Monthly Archives: July 2016

Clarendon students named to USC Upstate Dean’s List

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

Lanitra Bennett of Summerton and Sabrina Dingle and Kelsey Hughes, both of Manning, were recently named to the University of South Carolina Upstate Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester.
To be eligible for the Dean’s List, freshmen students must earn a 3.25 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 course hours and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 course hours.


Today in History …

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

1132 – Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 – Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1411 – Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place.
1487 – Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands strike against a ban on foreign beer.
1534 – French explorer Jacques Cartier plants a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula and takes possession of the territory in the name of Francis I of France.
1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James … Read the rest


Report: Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

Posted on July 23, 2016 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

NEW YORK (AP) – There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group’s leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Several of the biggest sponsors of Scout units, including the Roman Catholic, Mormon and Southern Baptist churches, were openly dismayed, raising the prospect of mass defections.

Remarkably, nearly 12 months after the BSA National Executive Board’s decision, the Boy Scouts seem more robust than they have in many years. Youth membership is on the verge of stabilizing after a prolonged decline, corporations which … Read the rest


Traffic detoured on I-95 after fatal motor home wreck

Posted on July 23, 2016 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Traffic on Interstate 95 near the 105 northbound mile-marker was detoured for about six hours on Saturday after a fatal wreck involving a motor home.
South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said traffic was detoured at Exit 102 to U.S. 301 and U.S. 15, where motorists could then get back on I-95 at Exit 108, or S.C. 102.
Southern said a motor home traveling on I-95 about 4:50 p.m. blew a left front tire, causing the vehicle to run off the left side of the road and strike several trees.
The driver was trapped in the vehicle and … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Nikki Mims

Posted on July 23, 2016 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Wreck at 105NB on I-95

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 pm by Kirby Phillips Poole

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no further information on injuries or entrapment at the 105 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time. ManningLive.com will have an update if injuries are life-threatening or fatal.


Shoney’s offering free meals to men and women in blue

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Men and women in blue will be treated Wednesday night to a free meal at Shoney’s of Manning.
“The iconic, All-American restaurant brand that has served as America’s Dinner Table for nearly 70 years will serve those who protect and serve America’s communities every day with open arms and a free meal, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner,” according to a release from the company.
The gesture, conceived by Shoney’s CEO and Chairman Mr. David Davoudpour, was quickly and unanimously approved system-wide by Shoney’s franchise partners.
“America’s men and women in blue need to hear ‘Thank You’ in a tangible … Read the rest


Roof attorney motion to block evidence to be sealed

Posted on July 23, 2016 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

A federal judge has ruled Dylann Roof’s attorney does not have to explain publicly why she wants to keep some evidence out of Roof’s Charleston church shooting trial.
Assistant U.S. Public Defender Sarah Gannett wants to block admission of videos, transcripts and other documents affecting Roof’s constitutional rights to be free from unreasonable searches and self-incrimination.
Gannett asked the court’s permission to file the motion under seal, saying to make it public could affect the court’s ability seat an impartial jury in Roof’s trial in November.
U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel issued an order Thursday saying the motion could be … Read the rest


James Ledwell

Posted on July 23, 2016 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

SUMMERTON – James Ledwell, 52, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born Oct. 11, 1963, in New York, New York, he was a son of the late Jim Ledwell and Wilhelmina Butler Ledwell. He was raised by his aunt, Roxie Mae Miller.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 15, 2016, at Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1270 Green Hill Church Road in Alcolu, with the Rev. Delbert H. Singleton Jr., pastor, officiating, and the Rev. David Lawson presiding.
Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of his aunt, 210 Spann


Lisa Moody Zeier

Posted on July 23, 2016 1:01 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Lisa Moody Zeier changed her address from San Antonio, Texas, to the streets of gold July 18, 2016.
Born July 19, 1961, Lisa was always a ray of sunshine. Lisa’s touch made a profound impact on everyone she loved, and the radiance of who she was will be forever missed. She taught us how to love, nurture and show the love of Christ in her words and actions.
Lisa has been the soul mate of Danny Zeier for over 27 years, loving mom to Brittany and Austin, and has been reunited with her mother, Shirley Elam … Read the rest


