Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lelia Margaret White Murray

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

COLUMBIA – On Sunday, March 29, 2015, Lelia Margaret White Murray, devoted wife of Lee Ernest Murray Sr., exchanged her rugged cross for her precious crown at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
Born July 22 1946, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Itlean Johnson White.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the home, 2468 Oak Grove Church Road in the Red Hill community of Manning
Funereal services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning.


Quadri Bell’s picture with President Obama

Posted on March 30, 2015 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

imageManning High School sophomore Quadri Bell had his picture taken with President Barack Obama, along with his mother, Stacy, in Columbia in early March. Quadri got the picture from the White House today.


Happy Birthday: Brianna Robertson

Posted on March 30, 2015 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Happy sweet 16 to Brianna Robertson.


Brain Minders visit three schools

Posted on March 30, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Pilot Club’s Brain Minders made presentations recently at Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion, Summerton Early Childhood Center and Clarendon Hall in Summerton. The Bank of Clarendon assisted the program by providing certificates and coloring sheets for all 640 students at the three schools. Members present included Margaret Robertson, Frankie Lowder, Peggy Benton, Judy Langley, Camille Daniel and Ellen Taylor.


MHS students win ‘This School’s Got STEM’ contest

Posted on March 30, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

district 2A group of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math students from Manning High School won a statewide competition testing their skills.
Known as CurryLabs, the class won out of more than two dozen entrants in the 2015 This School’s Got STEM competition sponsored by Comporium and presented by S.C. Future Minds and S²TEM Centers of South Carolina.
The CurryLabs entry featured students who were assigned a mission by “Secret Agent Williams” to design, build and test balloon-powered cars in order to solve a recent crime in a South Carolina bank.
After being declared one of five statewide finalists, CurryLabs received the … Read the rest


Power line down on Alfred Henry Drive

Posted on March 30, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A power line is down in the area of Manning Garden Apartments on Alfred Henry Drive. The Manning Fire Department is en route.


X Marks the Kit going on at SECC

Posted on March 30, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The X Marks the Kit Contest is still going on, and Summerton Early Childhood Center has one final chance to win a $10,000 cash prize. The second and final drawing will be held July 1. The deadline to sign up is June 30, so the school has the rest of the year to participate and get our sign-ups in.
There are three ways to sign up and receive a free Duke Energy Treasure Kit:
Online at www.XMarksTheKit.org;
Call 1-855-386-9548; or
Mail a postage-paid form found in student workbooks.
Remember, every sign-up helps SECC to increase the chances of winning … Read the rest


Callie Thompson gets first turkey

Posted on March 30, 2015 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

imageCallie Thompson, 12, killed her first turkey Saturday. The gobbler was 18.5 pounds and 9.5 inches, with a beard sporting seven-eighths of an inch spurs. She is the daughter of Phillip and Patty Patterson Thompson of Alcolu.


Margrette Carnes

Posted on March 30, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

LAKE CITY – Margrette “Jean” Carnes, 71, widow of the late Clyde Carnes of Charleston, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family at McLeod Hospice House in Florence.
Memorial services were held Sunday, March 29, 2015, in the Brockington Funeral Home chapel in Lake City.
Visitation was held an hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Born Aug. 26, 1943, in Lake City, she was a daughter of the late Richard Earl and Margaret Webster Godwin. She graduated from J. Paul Truluck High School in Lake City. She lived in Franklin, Ga., and moved to Charleston, … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on March 30, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1842 – Ether anesthesia is used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long.
1867 – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2-cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
1909 – The Queensboro Bridge in New York City opens, linking Manhattan and Queens.
1981 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr. Another two people are wounded at the same time.


Paul Edward Beaufort

Posted on March 29, 2015 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

ALCOLU – Paul Edward Beaufort, 68, husband of Frances Hickman Beaufort, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Born April 30, 1946, in Greeleyville, he was a son of the late Nelson Beaufort and Tina Epps Beaufort.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1397 Robert Reese-Durant Road in Alcolu.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Roy Layne Black

Posted on March 29, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

OLANTA – Roy Layne Black, 57, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center, after an illness.
Memorial services were held Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Nazareth United Methodist Church.
Born in Charlotte, N.C., he was a son of the late Robert Lewis Black Jr. and Jeanette Yount Black. He was a disabled veteran on the U.S. Marines and a member of Nazareth United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Danielle Black, Rebecca (Billy) Yates and Kristy Hayes; four grandchildren, Augusta and Tyler Hayes and William and Abbigail Yates; three sisters, Mary Jeannette Davis, Martha Lorraine Black and … Read the rest


Gallery: Charity Martini Tasting for Habitat

Posted on March 29, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


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Posted on March 29, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Harriett Mouzon Felder

Posted on March 29, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Harriett Mouzon Felder, 80, widow of Tom “Jack” Felder, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, in Manning. She was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Manning, a daughter of the late Lillian Mouzon Woods.

She received her formal education in the public schools of Clarendon County.

She was a domestic housekeeper for Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williamson for more than 53 years and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny McNair for several years.

In her youth, she joined Mt. Carmel FBH Church and later joined Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary Society. Mrs. Felder … Read the rest


Easter Bunny pics at Piggly Wiggly

Posted on March 29, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

easter basketThe Manning Times and the Manning Piggly Wiggly will be hosting pictures with the Easter Bunny from 3-5 p.m. today at Piggly Wiggly on Sunset Drive in Manning. Pictures are free and may be picked up Friday.


Happy Anniversary: Eric Pringle and Tera Baxley

Posted on March 29, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Happy 14th anniversary, Eric Pringle and Tera Baxley.

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Frederick George Teddy Sr.

Posted on March 29, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

KINGSTREE – Frederick George “Fred” Teddy Sr., 82, husband of Virginia S. Tedder, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.
Born Aug. 27, 1932, in Florence, he was a son of the late Freddie Tedder and Georgie Thames Tedder. He graduated from Kingstree High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He retired from Campbell Lumber Company. He was a member of Kingstree First Baptist Church, where he was a past deacon and also former general secretary for the Sunday school.
Survivors besides his wife include his daughter, Allyson Tedder of Kingstree; two … Read the rest


State’s oldest document conserved

Posted on March 29, 2015 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

By BRUCE SMITH
The Associated Press

COLUMBIA – South Carolina’s oldest state government document — an almost 350-year-old deed for a lot at the original location of Charleston — is back in the state archives after a painstaking conservation.

The document dates to May 28, 1671, the year after English settlers landed at what is now the Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, and is included in Records of the Secretary of the Province 1671-1673.

Those records and a companion volume Records of the Registrar of the Province 1673-1675 are comprised of 26 handwritten sheets recently conserved at the Northeast … Read the rest





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