Tammy Dianne Brown posts bond

Posted on September 2, 2014 9:50 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

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A 45-year-old woman charged with two counts of felony DUI early Sunday morning after a wreck late Saturday night that killed a 34-year-old Manning man has posted the $30,000 surety bond on her most serious charges. Tammy Dianne Brown of 2929 Winters Hill Lane in Manning was initially taken to Clarendon Memorial Hospital for minor injuries early Sunday morning. She was transported to the Clarendon County Detention Center and charged with one count each of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in grievous bodily injury. Maurelio DeLeon died at the scene of the wreck, according to Clarendon

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30 percent chance of thunderstorms

Posted on September 2, 2014 9:26 am by Joe Perry

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The most likely chance for thunderstorms today isn’t until 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, which has also issued a hazardous weather outlook as the possibility exists for damaging winds and localized flooding. It’s currently 79 degrees with muggy humidity levels at 88 percent. Heat index values today could reach 104 degrees. Tonight’s low is 73 degrees with winds out of the southwest at 6 mph.      


Say hello to Devon T. Harvin

Posted on September 2, 2014 9:06 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

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Manning High School graduate Devon T. Harvin graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline, Air Force core valued, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Melissa Calvin of Manning.


10th annual Alzheimer’s Poker Run set for Saturday

Posted on September 2, 2014 8:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Lake Marion Alzheimer’s Support Group will hold its 10th annual Alzheimer’s Poker Run on Saturday. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon at Manning Restaurant, 476 N. Brooks St. Reservation forms may also be picked up before 9 a.m. Saturday at Lake Vue Landing. The run will end by 3 p.m. at Lake Vue, 1543 Camp Shelor Road. There will be a barbecue cookout and prizes will be awarded to the winners and all participants. For more information, call (803) 478-4820 or (803) 473-4472.    


United Ministries meeting today

Posted on September 2, 2014 6:45 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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United Ministries of Clarendon County will hold its semi-annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church, 7827 Paxville Highway in Manning. Membership dues are $25 for individuals and couples, $100 for churches, organizations and businesses. Donations are welcome at P.O. Box 73, Manning, SC 29102.


Lions Club eye screenings

Posted on September 2, 2014 4:37 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Lions Club of Manning will provide free eye exams for children starting the new school year, free of charge, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Manning Early Childhood Center, 2759 Raccoon Road in Manning; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Manning Primary School, 125 N. Boundary St.; and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Manning Elementary School, 311 W. Boyce St. Without good vision, students can have problems with their schoolwork and fall behind the rest of the class. The Lions Club is always looking for new members to provide more services for the community.


Patriots Golf Day Tournament raises $4K

Posted on September 1, 2014 9:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Joe McNeil reports that the 2014 Patriots Golf Day Tournament held Saturday at Players Course at Wyboo had 144 golfers participate and raised $4,000 for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Manning High School JROTC, pictured here, served as the Honor Guard for the event.  



Pinewood land placed into easements

Posted on September 1, 2014 3:46 pm by Joe Perry

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    Just shy of 400 acres of land in Pinewood have been placed into conservation easements, ensuring neither subdivisions nor commercial development will ever occur on the properties off Old River Road. Records show the Columbia-based Congaree Land Trust paid $270,770 to place 270.77 acres of land owned by Jason Ross into permanent conservation easement. That parcel lies between Kennette Trail and St. Phillip UME Church Road and is just south of about 400 acres owned by the S.C. Waterfowl Assocation. The Congaree Land Trust also paid $127,130, to Jason Ross and Elbert Altman to place 127.13 acres of

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Henry Lawson

Posted on September 1, 2014 2:21 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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SUMTER – Henry Lawson, husband of Faye Smith Lawson, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born Aug. 31, 1929, in Summerton, he was a son of the late Edisto and Eliza Walters Lawson. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter, Kathleen Lawson Gibson, 4 Mayland Drive in Summerton. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming & DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel.  


