Monthly Archives: January 2015

Squire Parsons to perform Sunday

Posted on January 13, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Squire Parsons will hold a concert at Clarendon Baptist Church in Alcolu at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The concert is free to the public, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call (803) 473-2376 or email office@clarendonbaptist.org.


Ernest Andrew Reed Jr.

Posted on January 13, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Ernest Andrew Reed Jr., husband of Crystal Piver Reed, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter, after a prolonged illness.
Born Nov. 16 1956, in Southington, Conn., Ernie was a son of Virginia Benedict Reed and the late Ernest A. Reed Sr. He graduated with honors from Sumter High School in 1974 at the age of 16. He worked for the Office of the Adjutant General for 25 years as a trade specialist at McCready Training Center in Eastover, until his illness required him to retire. He was an avid NASCAR, Carolina Gamecocks, Chicago Bears … Read the rest


Norward A. Reardon Jr.

Posted on January 13, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Norward A. Reardon Jr., 79, husband of Marguerite Hinson Reardon, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Norward A. Sr. and Elizabeth Mahoney Reardon. Mr. Reardon was a member of Grace Baptist Church and American Legion Post 15. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from the parts department at McLaughlin Ford.
Survivors besides his wife include three children, Cindy Frenz (Edward) of Charleston, Kenny Reardon of Sumter and Paul A. Reardon (Ashley) of Hartsville; six grandchildren, Ryan Reardon, Robert Frenz … Read the rest


Rosa Lee Singleton Dantzler

Posted on January 13, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Rosa Lee Singleton Dantzler, wife of Bernie Dantzler, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born Aug. 22, 1936, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Sammie and Dora Singleton. After her mother’s untimely death, she was raised by the late Sammie and Eunice Singleton.
She attended Congruity School in Sumter County. She was employed by Korn Industries, until her retirement in 1999. Rosa was a loyal and dedicated member of Congruity Presbyterian Church, where she served on the usher board, deacon board, church Sunday school ministry, and as a faithful member … Read the rest


LMA boys B-team defeats Thomas Sumter Academy

Posted on January 13, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy boys’ B-team defeated Thomas Sumter Academy Monday night 36-24, with Chase Lee leading the team with 14 points. Wyatt Rowland scored nine points and Luke DeCosta scored six. The team’s record stands now at 3-1 on the season.


Happy Birthday: Christi Richardson

Posted on January 13, 2015 9:09 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Christi Richardson a very happy birthday!


LMA girls B-team falls to Thomas Sumter Academy

Posted on January 13, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy girls’ B-team fell Monday night 26-24 to Thomas Sumter Academy at home. Trinity Harrington scored eight points, while Katherine Burns scored seven and Kayla Acord scored five. The team’s record is now 2-2 on the season.


Misty morning

Posted on January 13, 2015 8:08 am by Staff Reports

There’s a 30 percent chance of rain today.

According to the National Weather Service, it’s currently 49 degrees with 95 percent humidity and winds out of the northeast at 12 mph.

Today’s high is expected to be 49 with sustained winds out of the northeast. Drizzle is likely tonight with a low around 34.

 

 

 


Tools valued at $2,820 stolen from Pinewood shed

Posted on January 13, 2015 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 54-year-old man living in the 1200 block of Clark Avenue in Pinewood told deputies about 9:26 a.m. Jan. 10 that an unknown person entered a shed in his back yard and tool a black Toro generator valued at $200; a Husqvarna pole saw valued at $600; a Husqvarna roto tiller valued at $500; a Husqvarna pressure washer valued at $100; a 13-inch Vizio TV valued at $100; a Harbor freight grinder valued at $70; two Stihl and Craftsman weed whackers valued at $500; Dewalt tools valued at $00; and a chain saw valued at $400 sometime between 10 p.m.


Today in history …

Posted on January 13, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1847 – The Treaty of Cahuenga ends the Mexican-American War in California.

