Monthly Archives: July 2014

Autopsy ruling keeps public in dark

Posted on July 26, 2014 8:08 am by Staff Reports

joe_perryIn light of the recent S.C. Supreme Court ruling in Perry v. Bullock, I’ve decided to weigh in on the matter, as I’m the guy whose reporting was the catalyst for the case. I also wanted to clear up a few things, add some context and pose a few questions.

From November 2005 to November 2011, I worked for The Sumter Item. I resigned as senior staff writer to be a stay at home dad. I now work part-time for The Manning Times and do freelance work as well.

Not one single press outlet in the state bothered to … Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Posted on July 26, 2014 6:06 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center.

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Manning Times Koozie Kontest

Posted on July 26, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

kooziesThe Manning Times now has koozies sponsored by our office and Subway. And we’re selling them for $1 with a contest attached.

Come in, purchase a koozie and then take a picture of you or a friend using it in a creative way. Send the picture to mtsceditorial@gmail.com.

We will post the pictures, and then share them to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES by Aug. 15 will garner its owner a Yeti cooler.


Lula Mae Thomas

Posted on July 25, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Lula Mae Thomas

OLANTA – Lula Mae Thomas, 71, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Born April 15, 1943, in the Olanta section of Sumter County, she was a daughter of the late Corey and Carrie Epps Thomas.

Survivors include five children, Audrey I. McFadden, Tracie L. Thomas, both of Lake City, Shonwanda Thomas of the home, Calvin (Patricia) Thomas and Christopher (Brenetta) Thomas of Florence; a son-in-law, Joe N. Brown of Lake City; a sister, Carrie (Robert) Mosley of Florence; a brother: Edward Thomas of Baltimore, Md; a sister-in-law: Pearllie Mae Thomas; 14 … Read the rest


CHS board looks to issue $3M in bonds

Posted on July 25, 2014 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon Health System announced Friday a specially called Tuesday board meeting that will focus on the hospital’s finances.

At issue is the board of trustees’ goal of getting out of a $7.25 million Wells Fargo loan from 2011 with an outstanding balance of about $5.8 million.

“We’ll pay about $3 million down and re-finance the other half,” said Chief Executive Officer Richard Stokes on Friday. “It’s the culmination of what we’ve been working on the last year. We’ll take Wells Fargo out” of the equation.

With a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development in place, the system … Read the rest


50 percent chance of thunderstorms

Posted on July 25, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

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A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for east central Georgia and central South Carolina, according to the National Weather Service.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast, with the main threat identified as damaging winds.

Temperatures right now are in the low 80s.

 

 

 

 


District 5 hearing scheduled

Posted on July 25, 2014 2:02 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

candidatesThe Manning Election Commission will meet 4 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers at City Hall to hear a protest of this week’s runoff results for the District 5 seat on Manning City Council filed by Gloria Frierson.

Frierson received 47 votes, according to the official recount held Thursday, one vote less than winner Julius Dukes. Frierson protested a provisional absentee ballot being thrown out for what Voter Registration officials said was a mismatched signature.

Princess Lang said Thursday that the signature on the ballot didn’t match the signature on the voter registration application.

Frierson claimed the woman in question has … Read the rest


Central Carolina Technical College holding campus visits

Posted on July 25, 2014 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

FEDuboseHorizB2013Central Carolina Technical College is offering an opportunity for students to complete admissions, financial aid and testing, and tour facilities. Limited space is available and reservations are recommended. For more information, call 803-778-6605 or email admissions@cctech.edu.  A visit for the F.E. DuBose Campus on U.S. 521 in Manning will be from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4.

 


Walker Gamble High School reunion

Posted on July 25, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

community-news-SHORTERThe Walker Gamble High School Alumni Association Inc. reunion committee will hold a reunion weekend Sept. 26-28 at Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion. For more information, write to WGHS Alumni Association Inc., P.O. Box 335, New Zion, SC 29111.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Pete Bradham

Posted on July 25, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Pete Bradham sent us this picture 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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Inez Brunson

Posted on July 25, 2014 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

OBITS-BACKGROUND-4-smallerSUMMERTON – Inez Brunson, 96, died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Lake Marion Nursing Center in Summerton.

Born on June 6, 1917, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Rosa Smith Allen.

