Monthly Archives: April 2014

Happy Easter, Clarendon County

Posted on April 20, 2014 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

Pelicans in flight

From our families to yours, the staff of The Manning Times would like to wish you a happy Easter.


Linda Porter

Posted on April 20, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

TURBEVILLE – Linda Porter, 58, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.

Born Jan. 7, 1956, in Sumter County, she was a daughter of the late George “Buck” Harrison and Willie Mae Porter Johnson. She attended Florence County public schools. She was a member of St. John Methodist Church in Lake City.

Survivors include two daughters, Natasha Porter and Tiffany Singletary; a son, Len Lee Porter; seven sisters, Jeanette (Ben) Brand, Cynthia Johnson, Mattie Kennedy, Hazel (David) Singletary, Louisa (Benjamin) Flores, Marie Burgess and Betty Fleming; five brothers, James Porter, John Harvey Porter, Clarence Johnson, Sammie … Read the rest


Mannington Place undergoing renovations

Posted on April 20, 2014 10:10 am by Staff Reports

WWJ LLC, an affiliate of Boyd Management Inc. closed on the acquisition of Mannington Place Apartments in Manning on Jan. 30. The rehabilitation of this 40-unit property through U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Section 515 is expected for completion within six months.

 

WWJ and its consultant, Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives, worked closely with the state office of USDA Rural Development and the State Housing Finance and Development Authority to coordinate and secure the financing needed to acquire and rehabilitate the property.

 

That financing includes:

 

·      RHS 515 Debt:Assumption of $1.55 million of original USDA RHS Read the rest


Debra Lynn Tindal James

Posted on April 20, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

DEBRA JAMESPHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Debra Lynn Tindal James, 50, wife of Anthony James Sr., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Born Feb. 13, 1964, in Paxville, she was a daughter of the late Alphonson “Gent” Sr. and O’Bell Simon Tindal. She attended Clarendon County public schools and was a 1984 graduate of Manning High School. She was a member of Friendship AME Church in Silver. She was employed for more than 20 years with Glaxo Smith Kline in King Prussia, Pa.

Survivors besides her husband of the home include a son, Anthony James Jr.; three sisters, Gloria Tindal and Betty … Read the rest


Ellen Marie Arl

Posted on April 19, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

ellen arlSUMTER – Ellen Marie Arl, age 71, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her home.

Born Jan. 12, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., she was a devoted daughter of the late John and Helen Lavicka Arl. She was a lifelong learner, always taking classes and pursuing her education. She held multiple degrees, with masters degrees from both Tulane University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her post-graduate studies included coursework at Oxford University in England.

She was a professor in the Fine Arts Division at the University of South Carolina Sumter for more than 35 years. While at … Read the rest


David Dow Sr.

Posted on April 19, 2014 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — David Dow Sr., 79, husband of Bertha M. Dow, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home in Syracuse.

Born Nov. 28, 1935, in Summerton, he was a son of Earline Canty and the late Henry Canty Sr. David was a fun and loving person. He was full of life and enjoyed listening to the blues and hanging out with family and friends. He was employed at Crucible Steel for more than 30 years, and retired in 1998.

David was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary and Dorothy Mae; and two brothers, George and Robert.

Survivors

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Clarendon’s Best Flower Shop: Flowers de Linda’s

Posted on April 19, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

BEST-FLORISTManning Times’ readers voted Flowers de Linda’s as the 2014 Clarendon’s Best Flower Shop. See the April 17 edition of The Manning Times for more winners.

 


Some more rain in the weekend forecast

Posted on April 19, 2014 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

 

Water is nice

The possibility of more rain this afternoon is about 40 percent, according to the National Weather Service. Drizzly rain  is likely tonight, mainly before midnight. Cloud cover will continue, with lows in the high 40s and winds out of the north at 15 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation increases to 60 percent this evening.

For Easter Sunday, there’s a chance of showers, mainly between 3 and 4 p.m., with a high of 65. Winds reaching 20 mph will flow from the north, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of rain drops to 30 percent Sunday night.


