Monthly Archives: June 2017

Samuel Edward Prince

Posted on June 9, 2017 9:09 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

TURBEVILLE – Samuel Edward Prince, 96, widower of Mary Lee Cousar Prince, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at his home.
Born April 8, 1921, in Turbeville, he was a son of the late Solomon and Lula Robertha Johnson Prince.
Funeral services for Mr. Prince will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Mt. Sinai AME Church, 5980 Mt. Sinai Church Road in Lynchburg, with the Rev. Marie D. Webb, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Edward Cemetery in Lynchburg.
The family will receive friends at his home, 1902 Plantation Village in Turbeville.
These services have been entrusted


Posted on June 9, 2017 7:07 pm by Holly McCabe


Honor your graduate on ManningLive!

Posted on June 9, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

With all our kindergarten, middle and high school and college graduations behind us for the classes of 2017 spread throughout Clarendon County, we know we have some proud parents, grandparents and relatives out there. Say congrats to your graduates by sending a picture, FULL NAMES and SCHOOL to editorial@manninglive.com. We will post them throughout the weekend and early next week.


Posted on June 9, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports


Police seek suspects for alleged break-ins

Posted on June 9, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The Manning Police Department is currently seeking the public’s help in locating suspects allegedly using a Penske truck in the attempt to burglarize several local businesses.
Inv. Rick Elms said Tuesday that suspects first parked the truck on the side of Sparrow and Kennedy in mid-March, attempting to remove tractors already on a trailer, but were allegedly scared off by traffic.
According to reports from the Manning Police Department, the suspects pulled up to the business about 9:05 p.m., backed up to a tractor and trailer display and then removed logs from the wooden fence around the display as if … Read the rest


Malorie Berry named USC Sumter Gold Medallion Scholar

Posted on June 9, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email

Turbeville native Malorie Berry was named a Gold Medallion Scholar at the University of South Carolina Sumter for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for inclusion, students must have completed at least 30 hours at a University of South Carolina campus with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and have achieved a 3.95 or higher grade-point average for the spring 2017 semester while being registered for 12 or more hours on the Sumter campus, of which at least six hours must be USC Sumter courses.


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Library to host production of ‘Three Little Pigs’

Posted on June 9, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library and Porkchop Productions will hold “The Three Little Pigs” at 2 p.m. June 15 at the library, 215 N. Brooks St. in Manning. Join them for the fabulously fractured adaptation of this timeless tale. When Stanley, the cool pig on the block, is encouraged by his mother to invite Ralphie, the new sheep on the block, over for a camp-out, Stanley is less than thrilled. Will a campfire story of “The Three Little Pigs” send Ralphie running into the night, or will Ralphie turn the tables on his high-on-the-hog host? This fast-paced performance highlights lessons … Read the rest


Posted on June 9, 2017 4:04 am by Staff Reports


Today in History: Friday, June 9

Posted on June 9, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

411 BC – The Athenian coup succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy.
AD 53 – The Roman emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia.
AD 68 – The Roman emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer’s Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian dynasty and starting the civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors.
721 – Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
747 – Abbasid Revolution: Abu Muslim Khorasani begins an open revolt against Umayyad rule, which is carried out under the sign of the Black Standard.
1311 – Duccio’s Maestà Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the … Read the rest


Manning First Baptist to hold VBS

Posted on June 8, 2017 10:10 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning First Baptist Church will hold Galactic Surveyors for ages 3 to 5 and first- through sixth-grade students from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 12-16. A light supper will be served nightly.


Posted on June 8, 2017 7:07 pm by Holly McCabe


Alcolu woman scammed out of $1,000

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

An Alcolu woman told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office about 11:21 a.m. June 2 that a man called her earlier that day and said she’d won a car and that they would deliver it to her home, and that she would need to give them $1,000 as a processing fee.
Deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office reported that the alleged victim gave the suspect $1,000, although it does not say if she gave him a credit card or cash. Deputies advised the woman that no vehicle would be delivered to her and that she was the victim … Read the rest


F.E. DuBose Top Student: Jacob Richburg

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning High School student Jacob Richburg was named the Top Student for Information Technology for the 2016-17 school year at the F.E. DuBose Career Center. Manninglive.com will post more of the top students throughout the remainder of the week.


Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email


Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center director resigns

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

The longtime director of the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center has resigned.
County officials confirmed Thursday that Maj. Simon Major stepped down from his post after nearly 19 years of service. He began his tenure as director of the jail in December 1998.


Died on This Day: Thursday, June 8

Posted on June 8, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The following folks died on this day in history, June 8.


Manning mayor to serve on Regional Council of Governments Board of Directors

Posted on June 8, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning Mayor Julia Nelson has been appointed to the Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments Board of Directors for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Nelson has been elected to serve as second vice-chair for the organization beginning July 1.
“I congratulate the newly appointed officers, and I am very excited about working with them and our uniquely positioned professional organization to bring leaders together in the spirit of cooperation to further improve the quality of life for all (residents) in our four-county region,” said COG Executive Director Dr. Michael Mikota.
Joining Nelson on the board are Lee County Council Chairman Travis Windham, … Read the rest


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