Monthly Archives: November 2016

Check Manning Live for all your election results

Posted on November 8, 2016 6:06 pm by Manning Live

Check back throughout the night  for up-to-the-minute updates and results on local and national races.


Behavioral Health to hold board meeting Nov. 15

Posted on November 8, 2016 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

Clarendon Behavioral Health Services will hold their regularly scheduled board meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at 14 N. Church St. in Manning.


Saints end season with playoff loss to Richard Winn

Posted on November 8, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

On Friday, Clarendon Hall varsity football ended its season with a 34-6 playoff loss to Richard Winn Academy. The Saints were led by Dylan Way with 30 carries and 243 yards rushing. Way also scored the only touchdown on a 85-yard kickoff return. On defense Way totaled 12 tackles and had 1 pass interception. Carson Cumbee and Michael Bolyston had 6 tackles each. Jordan Self ended the night with 2 quarterback sacks, 5 tackles and one-pass interception.


SCDRO opens more intake centers

Posted on November 8, 2016 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office (SCDRO) mobile intake centers will be in 15 counties during the week of November 15-19 to accept individual applications for housing recovery related to the October 2015 storm. The mobile offices will serve three counties each day and alternate locations to reach citizens around the state more effectively. Each mobile office will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mobile Intake Center Schedule November 14-30

Monday, November 14:
North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane in North Charleston
Andrew Chapel Baptist Church, 3670 Five Chop Road in Orangeburg
Summerton Community Resource Center, … Read the rest


Pet of the Day: Sugar

Posted on November 8, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

Sugar is a 1-year-old brown and white female mixed breed. She is current on her shots and has been spayed. She is a very sweet baby and is potty0trained. Come see her at A Second Chance Animal Shelter on Alex Harvin Highway in Manning from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


Don’t get close to elk wandering into SC

Posted on November 8, 2016 4:04 am by Staff Reports

Wildlife biologists are warning Upstate residents and visitors not to closely approach a young bull elk that has wandered into South Carolina from North Carolina.
The first official sighting of an elk in South Carolina was made on Friday, Oct. 21 at Camp McCall, a South Carolina Baptist Convention camp on US 178 in northern Pickens County. On Oct. 22, the elk was seen at the Sunset Post Office on SC 11, and on Oct. 23 it was observed in the Nine Times Community, also in northern Pickens County. On Oct. 23, it was seen at The Reserve at Lake … Read the rest


Pilot Club to sell figurines at Bazaar for $5 each

Posted on November 8, 2016 2:02 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Pilot Club is once again selling the church figurines, produced by a Pennsylvania company that has since gone out of business. Each piece is modeled after a historic Clarendon County church or building, and features a brief history of the building on the back. Previously $15 to $20 each, depending on the piece, all pieces are now $5 each, and they will be on sale for the final time at the Pilot Club Bazaar, which will be held 4-6 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Presbyterian Church at Manning. The only piece not available is the Clarendon County Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on November 8, 2016 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

960 – Battle of Andrassos: Byzantines under Leo Phokas the Younger score a crushing victory over the Hamdanid Emir of Aleppo, Sayf al-Dawla.
1278 – Trần Thánh Tông, the second emperor of the Trần dynasty, decides to pass the throne to his crown prince Trần Khâm and take up the post of Retired Emperor.
1519 – Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán and Aztec ruler Moctezuma welcomes him with a great celebration.
1520 – Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces results in the execution of around 100 people.
1576 – Eighty Years’ War: Pacification of Ghent: The … Read the rest


Manning resident mounts write-in campaign for U.S. Senate

Posted on November 7, 2016 7:07 pm by Sharon Hall

A local man is trying to do something no one has done in more than 60 years.
Greeleyville native Scott Harvin Hodge III has mounted an independent write-in campaign for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Sen. Tim Scott.
Scott was appointed to the seat in 2013, after former Sen. Jim DeMint retired. He was then voted into office in a special election held one year later. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary and faces three candidates on the ballot, including Democrat Thomas Dixon, Libertarian Bill Bledsoe and American Party candidate Rebel Scarborough.
But Hodge is … Read the rest


