Monthly Archives: July 2016

Posted on July 29, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Ebenezer Rainbow Tea on Saturday

Posted on July 29, 2016 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 105 Dinkins St. in Manning, will hold a Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. July 31, with a theme of “God’s Love is Like a Rainbow – It’s Neverending.” Presenters will include Kim Johnson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Jabril Wilson of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church; Parah Anderson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Belinda Windley McCoy of First Baptist Missionary Church; and Amard Graham and Amber Grooms, both of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. The event is sponsored by the church’s Youth Department. The Rev. Dr. George P. Windley Sr. is the host pastor.


Ebenezer Rainbow Tea on Saturday

Posted on July 29, 2016 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 105 Dinkins St. in Manning, will hold a Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. July 31, with a theme of “God’s Love is Like a Rainbow – It’s Neverending.” Presenters will include Kim Johnson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Jabril Wilson of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church; Parah Anderson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Belinda Windley McCoy of First Baptist Missionary Church; and Amard Graham and Amber Grooms, both of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. The event is sponsored by the church’s Youth Department. The Rev. Dr. George P. Windley Sr. is the host pastor.


Davis Station woman killed in mobile home blaze

Posted on July 29, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Investigators with the State Law Enforcement Division have joined others with the Clarendon County Fire Department in determining the cause of a fire that killed a 62-year-old Davis Station woman late Thursday evening.
Dep. Coroner Bucky Mock said Paralee Sabb, 62, of 1748 Davis Station, was killed when her home caught fire. An autopsy will be performed Saturday at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Mock said the woman’s son had left the home about an hour earlier, and came home to find his mother’s mobile home fully involved.
Manninglive.com will have more information when it is available.… Read the rest


Weather: Friday, July 29

Posted on July 29, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Though heat index values could reach as high as 104 today, temperatures should be a little less unbearable than they have been in the past few days. The high will be near 97, and there will be a westerly wind from about 8-14 mph. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight before 1 a.m. It will be partly cloudy, with a low of about 75. There will be a southwest wind from 5-8 mph. The chance of precipitation is only 20 percent.


Today in History …

Posted on July 29, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

238 – The Praetorian Guard storm the palace and capture Pupienus and Balbinus. They are dragged through the streets of Rome and executed. On the same day, Gordian III, age 13, is proclaimed emperor.
615 – Pakal ascends the throne of Palenque at the age of 12.
904 – Sack of Thessalonica: Saracen raiders under Leo of Tripoli sack Thessaloniki, the Byzantine Empire’s second-largest city, after a short siege, and plunder it for a week.
1014 – Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of Kleidion: Byzantine emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat on the Bulgarian army, and his subsequent treatment of 15,000 … Read the rest


Posted on July 28, 2016 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Sheriff’s Office warns of possible water testing scam

Posted on July 28, 2016 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a Johns Island company that has offered to install water systems for double the market price and then allegedly harassed potential customers when they’ve declined.
Sheriff Randy Garrett said Thursday that he has made phone contact with the owner of the company, who has refused to cooperate with law enforcement.
“I told him that if he’d come talk to me here in Clarendon County, then we could take care of this,” Garrett said. “He’s refused. He says he doesn’t need to come meet me in person. I told him that he’s … Read the rest


Posted on July 28, 2016 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Police seeking suspects stealing foreign, uncommon currency

Posted on July 28, 2016 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Police Department is looking for suspects who have allegedly been breaking into homes within city limits and stealing collectible and specialty coins and dollar bills.
Capt. Sonia Daniels said the items taken include $2 bills and some foreign currency.
“We are asking anyone for information about these stolen items, if they see anything or hear anything, to please contact law enforcement,” Daniels said.
She said police are not sure whether these residential break-ins are related to similar break-ins happening to unlocked and unsecure vehicles in the area south of Sunset Drive.
She said neighbors need to watch out … Read the rest


