Monthly Archives: September 2017

Say hello to Little Miss Sumter County Fair Ashley Rae Hodge

Posted on September 30, 2017 9:09 pm by Submitted via Facebook

Ashley Rae Hodge, a student at Laurence Manning Academy and Carolina Dance Academy in Manning, was crowned Little Miss Sumter County Fair on Saturday in Sumter. She is the daughter of Cecil and Heather Hodge.

Posted on September 30, 2017 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Main Street Manning Best Window Display: Sam Levy and Sons Photography

Posted on September 30, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted via Email

Dorothy Levy accepted the award for Main Street Manning Best Window Display, which went to her husband’s business, Sam Levy and Sons Photography.

Football and multitasking

Posted on September 30, 2017 3:03 pm by Bobby Jonté

Those darn efficiency experts will tell you that you can only do one job at a time. It makes a lot of sense: Your brain can only comprehend so much at one time. You’ve heard all the advice about focusing on the most important job first for maximum results.
It is too bad that we don’t believe it.
Saturdays this time of year seem to have overloaded our brains and our wallets, too. College football will strain our mental and financial resources.
I got a telephone call from a friend who spends way too much time and effort on college … Read the rest

Posted on September 30, 2017 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

New scam pretends to send email from Netflix

Posted on September 30, 2017 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

If you’ve gotten an email from Netflix lately you might not want to click that link.
There’s a new phishing scam circling the web, and it’s targeting Netflix users. Scammers are targeting Netflix customers in an effort to get into people’s bank accounts.
Netflix users say they’ve been getting e-mails designed to look like they’ve been coming directly from the streaming service’s customer service. The email informs recipients their accounts have been disabled and their payment details need to be updated. It either asks for the information to be sent in an email or to click a link and “login” … Read the rest

Hospice thanks donors for successful food drive

Posted on September 30, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted by Reader

During the month of August, Kindred at Home and Kindred Hospice joined with United Ministries for a 12th annual Food Drive.
Thank you for your help and generosity in feeding the hungry.
We would like to say “thank you” for supporting our annual food drive.
We sincerely appreciate your kindness and count our blessings that you are among the colleagues that we work with every day.
Those with more to give can give us a call at (803) 435-2559.

Home Health Specialist
Kindred at Home Clarendon

Santee-Lynches to host job fair

Posted on September 30, 2017 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Sumter County Civic Center, 700 W. Libert St. in Sumter, in partnership with South Carolina Works and The Link, along with other business partners.
From 9 to 9:30 a.m., doors will be open to veterans only, according to a release from SLRCOG, which serves Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties with a diversity of services requested by local governments including grant resource identification and administration; local and regional planning; economic development assistance; workforce training and development; assistance for the … Read the rest

Found Dog

Posted on September 30, 2017 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

This friendly fellow showed up at the Harvin Clarendon County Library on Saturday. He is extremely personable and looks to be well taken care of. Workers at Pig Tales are concerned he got away from his family. If he is yours or you know whose he is, please call 803-435-8633.

PIg Tales used book sale til 4 p.m.

Posted on September 30, 2017 12:12 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

The Harvin Clarendon county Library is open thru 4 p.m. For Pig Tales and used book sale. In this picture, Executvie Director Charlotte Johnston and former children’s librarian Jennifer Howard Powell work on some books on tape and VHS and DVDs.

Manning native celebrates 50 years of service to adopted community

Posted on September 30, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted by Reader


EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article about a Manning native was published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press in Tennessee. It was provided to The Manning Times by Nina Hale’s sister, Roseann Jackson.

When Nina Hale founded Inner City Ministry in 1967, she had no idea the outreach program would still be operational in 2017. Yet this May, the McCallie Avenue ministry celebrated 50 years of service to children in the community.
Inner City Ministry, or “The Centenary,” as it is affectionately called by the youth it serves, is an after-school and summer enrichment program based at … Read the rest

CCFD welcomes 9 new recruits at ceremony

Posted on September 30, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

It’s been a banner year for the Clarendon County Fire Department.
Over the summer the agency celebrated its 40th year of service to the Clarendon County community.
County Council recognized the agency during its regular monthly meeting last week with a proclamation, presenting the document to Chief Frances Richbourg.
The celebration culminated Sept. 19 with two ceremonies held at Weldon Auditorium.
In one, six of Clarendon County’s finest received promotions as the department held its recruit graduation ceremony.
“We’ve been growing from year to year, and with growth, we need leadership throughout the county,” said Deputy Chief Michael Johnson on … Read the rest

Saturday Spotlight: Capt. Glenn A. Costello Sr.

Posted on September 30, 2017 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the first in a series of profiles that will be posting each Saturday to highlight our first responders and dispatchers who keep Clarendon County a safe place to live. After each Saturday posting, the piece will appear in the following Thursday’s Manning Times.

Capt. Glenn A. Costello Sr. has been with the Clarendon County Fire Department since 1982. He is a graduate of Strasburg High School in Strasburg, Virginia, and has been married to his wife, Lorraine, for 49 years. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1964 and volunteered for service in Vietnam … Read the rest

Monarchs to host barbecue fundraiser Saturday

Posted on September 30, 2017 6:06 am by Submitted via Email

Lake Marion Heat will be selling its award-winning barbecue plates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Manning High School for $10 a plate to benefit the Monarch International Travel Team. The plate includes pulled pork, rice, hash, bread, pickles and your choice of baked beans or coleslaw. The Monarch International Travel Team includes a group of students aiming to travel during Spring Break 2018 to France, Italy and Spain. The day will also include a yard sale.

Posted on September 30, 2017 1:01 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Today in History: Sept. 30

Posted on September 30, 2017 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

489 – Battle of Verona: The Ostrogoths under king Theoderic the Great defeat the forces of Odoacer for the second time at Verona (Northern Italy).
737 – Battle of the Baggage: Turgesh drive back an Umayyad invasion of Khuttal, follow them south of the Oxus and capture their baggage train.
1399 – Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.
1541 – Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto and his forces enter Tula territory in present-day western Arkansas, encountering fierce resistance.
1744 – France and Spain defeat the Kingdom of Sardinia at the Battle of Madonna dell’Olmo.
1791 – The first performance … Read the rest

Final: Swampcats

Posted on September 29, 2017 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The LMA Swampcats fell 26-23 on Friday night to Ben Lippen.

Update: Scott’s Branch

Posted on September 29, 2017 10:10 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Scott’s Branch High School Eagles defeated Branchville by a final score of 30-12 on Friday night.

Final: Monarchs

Posted on September 29, 2017 10:10 pm by Staff Reports

The Manning High School Monarchs received their first loss of the season Friday night with a 34-28 game against Hanahan. The team’s record is now 6-1.

Final: Saints

Posted on September 29, 2017 9:09 pm by Staff Reports

The Clarendon Hall Saints fell 38-14 on Friday night against Wardlaw Academy.


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