Labor Day: Bailey Moore

Posted on September 1, 2014 2:15 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Bailey Moore caught this fish at Edisto Island over Labor Day weekend. Send your Labor Day pictures to editorial@manninglive.com.  


James Ben Barron

Posted on September 1, 2014 1:36 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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LAKE CITY — James Ben Barron of Lake City has died. Born Dec. 25, 1925, in Williamsburg County, “J.B.” was a son of the late Mary Pinckney and Ben Barron. He lived in Fayetteville, N.C., where he served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years, and retired as a staff sergeant on April 10, 1974. When his health began to fail, he relocated to Lake City to live with his niece, Mary Barron. Survivors include his special niece, Mary Barron of Lake City; four sisters, Winnie Mae Harrison and Willie Dean (Frank) Brockington of Florida, Ressive (Laure) Lewis and

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Debris in roadway on I-95

Posted on September 1, 2014 12:36 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting debris in the roadway of the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the 103 mile-marker. Be careful out there.


Authorities searching for break-in suspect

Posted on September 1, 2014 12:04 pm by Joe Perry

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  A man who led deputies on a high speed chase after he reportedly broke into a Ram Bay Road business Sunday night is actively being pursued. Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Kipp Coker said deputies responded to an alarm about 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Suri Industries, 2678 Ram Bay Road, and a suspect fled the scene in a car registered to a Sumter address. According to dispatch reports, the man hit speeds in excess of 100 mph on Interstate 95 from Ram Bay to Alcolu, where he ditched his car. “He ran into the woods,” Coker said, and was chased but

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Mattie James Walters

Posted on September 1, 2014 10:30 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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SUMMERTON – Mattie James Walters, 92, widow of Mott Walters, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Northwoods Senior Living Care in Sumter. Born Oct. 25, 1921, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Julius James and Hattie Richburg James. The family will receive friends at the home, 1468 Oliver James Road in Summerton. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.  


Sarah Baxley Lyons

Posted on September 1, 2014 10:23 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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LAKE CITY – Sarah Baxley Lyons, 57, wife of Ronald Lee “Ronnie” Lyons Sr., died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, after an extended illness. Born Feb. 12, 1957, in Florence County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph B. Baxley and Mattie Lee Marlowe McGee. She was affectionately known as “Lucille,” and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Christina C. Osborne; and a brother, Donald Baxley. Survivors besides her husband of Lake City include four children, Robert “Shannon” (Christina) Osborne of Summerville, Christopher “Clay” (Jennifer) Osborne of Goose Creek, Ronnie Lee (Katie)

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Let us share your Labor Day weekend pictures

Posted on September 1, 2014 10:21 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Got pictures of your family fun on Labor Day? Or pictures of you and your friends on the water? Send them to editorial@manninglive.com and we will post them throughout the day on the website. Pictures will be posted on a first-come, first-served basis.


United Ministries meeting on Tuesday

Posted on September 1, 2014 9:43 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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United Ministries of Clarendon County will hold its semi-annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church, 7827 Paxville Highway in Manning. Membership dues are $25 for individuals and couples, $100 for churches, organizations and businesses. Donations are welcome at P.O. Box 73, Manning, SC 29102.  


Gable man arrested for second DUS in Sumter

Posted on September 1, 2014 7:30 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Dwight Edward Kennedy, 42, of 3173 Farmington Road in Gable was charged about 11:21 p.m. Wednesday with driving under suspension, second offense; open container; defective headlight; and no proof of insurance after a traffic stop in the 700 block of Oswego Highway and South Pike East in Sumter.          


Labor Day closings

Posted on September 1, 2014 5:30 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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The following entities, organizations and businesses will be closed today in observance of the Labor Day holiday. All Clarendon County government offices. All Manning, Summerton and Turbeville offices. All Clarendon 1, 2 and 3 school district offices. All banks. The Harvin Clarendon County Library. Prothro Chevrolet. Manning Migrant Head Start Springleaf Financial Services ResComm Management To add your business or organization to the list, please email editorial@manninglive.com.