Monthly Archives: June 2014

Clarendon queens Top 5 in fundraising

Posted on June 25, 2014 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

haley and hannahMiss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Vivian Erickson were both in the Top 5 contestants for their respective categories in fundraising for the Children’s Miracle Network as part of their Miss South Carolina Pageant participation this year.

Check back for further pageant updates throughout the week.

 


Spearman nabs Republican nomination for Supt. of Education

Posted on June 24, 2014 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman will be the next Republican to run in the general election for the position of state Superintendent of Education.

Spearman defeated runoff challenger Sally Atwater in Tuesday’s Primary with 57.15 percent of the overall vote. Statwide, Spearman had 76,537 votes to Atwater’s 57,385. Spearman will face Democrat Tom Thompson in November’s general election. Forty-five of 46 precincts were counted as of 11:48 p.m.

Tom Thompson

Tom Thompson

Thompson handily defeated his runoff opponent, Sheila Gallagher, on Tuesday with 59.13 percent of the vote. He garnered 23,506 votes overall to Gallagher’s 16,244.

 


McMaster wins Republican runoff for Lt. Gov.

Posted on June 24, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Henry McMaster

Henry McMaster

COLUMBIA (AP) – Former Attorney General Henry McMaster is the Republican nominee on the November ballot for the state’s lieutenant governor position.

Early returns Tuesday showed McMaster trouncing Mike Campbell by a two-to-one margin. With 43 precincts showing complete results about 10:24 p.m. Tuesday, McMaster had about 63.58 percent of the vote to Campbell’s 36.42.

McMaster had a strong lead in the four-way GOP primary two weeks ago, taking 44 percent of the vote. But he needed more than 50 percent to avoid a runoff.

Campbell, son of the late Gov. Carroll Campbell, actually finished third in that … Read the rest


Runoff Roundup: 43 of 46 reporting

Posted on June 24, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With 43 of 46 South Carolina counties reporting complete results, and one of three left reporting partial results, this is where the candidates stand in the runoff:

 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 36.42

Henry McMaster – 63.58

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 42.83

Molly Spearman – 57.17

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 40.05

Tom Thompson – 59.95

 

 


Runoff Roundup: Clarendon totals

Posted on June 24, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County is in line with state totals in the runoffs for lieutenant governor and state superintendent of education.

Henry McMaster garnered 65.19 percent of the vote on Tuesday, with 455 of 698 votes. Mike Campbell trailed behind with 243 votes for 34.81 percent.

In the Democratic runoff for state superintendent, Sheila Gallagher was handily defeated in Clarendon County by Tom Thompson. Thompson garnered 433 votes to Gallagher’s 163, to come out with 72.65 percent of the vote. In the Republican runoff for that office, Sally Atwater only got 40.17 percent of the vote, while Molly Spearman received 59.83 percent.… Read the rest


This week’s Subway special

Posted on June 24, 2014 10:10 pm by Ted E. Spencer

Pick up this week’s edition of The Manning Times for a free 3″ breakfast sub and cup of coffee. Offer only valid with the coupon until July 1, 2014.


Runoff Roundup: 36 of 46 reporting

Posted on June 24, 2014 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With 36 of 46 South Carolina counties reporting complete results, and three counties reporting partial results, standings for candidates are as follows:

 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 34.48

Henry McMaster – 65.32

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.28

Molly Spearman – 55.72

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 40.23

Tom Thompson – 59.72

 

 

 


Hospital board one step closer to re-financing debt

Posted on June 24, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Reports

Stokes speaks

(left to right) Chief Executive Officer Richard Stokes talks about price transparency Tuesday night while Chief Financial Officer John Shaughnessy, Dr. Catherine Rabon and Chief Operating Officer Paul Schumacher listen to Stokes during Clarendon Health System’s monthly board meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clarendon Health System’s board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night at their regular meeting to use cash on hand and a loan being sought from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development to re-finance existing debt.

