Monthly Archives: July 2014

Margaret Theresa Epperson Mooneyhan

Posted on July 29, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

OBITS-BACKGROUND-3-smallerPINEWOOD – Margaret Theresa Epperson Mooneyhan, 82, wife of Vernard Ashton Mooneyhan, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.

Born in Wilmington, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Robert F. Epperson and Theresa Weeks Epperson.

Survivors besides her husband of Pinewood include hree sons, Michael Bryant Mooneyhan and Robert David Mooneyhan, both of Atlanta, Ga., and Vernard Ashton (Buck) Mooneyhan Jr. of Lexington; and two grandchildren, Emily Madigan Mooneyhan and Savannah Marie Mooneyhan.

Graveside services for Margaret Theresa Epperson Mooneyhan will be held at noon today at Sumter Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. George Gain officiating.… Read the rest


Man says son threatened to kill him over $5

Posted on July 29, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Crime-ReportsA 55-year-old man living in the 300 block of Hartwell Street in Manning told the Manning Police Department about 11:11 p.m. July 19 that his 24-year-old son became “irate and boisterous” after the older man refused to give his son $5 for cigarettes. He said his son then told him that “he needed to walk outside with him because he was going to hurt and kill him,” according to reports. The man told police his son grabbed a screwdriver and threatened to use it against him. The son was later charged with disorderly conduct and posted a $257 personal recognizance


Posted on July 29, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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HP redirects traffic at Exit 108 southbound on I-95

Posted on July 29, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol, with assistance from the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, redirected southbound traffic on Interstate 95 earlier this morning at Exit 108 due to a wreck with no injuries at the 107 mile-marker.


City Council discusses grant opportunities

Posted on July 29, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

MANNING-SEALManning City Council held a workshop Monday to discuss several Community Development Block Grant opportunities with a representative from the Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments.

Mayor Julia Nelson, Councilman Clayton Pack and Councilwomen Diane Georgia and Sherry Welle indicated they’d like to look at a grant that would allow the city to demolish several condemned homes in the Fleming neighborhood.

See Thursday’s Manning Times for more.


Coroner: Mother, son killed in I-95 wreck

Posted on July 28, 2014 5:05 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolA 27-year-old North Carolina woman and her 11-year-old son were killed in a wreck at the 117 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 on Monday afternoon.

Maria Susenna-Ocompos of Monroe, N.C., was driving northbound in the right lane of I-95 when a right tire blew out on her vehicle, forcing her into the left lane where she made contact with another vehicle. According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, she then left the highway and made broadside contact with a tree.

Clarendon Coroner Hayes Samuels said both the woman and her son, Onesimo Jimenez, were declared dead at the … Read the rest


Event chips away at racial divisions, political differences

Posted on July 28, 2014 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

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Leon Winn was having fun.

The 59-year-old pastor of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church had run into a little rain Sunday morning, so he was late. And when he strode to the pulpit, he was still wearing his leather vest. A bandana was tied on his head.

He’s a biker. And a man of faith. He recently lost in the Republican primary to face off against longtime 6th District U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., but he’s … Read the rest


Ruth Jeanette Cannon Smith

Posted on July 28, 2014 5:05 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

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Ruth Jeanette Cannon Smith

Ruth Jeanette Cannon Smith, 80, widow of Sam David Smith Jr., died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her daughter’s home after an illness.

Born Feb. 23, 1934, in Williamsburg County, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Josephine Medlin Cannon. She was a graduate of Kingstree High School and retired from Southern Bell as a telephone operator. Mrs. Smith was a member of Bloomingvale Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda S. (Mackie) Driggers of Moncks Corner, Iris E. Smith-McGowan of Holly Hill, and Monica S. (Bob) Bradley of Pineville; two sisters, Lois … Read the rest


Manning Times seeking sales executive

Posted on July 28, 2014 4:04 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

MT-STICKERThe Manning Times, a weekly newspaper in Clarendon County and one of the oldest in the Santee Cooper region, is seeking a motivated, personable sales executive for full-time work. The ideal candidate must have reliable transportation, good communication skills and be good with the public. Please send resumes, with references, to manningsctimes@gmail.com, or drop off at 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.


