Monthly Archives: April 2016

Curry named Manning High Teacher of the Year

Posted on April 10, 2016 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Tess Maren Curry has only been with Manning High School for two years, but she’s already made waves in her time as a physical science and physics teacher.
A graduate of The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where she received a bachelor of science degree in biology with a music minor, Curry is currently enrolled in the master’s of education of teaching graduate program at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
“The most rewarding part of my career in education has been working with motivated high school students who have fun engaging in hands-on projects,” said … Read the rest


Say hello to Teen Miss Striped Bass Festival Savannah Caroline Johnson

Posted on April 9, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Savannah Caroline Johnson was crowned Teen Miss Striped Bass Festival 2016 on Saturday night at Weldon Auditorium. Summer Graham Barrett was named 1st runner up, while McKenzie Leann Rawls was named 2nd runner up. Johnson was also given the Most Photogenic Award.


Say hello to Miss Striped Bass Festival Haleigh Marie Anderson

Posted on April 9, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Haleigh Marie Anderson was crowned Miss Striped Bass Festival 2016 on Saturday night at Weldon Auditorium in Manning. Christian Wells Hussey was named 1st runner up, while Gabrielle Hill was 2nd runner up. Anderson was also given the Most Photogenic Award.


Say hello to Miss Puddin’ Swamp 2016 Kerri Gardner

Posted on April 9, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Kerri Gardner was crowned Miss Puddin’ Swamp Festival 2016 on Saturday night at East Clarendon High School. The Manning Times will be posting winners through Tuesday, and we ask that parents be patient with us as we get all these wonderful young ladies on our website.


Saints defeat Orangeburg Christian

Posted on April 9, 2016 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon Hall defeated Orangeburg Christian in varsity baseball by a score of 15-6 on Thursday night in Bowman. Hilton Layton was the winning pitcher for the Saints, going four-plus innings and giving up three runs on one hit and one walk while striking out eight. Thomas Stukes and Gavin Allan pitched in relief. On offense, the Saints were led by Dylan Way and Hilton Layton who both went 3-4. Way had two RBI and scored two runs. Matthew Corbett went two for three with a double and two RBI, and Jordan Self added a home run. The Saints next game … Read the rest


Nunamaker remembered as a football great

Posted on April 9, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Julian Nunamaker’s NFL carrier’s roots are from Manning, and now the three-year professional football player will be a postmortem induction into the Clarendon County Athletic Hall of Fame.

Nunamaker played football, basketball and ran track for Manning High before graduating in 1964.

One of Nunamaker’s daughters, Lee Nunamaker Pipken captured her father’s love for Manning in a letter to the Clarendon County Athletic Hall of Fame committee.

“As a child, my father often regaled my sister and me with exciting and adventurous bedtime stories, most of which took place in Manning,” she wrote. “The way my dad described Manning, you … Read the rest


Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on April 9, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

New Zion native Drue Floyd is 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.
Asked what book she has read most recently, Floyd said “Hearts of Iron.”
“Hearts of Iron is a moving novel about family, friendship, the power of love, and the few precious opportunities we’re given to set the course of our life,” says Amazon.com in a blurb.
“I have read this book twice before because it is my favorite,” she said. “I … Read the rest


Posted on April 8, 2016 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Manning loses to Darlington in regional play

Posted on April 8, 2016 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

The Manning High School Monarchs fell Thursday to the Darlington Falcons at Darlington Country Club 186-165.
Scoring for the Monarchs were Jacob Richburg with 43, McArthur Bennett with 45, Robert Dykes with 47 and Hunter White with 51.  Manning will travel to North Charleston Tuesday to face R.B.Stall High School.


Youth Conference to be held April 16

Posted on April 8, 2016 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The South Jordan River Union will hold its 2nd Youth Conference beginning 10 a.m. April 16, with a theme of “Young Minds in Training,” at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road in Manning.
Thematic scriptures will include Proverbs 22:6 and II Timothy 2:15. There will be praise and worship workshops for all ages, including music and movement, health and nutrition, bullying and motivation. Fopr adults, there will be health and nutrition workshops and Bible study.
Facilitators include Sister Patriai M. Moyd, Sister Brenda C. Clark, Minister Jacqueline Jackson, Sister Kim Johnson and Minister Robin Kelly. Sister Dorothy James … Read the rest


Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on April 8, 2016 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

New Zion native Drue Floyd is entering her third 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’s platform is promoting Project Unify, an organization with which she has been involved for five years.
“It has truly changed my life,” she said. “I hope to share with other schools in the state of South Carolina how amazing this group is. The experience it brings to students is truly life-changing.”
Floyd chose her platform … Read the rest


Liberty Hill gospel program to be held Sunday

Posted on April 8, 2016 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Hospitality Ministry of Historic Liberty HIll AME Church, along with the Rev. Robert L. China Jr., pastor, invites the public to the annual Gospel Program, “Praising in Advance,” which will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. The concert will feature the Heavenly Stars, the Sons of Faith and many more groups and choirs. Admission is free.


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Jean Claire Gibbons

Posted on April 7, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Jean Claire Gibbons died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at her home.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m Saturday, April 9, 2016, at New Zion United Methodist Church, 7169 Salem Road in New Zion. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2016, at Floyd Funeral Home, 136 E. Main St. in Olanta.
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Corbett promoted to BOC banking officer

Posted on April 7, 2016 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Bank of Clarendon President J. Barry Ham announced Wednesday that Carla G. Corbett has been promoted from Santee office manager to banking officer.
“Carla is a valuable member of the Bank of Clarendon team and is a special person,” Ham said in his announcement. “She leads by example and is well-respected by her peers. Carla continues to distinguish herself in the bank and in the community. We are very proud of her.”
Corbett began her career with the bank in 1999 as a teller in the Summerton branch. She worked in that location for a couple of years before transferring … Read the rest


Longtime DNR officer makes bid for county sheriff

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Tim Baxley said goodbye to law enforcement earlier this year after 32 years of service.
But he’s hoping it will be more of an intermission rather than a permanent retirement. Baxley filed March 16 to run as a Democrat for Clarendon County Sheriff. He will face incumbent Sheriff Randy Garrett June 14.
Baxley retired just after the new year as captain of staff operations with the law enforcement division of the state Department of Natural Resources.
“I didn’t start planning anything or campaigning until after I retired,” Baxley said. “I knew I wanted to do this almost a year ago, … Read the rest


Garrett seeking third term as county’s top law enforcement officer

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County Sheriff Randy Garrett has always considered the county’s law enforcement agency “an office, not a department.”
“I’ve always said that I don’t believe in a sheriff’s department; I believe in a sheriff’s office,” he said. “People have the say who sits in this office every four years, and if they feel the agency has fallen short, they need to make a change.”
Garrett is asking voters to give him their confidence for four more years. He filed March 24 for the June Democratic primary, and will face opposition from retired state Department of Natural Resources Capt. Tim Baxley … Read the rest


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