Monthly Archives: August 2016

Obituaries misprinted in Manning Times

Posted on August 11, 2016 9:09 am by Staff Reports

A printing error placed the wrong name under photos printed in The Manning Times’ obituary section for our Aug. 11 edition. We regret the error and will re-run all obituaries in the Aug. 18 edition.


Locals hold event in memory of young boy

Posted on August 11, 2016 9:09 am by Sharon Hall

Local merchants and residents came together Sunday to honor the memory of a 2-year-old boy, along with his older brother and his parents.
Owners of Fayz at the Lake in Manning hosted a fundraiser Sunday afternoon for the family of Easton Oliver Branham, who died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at a Florence hospital after falling in a swimming pool at his grandparents’ home July 31. He was survived by his parents, Jeffrey and Heather Atkinson Branham, and his 8-year-old brother, Holden.
Restaurant staff, along with family, friends and local musicians and businesses joined local first responders to offer their time … Read the rest


Easing the high school transition

Posted on August 11, 2016 6:06 am by Staff Reports

Each school year brings new opportunities. Although attending a new school can involve some butterflies as kids acclimate to their new classmates and teachers, the transition from grade school to high school is typically one of the more dramatic transitions students have to make.
Although starting high school can be an overwhelming experience full of change, there are many ways for students to ease this transition.
• Take part in high school orientation. Orientations help students acclimate to their new surroundings. Orientation sessions can provide insight on coursework and help kids learn about the campus and any amenities it provides. … Read the rest


Adult Ed to hold registration Aug. 22-23

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

Clarendon County Adult Education will hold its first registration and orientation sessions for the 2016-17 school year at 8:30 a.m. or 5 p.m. Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 for daytime and evening students, respectively. All new and returning students must participate in these sessions in order to begin classes on Aug. 29.
Dates for remaining registration and orientation sessions for the semester include Sept. 12-13; Oct. 17-18; and Nov. 29-29. Classes will begin at the satellite locations in Summerton and Turbeville on Sept. 13.
For more information, call Director Lisa Justice at (803) 473-2531.


Today in History …

Posted on August 11, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

3114 BC – The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used by several pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations, notably the Mayans, begins.
2492 BC – Traditional date of the defeat of Bel by Hayk, progenitor and founder of the Armenian nation.
106 – The south-western part of Dacia (modern Romania) becomes a Roman province: Roman Dacia.
355 – Claudius Silvanus, accused of treason, proclaims himself Roman Emperor against Constantius II.
490 – Battle of Adda: The Goths under Theodoric the Great and his ally Alaric II defeat the forces of Odoacer on the Adda River, near Milan.
1332 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle … Read the rest


Posted on August 10, 2016 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Flood Advisory issued for Greeleyville through 6:30 p.m.

Posted on August 10, 2016 5:05 pm by Staff

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a flood advisory for Greeleyville and other parts of Williamsburg County until 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. At 3:35 p.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Showers with isolated thunderstorms will continue to develop and move over the same areas through the late afternoon hours. Radar estimates that two to three inches of rain has fallen in some areas over the past several hours. An additional inch or two is possible in these areas over the next few hours.


David William Bair

Posted on August 10, 2016 5:05 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

David William Bair, 78, husband of Charlotte Ann Sims Bair, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at McLeod Hospital.

Born March 29, 1938, in Elloree, he was a son of the late William Taft Bair and the late Minnie Lee Perkins Bair. He was a US Army veteran, a member of the American Legion, Woodman of the World and he was a Mason. He was an active member of Santee Baptist Church.

Surviving besides his wife are two sons, David Bryan Bair (Donna) of Ridgeville and Stephen Oscar Sims (Teresa) of Abilene, Kansas; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and he will … Read the rest


Posted on August 10, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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Times seeking Sales Executive

Posted on August 10, 2016 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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.


Job Opportunity: Mechanic at Sparrow and Kennedy

Posted on August 10, 2016 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

Help Wanted: Sparrow and Kennedy Tractor Company is seeking experienced diesel mechanic for its Manning location. Computer skills are a must. To apply, call (803) 435-8807 and ask for Robin.


Posted on August 10, 2016 9:09 am by Submitted via Email

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Weather Report: Wednesday, Aug. 10

Posted on August 10, 2016 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Today will see a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms, mostly after 8 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 92, and heat indices will reach as high as 102. There will be a southeast wind from 5-11 mph. Tonight, there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. There will be a southeasterly wind from 3-8 mph. The chance of precipitation tonight is 30 percent.


Letter: CMH still provides first-class service

Posted on August 10, 2016 4:04 am by Submitted by Reader

Recently, my wife had surgery at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Her gallbladder had been giving her trouble for more than a year, and the doctors said it had to come out.
We could have gone anywhere to have this surgery performed, and we chose to have it done at CMH. The facility was beautiful and the equipment new and state-of-the-art, but that’s not the main reason we came to our hometown hospital.
We came here because we knew she would receive great personalized service. Besides that, there would be no extended travel for a procedure that could be performed by a … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on August 10, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

955 – Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor defeats the Magyars, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West.
991 – Battle of Maldon: The English, led by Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex, are defeated by a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon, Essex.
1270 – Yekuno Amlak takes the imperial throne of Ethiopia, restoring the Solomonic dynasty to power after a 100-year Zagwe interregnum.
1316 – The Second Battle of Athenry takes place near Athenry during the Bruce campaign in Ireland.
1512 – The naval Battle of Saint-Mathieu, during the War of the League of Cambrai, sees … Read the rest


Gallery: Dancing with the Stars

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


Happy Birthday: Joey McLeod

Posted on August 9, 2016 8:08 pm by Submitted by Reader

I would like to wish my wonderful husband, Joey McLeod, a very happy 45th Birthday today! I love you very much! Love your wife, Lynn.


3 charged in Williamsburg theft ring to likely face similar charges in Clarendon

Posted on August 9, 2016 7:07 pm by Staff Reports

Three suspects arrested for their alleged roles in a Williamsburg County theft ring will likely face charges in Clarendon County, according to Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Inv. Eric Rosdail.
“After the suspects’ arrest, the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office recovered some property that the suspects had stolen from the New Zion area and then sold in Pamplico,” Rosdail said of Tiffany Welch, Curtis Green and Carl Burrows, who were arrested July 22 in Salters when deputies there found them throwing items related to several burglaries from a bridge.
“We are now working to get with the victims from New Zion to … Read the rest


Man killed in motorcycle wreck, chase identified

Posted on August 9, 2016 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

The Sumter County Coroner’s Office has identified a 37-year-old man killed early Tuesday morning in a chase that began in Clarendon County.
Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock said Billy Ray Hinson was declared dead at the scene of a motorcycle wreck, which happened on Nazarene Church Road in Sumter about 1:10 a.m. Tuesday. According to a report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, Hinson was on the run from Clarendon County deputies when he crossed over into Sumter County, fled down Nazarene Church Road, went off the right side of the road and hit a ditch.
S.C. Highway Patrol Lance … Read the rest


Posted on August 9, 2016 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

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