Clarendon’s Best Gift Shop: Donna’s House

Posted on April 19, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

best-gift-shopManning Times’ readers voted Donna’s House Gift Shop as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Gift Shop. See the April 17 edition of The Manning Times for more winners.

 


Clarendon’s Best Auto Salesperson: David Timmons, Prothro Chevrolet

Posted on April 19, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

best-auto-sales-perso-david-timmonsManning Times’ readers voted David Timmons of Prothro Chevrolet as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Auto Salesperson. See the April 17 edition of The Manning Times for more.

 


Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Agency: AgentOwned of Manning

Posted on April 19, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Agent-OwnedManning Times’ readers voted AgentOwned of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Agency. Realtor Alfred Kelley accepted the award for the agency on April 10. See the April 17 edition of The Manning Times for more.


Denise Gay Brand Boulay

Posted on April 19, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Denise BoulayMIDDLETOWN, Del. – Denise Gay Brand Boulay, 46, wife of Daniel Allen Boulay, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at her home.

Born Sept. 18, 1967, in Franklin, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Edward Charles Brand and Barbara Louise Hinton Brand. She was a born-again Christian, she loved spending time with her crepe myrtles, trumpet vines and maple trees. Her landscape was specifically designed  to attract humming birds and other wildlife as well. She would enjoy hours of peace in her garden. One of her favorite places to visit was Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania (an old DuPont Estate … Read the rest


Lake Marion Christian Church Egg Hunt

Posted on April 19, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Lake Marion Christian Church, 1326 Morello Road in Manning, will hold its 2nd annual Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. today. Age groups will be 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10. Easter Services will be held Sunday, with Sunrise Service at 7 a.m.; Sunday Breakfast at 8 a.m.; Sunday School at 9 a.m.; and Easter Sunday Praise at 10 a.m.


Clarendon’s Best Jewelry Store: Big T Jewelers

Posted on April 19, 2014 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Times’ readers voted Big T Jewelers as the 2014 Clarendon’s Best Jewelry Store. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.

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LMA defeats Pee Dee Academy

Posted on April 18, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

LMA ShieldThe Laurence Manning Academy JV girls defeated Pee Dee Academy at home on Thursday, 5-3. Lundee Olsen was the winning pitcher; Baylee Elms was 2-3; and Brooke Ward had a hit. The team’s record now stands at 17-2.

 


King family planning ‘Celebration of Life’

Posted on April 18, 2014 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

Craig Q. King’s Celebration of Life Gala will be held 7 p.m. May 3 at the Matrix Center in Manning.

craigqking“This event has experienced tremendous success in the past and is shaping up to be a monumental success again this year,” said Paulette King, Craig’s mother and leader of the King Team for Clarendon County Relay for Life.

Proceeds from the event are divided between Relay for Life and Camp Kemo, a summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings.

“Craig, a 14-year cancer survivor, attended … and is now one of its counselors,” Paulette King said. “This summer Read the rest


Clarendon’s Best Monument Company: Barwick’s

Posted on April 18, 2014 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Manning Times’ readers voted Barwick’s Monument Co. of Manning as the 2014 Clarendon’s Best Monument Company. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the weekend. See the April 17 edition of The Manning Times for more.

 

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Former county fire chief working with state organization

Posted on April 18, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Retired Clarendon County Fire Chief Carter Jones has been named the special projects coordinator for the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association.

 

carter jonesA Manning native, Jones was chief of the Clarendon County Fire Department for 22 years, and continues to serve as a volunteer. More than three decades ago, he was the only paid firefighter working for the county.

 

The association announced the position on Monday, saying that Jones will gather and share association history, as well as general South Carolina fire service history. He will also assist with outreach programs.

 

Jones has an associate’s degree from North … Read the rest


Clarendon’s Best Doctor: Dr. Ken Johnson, Urgent Care

Posted on April 18, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Times’ readers voted Dr. Ken Johnson of Urgent Care as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Doctor. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.

 

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Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Agency: AgentOwned

Posted on April 18, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times’ readers voted AgentOwned of Manning as 2014 Clarendon’s Best Real Estate Company. Manninglive.com will be posting winners throughout the next few days. For our special section, see the April 17 edition of The Manning Times.

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