Monthly Archives: May 2016

Taw Caw to hold VBS June 6-10

Posted on May 31, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane in Summerton, will hold “Faith Matters,” its Vacation Bible School, from 6-8 p.m. June 6-10. All ages are welcome.

Donald Edwin Embry Sr.

Posted on May 31, 2016 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMMERTON – Donald Edwin Embry Sr., 81, husband of Betty Doughty Embry, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at his home in Summerton. Born April 9, 1935, in San Pedro, California, he was a son of the late Gordon Embry and the late Eleanor Louise Williams Embry. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, Virginia and he was a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Back Bay Foundation, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Volunteers in Mission with the United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 60 years; children, Donald Edwin “Eddie” Embry,… Read the rest

Getting to Know Miss Clarendon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on May 31, 2016 10:10 pm 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 so readers can get to know her as she prepares for Miss South Carolina in June. By now, residents know Floyd won Miss Clarendon 2016 on Feb. 6. But those of our residents not living in the eastern part of the county might not realize her sister, Elly Floyd, won Junior Miss East Clarendon the night before. “It was very exciting to watch my younger sister, Elly, win her beauty pageant,” said Drue Floyd. “Being able to help her… Read the rest

Second Baptist to hold ‘Submerged’ VBS

Posted on May 31, 2016 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Second Baptist Church will hold its “Submerged” VBS from 5:30-8 p.m. June 5-10, with a celebration kick-off on June 4. We will be diving into God’s word and swimming through a sea of music, song movements, lessons about God, crafts, recreation and snacks. Come join us in our underwater adventure in our giant submarine. Saturday’s kick-off will feature bounce houses, water slides, motorcycles from The Lost Sheep Calvary Motorcycle Ministry and popsicles galore! Come get your favorite kid registered for VBS and also take their pictures on a really cool motorcycle.

Getting to Know Miss Clarendon Teen 2016 Sara Levitt

Posted on May 31, 2016 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Miss Clarendon Teen 2016 Sara Levitt said people who meet her may not immediately “realize (her) great sense of humor.” “I am always cracking jokes,” she said. “I’ve brown up with an older brother who has picked on me all my life, so I’ve learned to just laugh and not take things that people say seriously, and I think that is why my sense of humor is so great.”

Pack given Pilot Club scholarship

Posted on May 31, 2016 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon Pilot Club member Shirley presented one of the club’s five Dotty McFaddin Memorial Scholarship Award to Josey Pack at Manning High School in May. The award is given each year to a deserving student going into the medical field in memory of Dotty McFaddin, a founding member of the club. McFaddin herself worked in the medical field “and was highly respected by all who knew her, locally and statewide,” said club member Margaret Robertson. “Dr. Ansel McFaddin shares with us in giving this $500 scholarship to these five students.” Other recipients will be posted throughout the week.

Pinewood man wanted by Myrtle Beach police for attempted murder

Posted on May 31, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is currently searching for a Pinewood man accused of shooting another man at a Myrtle Beach hotel before fleeing the scene. Shaylan Charvoris Isaac of Pinewood is wanted by the MBPD on a charge of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. According to a release from the department, Isaac allegedly shot a victim at the Holiday Sands Hotel in Myrtle Beach and then fled the scene. A co-defendant is in custody, reports indicate. Isaac is considered armed and dangerous, police reported. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is aiding… Read the rest

Job Opening: Truck Drivers

Posted on May 31, 2016 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Looking for truck driver to drive local. Must have class ACDL and TWIC card. Also need drivers to pull flatbeds. If interested, call Sam at (843) 426-2243.

16 county students named to CCTC Full-time President’s List

Posted on May 31, 2016 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

Sixteen Clarendon County students were named to the Central Carolina Technical College Spring 2016 Full-time President’s List. The President’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the term. Local students named included Quadri J. Bell, April J. Benton, Thomas C. Bryant, Terry DuPre, Ashley L. Estus, Bailee C. Garneau, Stephanie L. Hardee, Matthew C. Harrington, Ryan L. Hinson, Lacie T. Hughes, Tiffany L. O’Neal, Jesse A. Surette, Jared C. Thompson, Trevor G. Tolllison, Jabril E. Wilson and Flury O. Wilson.