Hurricane Matthew caused over $200M in timber damage statewide

Posted on November 7, 2016 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The South Carolina Forestry Commission estimates Hurricane Matthew-related damage to the state’s timber resources at $205 million.
The agency began assessing storm damage on a widespread scale Monday, Oct. 10, sending Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) personnel and other foresters on a systematic survey of coastal plain counties to ground-truth aerial observations made previously by Commission pilots and other forest health professionals.
The storm primarily affected forested areas in the eastern half of South Carolina, and overall, timber damage/loss was widely scattered. Where damage did occur, however, it was significant, consisting of trees that were blown-down, uprooted, leaning more than … Read the rest


Evening Weather: Monday, Nov. 7

Posted on November 7, 2016 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Tonight, it will be clear, with a low of about 41. There will be a northeasterly wind of 5-7 mph.


Letter: Vote for third party is vote for Clinton

Posted on November 7, 2016 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

I have been asked a lot about who I am supporting for president, as if it were any doubt about who.
I have really lost some Facebook friends and others that I thought were my friends over my support of Donald Trump. It ain’t like I started out supporting Trump. In fact, he was down near the bottom of my list of Republicans, but I said in the beginning that I would support the nominee and I am a man of my word.
This is unlike some of our candidates. Yes, you know who they are, and you can make … Read the rest


Poll: Sunday Sales Referendum

Posted on November 7, 2016 3:03 pm by Manning Live


LMA second-graders learn about Amelia Bedelia

Posted on November 7, 2016 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Laurence Manning Academy second-grade class took a field trip last week to the Harvin Clarendon County Library to learn about Amelia Bedelia.


Can my trees survive Hurricane Matthew aftermath?

Posted on November 7, 2016 11:11 am by Staff Reports

Hurricane Matthew damaged forests and community trees across large portions of South Carolina.
Homeowners still face the dilemma of deciding whether a tree can be saved or whether it is damaged beyond repair. The information and links below will help guide you in assessing the impact of storm damage to your trees so you can better determine your treatment options. For expert help in making this determination, search the database of certified arborists at www.isa-arbor.com/findanarborist/arboristsearch.aspx.
Don’t be rushed into making rash decisions about trees that are not presently posing any hazard. First, eliminate the safety concerns, and then carefully … Read the rest


Happy Halloween: Mac and Stella Grace

Posted on November 7, 2016 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Mac and Stella Grace, grandchildren of Daisy Simpson-Bryant, went as Donald and Melania Trump for Halloween 2016 at Boo at the Zoo.


Poll: For whom will vote for President?

Posted on November 7, 2016 6:06 am by Manning Live


Pet of the Day: Sterling

Posted on November 7, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

Sterling is a 4-month old gray-with-white male domestic medium-haired kitten. He is current on his shots, has been neutered and has tested negative for feline leukemia. He is a love bug who loves to be held. There is a special on cats and kittens for $50 each. Come see her at A Second Chance Animal Shelter on Alex Harvin Highway in Manning from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


Fall colors begin to appear throughout SC

Posted on November 7, 2016 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

With the arrival of fall, many of the brilliant colors associated with the season are beginning to appear.
The cooler weather and shorter days are signals for deciduous trees to prepare for the stresses of winter. Trees initiate physiological changes that will help them cope with the much lower winter temperatures. One adaptation is to drop their leaves. Leaves have been producing energy in the form of sugar all spring and summer, but now they are a liability; the freezing temperatures will kill them, and they can be an important source of water loss if they stay on in the … Read the rest


Morning Weather: Monday, Nov. 7

Posted on November 7, 2016 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Today, it will be sunny with a high near 68. There will be a northeast wind of 6-11 mph.


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