Monthly Archives: October 2015

Clarendon Hall 1st Quarter Headmaster’s List

Posted on October 28, 2015 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

First Grade
Lily Byrd, Jordan Graham, Ella Stukes, Devon Dawson, Jacob Morris, Kaitlyn Hooks and Asher Earles.

Second Grade
Tyler McLeod and Sera McCoon.

Third Grade
Braden Coker.

Fourth Grade
Sidney Berry, Kole Elliott, Colleen McIntosh, Macie McIntosh, Parth Patel and Wilder Robinson.

Fifth Grade
Nathan Carlisle and Morgan Elliott.

Sixth Grade
Dawson McIntosh.

Seventh Grade
Henik Matarwala.

Eighth Grade
Joseph Carlisle.

Ninth Grade
Hannah Corbett and Kelly Venning.

10th Grade
Brynne Baxley, Olivia Brunson, Ava English and Ashley Williamson.

11th Grade
Gabby Hill and Danny Zhang.

12th Grade
Aubrey Johnson.


Hospital to offer free nutrition class Nov. 9

Posted on October 28, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon Memorial Hospital will host a free nutrition class from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the in-service classroom by the cafeteria. The class will cover healthy nutrition for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and weight loss. It will be led by Director of Food and Nutrition Services Caroline Thompson, a registered and licensed dietitian. No registration is required and it is free for everyone. For more information, call (803) 435-3176.


Posted on October 28, 2015 10:10 am by Holly McCabe

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The Aftermath: Church contractors working on homes of disabled, elderly

Posted on October 28, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

This picture by Manning Mayor Julia Nelson shows Calvary Chapel Church of Lexington Pastor Oakley Dickson and Jason Corley placing a tarp on a Manning home Tuesday to cover the damaged roof in preparation for more rain. Several roofs were damaged by torrential rains earlier this month. Nelson has posted for the need for items to help repair homes of Manning’s elderly and disabled and families who are without insurance.
Nelson called on residents earlier this month to donate to help those residents impacted by floods.
“We would like to ask for the following items to be donated: sheet rock, … Read the rest


Woman duped through ‘real estate scam,’ loses $1K

Posted on October 28, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 48-year-old Manning woman is out $1,000 after a check scam, according to a report from the Manning Police Department.
The woman told police about noon Oct. 9 that she attempted to cash a check in the mount of $2,980.65 at a local check cashing agency, an employee of which found the check to be fraudulent.
The woman told police that a man going by the name of Alex Jacob Williams out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, texted her, representing himself as a real estate broker. He allegedly asked her to make an investment with him to purchase a home. He … Read the rest


Clarendon Baptist Trunk-or-Treat today

Posted on October 28, 2015 7:07 am by Submitted via iPhone

Clarendon Baptist Church in Alcolu will hold a Trunk or Treat from 6-7:30 p.m. today at the CBC Family Life Center, 1780 Main St. in Alcolu. There will be games, food and fun. Bring a friend. No scary costumes, please!


JV Saints finish season with victory over Jefferson Davis

Posted on October 28, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall Saints JV football team finished their season with a victory Oct. 22 over Jefferson Davis Academy 42-28 in Blackville. The Saints received the opening kick-off that was capped off by a 44-yard touchdown run by Wells Robinson. The Saints defense held and the Raiders were forced to turn the ball over on downs. CHS took possession on the 41-yard line. Wells Robinson again scored with a 41-yard touchdown run and he also added the two-point conversion. The Saints led 14-0 at the end of the first quarter.
The Raiders then returned the ensuing Kick-off for a touchdown … Read the rest


North Carolina students raise $25k for SC flood victims

Posted on October 28, 2015 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

By Eric Wildstein
Gaston (NC) Gazette staff

Students are sending aid to South Carolina flood victims.
Gaston’s public schools in North Carolina are donating nearly $25,000 to help school children affected by flooding in two South Carolina counties. Students districtwide made donations during the school system’s Nickels 4 Neighbors campaign last week.
“I had the pleasure of visiting some of the elementary schools while it was going on and this was truly the kids,” said Superintendent of Schools Jeff Booker. “Adults made contributions, as well, but to see the kids come in with Ziploc bags with change in it and … Read the rest


CCDC employee recognized for drug seizure

Posted on October 28, 2015 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County Detention Center Corporal Helen McCray was recently recognized for locating and seizing powder cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana while performing a systematic search on a recently arrested female detainee who had the drugs hidden on her person. McCray’s actions resulted in additional criminal charges being filed against the subject and prevented the drugs from penetrating the general population areas of the detention center. McCray has been employed with the detention center since December 2012.


