Monthly Archives: June 2015

Plummie Lemon Kelly

Posted on June 27, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

ALCOLU – Plummie Lemon Kelly, 78, wife of Elliott Kelly Jr., died Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida.
Born June 16, 1937, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Elliott Lemon and Almetter Banister.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1141 Ridge Drive in Alcolu.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Posted on June 27, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
1954 – The Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant, the Soviet Union’s first nuclear power station, opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
1976 – Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
2013 – NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.


Congratulations: Miss Clarendon Teen 2015 Addison Hicks

Posted on June 26, 2015 10:10 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

Miss Clarendon Teen 2015 Addison Hicks’ journey in Miss South Carolina Outstanding Teen ended Friday night in the Top 15. Addison was the third Miss Clarendon Teen named since the Junior Ambassadors started the Miss Clarendon Scholarship Pageant in 2012. We congratulate Addison on her accomplishment on being the first from Clarendon County to make the Top 15!
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Alcolu man to be charged with DUI resulting in fatality, leaving scene of wreck that killed 18-year-old man

Posted on June 26, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 21-year-old Alcolu man is facing charges of driving under the influence resulting in fatality and leaving the scene of a collision for his alleged role in a Friday afternoon wreck that killed an 18-year-old Alcolu man.
S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Hannah Wimberly reported that Zackery Swiger was taken to Clarendon Memorial Hospital to be treated for unknown injuries from a wreck that happened about 3:17 p.m. Friday at Alderman Camp Road near Trinity Church Road.
James Cody Sanders, 18, of Alcolu was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, according to Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock. Sanders was … Read the rest


18-year-old Alcolu man dies in wreck

Posted on June 26, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office has released the name of an 18-year-old Alcolu man killed Friday afternoon in a wreck off Alderman Camp Road.
James Cody Sanders was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, which happened about 3 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of Alderman Camp Road in Alcolu, according to Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock.
Mock said Sanders was wearing a seatbelt, but had no further details.
The S.C. Highway Patrol is still investigating the wreck.
Manninglive.com will have further details when they are available.


Miss Clarendon Teen makes Top 15

Posted on June 26, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Miss Clarendon Teen 2015 Addison Hicks has made the Top 15 for Miss South Carolina Outstanding Teen in Columbia. Congrats to Addy and the Miss Clarendon Scholarship Pageant. Manninglive.com will have more as the competition progresses.
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Sumter deputies looking for runaway teen … again

Posted on June 26, 2015 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMTER – The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15-year-old runaway girl, just two months after the girl left home previously.
Kalaje Chiles, 15, was last seen about 12 a.m. Friday at a home on Cannery Road in Sumter County. She reportedly ran away two months ago, but was found within 20 miles of her home at another home a day later.
She is described as a white female, standing 5-foot-2 and weighing 112 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to call (803) 436-2700.
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Coroner’s Office called to Alderman Camp Road wreck

Posted on June 26, 2015 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock is at the scene of a wreck in the 2100 block of Alderman Camp Road in Alcolu. No further information is available at this time, but manninglive.com will have an update as soon as possible.
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Alderman Camp Road blocked in 2100 area due to wreck

Posted on June 26, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A vehicle wreck with possible entrapment and injuries has the 2100 block of Alderman Camp Road currently cut off. The Clarendon County Fire Department and other first responders are currently working the wreck.

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Congratulations: Laci Neel Cothran

Posted on June 26, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Laci Neel Cothran received a degree in medical assisting from Central Carolina Technical College. She will complete clinicals over the summer.
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Alcolu resident awarded Gold Star at The Citadel

Posted on June 26, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

CHARLESTON – Alcolu native Lewis Hartwell Warr was awarded a Gold Star for academic achievement by The Citadel for the 2015 Spring Semester of the 2014-15 school year. Cadets who earned Gold Stars had to earn a GPA of 3.7 or higher during the semester.

