Posted on July 20, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Reports
Black biker clubs worshipped alongside white Republicans Sunday morning at Rock Hill Baptist Church then sat down together afterward and enjoyed a meal of fried catfish and hot dogs.
“These are the decent, decent good people,” Pastor Leon Winn told the congregation, as he introduced S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond and S.C. GOP Chairman Matt Moore to the audience. “Give them a hand. They’re really trying to bring the state together in a positive way.”… Read the rest
Posted on July 20, 2014 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
Posted on July 20, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Some administrators with Coastal Carolina University celebrated the school’s 50th anniversary recently with a meal at Chat n’ Chew. Before they checked out, the group presented restaurant owners Bernard and Willodene Blackmon with the university’s flag and a book detailing the history of the school, which began at the 62-year-old restaurant. See the July 24 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted on July 20, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Posted on July 20, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker
The 7,300 square foot facility will have between six and 10 employees. The store will be on S.C. 260 near First Water. Its grand opening will be held 8 a.m. Aug. 16. The first 50 customers will receive a $10 gift card.
Posted on July 20, 2014 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Clarendon School District 1 and S.C. Works will hold a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. The job fair will offer tips, including dressing for success; making a lasting impression; and what to include in your resume.
Posted on July 19, 2014 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
The Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation Inc., a non-profit organization, accepts vehicle contributions. To complete a vehicle donation, call 1 (800) 544-1213 to make arrangements. Donors may also visit www.mdff.org and click on the automobile icon to complete an online vehicle donation application.
Posted on July 19, 2014 1:01 pm by Staff Reports
Anderson Pharmacy pharmacist Elizabeth DuRant stands with Henrietta Blackwell of Alcolu, who won a Lilly Pulitzer gift basket in The Manning Times first Summer Giveaway.
Posted on July 19, 2014 10:10 am by Staff Reports
Two years ago, during the week of Fourth of July, Preston Blake Driggers was enjoying time with his parents and two older sisters on Lake Marion.
Posted on July 19, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Not long after he was named the new director of Clarendon County EMS, he and his wife, Teresa, welcomed a little girl.
Mary Lee Scurry is now about nine weeks old, and her father has been heading up the county’s paramedic service since the end of April.
“It’s been a busy time,” Scurry said.
Scurry took the reins from former director Buck Turbeville. He had first joined EMS in the late 1990s, and left after about six years of service.
“I went to Lee County and was EMS … Read the rest
Posted on July 19, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Posted on July 19, 2014 5:05 am by Staff Reports
A Manning man sought since June 24 for the alleged armed robbery of a 31-year-old man on Nelson Circle was finally apprehended more than two weeks after the incident.
Keith Oneal Conyers, 36, of 216 Packard Lane in Manning, has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is being held at the Clarendon County Detention Center after bond was denied July 14 when warrants for the alleged offenses were served by the Manning Police Department.
Chief Blair Shaffer said Conyers was caught July 10 when officers spotted him in … Read the rest
Posted on July 18, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Reports
LYNCHBURG – Henry Arthur Gee, 65, husband of Ophadell Green Gee, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home.
Born Aug. 25, 1948, in Olanta, “Bucky,” as he was affectionately known, was a son of the late Peter Albert Gee and Mildred Williams Gee. He attended Florence County public schools and Carver High School in Lake City.
He joined Emwell Baptist Church in his youth, and later joined Jordan Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged
Survivors besides his wife of the home include four children, Cynthia Allen and Amanda … Read the rest
Posted on July 18, 2014 7:07 pm by Staff Reports
Born Jan. 21, 1944, in Logan, W.Va., he was a son of the late James Russell Dillon and Delphine Alberta Duty Dillon. He was a retired assembly line worker for Chrysler/Dodge and a member of United Auto Workers and the Elk’s Club in Ferndale, Mich. He was a U.S. Army of the Vietnam War.
Survivors besides his wife of Manning include two sons, James Ray Staton of Texas and Donald Ray Staton II of Ira Township, Mich.; two daughters, Annita Kay Staton … Read the rest
Posted on July 18, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Reports
The Monday birthday celebration of Peggy Parrish at Harvin Clarendon County Library in Manning wouldn’t have been complete without a few stories about Amelia Bedelia, the literary creation made famous by Parrish, a Manning native who passed away in 1988. Children also enjoyed other works by the famous author, along with games, arts and crafts.
Posted on July 18, 2014 1:01 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard
Posted on July 18, 2014 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
SUMTER – The University of South Carolina Sumter congratulates more than 20 students who made the President’s LIst in the Spring 2014 semester. Those from Clarendon County on the list include Meredith Coker and Christopher Lee, both of Manning; and Travis McAdams of Gable.
Posted on July 18, 2014 11:11 am by Leigh Ann Maynard
SUMTER – Catherine Pearson, 91, widow of Willie Pearson, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born Aug. 25, 1932, in Sumter County, she was a daughter of the late Madison McBride and Emma Wright McBride. She attended Sumter County public schools. She was a member of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Manning, and later became a member of Pearson Chapel Nondenominational Church.
Survivors include six daughters, Ella Nora Pearson, Bernice Samuel, Evangelist Emma (Adam) Jones, Minnie (Miller) Conyers Jr., Willie Mae (Larry) McKnight and Catherine Richburg; a son, Joe (Ella) Pearson; … Read the rest
Posted on July 18, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker
The state Department of Natural Resources will hold family fishing clinics throughout the state. These introductory classes teach skills on how to tie a fishing knot, rig a rod and reel and sating. The best part is everyone will get to try their hand at fishing. Family Fishing Clinics are free of charge. Register online or for more information regarding an upcoming Family Fishing Clinic event or to host an event, please contact Lorianne Riggin, email@example.com or (803) 737-8483.
Posted on July 18, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Students from Clarendon County and surrounding communities matriculating at the school in Fall 2014 include Aaliyah Johnson, Imani Langhorne, Katenell Locklair, Jennifer Richburg, Ross Russell and Bryce Williams, all of Alcolu; Hannah Baker, Elease Billups, Malloree Cothran, Elizabeth Elmore, Tameeya Johnson, Cory Leonard, Alexis Martin, Hailey Patrick, Ryan Phillips, Franklin Skoler and Grace Surette, all of Manning; Kadeisa Green, Matthew Lamb, Phylicia Morris and Ka’osha White, all of Pinewood; and Shaneel Bivek and Conesha Myers, both of … Read the rest
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