Today in History …

Posted on October 28, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1420 – Beijing is officially designated the capital of the Ming dynasty on the same year that the Forbidden City, the seat of government, is completed.
1492 – Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba on his first voyage to the New World.
1664 – The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1834 – The Pinjarra massacre occurred in the Swan River Colony at present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. An estimated 30 Noongar people were killed by British colonists.
1835 – The United Tribes of New Zealand is established with the … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Grace Surette

Posted on October 27, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Johnson holding Town Hall tonight

Posted on October 27, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Sen. Kevin Johnson is holding a Town Hall on Tuesday to provide “a one-stop location” for folks to find relief from damages caused by the so-called 1,000-year flood.
“We’re going to have those agencies like the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the S.C. Department of Workforce and Development and the Small Business Administration, among others, who will be there so people can ask them questions,” Johnson said.
Johnson said a similar meeting was held recently in Sumter the day after Gov. Nikki Haley held a Team South Carolina event in Sumter.
“We just want people to find the information they need … Read the rest


Alcolu woman charged with disorderly conduct after argument with children’s grandmother

Posted on October 27, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 33-year-old Alcolu woman was charged about 7:17 p.m. Oct. 5 with disorderly conduct after allegedly threatening and using profane language with the grandmother of her children at a home in the 100 block of Breedin Street in Manning.
According to reports, the woman was driven to the home by the grandmother’s son, with whom the woman has three children that live with the grandmother. The victim told police that the suspect had been drinking prior to her arrival and became “very irate with her,” according to reports.
Police could hear profane language coming from the suspect when they arrived. … Read the rest


St. Mark MBC to hold 2nd annual Youth Explosion!

Posted on October 27, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 7650 Summerton Highway in Silver, will hold its 2nd annual Youth Explosion! at 3 p.m. Nov. 14. There will be guest speakers from local schools and law enforcement, along with businessmen and woman to encourage and motivate the children. We invite all church families and friends to bring their youth. Refreshments will be served. The Rev. Willie J. Chandler is host pastor.


Disaster Relief Unit in need of 30 volunteers to place tarps

Posted on October 27, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Mayor Julia Nelson and First Baptist Church Pastor Dale Roach have announced the Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Unit needs 30 volunteers to help place tarps on houses damaged during recent flooding in Manning.
“This group has been working on homes for weeks, and if tarps are not placed on these roofs, their work would have been in vain,” Nelson said.
If you have time to volunteer, please call First Baptist at (803) 435-8136.


Janie Mae Billie Harvin Washington

Posted on October 27, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

BALTIMORE, Maryland – Janie Mae Billie Harvin Washington, 87, widow of Walter Washington, edied Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Baltimore.
Born June 24, 1928, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Josephine Gibson Billie.
Professional services are entrusted to Dyson’s Home for Funerals, 237 Main St. in Summerton.


Man tells police suspect swung at him over money

Posted on October 27, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 50-year-old Manning man told the Manning Police Department Oct. 14 that a 49-year-old Manning man “swung at him” during an argument over $15 about 3 p.m. that day at a store in the 300 block of West Huggins Street in Manning.
According to reports, the victim told police that he did hit the suspect back, saying, “I had no choice but to hit him. I’m going to defend myself.”
The victim said the suspect approached him and asked “where was the $15 that he owed him,” reports state.
The suspect later appeared at the Manning Police Department, saying that … Read the rest


Saints defeat Newberry Academy

Posted on October 27, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon Hall varsity Saints defeated Newberry Academy on Monday at Newberry College in a make-up game initially postponed due to floods earlier this month.
The overall score was 48-12.
On offense, Gavin Allan scored four touchdowns on runs of 14, 39, 28 and 12 yards. He finished the night with 20 carries for 279 yards. Matthew Corbett scored two touchdowns on runs of 18 and three yards. Corbett finished the night with 11 carries for 71 yards and three two-point conversions. Bobby Ashba scored a touchdown on a five-yard run. Dylan Way finished the night going 2-4 passing for … Read the rest


Unemployed?

Posted on October 27, 2015 9:09 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

Want to join a fun, fast-paced, goal-oriented environment with a competitive salary and benefits?
The Manning Times is looking to fill a sales position in our office. Call (803) 435-8422 for more information.


Clothes give-away on Saturday

Posted on October 27, 2015 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Indoor Flea Market, which is located in the old Head Start building on West Huggins Street and Silver Road in Manning, will hold a clothes give-away from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This event is co-hosted by the American Legion Post No. 204. For more information, call (803) 435-8748 or (803) 566-6264.


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