Monthly Archives: June 2015

Roderick Walker

Posted on June 22, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

On Monday, June 22, 2015, Roderick Walker, husband of Minister Terry McCray Walker, entered into eternal rest at his home.
Born June 6, 1964, in Summerton, he was a son of the late Thomas and Mable Jones Walker Sr.
The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 305 Hartwell St. in Manning.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning.


Rec Department to host District 9 Dixie Minors Tournament

Posted on June 22, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Recreation Department will host the District 9 Dixie Minors Tournament starting Friday at J.C. Britton Park.
CCRD Director LeBon Joye said the tournament will start Friday and will run through Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on games needed during the tournament.
Teams include Clarendon County, Turbeville, Sumter National West, Sumter American West, Lake Marion National, Lake Marion American and St. George.

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Posted on June 22, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

blood drive bank of clarendon


Thunderstorms, strong winds expected this afternoon

Posted on June 22, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central South Carolina, including Clarendon County, forecasting isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening. These storms could bring with them damaging wind gusts as their main threat. Frequent cloud to ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall capable of producing minor flooding are also possible.
weather alert


Miss Clarendon ready for interview

Posted on June 22, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Miss Clarendon 2015 Ariana Ruiz will compete in the interview portion of the Miss South Carolina Pageant this morning. This picture was provided by Miss Clarendon Scholarship Pageant Co-lead Executive Director Ericka Sexton Floyd.
ariana ruiz interview


Fredrick Boatright

Posted on June 22, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Fredrick Boatright, 73, widower of Ernestine Johnson Boatright died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law.
Born Jan. 5, 1942, in Manning, he was a son of the late Acie Boatright and Ruth Lee Martin Boatright
The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Lillian and Harold Bradley.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Sarah Brown Canty

Posted on June 22, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMMERTON – Sarah Brown Canty, 83, widow of Robert Canty, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.
Born March 20, 1932, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Henry Brown and Almeta Brown.
The family will receive friends at the home, 22 Parson St. in Summerton.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Removal of flag won’t stop racial division; Citizens must stop self-segregation

Posted on June 22, 2015 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was sent in response to The Manning Times’ poll earlier this morning asking about the debate over the Confederate Flag. We will be running a Soundoff column in this week’s Manning Times. Send your opinion to editorial@manninglive.com. Pieces sent that are defamatory, profane or obscene will not be printed.

If you think it’s time to remove the Confederate Flag from the grounds of the South Carolina State House and other places in the south that it is displayed, I will ask you, with an open mind, to read what I have to say.
I am born … Read the rest


Celebrating 70 years: Silas and Gladys Buddin

Posted on June 22, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Gladys Watts Buddin and Silas Bruce Buddin were born just a field apart, Silas said, nearly nine decades ago in the eastern part of Clarendon County.
But the couple didn’t meet until they were teenagers. Married at 18, the couple celebrates 70 years of marriage today. The couple married June 22, 1945, and Silas then went into the U.S. Army.
“I was 18, and would have graduated high school in 1945; Uncle Sam wanted me, so I dropped out to go,” he said. “After that year, they changed the rule, and I wouldn’t have been able to do that.”
Gladys … Read the rest


Turbeville prayer vigil for Charleston victims draws crowd

Posted on June 22, 2015 8:08 am by Breanna Bradham

They gathered to pray for people they’d never met.
About 65 people met at the Armed Forces Memorial at Turbeville’s Village Square on Sunday morning to hold a prayer vigil for the nine victims of a tragic shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.
“I was just heartbroken from the tragedy that occurred in Charleston,” said Cheryl Wingard, who helped organize the event, along with Pat Goodwin. “An then I was just so impressed, so proud to be a part of South Carolina with the response and the reactions that had taken place, and the behavior in Charleston.”
During … Read the rest


Poll: Confederate Flag Debate

Posted on June 22, 2015 6:06 am by Manning Live

In the wake of the tragic shooting at a black church in Charleston, state leaders and civil rights activists have reignited the debate over the Confederate flag, which currently flies at the Confederate Memorial on State House grounds on Gervais Street in Columbia. And just Monday afternoon, Gov. Nikki Haley called for the flag to be removed from the State House grounds, saying she will call back the General Assembly in several weeks for a special session to deal with the issue.
Supporters argue that the flag is a symbol of heritage and of soldiers, white and black, who fought … Read the rest


18 year old charged with PWID Marijuana, second offense, after traffic stop

Posted on June 22, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

An 18-year-old Manning man was arrested about 2:57 a.m. June 6 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, second offense, and driving without a South Carolina driver’s license.
According to reports Manning Police Department Cpl. W.B. Secrist II and Sgt. Carlos Rangel initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Boyce Street and Edgewood Drive in Manning that was swerving all over the roadway and slowing down to speeds of 20 mph. The vehicle came to a stop in the area near S.C. 261 and Raccoon Road in Manning.
Secrist reported smelling a “strong odor … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on June 22, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1870 – U.S. Congress creates the Department of Justice.
1941 – Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.
1957 – The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
1969 – The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, Ohio, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.


Happy Birthday: Sha’la Smiling

Posted on June 21, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

“Happy Birthday, Sha’la Smilling. Wishing you a happy birthday!”
– From grandma and family
GIRL BIRTHDAY


Happy Father’s Day: Mercedez Hanscom

Posted on June 21, 2015 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader

Mercedez Hanscom wants to wish her sweet father a happy first Father’s Day.


Happy Father’s Day: Tommy Phillips

Posted on June 21, 2015 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader

“Happy Father’s day, Daddy! I am so blessed that God gave me you and I hope you have a wonderful day.”
– Kirby Phillips Poole
kirby's dad


Happy Father’s Day: Trip Hussey

Posted on June 21, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

“Happy Father’s day to an amazing father and grandfather. Our sons and grandchildren are richer with you in their lives. Thank you.”
tripp hussey


Happy Father’s Day: Joshua Haley

Posted on June 21, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

“Happy Father’s Day, Joshua! We love you more than words can describe! Thank you for being such a wonderful father to our soon to be three beautiful daughters! We appreciate all the hard work you do everyday for our family and for taking such good care of us! We hope you have a wonderful day! Love always and forever, Judi, Brianna, Taylor and Savannah Haley”


Mary Mixon Hopkins

Posted on June 21, 2015 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

LAKE CITY – Mary Mixon Hopkins, 85, widow of Roosevelt Bill Hopkins, died at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Born May 26, 1930, in Greeleyville, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Essie Dennis Mixon. She attended Williamsburg County public schools. She was a devoted mother to her eight children, and she loved to care for her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Roy G. Hopkins and Warren (Judy) Wright, both of Lake City, Marlin K. (Wanda) Hopkins and Cathy Antonio, both of Alcolu, Earnest (Joan) Mixon, Rosemary Coker and Jeannie Gamble, all of Manning, and … Read the rest


Happy Father’s Day: Robert Falls

Posted on June 21, 2015 7:07 pm by Submitted by Reader

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