Monthly Archives: September 2014

Women of Main Street: Ethel Lemon

Posted on September 11, 2014 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

LEMONS1EDITOR’S NOTE: Ethel Lemon, owner of Ethel’s Beauty-a-Rama, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

Ethel Lemon started doing hair when she was just 10 years old.

“My daddy fixed hair in the house, and at 11, I started doing people outside of our home,” she said. “I started with him, and then I would go to school and do all my … Read the rest


Clarendon 1 to provide free child find screenings

Posted on September 11, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

CHILD FINDClarendon School District 1 will conduct free vision, hearing, speech and developmental screenings as part of a child find effort to identify students with special needs. The screenings will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Thursday of each month at Summerton Early Childhood Center. Those dates are Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; Dec. 11; Jan. 8, 2015; Feb. 12, 2015; March 12, 2015; April 9, 2015; May 14, 2015. For more information, call Sadie Williams or Audrey Walters at (803) 485-2325, ext. 221.


City to hold public hearing on condemned structures

Posted on September 11, 2014 7:07 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

MANNING-SEALSantee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, on behalf of Manning City Council and the city of Manning, will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. today at the Brotherly Love Lodge No. 99 on Huggins Street for the Community Development Block Grant the city is trying to receive to demolish 14 condemned structures in the Fleming neighborhood, along with installing security cameras therein. For more information, call SLRCOG Community and Economic Sustainability Director Kyle Kelly at (803) 775-7381.

 


City to remember 9-11

Posted on September 11, 2014 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

September11-FlagThe City of Manning will remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Gazebo on the corner of Rigby and Church streets.

“We want this to be a time of remembrance,” said Manning Director of Tourism and Community Development Carrie Trebil. “We should never forget those who lost their lives and what that event meant to all Americans.”

The Rev. Michael Murdoch will be the guest speaker for the event, which will feature a color guard and other patriotic flair.

For more information, call (803) 435-8477.

 


Still time to vote for the Best of Main Street

Posted on September 11, 2014 12:12 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street.

You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC … Read the rest


An Evening of Indulgence

Posted on September 10, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Cypress-Esthetics-for-WOMCypress Esthetics and Spa will proudly present an Evening of Indulgence from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday inside the spa area of The Zone at the Cypress Center, 50 Hospital St. in Manning.

Learn all about their services, which include massage therapy, skin care, botox and more. Also, meet the staff: Dr. Julia A. Mullins, medical director; and Nicole Marlowe, licensed esthetician.

There will be complimentary champagne and light hors d’oeuvres. For more information, see (803) 435-5200.

 


Happy Birthday: Shi’Kem Smiling

Posted on September 10, 2014 4:04 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

Happy-BirthdayGrandma Deborah and family wanted to wish Shi’kem Smiling a happy birthday!

Send your birthday wishes to editorial@manninglive.com to be featured on Manning Live.

 


Women of Main Street: Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith

Posted on September 10, 2014 3:03 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

BERYL BACHUS KEITHEDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith of HopeHealth Pediatrics is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

Local pediatrician Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith didn’t dwell much on being the first pediatrician in Manning when she came to Clarendon County more than two decades ago. She just knew she had a job to do, and that she absolutely loved doing it.

“I actually knew that … Read the rest


Services set for man killed in alleged drunk driving incident

Posted on September 10, 2014 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Guillermo Lopez Arenas

Guillermo Lopez Arenas

Funeral services for a 38-year-old Manning man killed Aug. 30 after being rear-ended by an alleged drunk driver have been finalized.

The family and friends of Guillermo Lopez Arenas will remember their loved one 8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home.

Arenas – initially identified as Maurelio DeLeon – was killed about 11:55 p.m. Aug. 30 when 45-year-old Tammy Brown allegedly ran into the back of his Dodge Dakota while the two were heading east on S.C. 261 near Home Branch Road. Another man in Arenas’ vehicle, who has remained unidentified, was flown to … Read the rest


Follow us on Twitter!

Posted on September 10, 2014 1:01 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

TWITTERFollow manninglive.com on Twitter for all the latest news updates in Clarendon County!

