Monthly Archives: July 2017

Posted on July 26, 2017 8:08 am by Submitted by Reader


2017 Clarendon’s Best Firefighter: Lee Mahoney

Posted on July 26, 2017 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Lee Mahoney was selected by Manning Times’ readers as the 2017 Clarendon’s Best Firefighter. More winners will be posted throughout the remainder of July.


Man charged with shoplifting chicken wings

Posted on July 26, 2017 5:05 am by Staff Reports

A 20-year-old Columbia man was charged about 4:50 p.m. July 17 with shoplifting, enhancement, after allegedly taking chicken wings from the deli section of a store in the 2000 block of Paxville Highway without paying for them.
According to reports from the Manning Police Department, Breshay Fay Isaac of 100 Ripplemyer Ave., No. 366, in Columbia, had left the store with four other individuals, and a traffic stop was performed on the vehicle in which Isaac was riding. The suspect had prior convictions for shoplifting, leading to the enhancement, which is a felony.


Local girl wins national dance competition

Posted on July 26, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Only 7 years old and a second-grade student at Laurence Manning Academy, Charleston Hodge has been making waves in the dance and pageant worlds.
In the last week of June, the youngster was named the 2017 Face of Inspire, which held a national dance competition to find its representative.
“It was a three-part process,” said Dixie Elliott, owner and instructor at Carolina Dance Academy, where Charleston has danced for five years. “The Inspire National Dance Competition came to Manning, she entered its photogenic contest. There were two parts, and she won the 12 and under category in March.”
Charleston also … Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: July 26

Posted on July 26, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 1-2 p.m. today at Lane’s on S.C. 260 and from 2:30-4:30 p.m. today at J&E Superette. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


Debi Fischer scores hole-in-one at Wyboo

Posted on July 26, 2017 2:02 am by Staff Reports

Manning resident Debi Fischer scored a hole-in-one July 2 on Hole No. 17 at the Wyboo Golf Course in Manning. She is now a member of the Santee Cooper Country Hole in One Award Program and will receive a parchment signed and sealed by Gov. Henry McMaster. For more information on the program, contact Santee Cooper Country by writing P.O. Drawer 40, Santee, SC 29142, or calling (803) 854-2131 or 1 (800) 227-8510, if outside South Carolina.


County files lawsuit against FTC

Posted on July 26, 2017 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County launched its first salvo last week against a settlement agreement between the state Department of Revenue and Farmers Telephone Cooperative that could see the county pay back more than $400,000 in what have been judged to be exempt taxes.
“We have filed with the Administrative Law Court a case to contest the agreement,” said County Administrator David Epperson, who said last week that Sumter and Williamsburg counties had also joined in the effort, along with Florence school districts. “More will likely join in later. We have also invited the Clarendon school districts to be involved as well.”
Epperson … Read the rest


Today in History: Wednesday, July 26

Posted on July 26, 2017 12:12 am by Staff

657 – First Fitna: In the Battle of Siffin, troops led by Ali ibn Abu Talib clash with those led by Muawiyah I.
811 – Battle of Pliska: Byzantine Emperor Nikephoros I is killed and his heir Staurakios is seriously wounded.
920 – Rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona.
1309 – Henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V.
1469 – Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Edgecote Moor, pitting the forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of Edward IV of … Read the rest


Posted on July 25, 2017 8:08 pm by Submitted via Email


2017 Clarendon’s Best Tire Service: Ervin’s Tire

Posted on July 25, 2017 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Ervin’s Tire was voted by Manning Times’ readers as 2017 Clarendon’s Best Tire Service. More winners will be posted through the remainder of July.


Posted on July 25, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted by Reader


Sen. Scott releases statement about ACA repeal vote

Posted on July 25, 2017 4:04 pm by Sen. Tim Scott

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following today’s vote allowing the Senate to start debating a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
“I committed to the voters of South Carolina seven years ago, three years ago and again last year that I would work to repeal and replace Obamacare with a health care system that focuses on patients and doctors, not bureaucrats in Washington. Today we took a step towards that goal, and I look forward throughout the week to discussing with my colleagues the importance of repealing and replacing Obamacare.
With … Read the rest


Posted on July 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader


CCTC hosts 3rd School Counselor Summer Institute

Posted on July 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted via Email

Central Carolina Technical College held its third School Counselor Summer Institute from July 17 to 21, welcoming nearly 15 area school guidance counselors onto its campus to learn about its 50-plus programs of study and student support services the college offers to residents in Clarendon, Lee, Kershaw and Sumter counties.
President Dr. Michael Mikota welcomed the counselors to the college. The counselors spent one week receiving in-depth descriptions and tours of each academic program and service offered by the college.
The first two days of the Institute focused on Student Support Services, General Education, Dual Enrollment and Early College, Library … Read the rest


Manning man pleads to criminal tax fraud

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

A 38-year-old Manning man has pleaded guilty in New York state court to criminal tax fraud, a felony in that state.
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced Tuesday that Hizam Daginah of 1143 McDowell St. in Manning was caught transporting contraband cigarettes in Buffalo, and that he must make more than $19,000 in restitution to the state as part of his plea agreement.
Daginah appeared in Erie County Supreme Court before Judge Paul B. Wojtaszek Tuesday during the plea, surrendering the van he used to transport the contraband cigarettes as well as $9,500 seized during his … Read the rest


2017 Clarendon’s Best Vegetables: D&H

Posted on July 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

D&H was voted by Manning Times’ readers as the 2017 Clarendon’s Best Vegetables recipient. More winners will be posted throughout the remainder of July.


2017 Clarendon’s Best Bank Loan Officer: G.G. Cutter

Posted on July 25, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

G.G. Cutter was named the 2017 Clarendon’s Best Bank Loan Officer by Manning Times’ readers.


Thunderstorms possible this afternoon

Posted on July 25, 2017 9:09 am by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service is calling for more isolated to scattered thunderstorms possible for this afternoon and evening. Cloud-to-ground lightning will be the main threat from any storm that develops. There is a small chance that one or two of the storms might become severe with damaging wind gusts.


Col. Webb’s first solo

Posted on July 25, 2017 5:05 am by Bobby Jonté

Col. Webb hangs out at the airport almost every day. He comes out, drinks a cup of coffee, gives his opinion on what is right and wrong with the world, and then heads back home.
Loren Webb was an Army aviator. He flew in Korea, Germany, Vietnam and Iran. With all that experience he doesn’t tell many tales about his flying career. He even won an Air Medal but doesn’t say much.
Just the other day we finally got him talking about learning to fly. He was a high school student back in 1947. After school, he would be plowing … Read the rest


Don Brice scores hole-in-one at Wyboo

Posted on July 25, 2017 2:02 am by Staff Reports

Manning resident Don Brice scored a hole-in-one July 4 on Hole No. 17 at Wyboo Golf Course in Manning. He is now a member of the Santee Cooper Country Hole in One Award Program and will receive a parchment signed and sealed by Gov. Henry McMaster. For more information on the program, contact Santee Cooper Country by writing P.O. Drawer 40, Santee, SC 29142, or calling (803) 854-2131 or 1 (800) 227-8510, if outside South Carolina.


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