Monthly Archives: August 2014

Murduck Band

Posted on August 31, 2014 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

OBITS-BACKGROUND-2-smallerOBITS-BACKGROUND-2-smallerTURBEVILLE – Murduck Band, 57, companion of Betty Ann McDowell, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of Aque Bostick and the late Ethel Mae Brand Brown. He was a 1977 graduate of East Clarendon High School and a former employee of Coker Builders. He was also a self-employed carpenter. Survivors besides his companion and father of Lake Worth, Fla., include a daughter, Seresa K. McDowell of Wisconsin; four sons, Chadrick McDowell, Jeffrey (Danielle) Reardon and Kedrick (Elaine) Brand, all of Richburg, and Trevor L. Hickson; a stepson, Clarence McDowell of North Carolina; brothers;… Read the rest

Say hello to Crystal Player Brunson

Posted on August 31, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Crystal Player BrunsonCrystal Player BrunsonCrystal Player Brunson Manning resident Crystal Player Brunson is in her seventh year working as a medical/surgical nurse at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. “I couldn’t imagine myself doing any other job in any other place,” she said. “I absolutely love people. Nursing can be physically and emotionally demanding at times. Some shifts are harder than others. There are good shifts and bad shifts. And sometimes my feet hurt after a busy night.” She is “thankful for the pain,” though. “It just reminds me of how blessed I am to have two feet and that I’m able to work,” she said. “Some… Read the rest

CCSO vehicle chase on Interstate now on foot in Alcolu

Posted on August 31, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SHERIFfSHERIFfThe Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office chase of a suspect in a vehicle from the Ram Bay area of Clarendon County to U.S. 521 outside of Alcolu – using Interstate 95 – has now progressed to a foot chase in Alcolu, according to dispatchers. Dispatch reported speeds of up to 105 mph. The vehicle was spotted at a plant in the 2000 block of Ram Bay Road after an alarm there went off. The owner told dispatch that he had cameras and could see an individual in a black trench coat on the building’s second floor. The subject fled from there… Read the rest

Henry Lawson has died

Posted on August 31, 2014 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

breaking-newsbreaking-newsLongtime Summerton Town Councilman Henry Lawson, 85, died Sunday at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. His arrangements will be announced by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home.  

Tammy Dianne Brown given $30,000 bond on felony DUI charges

Posted on August 31, 2014 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Tammy Diane BrownTammy Diane BrownTammy Dianne Brown Tammy Dianne Brown uttered four words as she entered the bond court of Clarendon County Magistrate Judge Pat Goodwin at the Clarendon County Detention Center on Sunday afternoon. “Look at my babies,” she said, eyeing her children and a sister sitting in the back of the courtroom. Goodwin granted Brown, 45, of 2929 Winters Hill Road in Manning, two $15,000 surety bonds on charges of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. She was granted $287.50 personal recognizance bonds on lesser charges of transportation of alcohol with the seal broken and… Read the rest

LMA photo gallery- Let us know which picture should make this week’s newspaper

Posted on August 31, 2014 3:03 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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Let us know your Labor Day closing

Posted on August 31, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

LABOR DAYLABOR DAYIs your business going to be closed on Labor Day? We know about the schools, the banks and the Harvin Clarendon County Library, but we don’t know about others in the county. Let us know at editorial@manninglive.com by 8 p.m. today, and we will post a list at 5 a.m. Monday letting folks know that you are closed for the day to enjoy time with your family and friends. We look forward to hearing from you!

Ophelia Kennedy Cousar

Posted on August 31, 2014 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

  Ophelia Kennedy CousarOphelia Kennedy CousarOphelia Kennedy Cousar Ophelia Kennedy Cousar, 88, widow of James Cousar, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Born April 10, 1926, in Turbeville, she was a daughter of the late Downing Kennedy and Katie Gamble Kennedy. She attended Walker Gamble Public School in New Zion, and joined Melina Presbyterian Church in Gable at an early age. She did domestic work for several years. Survivors include five sons, (Rosemarie) Cousar, John Mack Cousar and Deacon Ronnie (Annett)  Cousar, all of Manning, Allen Greg (Betty) Cousar of Columbia and James (Donna) Cousar Jr. of Dallas, Texas;… Read the rest

Identity released for man killed in late-night wreck

Posted on August 31, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The 34-year-old Manning man killed late Saturday night in a vehicle wreck on S.C. 261 in Manning has been identified. Clarendon County Coroner Hayes F. Samuels said Sunday that Maurelio Deleon of 1258 Audrey Lane died from apparent blunt force trauma to the chest and neck. No autopsy will be performed. Tammy BrownTammy BrownTammy Brown Tammy Brown, 45, of 2929 Winters Hill Road in Manning, has been charged with one count each of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. She was also charged with ABC and seatbelt violations. According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Brown… Read the rest

Wreck with no injuries on 261 overpass

Posted on August 31, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolSouth_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is responding to a wreck between two 18-wheelers with no injuries on the S.C. 261 overpass off Interstate 95 in Manning. Traffic will be slower during this time. The wreck happened about 1:53 p.m. Sunday.  

