Monthly Archives: July 2017

Residents receive degrees from Western Governors University

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 am by Submitted via Email

Four area residents have received degrees from Western Governors University. The university’s 33rd semi-annual commencement ceremony was held July 15 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City to celebrate more than 10,000 graduates.
Locals receiving degrees included Jennifer Johnson of New Zion, bachelor of science in nursing; RaShawn Fogle of Santee, master of arts in mathematics education; Paula Boyle of Summerton, bachelor of science in nursing; and Brent Jackson of Sumter, master of education in instructional design.


Today in History: Tuesday, July 25

Posted on July 25, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

306 – Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
315 – The Arch of Constantine is completed near the Colosseum in Rome to commemorate Constantine I’s victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
864 – The Edict of Pistres of Charles the Bald orders defensive measures against the Vikings.
1137 – Eleanor of Aquitaine married Prince Louis, later King Louis VII of France, at the Cathedral of Saint-André in Bordeaux.
1139 – Battle of Ourique: The Almoravids, led by Ali ibn Yusuf, are defeated by Prince Afonso Henriques who is proclaimed King of Portugal.
1261 – The city … Read the rest


221 without power in Clarendon

Posted on July 24, 2017 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

Santee Electric Cooperative is reporting about 221 homes without power in the Clarendon County area. No estimated time of restoration has been provided.


441 without power in Clarendon County

Posted on July 24, 2017 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Santee Electric Cooperative is reporting about 441 homes without power in the Clarendon County area. No estimated time of restoration has been given.


Posted on July 24, 2017 6:06 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard


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Special Weather Statement issued for Clarendon County

Posted on July 24, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a special weather statement for south central Clarendon County, calling for a strong thunderstorm to hit the area.At 4:51 p.m., a strong thunderstorm was located near eastern Lake Marion, or 17 miles northwest of Moncks Corner, moving west at 10 mph. Winds near 40 mph and pea-size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include Summerton, Holly Hill, Eutawville and Vance.


Clarendon Behavioral Health to meet July 25

Posted on July 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon Behavioral Health Services, 14 N. Church St. in Manning, will hold its regularly scheduled board meet at 6:30 p.m. July 25.


Burger Night to benefit Judge James Dingle and Dancing with the Stars

Posted on July 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Corner Diner will host a Burger Night from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, with tips received during the event going toward Judge James Dingle and his participation in Clarendon County Dancing with the Stars. Burger baskets, which include the burger, fries and a drink, will be $6 each. Tickets may be purchased at The Corner Diner and The Manning Times.


Optimist Club seeking donated items for Children’s Home

Posted on July 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The Optimist Club of Clarendon County is sponsoring several children from the Turbeville Children’s Home. One child’s list includes items such as a book bag, USB drive, four composition notebooks, scissors, colored pencils, glue sticks, pencil cases, Sharpies, highlighters, two three-subject notebooks, three-prong folders with pockets, loose-leaf paper, pencils, one-inch three-ring binder with clear cover, one pack of 25 page protectors, Kleenex, paper towels, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer, dry erase markers and board cleaner. Items may be dropped off at The Manning Times, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning.


1 more charged in Bloomville Road home kidnapping, home invasion

Posted on July 24, 2017 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

One of three suspects being sought by the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office for his role in the alleged kidnapping and invasion of a Bloomville home in early June has been caught.
Rafael Maderos of 2357 Toney Bay Road in Holly Hill was denied bond on multiple charges, including four counts of kidnapping, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of possession of a weapon during a violent crime, two counts of discharging a firearm into a dwelling, and three counts of pointing and presenting a firearm at a person.
Maderos is the fourth suspect to be charged for his role … Read the rest


NY man charged with trafficking heroin after traffic stop on I-95

Posted on July 24, 2017 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

A 30-year-old New York man charged June 21 with trafficking in heroin during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 will likely be deported to Mexico, according to Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley.
Baxley said that John Fredy Vargas Gonzalez was charged after a routine traffic stop June 21 on I-95 in Manning. The suspect allegedly had “under his control more than 1,000 grams of a brown powder substance that is consistent with heroin,” according to warrants obtained from the Clarendon County Clerk of Court’s Office.
Baxley said the substance was tested and was confirmed to be heroin.
“After a further … Read the rest


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2017 Clarendon’s Best Coach: Kay Young

Posted on July 24, 2017 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

Former Manning High School coach Kay Young was named the 2017 Clarendon’s Best Coach by Manning Times’ readers. Young retired in May after more than two decades with Clarendon School District 2.


2017 Clarendon’s Best Buffet: D&H

Posted on July 24, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Manning Times’ readers voted D&H Barbecue as 2017 Clarendon’s Best Buffet. More winners will be posted throughout the rest of the month.


Ingredion investing $10M, expanding Charleston operations

Posted on July 24, 2017 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global ingredients solutions company, is expanding its existing operations in Charleston County. The company’s growth is expected to bring more than $10 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of five new positions.
“With a pro-business environment, skilled workforce and excellent location, North Charleston is a great fit for Ingredion. One of the outstanding features of the area is the superior transportation that the Port of Charleston offers,” said Ingredion Executive Vice-President for Global Specialties Jim Zallie. “Reliable transportation is essential to our business. We need a smooth-functioning system to deliver the raw materials … Read the rest


HopeHealth welcomes new physician assistant

Posted on July 24, 2017 11:11 am by Submitted via Email

HopeHealth welcomed Physician Assistant Jessica Robinson to the medical staff at the HopeHealth Pediatrics in Manning in early July.
Robinson is a graduate of Charleston Southern University and holds a master of science in physician assistant studies from Nova Southeastern University. She is a member of the South Carolina Association of Physician Assistants.
Originally from Mt. Pleasant, she relocated to the Manning area with her husband and Manning native, Cary Robinson, two years ago. She began seeing patients Monday at HopeHealth Pediatrics.
HopeHealth is one of 21 non-profit, federally-qualified health centers in South Carolina and provides quality and affordable health … Read the rest


Taw Caw receives grant for Briggs v. Elliot exhibit

Posted on July 24, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Taw Caw Community Outreach Center has received a mini-grant that will support the exhibition of “Courage,” a project that tells the story of the Briggs v. Elliott court case, one of five that led to the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended nationwide school segregation.
The grant will also allow the Taw Caw Community Outreach Center to work with the University of South Carolina Beaufort for a second time to host the latter’s Summer Institute for Teachers in conjunction with their study of “America’s Reconstruction: The Untold Story.”
The two organizations collaborated in 2015 and provided a … Read the rest


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Mobile Library Schedule: July 24

Posted on July 24, 2017 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today at the Summerton Piggly Wiggly. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


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