Monthly Archives: February 2015

Happy Birthday: Jamelle Kirkman

Posted on February 1, 2015 10:10 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Jamelle Kirkman a very happy birthday!


Opaline Locklair Christmas

Posted on February 1, 2015 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

NEW ZION – Opaline Locklair Christmas, 80, wife of James Durant Christmas, died Jan. 30, 2015, at her home, after an illness.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at Frierson’s Tabernacle Church, with burial following in McElveen Cemetery in New Zion.

Visitation was held for two hours prior to services.

Born in Florence County, she was a daughter of the late Willie W. Locklair and Olivia Floyd Locklair. She was a retired seamstress and was a member of Frierson’s Tabernacle Church.

Opaline Locklair Christmas was preceded in death by five siblings, Annie Laura Morris, Timon Locklair, Vernice Morris,

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Happy Birthday: Rodney Reed

Posted on February 1, 2015 9:09 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Rodney Reed a very happy birthday!


Say hello to Vol. Firefighter Greg Holliday

Posted on February 1, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

gregGregory Holliday has been a volunteer firefighter for 25 years, and he was The Manning Times’ January Volunteer Firefighter of the Month. A lieutenant, his primary employment is as director of maintenance at Clarendon School District 1. The 56 year old also serves as chairman of the Clarendon County Election Commission. He said he wanted to be a firefighter to “be a help in my community (and) to be there when my fellow man needs me.” He said he plans to be with the fire department as long as he is able, and that one of the hardest parts has … Read the rest


Posted on February 1, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Happy Birthday: Renee Roark

Posted on February 1, 2015 7:07 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Renee Roark a very happy birthday!


Clarendon residents named to CCTC’s part-time Dean’s List

Posted on February 1, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMTER – More than 20 Clarendon County residents made the Central Carolina Technical College part-time Dean’s List for the 2014 Fall semester. The part-time Dean’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in six to 11 credit hours, achieving at least a 3.5 GPA for the term.
The students were Catherine L. Avins; Rebecca L. Blank; Taylor G. Bradley; Shaquan A. Brown; Darius J. Brown; Sara E. Culclasure; Hepburn M. Davis; Maria G. DeLeon; Brianna N. Dingle; Terry Dupre; Tonya G. Evans; Victoria R. Gamble; James Goodman; Kirsti C. Green; Shanai K. Green; Shelby L. Holliday; Abigail M. Jenkinson; Shimari D. … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Robert McFadden

Posted on February 1, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times wishes Robert McFadden a very happy birthday!


14 Clarendon residents named to CCTC full-time Dean’s List

Posted on February 1, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMTER – Fourteen Clarendon County residents were named to the Central Carolina Technical College full-time Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. The full-time Dean’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours, achieving at least a 3.5 GPA for the term.
They included William L. Adams; Shelby A. Boykin; Shanice S. Conyers; Sarah J. Cottone; Yul I. David; Carl M. Evans; Caleb F. Filyaw; Larisha C. Gadson; Mitchell R. Gardner; Travis R. Goodrow; Charles R. Gordon; Angela A. Martin; Amanda Purvis; Mary M. Windham.


Scott Jackson places in state corn yield contest

Posted on February 1, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Scott H. Jackson of Manning recently won third place in the A No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated division of the 2014 National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Yield Contest in South Carolina.
Jackson won with Pioneer brand hybrid P1303HR, which yielded 262 bushels per acre.
Jackson earned one of the 238 state titles won by growers planting Pioneer hybrids. The NCGA awarded 470 state titles in this year’s contest. Growers planting Pioneer hybrids dominated the contest and won 51 percent of all state awards presented.
The NCGA Corn Yield contest is an annual U.S. national competition among corn growers with the goal of capitalizing … Read the rest


Get your Taste of Home tickets today!

