Monthly Archives: May 2017

Police: Man charged with PWID marijuana after ‘passing out in roadway’

Posted on May 4, 2017 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

A 37-year-old Manning man was arrested about 2:45 a.m. April 23 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana in proximity of a school and disorderly conduct.
According to reports from The Manning Police Department, police found Marvin Nayon Smith, 37, of 1041 Dudie Court in Manning, allegedly “laying beside the roadway (on Breedin and Boundary streets) passed out.”
“Smith was very intoxicated, and once he was (awakened), he became very angry and started yelling profanity,” reads a report from police. “Smith was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct.”
Subsequent to his arrest, … Read the rest


Manning Primary School 3rd Quarter All-A Honor Roll

Posted on May 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

The following students were named to the All A Honor Roll at Manning Primary School for the 3rd Quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Names are printed exactly as presented to The Manning Times.

SECOND GRADE
Joseph Amaker, Rhys Ashman, Tre’zahn Billups, Dylan Blackmon, Aidan Briley, Jose Casillas, Michael Cochran, Kevin Evans, Ashlynn Glover, Bogdan Gutu, Lariah Hammett, Nicholas Harrison, Treasure Johnson, De’Anna Lewis, Nova Marshall, Connor Miles, Kirsten Miller, Katherine Mullins, Daniel Robinson, Madisyn St. Hillaire, Lamari Walters, Messiah Wells, Johnathon White and Caliyah Workman.

THIRD GRADE
Alyssa Allen, Jesse Allen, Trey Beaufort, Holden Branham, Addison Brown, Makiyah Brow, … Read the rest


CDC to hold Gigantic Yard Sale, iPad drawing

Posted on May 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will hold a gigantic yard sale and iPad drawing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 next to the Clarendon County Council on Aging on South Church Street. Participants in the drawing do not have to be present to win. There will be men, women and children’s clothes, housewares and other items at the yard sale. If you would like to donate gently used items to the yard sale or make a donation, please call (803) 435-6639 to schedule a time to drop-off items and donations. The Clarendon County CDC is a non-profit … Read the rest


National Day of Prayer service scheduled for 7 p.m. today at Courthouse

Posted on May 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

The National Day of Prayer Service will be held 7 p.m. today at the Clarendon County Courthouse’s north lawn. This will be a great night to join together in praying for our nation, leaders, military, state and local leaders. In the event of rain, the event will be held at the First Baptist Church gymnasium.


Former Manning resident charged in death of Virginia man

Posted on May 4, 2017 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 21-year-old former Manning resident was charged this week for her role in the alleged death of a 19-year-old Virginia man.
Latoya Shantice Gay, 21, and Denise Monique Gay, 48, were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Martre Lamonte Coles of Henrico, Virginia.
The Highland Springs High School graduate’s body was found April 2 in a plastic storage container stashed behind an electrical box near the Mondelez International Inc. plant on Gorman Road in eastern Henrico, according to CBS 6 News of Virginia. Authorities reported that Coles had been missing since March 12.
The elder Gay was … Read the rest


Officials celebrate ribbon cutting on US 301

Posted on May 4, 2017 2:02 pm by Sharon Hall

Officials its the state Department of Transportation joined those from Clarendon County on Thursday for a ribbon cutting on U.S. 301 between Manning and Turbeville. Officials at he ceremony said the highway should be open to the public by Friday evening at the latest.


Posted on May 4, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted via Email


Wreck at Paxville Highway, Raccoon Road

Posted on May 4, 2017 8:08 am by Staff Reports

The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries at the intersection of Paxville Highway and Raccoon Road in Manning.


Celebrate International Firefighters’ Day

Posted on May 4, 2017 5:05 am by Phil Leventis

Less than four of every 1,000 South Carolinians are firefighters, yet any ti e of the day in any weather, every day of the year, when we call, they come to our aid, regardless of how dangerous the situation might be.
Whether it is to fight fires in our homes, cars, businesses or industries, firefighters are there.
When there is a water rescue to be conducted, urban search and rescue in times of natural or man-made disasters, they are there. When adults, children and even pets need to be extricated from dangerous situations, our South Carolina firefighters will be there.… Read the rest


Parkinson’s Support Group to meet May 9

Posted on May 4, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Florence-area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 9 at 121 E. Cedar St. in Florence. Dr. Amy Delambo of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Movement Disorders Program will be the guest speaker on Parkinson’s and sleep issues. Meetings are open to people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family and friends. For more information, call (843) 673-0854 or email haybrton@gmail.com.