McLeod Health closes Clarendon Clinic

Posted on July 23, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

McLeod Health Clarendon announced Friday the closure of the Clarendon Clinic at the close of business Saturday.
“The clinic is closing due to very low utilization,” according to a letter from McLeod Health. “The patients have been referred to other primary care physicians that are accepting new patients.”
The clinic closes at 6 p.m. Saturday. It is the third closure announced by the hospital since May, when Clarendon Hospital District officials announced the closure of J. Dalton DuBose Medical Center in Summerton. The hospital then announced the closure of East Clarendon Medical Center in Turbeville in late June.
Dr. Akkineni … Read the rest


Heat Index could reach 105

Posted on July 23, 2016 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Today’s heat index could reach up to 105, and it will be mostly sunny with a high near 95. There will be a southwest wind around 7 mph. There will be a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight before 9 p.m. It will be partly cloudy, with a low around 75. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent.


Enter a drawing for a 32-inch TV

Posted on July 23, 2016 10:10 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.


Graham provides final thoughts on RNC

Posted on July 23, 2016 9:09 am by Moye Graham

We started off with a early breakfast with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. We also had Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster along with several others, like Congressman Joe Wilson.
After breakfast for the first time this week we had a few hours on our own. I went shopping with my son and had lunch with several SC folks. All this week their were events you could sign up for and go by yourself or with others. I know Cindy Risher of Summerton took advantage of this and attended several private meetings with political people like Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.
This … Read the rest


Shoney’s offering free meals to men and women in blue

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Men and women in blue will be treated Wednesday night to a free meal at Shoney’s of Manning.
“The iconic, All-American restaurant brand that has served as America’s Dinner Table for nearly 70 years will serve those who protect and serve America’s communities every day with open arms and a free meal, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner,” according to a release from the company.
The gesture, conceived by Shoney’s CEO and Chairman Mr. David Davoudpour, was quickly and unanimously approved system-wide by Shoney’s franchise partners.
“America’s men and women in blue need to hear ‘Thank You’ in a tangible … Read the rest


State Parks holding food drive

Posted on July 23, 2016 4:04 am by Staff Reports

Workers at South Carolina’s state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That’s why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend.
There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials are hoping visitors will fill them up with canned goods and other non-perishable food. Everything that is collected will be donated to local food banks.
The event, dubbed “Pack A Park Truck,” is part of a five-month campaign to raise food for the needy.
The “Hunger Takes No Vacation” food drive being held with the South Carolina Food Bank Association … Read the rest


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

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Mobile Library Schedule: Saturday, July 23

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

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Center, formerly the old Scott’s Branch High School.


CCTC to host Open House at Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center

Posted on July 23, 2016 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Central Carolina Technical College will host an Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23 at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center, 853 Broad St. in Sumter. Those attending will be able to see demonstrations on 3D modeling, fourth-axis machining and robotics. This will be an opportunity to check out this state-of-the-art manufacturing training facility. For more information, call (803) 778-6670.


Today in History …

Posted on July 23, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

811 – Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I plunders the Bulgarian capital of Pliska and captures khan Krum’s treasury.
1319 – A Knights Hospitaller fleet scores a crushing victory over an Aydinid fleet off Chios.
1632 – Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
1677 – Scanian War: Denmark–Norway captures the harbor town of Marstrand from Sweden.
1793 – Kingdom of Prussia re-conquers Mainz from France.
1821 – While the Mora Rebellion continues, Greeks capture Monemvasia Castle. Turkish troops and citizens are transferred to Minor Asia coasts.
1829 – In the United States, William Austin Burt patents the … Read the rest


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