Monthly Archives: April 2015

LMA falls to Pinewood

Posted on April 25, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy soccer team fell 2-1 Friday night at home to Pinewood. During half-time, LMA honored its four senior players, Toney Cruz, Phelps Gregory, Stephen Prebish and Wade Tucker. Luke DeCosta scored the lone goal for the Swampcats, with an assist by Toney Cruz. LMA finished the regular season Wednesday against Wilson Hall at Patriot Park in Sumter.


Seacoast to hold Free Clothing Giveaway

Posted on April 25, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Seacoast Church of Manning will hold a Free Spring Clothing Giveaway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at 201 N. Church St. in Manning. Clothing will be available for men, women and children. Clothing donations are accepted from May 11-15. For more information, call Beth Smith at (803) 460-5076.


SECC Prince and Princess Ball

Posted on April 25, 2015 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

seccThe Summerton Early Childhood Center Prince and Princess Ball will be held 5-7 p.m. May 17 at the Scott’s Branch Middle-High School gymnasium.


Mobile Library Schedule: Saturday, April 25, 2015

Posted on April 25, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Clarendon 1 Community Center, formally the old Scott’s Branch High School.


Happy Anniversary: Rose Buyck Newton and Weston Newton

Posted on April 25, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times wishes Rose Buyck Newton and Weston Newton a very happy anniversary!

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Today in History …

Posted on April 25, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1945 – Fifty nations gather in San Francisco, California to begin the United Nations Conference on International Organization.
1965 – Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
1982 – Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
2001 – Michele Alboreto is killed while testing an Audi R8 at the Lausitzring in Germany.


Happy Anniversary: Eartha and Kenneth Ham

Posted on April 24, 2015 11:11 pm by Submitted by Reader

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Team Addy kisses a fish

Posted on April 24, 2015 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The team representing Miss Clarendon Teen Addison Hicks came in third in the 2nd annual Kiss My Striped Bass, meaning Hicks, Jeffrey Black and Steven Elmore each had to kiss a fish during opening ceremonies at the Striped Bass Festival on Friday night.


Library to close for Bass Festival

Posted on April 24, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will close Saturday for the Striped Bass Festival events to be held in downtown Manning, and will reopen for normal hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The book drop will be available for the return of unrestricted materials.
For more information, call the library at (803) 435-8633.
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Wreck at I-95 and Sumter Highway

Posted on April 24, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no other details provided at this time at the intersection of Sumter Highway and Interstate 95 in Manning.


The Rev. Samuel Lee Benjamin Jr.

Posted on April 24, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Rev. Samuel Lee Benjamin Jr., 57, husband of Ella Nora Johnson Benjamin, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born Oct. 13, 1957, in Sumter County, he was a son of the late Samuel Lee Benjamin Sr. and Daisy Green Benjamin. He attended Sumter County public schools. He was employed with Sumter School District 2 for 24 years as a custodian and bus driver.
He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Antioch UME Church. He later joined St. James AME Church and served as Sunday school teacher, trustee pro tem and assistant … Read the rest


Joseph Leslie Carter

Posted on April 24, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMMERTON – Joseph Leslie Carter, 43, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Born Jan. 3, 1972 in Summerton, he was a son of King Nelson and Amanda Carter Conyers and the stepson of Jonathan Conyers. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, Deacon John and Deaconess Esther Mae Riley Carter.
Funeral services for Joseph Leslie Carter will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane in Summerton, with the Rev. Dr. W.T. Johnson, pastor, officiating. Elder Willie Starks, Minister Tevin Riley and Pastor … Read the rest


Posted on April 24, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

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Duke Craft makes hole-in-one

Posted on April 24, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Duke Craft scored a hole-in-one at the 138-yard, par 3 number 11 hole at Shannon Greens Country Club. Craft scored the ace April 10 and the shot was witnessed by Glenn Wells and Mack Kennedy. He was using a Titelist ball and Taylor Made irons when he made the shot.
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Survivors’ Reception to be held Monday at FBC

Posted on April 24, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Relay for Life Survivors Reception will be held 6 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Manning. Survivors will receive their T-shirts by completing the Relay registration form. Survivors who have not already registered are asked to come at 5 p.m. that day. Refreshments will be served. All cancer survivors are invited to attend. For more information, call Karen Reit at (803) 410-0080 or Pat Fenters at (803) 460-7334.
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SECC Spelling Bee on Friday

Posted on April 24, 2015 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

seccSummerton Early Childhood Center will hold its Spelling Bee at 9 a.m. Friday in the school’s multipurpose room.


Today in History …

Posted on April 24, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1704 – The first regular newspaper in British Colonial America, The Boston News-Letter, is published in Boston, Massachusetts.
1800 – The United States Library of Congress is established when President John Adams signs legislation to appropriate $5,000 USD to purchase “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress”.
1926 – The Treaty of Berlin is signed. Germany and the Soviet Union each pledge neutrality in the event of an attack on the other by a third party for the next five years.
1933 – Nazi Germany begins its persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses by shutting down the Watch … Read the rest


Coach Gunter Sweat

Posted on April 23, 2015 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Coach Gunter Sweat, 73, husband of the Rev. Ethel Whack Sweat, died Monday, April 20, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born May 25, 1941, in the Live Oak section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Tommie “Big Tee” Sweat and Almetta Brown Sweat. He was a 1960 graduate of Manning Training School and a 1966 graduate of Morris College and earned his master’s degree from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. He served in the U.S. Army for two years during the Vietnam War.
In his youth, he joined Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist … Read the rest


Library to close for Bass Festival

Posted on April 23, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will close Saturday for the Striped Bass Festival events to be held in downtown Manning, and will reopen for normal hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The book drop will be available for the return of unrestricted materials.
For more information, call the library at (803) 435-8633.
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Grace Christian Fellowship annual yard sale

Posted on April 23, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Raccoon Road in Manning across from the National Guard Armory, will hold its annual Spring Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 in the church fellowship hall and under tents on the front lawn. There will be a variety of items available, from gently used clothing, household items and baked goods. Proceeds benefit church ministries.


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