Six file for Clarendon 2 Board seats

Posted on May 31, 2016 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Six residents have filed for three open seats on the Clarendon School District 2 Board of Trustees. The candidates include incumbents Arthur Moyd and Marilyn Wilson. Joining them are Johanna Bethune Wilson, Nancy Barrett, Linda Lemon and Bobby Clifton Stokes. Clarendon County Board of Education Secretary Mitchell Adger said Dory Josey Corbett did not apply for another term on the board. Corbett has served on the board since 2008, and is currently chairwoman. Adger said interviews will be conducted during the board’s next meeting, which will be held 5:30 p.m. June 16 at the Clarendon County Adminsitration Building. Clarendon School… Read the rest

Posted on May 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Manning resident named to Dean College Dean’s List

Posted on May 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

FRANKLIN, Massachusetts – Dean College is pleased to announce that Brittany Hardin from Manning has earned a place on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. Founded in 1865, Dean College is a private, residential college located in Franklin Massachusetts, 45 minutes from Boston, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island. Dean College offers baccalaureate degrees, associate degree programs, as well as a robust schedule of part-time continuing and professional education credit and certificate programs throughout the calendar year.

Getting to Know Miss Claredon 2016 Drue Floyd

Posted on May 31, 2016 11:11 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 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.”

Students receive degrees from The Citadel

Posted on May 31, 2016 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Four area students were among more than 550 cadets recognized during graduation ceremonies at The Citadel on May 7. The graduates included 11 active duty students and 27 veteran students from 32 states. Locals graduating included Alcolu resident Lewis Warr, bachelor of science in business administration; Sumter residents Bradley Hansen, bachelor of science in business administration, and Barry Robinson, bachelor of science in exercise science; and Dalzell resident Lawrence Scarano, bachelor of arts in modern language.

SECC children to participate in Transitional Ceremony Tuesday

Posted on May 31, 2016 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

As the school year comes to an end, the second-grade students of Summerton Early Childhood Center were preparing for their Transitional Ceremony. Students practiced daily in anticipation for a night of celebration. Last week, students participated in fun transitional activities as a celebration of accomplishments. On Monday, students wore shades. On Tuesday, students wore hats. On Wednesday, students dressed up in old folks’ clothes. They also participated in Game Day, which was held in the multi-purpose room. Students from each class competed to win the Top Mathematician Award. On Thursday, students wore crazy socks to school. Students of SECC engaged… Read the rest

Woman says man threw her against wall

Posted on May 31, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 47-year-old woman told the Manning Police Department about 4:13 p.m. April 29 that a 78-year-old Manning man grabbed her by the shoulders and pushed her into the front door of a home in the 1100 block of Ashton Trace Drive about 4 p.m. that day. Police observed no visible injuries to the woman.

Water garden featured on Azalea Club Garden Tour

Posted on May 31, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Nine gardens will be on display the second weekend in June as the Azalea Garden club of Manning hosts “The Art of Gardening,” the first tour the club has hosted in more than a decade. One garden which will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11 is the Water feature garden of Ron and Sherrie Wall, 1079 Country Club Circle in Manning. As you enter the garden gate at 1079 Country Club Circle, you will see and hear the first of nine water features and fountains scattered throughout the yard. The koi pond has been in… Read the rest

USC Sumter Palmetto College awards bachelor degrees

Posted on May 31, 2016 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

The following students were awarded bachelor of arts degrees in the 2015-16 academic year by the University of South Carolina Sumter through its Palmetto College program. Patrick Jacob Anderson; Rebekah Marie Davis; William David DeLavan; James Bradford Eubank; Savannah Claire Fenters; Caleb Ryan Gaddy; Kristian Leigh Jackson; Matthew Isadore McLeod; Patric Rhett McRoy; Elizabeth Lois Morris

Woman says man exposed himself to her

Posted on May 31, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 21-year-old woman living in the first block of South Boundary Street told the Manning Police Department about 11:50 p.m. April 30 that she saw a neighbor looking at her out of his window and touching his private parts while she was being watched on her porch. The suspect told police, when questioned, that he had been watching the game.

Today in History …

Posted on May 31, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1279 BC – Ramesses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. 455 – Emperor Petronius Maximus is stoned to death by an angry mob while fleeing Rome. 526 – A devastating earthquake strikes Antioch killing 250,000. 1223 – Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River: Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus’ and Cumans. 1578 – Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich in England to Frobisher Bay in Canada, eventually to mine fool’s gold, used to pave streets in London.[citation needed] 1578 – King Henry III lays the first stone of… Read the rest

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