1910 – The first public radio broadcast takes place, with a live performance of the opera “Cavalleria rusticana” sent out over the airwaves from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, N.Y.

1942 – A German test pilot makes the first use of an aircraft ejection seat in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter during World War II.

1991 – Soviet troops attack Lithuanian independence supporters in Vilnius, killing 14 people and wounding 1,000.


Three blood donation sites open in January

Posted on January 13, 2015 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

blood-driveJanuary is National Blood Donor Month, which has been celebrated annually since 1970. Clarendon County will have three donation sites this month: 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Laurence Manning Academy on Old Georgetown Road; 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at Clarendon Hall in Summerton; and 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Jan. 27 at East Clarendon High School in Turbeville. Donors of all types are needed, particularly those with O, A and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App and visit redcrossblood.org, or


Happy Birthday: Mike Lee

Posted on January 12, 2015 10:10 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Mike Lee a happy birthday.


Sen. Scott announces ‘Hire More Heroes’ legislative proposal

Posted on January 12, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tim Scott announced Monday his co-sponsorship of the Hire More Heroes Act, legislation that, if passed, will provide incentives encouraging companies to hire more American veterans, while providing relief from what he called the “burdensome Obamacare employer mandate.”
“Our brave men and women in uniform should not be hindered from good employment opportunities when they return home because of Obamacare and its burdensome mandates on employers,” Scott said. “The Hire More Heroes Act is a common-sense piece of legislation that will ensure that the healthcare our veterans receive through TRICARE or the VA is not … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Pat Roberson

Posted on January 12, 2015 7:07 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Pat Roberson a very happy birthday.


Wreck at 301, June Burn Road

Posted on January 12, 2015 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck at U.S. 301 and June Burn Road near Alcolu. No other details are available at this time. Manninglive.com will update if the wreck has serious injuries or fatality.


Apply for 2015 Community Connect Program grant with USDA

Posted on January 12, 2015 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The deadline for applications to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development for Fiscal Year 2015 Community Connect Program grants is Feb. 17. The minimum amount for grants awarded will be $100,000, with the maximum at $3 million.
“USDA’s Community Connect Grant Program ensures that rural residents have the ability to run businesses, get the most from their education, and benefit from the infinite services that fast, reliable broadband provides,” said Rural Development State Director Vernita Dore.


Police department seeking three suspects for money stolen from Walmart

Posted on January 12, 2015 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Police Department is currently seeking three suspects wanted for the alleged theft of more than $2,000 from a cash register at the Manning Walmart.
suspect-1Det. Rick Elms said Monday that the suspects entered the store about 9:39 p.m. Saturday and are shown on surveillance video taking $2,120 from a register in stacks of $100 and $20 bills. According to a report from Patrolwoman Caitlin Ann McPherson, loss prevention with the store reported the theft about 3 p.m. Sunday, after being alerted to it by employees who noticed they were short by the amount taken on Saturday night.
Surveillance … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Dakota Brailsford

Posted on January 12, 2015 4:04 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Dakota Brailsford a very happy birthday.


Man injured Saturday in motorcycle wreck recovering, sedated in intensive care at MUSC

Posted on January 12, 2015 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The family of a Manning man severely injured in a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon is asking for prayers and support as the victim heals at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston.
Kerrie Cribb said little is known about the wreck her brother, 36-year-old Kevin Cribb, was in Saturday.
“It was on Gibbons Street in Manning, and he was by himself,” she said. “No one saw the accident, but people heard it and called 911.”
Cribb was taken to Clarendon Memorial Hospital, and was immediately flown by helicopter to MUSC.
“He’s in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit … Read the rest


Clarendon County Council to meet tonight

Posted on January 12, 2015 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County Council will hold its first meeting of 2015 at 6 p.m. today in council chambers at the Clarendon County Administration Building on Sunset Drive. You may view the agenda by clicking on the images below to enlarge them.
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