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Monthly Archives: April 2016

#StripedBassSelfie: Ericka Floyd and Dennis Craven

Posted on April 25, 2016 1:01 am by Submitted via Email

Ericka Sexton Floyd joined Dennis Craven on Saturday at the 37th annual Striped Bass Festival.


Nate Jordan wins 1st Place in Striped Bass Art Contest

Posted on April 25, 2016 12:12 am by Submitted via Facebook

Nate Jordan, a second-grade student at Walker-Gamble Elementary School, won first place for his division in the annual Striped Bass Festival Art Contest.


#StripedBassSelfie: Carson and Shelley Knott Jones

Posted on April 24, 2016 10:10 pm by Submitted via iPhone

Shelley Knott Jones and daughter Carson Claire Jones enjoyed the 37th annual Striped Bass Festival on Saturday.


Clarendon’s Most Wanted

Posted on April 24, 2016 4:04 pm by Ted E. Spencer

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#StripedBassSelfie: Tiffany, Mallary Matthews

Posted on April 24, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

Tiffany Matthews and daughter Mallary Ann enjoyed the 37th annual Striped Bass Festival on Saturday.


Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on April 24, 2016 5:05 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.
Floyd said she was “extremely shocked” when she heard her name called as Miss Clarendon 2016.
“I immediately thought, ‘Are you serious?'” she said. “This was my very first preliminary for the Miss American Organization pageant system, so words could not explain the excitement contained inside of me.”


#StripedBassSelfie: Edyn and Ashley Lowder, Korbyn Lei

Posted on April 24, 2016 12:12 am by Submitted via Email

Edyn Izabella Lowder, Ashley Lowder and Korbyn Lei Hardy enjoy the carousel at the 37th annual Striped Bass Festival on Saturday.


Today in History …

Posted on April 24, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1815 – The second phase of the national revolution of the Serbs against the Ottoman Empire erupts shortly after the annexation of the country to the Ottoman Empire.
1932 – The 153-year-old De Adriaan Windmill in Haarlem, Netherlands burns down. It is rebuilt and reopens exactly 70 years later.
1967 – Soyuz 1, a manned spaceflight carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov, is launched into orbit.
1993 – Sri Lankan politician Lalith Athulathmudali is assassinated while addressing a gathering, approximately four weeks ahead of the Provincial Council elections for the Western Province.


#StripedBassFestival: Striped Bass Committee

Posted on April 23, 2016 7:07 pm by Submitted via Facebook

The Striped Bass Festival Committee celebrated Saturday another successful festival in downtown Manning. Send your #StripedBassSelfie to editorial@manninglive.com.


#StripedBassSelfie: Ericka, Carrie Anna and H.B.

Posted on April 23, 2016 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

Ericka Sexton Floyd, Carrie Anna Strange and H.B. Buddin are celebrating a successful 37th annual Striped Bass Festival.
Send your #StripedBassSelfie to editorial@manninglive.com.


#StripedBassSelfie: Taylor Falls and Mattie Casselman

Posted on April 23, 2016 11:11 am by Submitted via Facebook

Taylor Falls and Mattie Casselman are enjoying this year’s Striped Bass Festival. Send your #StripedBassSelfie to editorial@manninglive.com.


#StripedBassSelfie

Posted on April 23, 2016 10:10 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

Linsy Wells and Carrie Trebil were up early this morning for the Striped Bass Festival. Like their selfie, ManningLive is looking for your striped bass selfies this year. Take a selfie of you and your friends, include your full names and what activity y’all are up to and then email to editorial@manninglive.com. Or use the #stripedbassselfie and we can find it on Facebook and Twitter. We will post them as they come on over the weekend. Have fun out there!

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MHS, MJHS celebrate Earth Day

Posted on April 23, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The National Honor Society chapter at Manning High School hosted a campus trash pick-up Friday for Earth Day. All MHS students were invited to participate, we thank all who did! A Manning Junior High School PE class participated from a far on their own campus.

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SCDOT receives 2 awards during April commission meeting

Posted on April 23, 2016 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The South Carolina Department of Transportation received two awards on Thursday, April 21, 2016, including a top honor for using recycled materials to repair roads.

Both awards were given during the April Commission meeting in Columbia.

The Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association (ARRA) presented the Richard E. Lowell President’s Award to South Carolina Secretary of Transportation Christy A. Hall in recognition of her “outstanding contribution to the asphalt recycling and reclaiming industry, her dedication to the advancement of highway rehabilitation technology, and her boundless commitment to the Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association.”

The Richard E. Lowell President’s Award is presented … Read the rest


Posted on April 22, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on April 22, 2016 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

New Zion native Drue Floyd is now in her fourth week 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 chose to sing “Four Days Late” by Kate Peck during the Miss Clarendon Scholarship Pageant “because (she) has always enjoyed singing,” she said.
“I began singing at a young age in my church,” she said. “I chose the song because I felt it showed the range of my voice well. I also chose this … Read the rest


Posted on April 22, 2016 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

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Pilgrim’s Pride stabbing ruled ‘self-defense’

Posted on April 22, 2016 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Investigators from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office have determined that the April 15 stabbing incident at Pilgrim’s Pride was in self-defense and no charges will be filed.
Sumter County Sheriff’s deputies responded April 15 to a reported stabbing that took place about 7:45 a.m. at Pilgrim’s Pride, a chicken processing plant, located at 2050 U.S. 15 south of Sumter. The preliminary investigation revealed that the incident began when two workers were fired for allegedly smelling of alcohol at work.
Upon arrival, deputies found a female victim suffering serious stab wounds. The victim was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland, where she … Read the rest


Richburg kisses a pig for charity

Posted on April 22, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Gail Richburg of Clarendon Health Systems was the “lucky winner” on Thursday of a contest to see who would get to kiss a pig. The dubious contest was held for Clarendon County Relay for Life, and folks made donations to “vote” for the person they wanted to kiss the pig. According to organizers with the Clarendon Health System Relay for Life Team, Richburg “won” in a landslide.


Fishing Report for lakes Marion, Moultrie

Posted on April 22, 2016 6:06 am by Submitted via Email

Bass: Good. Steve Harmon reports that a large group of fish are post-spawn, and another big wave should move up to spawn on the April full moon. Pre-spawn fish can be caught around shallow cover on soft plastics while post-spawn fish have pulled out slightly deeper.
Crappie: Good. Captain Steve English reports that crappie can be found in the shallows as well as around mid-depth brush where they will eat minnows.
Catfish: Fair to good. Captain Jim Glenn reports that the best catfish bite is coming in 20-30 feet of water on cut shad.
Striped Bass: Fair to good. Captain … Read the rest


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