Spring turkey season forecast good; New season, bag limit remain in place

Posted by | March 20, 2018 12:52 pm

Season dates for private lands are March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) where turkey hunting is allowed, the season will open on April 2 and close on May 5. The statewide bag limit is three gobblers per hunter with no more than two taken in one day. Possession and use of turkey tags remains in effect for all hunters. Hunters on WMAs should consult the annual regulations guide for seasons and bag limits on specific WMAs as they may be more restrictive.k are youth turkey hunt days on private lands statewide. On WMA lands… Read the rest

Tobacco group looks at movies’ influence over teens

Posted by | March 20, 2018 10:15 am

The South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative is asking for the public’s help in “clearing the air in movie theaters.” “While smoking is not allowed in the theater itself, kids are exposed to images of smoking in six out of 10 PG-13 movies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” said SCTFC Executive Director Megan Hicks. “Giving these movies an R rating would prevent up to 1 million future deaths from smoking-related illness.” Tobacco advertisements have been illegal in TV and radio for nearly 50 years, Hicks said. “So, the tobacco industry turned to moviesfor a legal avenue to promote… Read the rest

Conyers graduates from basic training

Posted by | March 20, 2018 9:47 am

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Reginald Conyers Jr. graduated from basic military training Jan. 26 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Conyers is the son of April Logan Conyers and Reginald Conyers Sr., and the step-son of Yolanda Conyers, all of Manning. He is a 2016 graduate of Manning High School and is currently attending technical school at Lackland Air Force Base, specializing in security forces training.

Trebil recognized for 5 years with city

Posted by | March 20, 2018 9:29 am

Manning City Council and Manning Mayor Julia A. Nelson recognized on Monday night city Tourism and Main Street Manning Director Carrie Trebil for five years of service with the city.

2 injured, 1 sought in nightclub shooting

Posted by | March 20, 2018 9:11 am

The search is on for a man that Clarendon County Sheriff’s deputies say is wanted for his role in a shooting early Sunday morning that injured two Clarendon residents. According to reports, an unknown black male fired 12 shots at the Space Place Cafe and Lounge on Greeleyville Highway about 1:43 a.m. Sunday. Investigators reported that two men were hit during the shooting. One victim was shot in both legs and was taken to Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter; the other was shot in his left leg and was transported to McLeod Health Clarendon. Anyone with knowledge about this incident… Read the rest

Deadly bat fungus found in 3 more SC counties

Posted by | March 20, 2018 7:49 am

The fungus that causes the devastating bat disease white-nose syndrome is now present in three new counties in South Carolina: Cherokee, Spartanburg and York. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recently received confirmation from the National Wildlife Health Center that the fungus was present on bats in these three counties. No obvious signs of WNS were seen on any of the 83 tri-colored bats observed in mid-February, when fungal growth has had the chance to become established. However, results showed the fungus was present on 25 percent of the bats tested. A total of 10 counties in South Carolina… Read the rest

Morning Weather: Tuesday, March 20

Posted by | March 20, 2018 4:49 am

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History: March 20

Posted by | March 20, 2018 12:00 am

1339 – The Milanese army and the St. George’s (San Giorgio) Mercenaries of Lodrisio Visconti clashed in the Battle of Parabiago. 1472 – Orkney and Shetland are pawned by Norway to Scotland in lieu of a dowry for Margaret of Denmark. 1547 – Edward VI of England is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey. 1685 – René-Robert Cavelier establishes Fort St. Louis at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France’s claim to Texas. 1792 – The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by United States President George Washington. 1798 – Louis-Alexandre Berthier… Read the rest

McDonald named MHS Teacher of the Year

Posted by | March 19, 2018 9:35 pm

Manning High School teacher Elizabeth M. McDonald interacts with three separate grades every school day. She teaches ninth-grade AP human geography; 10th-grade U.S. history and AP U.S. history; and 11th-grade U.S. history and AP U.S. history. After just two years with Clarendon School District 2 and five years overall in the teaching profession, McDonald was voted by her peers recently to be the Manning High School Teacher of the Year. “The most rewarding part of my career in education is getting to be a part of the lives of so many young people,” said McDonald in a release. “Having the… Read the rest

Canty named Monarch Academy Teacher of the Year

Posted by | March 19, 2018 4:03 pm

Angela D. Canty currently works with sixth- through 12th-graders at Monarch Academy, relying on her 14 years of teaching experience to mold young minds. Canty was recently named by her peers as the school’s Teacher of the Year. “The most rewarding part of my career in education is teaching students,” Canty said. “I work hard to see that spark of confidence in my students when they understand and achieve success. It is a privilege and an honor to help students.” Canty has a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of South Carolina Upstate; a master’s of education… Read the rest

Letter: Political retaliation once again in Clarendon 1

Posted by | March 19, 2018 3:49 pm

I’m a parent that has two grandchildren in Clarendon School District 1, one at Summerton Early Childhood Center and one St. Paul Elementary. I’ve seen the changes that took place in the district that some may agree with and some may not. I for one, in the beginning, some things were questionable, but I’ve learned that sometimes change is good. Even though we may not always agree. Give it time and it’ll work itself out. I’m very pleased with Clarendon School District 1 leadership. I’ve seen at a few board meetings that I attended the board seems to be working… Read the rest

Jose Sandoval

Posted by | March 19, 2018 1:53 pm

Jose Sandoval, 63, husband of Nancy Colwell Sandoval, died Sunday, March 18, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Born October 21, 1954, in Harlingen, TX, he was a son of the late Antonio Sandoval and the late Guadalupe Yabarras Falcon. He was a member of Santee Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of Manning; two sons, Jose Sandoval, Jr. (Angela) and Johnny Sandoval; three daughters, Yvonne Salcido (Steve), Joslyn Sandoval and Magdalena Sandoval, all of Texas; a stepson, Shaun Featherstone of Indiana; a stepdaughter, Sheronna Malone (Pre) of Colorado; eight grandchildren; four brothers, Tony Sandoval of Texas, Frank… Read the rest


Posted by | March 19, 2018 11:07 am

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Please send me your family pictures of the Easters of yesteryear. I am particularly interested in pictures that highlight the fashions that included Easter bonnets and corsages on the ladies and gentlemen in their Easter finest which may or may not include the leisure suit statement. To be included in this week’s edition, I will need them by noon Tuesday. Please submit to manningtimeseditor@gmail.com Thank you!

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