The family will receive friends at the home of her niece, Sarah Mae Ragin, 2433 Furse Road in Summerton.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Summerton Funeral Home LLC, (803) 485-3755.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Stephen Craven

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

Stephen Craven sent us this photo for The Manning Times Koozie Kontest, saying “Go Cocks!”

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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James Patrick Mims

Posted on July 24, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

james patrick mimsJames Patrick Mims, 28, died Wednesday, July 24, 2014.

Born in Sumter, he was a son of Thomas Floyd Mims and Carol Coffey Mims. James was an avid Gamecock fan and loved playing sports for the Parks and Recreation Department and Bates Middle School. He will be remembered as a loving son, brother, uncle, grandson and friend.

Survivors besides his parents include a brother, the Rev. Brian Magaw and his wife, Amy, of Paxville; a nephew, Del Magaw of Paxville; a niece, Summer Magaw of Paxville; and his grandparents, Howard and Patricia Coffey of Manning.

He was preceded in death … Read the rest


Franklin Bundy Alexander

Posted on July 24, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

OBITS-BACKGROUND-smallerFranklin Bundy Alexander, 89, husband of Barbara Polson Alexander, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at his home.

Born March 14, 1925, in Union County, N.C., he was a son of the late Crawford Alexander and Odessa Pressley Alexander. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam Conflict; he was a retired public works employee with the City of Monroe, N.C. ; and was a member of the Southside Ministries of Pageland, a Mason, and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors besides his wife include a step-daughter, Rhonda T. Hooks (John) of Manning; five step-grandchildren, Barry … Read the rest


Jo Anne Thompson McKenzie

Posted on July 24, 2014 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Jo Anne Thompson McKenzie

SUMMERTON – Jo Anne Thompson McKenzie, 71, wife of Jimmy Ray McKenzie Sr., died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 18, 1942, in Dillon County, she was was a daughter of the late Chesley Devon Thompson and Elizabeth Walters Thompson. She was a member of Summerton Baptist Church and the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Team, and was secretary and treasurer of the Goat Island Homeowners Association.

Survivors besides her husband include a son, Danny Ray (Vivian) McKenzie of Canton, Ga.; a daughter, Connie Renee (Richard) Wise of Summerton; five grandchildren, Christine R. … Read the rest


Taw Caw Missionary Revival

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

church newsHistoric Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church in Summerton will hold its annual Revival services from Sunday through Aug. 1, with the Rev. Hazel Charles, pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Alcolu, speaking 7 p.m. Sunday. Other services will be held 7:30 p.m. daily, with Evangelist of the Week, the Rev. Dr. Lester Taylor Jr., pastor of Community Baptist Church of Englewood, N.J., as speaker.


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

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Commission upholds District 5 results; Frierson protests

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

candidatesThe Manning Election Commission upheld Thursday morning the results from Tuesday’s runoff for the District 5 seat on Manning City Council.

Julius Dukes was declared the winner, with 48 votes to Gloria Frierson’s 47. The commission also discussed a provisional absentee ballot, voting that the signature from the ballot did not match the signature on record for the voter. Frierson protested, saying the woman in question had Alzheimer’s.

She said she would present a family member of the woman as a witness at any subsequent hearing. Mary Adger said a hearing would be held within 48 hours – not counting … Read the rest


Sumter coroner releases identities of men killed in Sumter wreck

Posted on July 24, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolSUMTER – The 28-year-old Manning man killed in a wreck on Poole Road in Sumter Wednesday afternoon has been identified.

Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock said James Patrick Mims of Manning died at the scene from injuries received in a vehicle wreck. Paul Randall Haley of North Charleston was also killed. A third man is currently in a Columbia hospital with injuries from the wreck.

The S.C. Highway Patrol said the men were riding in a truck traveling north on Poole Road, near the Sumter-Clarendon line, when the driver lost control and overcorrected. The truck rolled over and later burst … Read the rest


Manning man killed in Sumter wreck

Posted on July 24, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolA 28-year-old Manning man died Wednesday in a wreck that also killed a North Charleston man and sent another man to a Columbia hospital with several injuries.

The Sumter County Coroner has not released the identities of the deceased yet. According to reports from the S.C. Highway Patrol, the wreck happened in the 1400 block of Poole Road about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. One man was ejected from the vehicle, while the other was severely burned. Sumter Coroner Harvin Bullock said he would need to notify families before releasing the names.

Manninglive.com will have an update when it becomes available.

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