It’s too hot for this foolishness

Posted on July 28, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

I was going to take a break this week from writing about my health issues and talk a little bit about the upcoming Dancing with the Clarendon County Stars, which will be held Aug. 6 at the Bean Market in Lake City.
But then I read something Tuesday morning that made me so angry, I couldn’t think about anything else for a good half-hour.
You see, as hot as it is, with it being at least 100 degrees – and heat indices reaching 110 in some places in this state – we still have people leaving young children and pets … Read the rest


Ebenezer Rainbow Tea on Saturday

Posted on July 28, 2016 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 105 Dinkins St. in Manning, will hold a Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. July 31, with a theme of “God’s Love is Like a Rainbow – It’s Neverending.” Presenters will include Kim Johnson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Jabril Wilson of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church; Parah Anderson of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church; Belinda Windley McCoy of First Baptist Missionary Church; and Amard Graham and Amber Grooms, both of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. The event is sponsored by the church’s Youth Department. The Rev. Dr. George P. Windley Sr. is the host pastor.


Times seeks sales executive

Posted on July 28, 2016 9:09 am by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Manning Times is seeking a motivated, personable sales executive for full-time work. The ideal candidate must have one year of sales experience, reliable transportation, good communication skills and be good with the public. Please send resumes, with references, to editorial@manninglive.com, or drop off at 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning. Hours are 9-5, Monday-Friday.


Enter a drawing for a 32-inch TV

Posted on July 28, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Corner Diner on East Boyce Street in Manning is selling tickets for a drawing for a free 32-inch flat screen TV to raise funds for Clarendon County Dancing with the Stars, which benefits Clarendon County Habitat for Humanity and the Turbeville Children’s Home. The TV has been generously donated by RadioShack of Manning. Tickets are $3 each or three for $5. They can also be bought at RadioShack and The Manning Times. The drawing will be held Aug. 1.


City begins talks for Comprehensive Plan

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Local officials joined Manning residents on Monday night at Manning City Hall to begin mapping out the city’s next steps for development.
Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments Economic and Community Sustainability Director Kyle Kelly led those gathered Monday night in several exercises for the start of the community’s 10-year Comprehensive Plan.
“This is something required by law, set into law in 1994,” said Kelly. “Law mandates that if a municipality wants to have zoning rules, it must make a comprehensive plan every 10 years. It must update that plan every five years. We are now at the 10-year phase.”… Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: Thursday, July 28

Posted on July 28, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Turbeville IGA, followed by 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church, and 4-5 p.m. at Lodebar Church on S.C. 527.


Pet of the Day: Sadie

Posted on July 28, 2016 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Sadie is a 10-week-old female black-and-white shepherd/Labrador mix. She has had her age-appropriate shots and has been spayed. Sadie loves to cuddle. Her adoption fee is $125. Stop by to see Sadie Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at A Second Chance Animal Shelter, 5079 Alex Harvin Highway in Manning.


Today in History …

Posted on July 28, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1364 – Troops of the Republic of Pisa and the Republic of Florence clash in the Battle of Cascina.
1540 – Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, on the same day.
1571 – La Laguna encomienda, known today as the Laguna province in the Philippines is founded by the Spaniards as one of the oldest encomiendas (provinces) in the country.
1778 – Constitution of the province of Cantabria ratified at the Assembly Hall in Bárcena la Puente, Reocín, Spain.
1794 – French Revolution: … Read the rest


SLED, Sumter Sheriff’s Office aiding fire investigation

Posted on July 27, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Both the State Law Enforcement Division and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office have joined Sumter Fire Department investigators at The Compass outside of Turbeville to determine both a cause and origin of the fire that destroyed the 41-year-old restaurant late Tuesday night.
“The fire investigators have been out there since early this morning, but they really didn’t get started good until 8 a.m.,” said Sumter Fire Department Public Information Officer Joey Duggan. “They’ve been out there most of the day trying to find out the cause and origin. At this point, it’s too early to say what caused the fire.”… Read the rest


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