Traffic backed up for two miles in northbound lanes of I-95

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

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolA source has told manninglive.com that traffic is backed up to the northbound lanes of Exit 115 on Interstate 95 due to a wreck that claimed the lives of two people earlier Monday. Manninglive.com will have an update when it becomes available.


Say hello to Ryan Moss

Posted on July 28, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Ryan Moss

Inman native Ryan Moss, 28, is one of the oldest students from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine who will be working at Clarendon Memorial Hospital for the next two years. The USC Upstate graduate has a degree in biology with a pre-med emphasis and said he’d heard lots of “really good things about Clarendon County, so I ranked this hospital high when I was selecting places to do my residency.” He is one of 10 students studying at the hospital in the program. Manninglive.com will feature eight of the 10 students throughout the week.


Two people dead in I-95 wreck

Posted on July 28, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

wreck-on-95Two people have died from injuries received in a wreck at the 117 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Manning. The wreck happened about 1:39 p.m. Monday.


Harold Parks Pritchard

Posted on July 28, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

OBITS-BACKGROUND-smallerTAMPA, Fla. – Harold Parks Pritchard, 64, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Florida.

Born Feb. 14, 1950, in Mobile, Ala., he was a son of the late Harry McLemore Pritchard Jr. and Louise Neal Pritchard.

Survivors include three brothers, Carlos Pritchard and Buck Pritchard, both of Manning, and Gary (Tissa) Pritchard of Rutherfordton, N.C.; three sisters, Debbie Shantie of Seattle, Wash., Dorothy Pritchard of Melbourn, Fla., and Tina (Joey) Hansen of Sumter; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harry M. “Mack” Pritchard III.

Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home & … Read the rest


Coroner’s Office called to wreck on I-95

Posted on July 28, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolDispatch has called the Coroner’s Office to a wreck with injuries on Interstate 95. According to reports, the wreck happened near the 117 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. Manninglive.com will have an update when it is available.


Wreck with injuries on I-95

Posted on July 28, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol and other emergency responders are currently working a wreck with injuries near the 117 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 between Manning and Summerton. Reports indicate that responders have called for a helicopter.


Relief from the dog days of summer?

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

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Janie likes air conditioning.

According to the National Weather Service, heat index values could reach 104 today. However, a hazardous weather outlook has been issued for east central Georgia and central South Carolina, as the potential exists for some strong to possibly severe thunderstorms this afternoon ahead of an advancing cold front. Damaging winds are seen as the main threat, along with the possibility of hail.

Winds are currently out of the west at 16 to 18 mph. Temperatures tonight could drop to the high 60s with winds out of the west at 6 to 9 mph.

 

 


Affordable Care Act discussion on Aug. 11

Posted on July 28, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

HARVIN-CLARENDON-COUNTY-LIBRARYThe next presentation related to the Affordable Care Act presented by Carrie Sinkler-Parker will be held 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Harvin Clarendon County Library on North Brooks Street. The program is free and open to the public, and no registration is required. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


CCFD responding to ‘power line fire’

Posted on July 28, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

CCFDThe Clarendon County Fire Department is currently responding to a fire on a power line on Hotel Street in Alcolu. According to reports, the fire is not threatening any structures or homes. No details were given on how the fire started, but reports indicate it is under control with a brush fire unit.


Nic@Nite coming soon

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

NIC@NITENic@Nite, the most exciting kids’ event of the summer, will be back for its ninth year from Aug. 4-6, with registration nightly from 6-6:30 p.m. The fun will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. All activities are free and will be held at Manning High School. Grades K5 through fifth are welcome. Prepare to get wet! For more information, call Seacoast Church – Manning Campus Pastor Jim Fleming at (803) 505-3208.


The Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Sumter Graham

Posted on July 28, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Sumter Graham sent this photo for The Manning Times Koozie Kontest.

The koozies, which feature the Manning Times on one side and Subway of Manning on the other, are available at the Manning Times office, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, for $1 each.

Purchase one, take a unique picture with it, and send to editorial@manninglive.com, and we will post it on our website. We will then share it to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES (NOT LIKES or VIEWS) on Facebook will be our winner. The prize is a YETI Cooler.


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