Monthly Archives: February 2014

Clarendon Section of the National Council of Negro Women meeting

Posted on February 28, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Section of the National Council of Negro Women will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Monday at the Clarendon County Council on Aging, 206 S. Church St. in Manning. For more information, call Yvonne Parson at (803) 473-3977.

Swampcats end season in SCISA AAA Final Four

Posted on February 28, 2014 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats ended their season on Friday night with a 67-52 loss to Cardinal Newman in the State SCISA Tournament at the Sumter Civic Center. #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 */

Clarendon 1 child find screenings

Posted on February 28, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

seccseccClarendon School District 1 will conduct free vision, hearing, speech and developmental screenings as a part of a child find effort to identify students with special needs. The screenings will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the following dates at Summerton Early Childhood Center: March 6; April 10; May 8. For more information, call Glenda Coard or Audrey Walters at (8030 485-2325, ext. 221.

Beasley Welch

Posted on February 28, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Beasley WelchBeasley WelchALCOLU – Beasley Welch, 70, husband of Jackie Elizabeth Jones Welch, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 17, 1943, in Turbeville, he was a son of the late Clarence McSwain Welch and Bessie Beard Welch. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and the Tuesday Morning Bible Study of Cross Roads Bible Fellowship Church.  Survivors besides his wife of Alcolu include two sons, Steven Welch (Billie Ann) of Coward and Tony Welch (Missy) of Florence; two daughters, Joann Welch of Manning and Tammy Welch of Olanta; a stepson, Thomas Welch (Jennie Lynn) of Manning;… Read the rest

Manning High band, cheerleaders perform

Posted on February 28, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning High School Golden Pride Marching Band and the Monarchs cheerleading team both performed Thursday at Walmart during the Walmart Heart event. See the March 6 edition of The Manning Times for more.     #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

Dorothy Jean Anderson

Posted on February 28, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Dorothy Jean Anderson, 86, widow of Marvin Anderson, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Agape Hospice House in Columbia. Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org

Three disposal sites open through March 9

Posted on February 28, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

GRACE SURETTE / TIMESGRACE SURETTE / TIMESGRACE SURETTE / TIMES Clarendon County officials announced Friday that three of the county’s debris disposal sites will remain open through March 9. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Monday through March 8; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and March 9. Sites remaining open include:   The Davis Station Recycling Center 5442 Moses Dingle Road Davis Station   Clarendon County Landfill 2475 J.W. Rhames Road Manning   Turbeville Recycling Center 1971 Old Manning Road Turbeville

Black History Program held at Manning Jr. High

Posted on February 28, 2014 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

Most people know about The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And Frederick Douglass, an ardent abolitionist and fiery orator, is well known, as are Rosa Parks, Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X. But the contributions of African Americans throughout history, from slavery to the present time, are a major part of American history, Sen. Kevin Johnson, D-36, told the audience Friday morning at Manning Jr. High. “Even I have opportunities that my grandparents could only dream of,” he said. Remaining focused and working hard will result in the achievement of goals. “Without a doubt, education is the key.” For a… Read the rest

Brush fire threatens mobile home

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

brushfirebrushfireA small brush fire near a mobile home on Wayne’s Drive outside of Manning got out of control on Friday morning, threatening the home. The Clarendon County Fire Department is currently working on the small fire.

Swampcats play at 5 p.m. today

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

LMA ShieldLMA ShieldThe Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats will play Cardinal Newman at 5 p.m. today at Sumter Civic Center in the next round of the SCISA AAA State Championships. Wear orange and support  your Swampcats!

Robert J. Bell Sr.

Posted on February 28, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Robert-BellRobert-BellRobert J. Bell Sr., 82, a retired deputy chief with the Westfield Police Department, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, following a brief illness. Born Oct. 7, 1931, in New York, N.Y., he was a veteran of the Korean War, where he proudly served as a member of the U.S. Navy on the USS Leyte. Shortly after his discharge, he joined the Westfield Police Department in Westfield, N.J., where he remained from 1956 until his retirement in 1988. Officer Bell was the recipient of several honors during his tenure, including  two Medals of Valor, three Command Citations and a Certificate of… Read the rest

King Machine announces new facility in Sumter County

Posted on February 28, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A Charlotte-based molds manufacturing and service company with expertise in the fire industry has selected Sumter County as the site of its new facility. King Machine will invest $3 million and create more than 20 jobs with the venture. The Sumter location will be its fifth in the United States. The other facilities operate in Ohio and North Carolina. The company will work closely with Continental Tire in Sumter to service and repair equipment used in that company’s production of millions of tires per year. king_machineking_machine

Road crews cleaning up debris from Winter Storm Pax

Posted on February 28, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

roadcrewroadcrewTravelers on Old Manning Road headed to and from Sumter should expect to slow down near Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where road crews are clearing debris from Winter Storm Pax.

Turbeville Arts and Crafts

Posted on February 28, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Turbeville Arts and Crafts Festival was held March 22-23 in the fellowship hall of Pine Grove United Methodist Church.   #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

Riggs plans to give Bibles to new church

Posted on February 27, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

lolariggslolariggsLola Riggs, who won The Manning Times Bible verse contest four weeks in a row on Thursday, said she has a Bible of her own, but will give the ones she has collected from the contest to a new start-up church, Faith Church in Hemingway.

Military helicopters utilize Clarendon County Airport

Posted on February 27, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

helicopter1helicopter1Military helicopters used the Clarendon County Airport late Wednesday night when they couldn’t reach their destination due to weather and fog. They lifted off earlier Thursday morning without incident.

Hattie Mae David

Posted on February 27, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

hattie-m-davidhattie-m-davidSUMMERTON – Hattie Mae David died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Born Aug. 16, 1948, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Cleveland and Idella Lawson. Survivors include two daughters, Christina (General) Lemon of Columbia and Athenia D. (Allan) Bosier of Summerton; four sisters, Cleo Abbotts of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Ahaic Mae Lewis, Della Mae Lawson and Elreatha Lawson, all of Summerton; three brothers, Cleveland (Mert) Lawson of Summerton, Robert Lawson of Brooklyn and Willie Lawson of Miami, Fla.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a goddaughter; a brother-in-law, George Lee David of Miami; a very dear and close cousin, Williene… Read the rest

Manning Junior High School Black History Program on Friday

Posted on February 27, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

MJHSsignMJHSsignManning Junior High School will hold its Black History Month Program 9 a.m. Friday in the school’s gymnasium.  

Virginia man, alleged kidnapper found with victim in Santee

Posted on February 27, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

regelio lopezregelio lopezSANTEE (AP) – A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday after the S.C. Highway Patrol found his mother in his trunk at a rest area on Interstate 95. Troopers were looking for the Cadillac after being told it was involved in a kidnapping in Virginia Beach, Va. Regelio Lopez, 20, is currently in custody by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Robert Joseph Bell Sr.

Posted on February 27, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Robert Joseph Bell Sr., husband of Karen Lee Wickstrom Bell,  died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Hospice of Charleston in Mt.  Pleasant. Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org

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