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Poll: Supreme Court’s marriage decision

Posted on June 26, 2015 12:12 pm by Manning Live

The U.S. Supreme Court decided 5-4 Friday that same-sex marriage is the law of the land for all 50 states, overruling more than 20 individual states – including South Carolina – with Constitutional amendments barring same-sex couples from being legally wed.


Wreck on West Boyce at Commerce

Posted on June 26, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A minor wreck on West Boyce near Commerce Street is slowing trading in the area.


Summerton man charged with contributing to delinquency after alleged underage drinking at party

Posted on June 26, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 24-year-old Summerton man was arrested about 3:05 a.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of North Brewington Road in Alcolu and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, shortly after deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office broke up a party where at least 15 people younger than 21 were drinking alcohol.
John Andrew McClellan, 24, of 1273 Gin Pond Drive in Summerton, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor Saturday and released later that day on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond. The charge was handed over to Clarendon County General Sessions Court on Friday, … Read the rest


Ribbon Cutting: Joe Perry Photography

Posted on June 26, 2015 9:09 am by Kirby Phillips Poole

The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce came together Thursday night to welcome Joe Perry Photography to the Clarendon County business circle. President John Belding and Manning Mayor Julia Nelson were present. Perry was joined by family, including his son, Joe Joe, and his wife, Jen.
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President will delivery eulogy in Charleston on Friday

Posted on June 26, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

President Barack Obama will fly to Charleston Friday to deliver a eulogy for state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, pastor at Emanuel AME Church, where the Jasper County Democrat and eight parishioners were shot to death last week.
Obama and first lady Michelle Obama also will meet the victims’ families. Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton also will attend the funeral service at TD Arena.

When: A tribute program starts at 11 a.m. The service, including Obama’s eulogy, begins at 1:45 p.m.

Watching: ETV World will air and livestream online the service. … Read the rest


Clarendon Cotillion to present five debutantes

Posted on June 26, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Lord Clarendon Cotillion will present five debutantes at its annual ball, which will be held Dec. 19 at the Sunset Country Club in Sumter.

Elizabeth Anne Elmore is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeWitt Elmore and is being presented by her parents.

Ann Perrin Jackson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Harmon Jackson Jr. and is being presented by her parents.

Dinah Davis Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Johnson and Ms. Tracie Dana Sykes and is being presented by Mr. and Mrs. William Howard Johnson.

Kathleen Montgomery Poe is the … Read the rest


Ronell Gary Jr.

Posted on June 26, 2015 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

FLORENCE – Ronell Gary Jr., husband of Debbie Marie Clark Jones Gary, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
Born Jan. 21, 1967, in Florence, he was a son of the late Ronell Gary Sr. and Ellen Blue Gary. He graduated from Wilson High School in 1985 and was formerly employed with Nanya Plastics as a DCS operator. Ronell was a member of Florence Baptist Temple.
Survivors besides his parents and his wife of 20 years include two daughters, Nisida Gary and Melody Scott; a stepson, Dr. Larry (Abernel) Jones Jr.; nine grandchildren, Jasmine, Jhene, Larry III, Jamar, Zymir, Jada, Lauryn, Jordan … Read the rest


DNR warns against interaction with lake reptiles

Posted on June 26, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

State Department of Natural Resources regional biologist Dean Cain said it’s natural for lake visitors and those who live on the lake to be curious about gators.
He said it’s natural for the youngest of the cold-blooded reptiles to be curious about humans.
“But they’re naturally afraid of us,” Cain said. “And we like to keep it that way. It keeps people safe.”
He said even one instance of feeding a gator can ruin that natural-born fear.
“A lot of the calls we get where there has been a gator bite or incident, we are able to trace back to … Read the rest


Happy 1st Birthday: McKenzie

Posted on June 26, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

“Happy 1st birthday, McKenzie!
We love you. Grandma Beverly S. Briggs and family.”
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