CDC to hold Gigantic Yard Sale, iPad drawing

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will hold a gigantic yard sale and iPad drawing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 next to the Clarendon County Council on Aging on South Church Street. Participants in the drawing do not have to be present to win. There will be men, women and children’s clothes, housewares and other items at the yard sale. If you would like to donate gently used items to the yard sale or make a donation, please call (803) 435-6639 to schedule a time to drop-off items and donations. The Clarendon County CDC is a non-profit … Read the rest


DOT officials: Ribbon cutting won’t mean opening of U.S. 301

Posted on May 3, 2017 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

A spokesman with the state Department of Transportation said Wednesday that a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held Thursday for the reopening of the U.S. 301 section damaged by the 1,000-year flood in October 2015 will not technically reopen the road to the public.
In a clarifying statement, DOT said the road could open as early as Friday – the day after the ceremony – but such an opening to the public could also be delayed by other factors.
“The ceremony means we’re getting really close to opening,” said Scott McElveen. “That day was chosen for the ceremony because it … Read the rest


Krista Dione Smoak

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 am by Stephens Funeral Home

Krista Dione Smoak, 45, passed away peacefully Monday, May 1, 2017, at her sister’s home after a long battle with cancer.
Born March 16, 1972, in Charleston, she was a daughter of LaTrelle Helmuth and Charles Smoak Jr. Krista graduated from Goose Creek High School in 1990. She attended Trident Technical College, where she studied Criminal Justice. Krista graduated with honors from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. She worked as a security anddetention officer in several South Carolina facilities until she became ill in 2015. Krista enjoyed playing pool, country music, traveling and being outdoors.
Spending time with her … Read the rest


Barbara Ann DuBose Mellette

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 am by Stephens Funeral Home

SANTEE – Barbara Ann DuBose Mellette, 82, widow of the Rev. Thomas Madison Mellette, went to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully at her home Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Born April 30, 1935, in Turbeville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Alvin and Olive Dennis DuBose. She graduated from East Clarendon High School and attended Columbia College. She was devoted to her family and friends. She was an owner of Best Western Santee Inn and Lake Marion Inn, having spent most of her life in the hospitality industry. She was a faithful member of Summerton Baptist Church.… Read the rest


CDC to hold Gigantic Yard Sale, iPad drawing

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via iPhone

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will hold a gigantic yard sale and iPad drawing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 next to the Clarendon County Council on Aging on South Church Street. Participants in the drawing do not have to be present to win. There will be men, women and children’s clothes, housewares and other items at the yard sale. If you would like to donate gently used items to the yard sale or make a donation, please call (803) 435-6639 to schedule a time to drop-off items and donations. The Clarendon County CDC is a non-profit … Read the rest


Edith Faye Meadows Smith

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 am by Stephens Funeral Home

SUMMERTON – Edith Faye Meadows Smith, 88, widow of Emory Howard Smith, died Monday, May 1, 2017, at her home.
Born Jan. 4, 1929, in Scott Depot, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Earl Franklin Meadows Sr. and Mamie Lee Chandler Meadows. She was a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, the Red Hat Society and a former member of TOPS. She was known as the “Banana Lady” at Lake Marion Nursing Facility, which she visited every week and took bananas until her health failed.
Survivors include two sons, George E. “Eddie” Smith of Havre de Grace, … Read the rest


Parkinson’s Support Group to meet May 9

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Florence-area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 9 at 121 E. Cedar St. in Florence. Dr. Amy Delambo of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Movement Disorders Program will be the guest speaker on Parkinson’s and sleep issues. Meetings are open to people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family and friends. For more information, call (843) 673-0854 or email haybrton@gmail.com.


Bills, amendments keep House busy

Posted on May 2, 2017 7:07 pm by Rep. Cezar McKnight

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments legislation establishing a statewide program for addressing unsound school district finances. This will afford the state Department of Education authority that extends beyond simply academic matters to include fiscal affairs.
Under this legislation, the state Department of Education is to work with district superintendents and finance officers to develop and adopt a statewide program with guidelines for identifying fiscal practices and budgetary conditions that, if uncorrected, could compromise the fiscal integrity of a school district; and advising districts that demonstrate these financial problems on the corrective actions that should be taken. The … Read the rest


CDC to hold Gigantic Yard Sale, iPad drawing

Posted on May 2, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will hold a gigantic yard sale and iPad drawing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 next to the Clarendon County Council on Aging on South Church Street. Participants in the drawing do not have to be present to win. There will be men, women and children’s clothes, housewares and other items at the yard sale. If you would like to donate gently used items to the yard sale or make a donation, please call (803) 435-6639 to schedule a time to drop-off items and donations. The Clarendon County CDC is a non-profit … Read the rest


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