbie) of Wedgefield, Cindy Evans (Bill… Read the rest

LMA falls to Pinewood

Posted by | April 25, 2015 3:52 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy soccer team fell 2-1 Friday night at home to Pinewood. During half-time, LMA honored its four senior players, Toney Cruz, Phelps Gregory, Stephen Prebish and Wade Tucker. Luke DeCosta scored the lone goal for the Swampcats, with an assist by Toney Cruz. LMA finished the regular season Wednesday against Wilson Hall at Patriot Park in Sumter.

Seacoast to hold Free Clothing Giveaway

Posted by | April 25, 2015 12:59 pm

Seacoast Church of Manning will hold a Free Spring Clothing Giveaway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at 201 N. Church St. in Manning. Clothing will be available for men, women and children. Clothing donations are accepted from May 11-15. For more information, call Beth Smith at (803) 460-5076.

Today in History …

Posted by | April 25, 2015 12:51 am

1945 – Fifty nations gather in San Francisco, California to begin the United Nations Conference on International Organization. 1965 – Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California. 1982 – Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula per the Camp David Accords. 2001 – Michele Alboreto is killed while testing an Audi R8 at the Lausitzring in Germany.

Team Addy kisses a fish

Posted by | April 24, 2015 10:10 pm

The team representing Miss Clarendon Teen Addison Hicks came in third in the 2nd annual Kiss My Striped Bass, meaning Hicks, Jeffrey Black and Steven Elmore each had to kiss a fish during opening ceremonies at the Striped Bass Festival on Friday night. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

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