Just add @YourTimesSC … it’s that easy!


Former Scott’s Branch student talks about his journey to the NFL

Posted on September 10, 2014 12:12 pm by Ted E. Spencer

Keith PoughFormer Scott’s Branch student Keith Pough has made it to the NFL.

The Cleveland Browns announced their final roster two weeks ago, and Pough made the cut via the practice team.

Pough spent his junior and senior seasons at Scott’s Branch and was quickly recognized as an elite player. He enjoyed the small school environment at his alma mater.

“Scott’s Branch is a great school with a small-town intimate environment,” Pough said. “I had some of the best teachers in the state, and it was a great experience. I grew up a lot there as a young man on and … Read the rest


District 5 saga continues

Posted on September 10, 2014 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

Weeks and Kent

Judge Jeff Young listens to Shaun Kent, far right, while David Weeks waits his turn.

The question of who will represent District 5 on Manning’s City Council remains up in the air.

But that question could be answered by the end of the month, or perhaps sooner.

When Julius Dukes Jr. was confirmed the winner by a single vote in the runoff against Gloria Frierson, she filed an appeal of the Manning Election Commission’s decision to uphold the results that showed her getting edged out 48-47.

Dukes was not sworn into office for the seat formerly held by the late … Read the rest


Go vote for the Best of Main Street Manning!

Posted on September 10, 2014 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street.

You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC … Read the rest


JV Swampcats victorious over Carolina Academy

Posted on September 10, 2014 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

LMA ShieldThe Laurence Manning Academy Junior Varsity volleyball team came away with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night against Carolina Academy in Lake City. The scores were 25-16, 25-17 (L) and 25-18.

Ashton Rogers had seven kills, while Adrianna McLeod had seven serve points.

 


Manning Police seeking three suspects for stolen car

Posted on September 10, 2014 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

BOLOThe Manning Police Department is actively seeking three black males today as suspects in the theft of a Ford Taurus from Lake Marion Auto on Sunset Drive late Tuesday night.

“After officers responded to the scene, they noticed the vehicle parked beside a home on Sunset Drive,” said Inv. Rick Elms. “As they approached the vehicle, three guys jumped out and ran. We weren’t able to locate them at that time.”

Elms said items of interest were being sent to the State Law Enforcement Division for analysis.

He said the men are three black males who were wearing white shirts.… Read the rest


Today should be mostly sunny

Posted on September 10, 2014 8:08 am by Staff Reports

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We’ve seen some patchy fog out there, which should dissipate by 10 a.m.

It’s currently 71 degrees with 92 percent humidity, according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s temperatures are expected to reach the high 80s with light and variable winds. Tonight’s forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a low around 69.

 

 


Council grants FILOT to ‘Project Peak’

Posted on September 10, 2014 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

breaking-newsClarendon County Council and the Clarendon County Development Board can’t say right yet exactly what “Project Peak” is, but they can say the project could be a huge industry boon for the county.

“We passed first reading on Monday night for a fee-in-lieu-of-taxes (FILOT), and we will have second reading in October,” said Clarendon County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart. “We think it’s a good fit for the county, and once we can reveal it, we believe it will be some exciting news for Clarendon County.”

Stewart said the exact amount of the tax incentive was not disclosed. A FILOT allows … Read the rest


Just a few days left to vote for the Best of Main Street

Posted on September 10, 2014 12:12 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street.

You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC … Read the rest


Family searching for missing dog

Posted on September 9, 2014 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

lost-dogA black and brown female chihuahua went missing in Manning on Sunday. The dog needs a certain type of medication. If you find her, please call (803) 410-7595. A reward is available.


Women of Main Street: Deborah Lindsey

Posted on September 9, 2014 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

Goody's-for-WOMEDITOR’S NOTE: Deborah Lindsey, general manager of Goody’s in Manning, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

A native of Hamlet, N.C., Debra Lindsey’s first job was in a small boutique.

The 1979 graduate of Richmond Senior High School in Rockinham, N.C., is now the manager of Goody’s on North Brooks Street in Manning.

“I came into Goody’s in September 2012 … Read the rest





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