First Day of School: Madison and Stephen Ard

Posted on August 23, 2014 10:24 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Madison and Stephen Ard started their first days back at school this week. Madison is a freshman at Manning High School, and Stephen is in third grade at Manning Primary School. Send your back-to-school pictures to editorial@manninglive.com.  


Guilty Plea: Bernard Lathaniel Brogdon

Posted on August 23, 2014 8:45 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Bernard Lathaniel Brogdon of 37 Heritage Lane in New Zion pleaded guilty Aug. 14 before 3rd Circuit Judge R. Ferrell Cothran during a session of Clarendon County General Sessions Court to possession of less than one gram of meth or crack cocaine, first offense, and received three years in prison and a $500 fine, suspended to time-served, a $200 fine and one year of probation.



Guilty Plea: Henry Junior Belser

Posted on August 23, 2014 4:11 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

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Henry Junior Belser of 1095 Thistle Place in Summerton pleaded guilty Aug. 5 before 13th Circuit Judge G. Edward Welmaker during a term of Clarendon County General Sessions Court to second-degree burglary, and received four years in prison.  


Swampcats crush War Eagles 56-7

Posted on August 22, 2014 11:56 pm by Joe Perry

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                    The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats easily handled the Gray Collegiate Academy War Eagles Friday night in their season opener at Billy Chitwood Field. LMA Head Coach Robbie Briggs said the War Eagles of West Columbia have some playmakers, but his Swampcats worked hard on conditioning in the offseason, took advantage of a new weight room and have more experience playing together for the last couple years. “Any time you get out of a game with a win and no injuries, you’ve got be proud of that,” he said. “We just

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Scott’s Branch score

Posted on August 22, 2014 11:13 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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Scott’s Branch fell to Lake View 37-6 Friday. The Eagles will battle rival Manning High at home 7:30 p.m. Friday.  


C.E. Murray vs. Kingstree recap

Posted on August 22, 2014 11:03 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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C.E. Murray opened the night strong against Kingstree, but the Jaguars pulled away late to win the game 36-18. Head coach Brian Smith accredited the loss to depth issues. “I don’t want to make excuses, but the heat got to us in the first quarter,” Smith said. “We were gassed and they’re just a better team.” The War Eagles defense forced a Jaguars fumble on their opening possession. C.E Murray’s offense turned the fumble into a touchdown after a couple of plays, and went up by 6-points. C.E. Murray’s quarterback Alexander Bradley was involved in the three touchdown that the

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Fuel spill at old Tanner’s

Posted on August 22, 2014 8:50 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Clarendon County Fire Department is currently responding to a reported fuel spill at the old Tanner’s Station in the 3800 block of Alex Harvin Highway in Manning.



Grass fire at 102 exit on I-95

Posted on August 22, 2014 7:25 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

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The Clarendon County Fire Department is currently responding to a grass fire at the 102 exit from the northbound lanes of Interstate 95.  


Governor writes to Dixie Angels

Posted on August 22, 2014 7:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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The Turbeville Dixie Angels Traditional Softball Team received a letter this week from Gov. Nikki Haley. Jenna Reynolds Windham shared the letter with us.


Scott’s Branch’s Wayne Farmer era begins tonight

Posted on August 22, 2014 5:59 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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Scott’s Branch High School will usher in the Wayne Farmer era by travelling to Lake View today for a non-region game against the Wild Gators. Wayne Farmer begins his first year as the head football coach at Scott’s Branch after a two-decade career coaching high schools in South Carolina. The Eagles have won only two games the past two years and have gone through four coaches since 2011. However, just prior to that, the Eagles were a Class A powerhouse, winning state championships in 2008 and 2010. The Lake View Wild Gators have won nine state championships throughout the school’s

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LMA set for first game

Posted on August 22, 2014 5:56 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats will play host 7:30 p.m. today to Gray Collegiate Academy of West Columbia, at Billy Chitwood Field. It will be former Manning High School coach Robbie Briggs’ second season leading the swampcats. And he will be facing a student in this first game of the season: Gray Collegiate Academy is coached by Adam Holmes, a former player at Manning High. Holmes also played for Brad Scott and Lou Holtz as a Gamecock before coaching at a number of schools throughout the state. He recently led the Orangeburg Prep Indians from 2008-13 before starting with Gray

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First Day of School: Reid and Adyson Parimuha

Posted on August 22, 2014 5:29 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Reid and Adyson Parimuha started their first days of fourth grade at Manning Elementary School and first grade at Manning Early Childhood Center, respectively, on Monday. Send your back-to-school pictures with child’s FULL NAME, GRADE and SCHOOL to editorial@manninglive.com.  


Shooting with no injuries on Audrey Road

Posted on August 22, 2014 4:59 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Dispatchers have reported a man shooting at a home on Audrey Road off Paxville Highway in Manning. Witnesses told deputies, according to dispatchers, that they believe the shooter was a man wearing a white T-shirt riding in the back of a green Chevrolet Malibu. No one was hurt in the incident.


Electrical fire at home on Caldwell Street

Posted on August 22, 2014 4:36 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Five engines from the Clarendon County Fire Department responded about an hour ago to a home on Caldwell Street in Summerton due to an electrical fire. A firefighter on scene said the fire only caused smoke throughout the home, and that it was contained before causing any substantial damage.  



Happy Birthday: Hunter Holladay

Posted on August 22, 2014 3:02 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

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Hunter Holladay is celebrating his 12th birthday today. His parents, Brad and Brandi Holladay, and his sister, Hannah, wish him a happy birthday!