At issue is a $7.25 million Wells Fargo loan from 2011 — just under $5.8 … Read the rest


Runoff Roundup: 30 of 46 precincts reporting

Posted on June 24, 2014 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With 30 of 46 precincts reporting complete results in Tuesday’s primary runoff, and 10 other counties reporting partial results, the candidates stand as follows:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 36.5

Henry McMaster – 63.5

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 41.89

Tom Thompson – 58.11

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.85

Molly Spearman – 55.15

 


Runoff Roundup: 17 precincts fully reporting

Posted on June 24, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With 17 precincts having completely reported results, and 10 more having partially reported results of the state’s 46 counties, runoff standings are as follows:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 34.88

Henry McMaster – 65.12

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 43.04

Molly Spearman – 56.97

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 37.24

Tom Thompson – 62.76

 


Runoff Roundup: 4 complete precincts, 11 partial

Posted on June 24, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

With four of 46 precincts reporting complete results, and 11 precincts reporting partial results, these are the following vote percentages garnered thus far by candidates vying for a spot on the November ballot in their respective races:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 33.96

Henry McMaster – 66.04

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.67

Molly Spearman – 55.33

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 41.02

Tom Thompson – 58.08

 

 


Atwater, Spearman close in Republican runoff for Supt. of Education

Posted on June 24, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Sally Atwater

Sally Atwater

Sally Atwater is keeping it close to Molly Spearman in the runoff for the state Superintendent of Education spot on the Republican ballot for November. With nine of 46 counties reporting partial results, Spearman is in the lead with 53.79 percent of the vote, while Atwater is holding steady at 46.21 percent.

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman

 


McMaster leading Lt. Gov. race with 9 of 46 counties reporting

Posted on June 24, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Henry McMaster

Henry McMaster

Former attorney general Henry McMaster is leading Mike Campbell 2-1 in the lieutenant governor’s race, with nine of 46 counties reporting numbers in the runoff. McMaster has 66.1 percent of the vote, while Campbell has 33.9 percent of the vote. Clarendon County has not reported all its numbers yet.

Mike Campbell

Mike Campbell

 


Lemonade Stand to raise money for playground in memory of Mettie Livingston

Posted on June 24, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

lemonade-standSeveral local girls will host a lemonade stand from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in front of Cut-N-Up Hair Salon, 210 Commerce St. in Manning, to raise money for a playground in memory of Mettie McCuen Livingston at New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Hosted by Lainey Baggette, Emma Hodge, Anne Wilder Hartzog, Lucy Camlin Hartzog, Kristen Hodge and Allison Harrison, the stand will have lemonade, sweet tea, brownies and cookies for sale.

 


Manning-Santee game postponed

Posted on June 24, 2014 3:03 pm by Ted E. Spencer

Manning-Santee’s game tonight at Cheraw has been postponed due to inclement weather.

 


Help out Camp Happy Days by donating wish list items

Posted on June 24, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Camp Happy Days organizers are still looking for several items on their wish list. The camp is for children ages 4-16 who are either battling cancer or have survived cancer, their siblings and the siblings of children who have succumbed to the disease in its various forms.

Please bring all items (monetary donations are acceptable as well) to The Manning Times, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, by Friday afternoon. Let us know what you plan to donate so we can continually update the list. We will take pictures of donors and post on manninglive.com.

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Clarendon County native awarded Presidential Citation by state NAACP

Posted on June 24, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Willie J. Nelson

Willie J. Nelson

The late Willie J. Nelson, a native of Clarendon County, was presented the Presidential Citation from the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP recently.

The award was presented posthumously at the organization’s annual Freedom Fund Celebration held June 13 in Columbia.

“Nelson is being honored for his human rights advocacy,” according to a release from the NAACP. “He was born in Clarendon County and witnessed firsthand the injustice against people of color. However, he was more than just a witness. He used his resources to solve the plight of black people.


Posted on June 24, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Turbeville man charged in Florence with third-degree CSC

Posted on June 24, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Benjamin Cameron

Benjamin Cameron

FLORENCE – A Turbeville man has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

The Weekly Observer reported Tuesday that the arrest on Monday stemmed from an incident with a 13-year-old in Johnsonville nearly a year ago.

Benjamin Cameron, 28, of 1016 Powell Circle in Turbeville, posted a $10,000 surety bond, according to the Florence County Public Court Index.

If convicted, he could serve up to 15 years in prison, be ordered to pay a fine at the discretion of the court, or both.

 


Clarendon’s queens interview with judges today

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

Miss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Vivian Erickson are going through backstage interviews today with judges for the Miss South Carolina Pageant. Local pageant organizers say the girls were up late practicing for today and going over current events. Tonight, Haley will compete in physical fitness, while Hannah will compete in swimwear.

STEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Haley Erickson and Hannah Henshaw are going through the interview process today in Columbia in their quests to become Miss South Carolina Teen and Miss South Carolina, respectively.

STEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Haley Erickson and Hannah Henshaw are going through the interview process today in Columbia in their quests to become Miss South Carolina Teen and Miss South Carolina, respectively.


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