Monthly Archives: March 2014

Today’s beautiful weather may lead to Monday showers

Posted on March 2, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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While Monday is expected to have temperatures in the low 70s, showers may be part of your evening commute. Winds are expected to be about 14 mph, and the humidity will be at 71 percent. Forecasts call for rain starting in the late afternoon and early evening, but the day should be bright and sunny.


Dr. Strat Stavrou joins CHS family of phyisicians

Posted on March 2, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Strat_StavrouDr. Strat Stavrou, a renowned area cardiologist, has joined the Clarendon Health System family of physicians. He will start March 10 seeing patients at Clarendon Cardiovascular Associates, across the street from the main entrance of Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.

Stavrou previously had a cardiology practice in Sumter, with hospital affiliations with Tuomey Regional Medical Center, Lexington Medical Center and Providence Hospital.

To schedule an appointment, call Clarendon Cardiovascular Associates at (803) 435-5275. For more information, visit





Wendts attend Daddy-Daughter Dance

Posted on March 2, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

wendtsChrist Wendt, center, took daughters Hailey, 8, and Jordan, 5, to the New Covenant Presbyterian Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday evening.

Check back for more pictures throughout the week. Send your pictures to


Cars, trucks line Dukes and neighboring streets for Clarendon Hall auction

Posted on March 2, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

clarendonhallauction2014_1Vehicles were parked throughout the neighborhood surrounding Clarendon Hall on Saturday as folks came out to support the school and its annual auction.

Business and Bridal Expo in Summerton today

Posted on March 2, 2014 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

bridal expoThe Taw Caw Community Outreach Center will present a Business and Bridal Expo from 1 to 8 p.m. today at 1126 Granby Lane in Summerton, next to Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church. There will be food, shopping, free tastings, prizes, music and more, according to organizer Geri Kemp. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, call Kemp at (803) 460-1360. The Business and Bridal Expo will benefit the center.

Check back with throughout the week for pictures.


Lady Saints defeat Dorchester in season-opener

Posted on March 1, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

fleur-de-lis-red-mdThe Clarendon Hall Lady Saints defeated Dorchester Academy 13-3 in five innings on Saturday to open up their season. Gracyn Royce picked up the win in the circle, striking out five opposing players and only walking one. Shannon Corbett was 3-3 with three RBIs; Brittany Bays was 2-3 with three RBIs; and Aubrey Johnson was 2-2 with two RBIs.


Foreston Field Trials raises $14K for Children’s Home

Posted on March 1, 2014 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

foxhunts2014_3The annual Foreston Field Trials and Auction to benefit the Turbeville Free Will Baptist Home for Children raised $14,000 for the home on Friday and Saturday, according to Will Tanner, left. He said the money would be used to pay off any remaining debt owed by the home.

See the March 6 edition of The Manning Times for more.

More nice weather on tap for Sunday

Posted on March 1, 2014 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

Pretty nice weather today, huh?

Sunday should be pretty much the same, according to the National Weather Service, which is calling for some patchy fog before 8 a.m. We’ll see temperatures reach the low 70s under sunny skies with a breeze from the southwest kicking up in the afternoon.

Clouds will move in on Sunday night, with temperatures in the low 50s.


Send us your Daddy-Daughter Dance pictures

Posted on March 1, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times is looking for pictures of your little princess and her handsome father from tonight’s Daddy-Daughter Dance. Please email them to for your change to appear on and in next week’s Manning Times! And if you attend another school or church with a similar event, feel free to send those. Please include full names of children and ages, and full names of fathers.




Construction on larger Family Dollar ongoing

Posted on March 1, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

family_dollarA newer and larger Family Dollar is under construction where McDonald’s formerly sat on Sunset Drive in downtown Manning.


Pinewood Baptist revival

Posted on March 1, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Pinewood Baptist Church, S.C. 261 in Pinewood, will have Spring Revival Services from March 16-19, with Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; and services Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Kirk Carlisle will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. Monday through Wednesday prior to services. In addition to special music guests nightly, a nursery will be provided for all services.

For more information, or to make reservations for dinner, call (803) 452-5373, or visit


Harvest Community School open house

Posted on March 1, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

openhouseThe Harvest Community School, 10 S. Duke St. in Summerton, will hold an open house 6 p.m. Tuesday. The staff will present “a unique educational method in action,” according to a release. For more information, call Angie Bruner at (803) 574-1004.



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