SB and MHS Photo Gallery 3

Posted on August 31, 2014 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

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Say hello to Mildred Braxton

Posted on August 31, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

MILDRED BRAXTONMILDRED BRAXTONManning resident Mildred Braxton has worked with Simpson Hardware in Manning “going on some 25 years,” she said. But she has been in the hardware business even longer. “I think it’s got to be at least 40 years,” she said Monday. “My dad worked at Griffin Hardware, and I followed him like a little puppy, I guess you could say.” Braxton is a ubiquitous fixture at the store. Managers and other employees say customers will ask for her and leave if she’s not there. “I’ve heard stories where customers will call and ask for me, and they’ll say I’m not… Read the rest

Happy Birthday: Emily Richburg

Posted on August 31, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

emily richburgemily richburgThe Manning Times wants to wish one of our two interns, Emily Richburg, a happy 17th birthday!

Woman charged with felony DUI related to late-night wreck

Posted on August 31, 2014 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

tammy browntammy brownTammy Brown, 45, was charged with two counts of felony DUI early Sunday morning after allegedly causing a vehicle wreck about 11:55 p.m. Saturday on S.C. 261 near Boyd Road in Manning that killed a 34-year-old Manning man and sent another to a Florence hospital. According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Brown was driving a 1999 Hyundai behind the deceased driver’s 1994 Dodge Dakota when she struck the truck in the back, causing the truck to run off the road and strike a tree. Sgt. Bob Beres said neither Brown nor the two occupants of the Dakota were wearing seatbelts.… Read the rest

Fatal wreck on S.C. 261

Posted on August 31, 2014 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolSouth_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with fatality on S.C. 261 in Manning. The wreck happened about 11:55 p.m. Saturday, and further details have not been released.  

Tidwell celebrating 30 years with Sandwiche Castle on Monday

Posted on August 31, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Sandwich-CastleSandwich-CastleAs of Monday, Tammy Tidwell will have been running Sandwiche Castle for 30 years. “I worked at the hospital and just decided to buy a restaurant,” she said. “I had worked part-time as a student for several different places in the restaurant business.” With a little help from her parents, who co-signed a loan, and from A.C. English at the Bank of Clarendon, Tidwell set out on a three-decade adventure. “The Sandwiche Castle was already open, and I purchased it from Lonzo Brown after they’d been open about nine months,” Tidwell said. The Manning native said she has been “blessed… Read the rest

SB and MHS photo gallery 2

Posted on August 30, 2014 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

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Wreck with entrapment on King Road in Manning

Posted on August 30, 2014 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolSouth_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe Clarendon County Fire Department and the S.C. Highway Patrol are responding to a vehicle wreck at King Road near S.C. 260 in Manning. According to dispatch, a vehicle is overturned and there is entrapment within the vehicle. Traffic may be slower during this time.  

Kraft recalls American Singles packages

Posted on August 30, 2014 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

recall4recall4Almost 8,000 cases of Kraft American Singles are being recalled because a supplier didn’t store an ingredient properly, Northfield-based Kraft Foods Group said Friday. Kraft said it issued the voluntary recall because the improper storage temperature could lead to spoilage or food borne illness. It didn’t specify the ingredient that was improperly stored. No illnesses have yet been reported. The recall includes products with “Best When Used By” dates of Feb. 20, 2015, and Feb. 21, 2015. The recalled singles were sold in 12-, 16- and 64-ounce packages. They were produced at Kraft’s Springfield, Mo. plant. Consumers who purchased any… Read the rest

Clarendon Hall defeats Patrick Henry

Posted on August 30, 2014 1:01 pm by Staff (Office)

fleur-de-lis-red-mdfleur-de-lis-red-mdClarendon Hall opened the season with a big win over long time rival Patrick Henry Friday night by a score of 28-14.  The Saints took an early 8-0 lead on the first drive of the game scoring on a Dustin Way to Gavin Allan 30 yd TD pass.  The Patriots tied the score late in the first and the score remained 8-8 at the half. Patrick Henry took the lead late in the third quarter, but the Saints answered on their next drive with a 24 yard reverse pass from Allan to Way for a TD.  Way ran for the… Read the rest

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