Posted on February 1, 2015 1:01 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard


The Manning Times will be hosting a Taste of Home Cooking School on March 12 at Weldon Auditorium in Manning. General admission will be $12, VIP admission will be $35. VIP admission will start at 4 p.m. that day, with a meet and greet with the Taste of Home celebrity chef from 4:30-5:30 p.m. General admission starts at 5 p.m. The show on the Weldon stage will start at 7 p.m. There will also be food, arts and crafts and boutique vendors throughout the complex. Get your tickets at The Manning Times, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning; Weldon Auditorium; … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Madelyn Hall Meeks

Posted on February 1, 2015 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times wishes Madelyn Hall Meeks a very happy birthday!
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Two C.E. Murray students win regional art contest

Posted on February 1, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

C.E. Murray High School students Amoria Rush and Tyshaun Johnson were the winners of the Waccamaw Regional level for the National Career Development Association’s Poetry and Poster Contest held in November. The high school announced the win Wednesday. Johnson, a sophomore, won first place for his culinary arts poster, and Rush, a freshman, won third place for her pediatrician-at-work poster. Johnson was also the third-place winner at the state level for the culinary arts poster. His work will be judged on the national level. The theme for the NCDA’s contest was “Celebrating First Jobs through Encore Careers.” C.E. Murray art … Read the rest


Glellan Randolph Atkinson

Posted on February 1, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

TURBEVILLE – Glellan Randolph Atkinson, 92, widower of Marie Hodge Atkinson, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, after a brief illness.
Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late William Thomas Atkinson and Ethel Morris Atkinson. He was a retired businessman, having previously owned Atkinson’s Shell Station, The Burger Hut and Chat n’ Chew restaurant. He was a World War II veteran, having served in Germany. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 132, a past member of the Turbeville Ruritan Club and a member of Olive Grove Free Will Baptist Church of the … Read the rest


Help DNR preserve natural resources during tax time

Posted on February 1, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

DNR4cClarendon residents can help the state Department of Natural Resources during tax time protect endangered and threatened species, conserve the state’s beautiful places and ensure future generations have public access to some of the best sport-fishing and hunting the country has to offer.
It’s easy by using S.C. Tax Form I-330, “Contributions for Checkoffs.”
When residents make a check-off contribution on their taxes to the Endangered Wildlife Fund, or the state DNR Fund, even $1, they’ll be helping to preserve and protect the best parts of South Carolina.
The department uses these donated funds to purchase habitats that need its … Read the rest


Clarendon students make CCTC part-time President’s List

Posted on February 1, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMTER – More than 30 Clarendon residents made the part-time President’s List for the Fall 2014 semester at Central Carolina Technical College.
The Part-time President’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in six to 11 credit hours and achieved a 4.0 GPA for the term.
The students included Ashton E. Anderson; Trevon Andrews; Jesse R. Beasley; Brittani N. Bensoussan; Deshawn L. Blanding; Lisa M. Briggs; Vareignia A. Burgess; Nathan T. Burgess; Jordan L. Carter; Kenyetta R. Chatman; Brianna L. Doughty; Amber J. Driggers; Caleb O. Elms; Thomas L. Epley; Coral J. Feagin; Nancy M. Fleming; Megan E. Grams; Job E. … Read the rest


Clarendon 2 plans called meeting

Posted on February 1, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon School District 2 is holding a special-called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the district office, 15 Major Drive.
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Today in history …

Posted on February 1, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1861 – Texas secedes from the United States near the start of the Civil War.
1924 – The United Kingdom recognizes the United Soviet Socialist Republics, also known as the Soviet Union.
1942 – “Voice of America,” the official external radio and TV service of the U.S. government, begins broadcasting with programs aimed at areas controlled by the Axis powers during World War II.
1964 – The Beatles have their first number one hit in the U.S. with “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”


7 Clarendon residents named to full-time CCTC President’s List

Posted on February 1, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

central_carolina_technical_college_ihe_mediumSUMTER – Central Carolina Technical College President Dr. Tim Hardee announced Wednesday seven Clarendon County residents as recipients of the full-time President’s List for the Fall 2014 semester.
They were part of a group of 419 students honored by placement on the President’s or Dean’s lists.
Students included Amber L. Butler, Antoinette D. Carter, Alexius O. Dingle, Lacie T. Hughes, Lamonda L. Sweat, Maci L. Tisdale and Trevor G. Tollison.


Taste of Home Recipe of the Day

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

The Manning Times will be featuring one special recipe per day from our friends at Taste of Home until we host the Taste of Home Cooking School on March 12. Join us that day as celebrity chef Michelle Roberts provides great, easy and delicious recipes on the Weldon Auditorium stage. Craft, food and arts vendors will also be on hand. VIP admission is $35, while general admission is $12 before the event. Get your tickets at The Manning Times, the Chamber of Commerce or Weldon. Don’t miss it. In the meantime, enjoy this recipe for Bacon Cheeseburger Buns.

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