Monthly Archives: March 2016

Subscribe and enter for a chance to win a TV!

Posted on March 14, 2016 2:02 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times is holding a subscription drive, and all new subscribers have a chance to win a 32-inch TV, courtesy of RadioShack of Manning. Rates are $30 for in-county and $40 for out-of-county subscribers. Come by 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, or call (803) 435-8422, to sign-up today.


Clarendon’s Most Wanted: March 10

Posted on March 14, 2016 11:11 am by Ted E. Spencer

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Chamber announces temporary hours

Posted on March 14, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for the time being, President Pro Prothro announced Monday. The chamber is located on North Brooks Street in Manning. For more information, call (803) 435-4405.


Wreck with no injuries on Paxville Highway

Posted on March 14, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries in the 2900 block of Paxville Highway.


SCISA names LMA student council ‘Council of the Year’

Posted on March 14, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted via Email

The LMA Student Council was named the 2015-2016 South Carolina Independent School Association Student Council of the Year at the annual SCISA Spring Convention held in Myrtle Beach. The LMA Student Council is sponsored by assistant Headmaster Tripp Boykin.


Posted on March 14, 2016 7:07 am by Ted E. Spencer

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Mobile Library Schedule: Monday, March 14

Posted on March 14, 2016 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today at Summerton Piggly Wiggly. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


Getting to Know Miss Clarendon Teen 2016 Sara Levitt

Posted on March 14, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Columbia resident Sara Levitt was crowned Feb. 6 as Miss Clarendon Teen 2016, and will represent Clarendon County in June in the Miss South Carolina Outstanding Teen Pageant. She is a junior at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, and manninglive.com will feature several snippets with her throughout the coming weeks so we can get to know her a little better.
Sara’s platform is Siblings Supporting Siblings, “which works to not only educate the siblings of children with disabilities on what to do when their sibling is being picked on and to teach them on how to educate others on … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on March 14, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

44 BC – Casca and Cassius decide, on the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
313 – Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
1381 – Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
1489 – The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
1590 – Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Charles, Duke of Mayenne during the French Wars of … Read the rest


Clarendon County Council to meet Monday

Posted on March 13, 2016 9:09 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon County Council will meet 6 p.m. Monday at the Clarendon School District 3 Administrative Office in Turbeville.


Maryland man killed in early morning wreck on I-95

Posted on March 13, 2016 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 22-year-old Maryland man was killed early Saturday morning after he allegedly lost control of his vehicle, overcorrected and struck several trees after running off the road, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.
The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Sultan Oyeshile of Clarksburg, Maryland. Three passengers in Oyeshile’s vehicle were transported to Clarendon Memorial Hospital, where one passenger was released and another underwent surgery.
Authorities said one of those passengers was flown for surgery to Palmetto Health Richland. Sgt. Bob Beres said that all four in the vehicle were wearing seatbelts.
Beres reported the wreck happened at … Read the rest


Identity released for Friday wreck victim

Posted on March 13, 2016 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office said early Sunday that a Raleigh, North Carolina, man was killed in a wreck at the 102 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95 about 10:07 p.m. Friday.
Deputy Coroner Charles Jackson identified the man as 24-year-old Andrew Adolf Balamoun. Sgt. Bob Beres with the S.C. Highway Patrol said that Balamoun was driving a Honda Accord which struck the rear of a tow truck driven by a 63-year-old man.
The tow truck company’s name was not released.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
The wreck is still under investigation.


Posted on March 13, 2016 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

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LMA students earn gold, silver in SCISA Music Festival

Posted on March 13, 2016 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

Seven students from Laurence Manning Academy participated in the SCISA Music Festival at the University of South Carolina School of Music in Columbia, South Carolina. The students earned one silver and six gold medals for their performances. Pictured from bottom to top are Rivers Ann Gardner, Ansley Elmore, Madison Yates, Mary Louise Kinlaw, Campbell Proctor, Shannon Baker and Ashleigh Ann Atkins.


District 2 to hold regular meeting Tuesday

Posted on March 13, 2016 7:07 am by Submitted via Email

Clarendon School District 2’s board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the district office, 15 Major Drive in Manning.


Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on March 13, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

New Zion native Drue Floyd is now in her second month as Miss Clarendon 2016.
Manninglive.com will be posting these little blurbs throughout the next few weeks and months so readers can get to know her as she prepares for Miss South Carolina in June.
Floyd said her favorite type of music is “oldies.”
“I like to call it the oldies but goodies,” she said. “I especially love 80s music.”


Support Miss Clarendon Teen 2016 Sara Levitt

Posted on March 13, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Miss Clarendon Teen Sara Levitt has hit the ground running to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network, which provides funds for local children’s hospitals through its network of healthcare facilities.
“The money I raise will help save children’s lives,” she said. “And a portion will also go to support the Miss America Scholarship Fund.”
Floyd said that the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals work to make sure that donated funds stay local.
“(This) means that your donation helps kids and families right here in our community,” Levitt said. “I invite you to join me in touching the lives of sick … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on March 13, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

624 – Battle of Badr: a key battle between Muhammad’s army – the new followers of Islam and the Quraysh of Mecca. The Muslims won this battle, known as the turning point of Islam, which took place in the Hejaz region of western Arabia.
874 – The bones of Saint Nicephorus are interred in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople.
1138 – Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II.
1591 – Battle of Tondibi: In Mali, Moroccan forces of the Saadi dynasty led by Judar Pasha defeat the Songhai Empire, despite being outnumbered by … Read the rest


LMA teams finish first in DNR sporting clays tournament

Posted on March 12, 2016 10:10 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Laurence Manning Academy sporting clays posted some remarkable results March 4 during the state Department of Natural Resources Sporting Clays Open Championship held at Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield.
A total of 49 teams and 525 participants competed from both middle and high schools from throughout the state.
Trevor Turcotte, John Burroughs and Justin Lowder finished first in the Junior Varsity Team Advanced category, scoring a combined score of 269 out of 100 targets.
Jamie Williamson, Carrie Rickenbaker and Isabella Harris accumulated a combined score of 246 out of 100 targets, earning them first place in the Girls Intermediate … Read the rest


Posted on March 12, 2016 6:06 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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