Monthly Archives: October 2017

Happy Halloween: Anna Kay

Posted on October 31, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Anna Kay at Moore Bootanical Gardens. Send your Halloween pictures, with full names, to editorial@manninglive.com.


Happy Halloween: Bailey Wallman

Posted on October 31, 2017 4:04 am by Submitted via Email

Bailey Wallman dressed as Black Widow. Send your Halloween pictures, with full names, to editorial@manninglive.com.


Happy Halloween: Kymirah Robinson

Posted on October 31, 2017 2:02 am by Submitted via Email

Send your Halloween pictures, with full names, to editorial@manninglive.com.


Today in History: Oct . 31

Posted on October 31, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

475 – Romulus Augustulus is proclaimed Western Roman Emperor.
683 – During the Siege of Mecca, the Kaaba catches fire and is burned down.
802 – Empress Irene is deposed and banished to Lesbos. Conspirators place Nikephoros, the minister of finance, on the Byzantine throne.
1517 – Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.
1587 – Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.
1614 – First performance of Ben Jonson’s comedy Bartholomew Fair by the Lady Elizabeth’s Men company at the Hope Theatre in London.
1822 … Read the rest


Carlia Rush

Posted on October 30, 2017 10:10 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

OLANTA – Carlia Rush, 88, widower of Claudette Sampson Rush and husband of Fannie Palmer Rush, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at his home.
Born July 27, 1929, in Olanta, he was a son of the late Turner Rush and Elvira McMillan Rush.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Oak Grove AME Church, 1708 Burnt Branch Road in Olanta, with the Rev. Shernard R. Barnes, pastor, officiating. The Rev. Mary Rose presided, assisted by the Rev. Wessie G. Brown, Minister Willie Rose and the Rev. Oliver Davis.
Burial followed in the Rush Cemetery on Park Avenue in … Read the rest


Shelter gathering doesn’t want visitors, only donations

Posted on October 30, 2017 8:08 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

A Second Chance Animal Shelter of Clarendon County is inviting residents to its 6th annual Boo-Riffic Gala Event.
But the organization really doesn’t want anyone to come.
Yes, you read that right. The shelter is asking for donations on Halloween, which is Tuesday. A flyer for the event tells the public that the time is “whenever” and the location is “wherever you’re most comfortable.”
The non-event event is a creative way, shelter employees and volunteers believe, to both raise funds and awareness for the animals of the shelter.
All donations are tax deductible, with the Federal ID number being 57-107506.… Read the rest


Send us your Halloween pictures!

Posted on October 30, 2017 5:05 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard

It’s that time of year, where churches and other community organizations are holding Trunk-or-Treats in celebration of fall and Halloween. Send us your Trunk-or-Treat and Trick-or-Treat pictures, either groups, or of your children dressed up. Be sure to include full names and a picture. They will be posted on a first-come, first-served basis through Halloween night on manninglive.com. Send to editorial@manninglive.com.


Turbeville time for trick-or-treating

Posted on October 30, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

The Town of Turbeville will have trick-or-treating from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.


Posted on October 30, 2017 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


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


Carolyn F. Bair

Posted on October 30, 2017 3:03 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

Carolyn Marie Grubbs Funchess Bair, 63, wife of Richard William Bair, died Monday, October 30, 2017, at her home.
Born April 5, 1954, in Orangeburg, she was a daughter of the late John Grubbs and the late Dezaree Amaker Grubbs. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Orangeburg.
Survivors besides her husband of Manning include a son, Chris Taylor (Lisa) of Aiken; two daughters, Tanya Prine of Manning and Donna Louise Grubbs-McAlhanney of Denmark; five grandchildren; and four sisters, Ella Mae Davis of Orangeburg, Sally Pratt of Kentucky, Nancy Pasley of Orangeburg and Betty Meree of Rowesville.
In … Read the rest


Police chief provides tips to keep children safe Halloween night

Posted on October 30, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

It’s that time of year, where children dress up and go from house to house to receive treats from generous residents.
“This can also be a dangerous time for our children,” said Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer. “We want residents to join the Manning Police Department in ensuring that this Halloween is both fun and safe for all (residents).”
Shaffer provided these tips for trick-or-treaters and their parents:
* Children should always go out trick-or-treating accompanied by a responsible adult.
* Plan a safe route so parents know where their older kids will be at all times. Set a time … Read the rest


Adult Ed to hold registration Nov. 6-7

Posted on October 30, 2017 10:10 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon County Adult Education will hold registration for new students at 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 6 at the F.E DuBose Career Center in Manning. Sessions will allow participants to complete enrollment packets, placement testing and begin the orientation process. Summerton and Turbeville locations will host sessions at 5 p.m. Nov. 7. For more information, call Director Lisa Justice at (803) 473-2531.


Happy Halloween: Gordon Russell III

Posted on October 30, 2017 9:09 am by Submitted via Email

Gordon Russell III, 1, is dressed as Spiderman. Send your trunk-or-treat and trick-or-treat pictures, with full names, to editorial@manninglive.com.


Posted on October 30, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Patchy fog in forecast for Monday morning

Posted on October 30, 2017 4:04 am by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarendon County for Monday, calling for patchy frost possible through the early morning hours as temperatures drop into the low to mid-30s.


Today in History: Oct. 30

Posted on October 30, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

637 – Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of the Iron Bridge.
758 – Guangzhou is sacked by Arab and Persian pirates.
1137 – Battle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily.
1270 – The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.
1340 – Portuguese and Castilian forces halt a Marinid invasion at the Battle of Río Salado.
1485 – King Henry VII of England … Read the rest


Sheriff’s Office seeking armed robber

Posted on October 29, 2017 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a suspect accused of robbing a local gas station at gunpoint.
Sheriff Tim Baxley said that a man described as a 5-foot-10 black male walked into the Marathon station at Exit 102 off Interstate 95.
“We don’t know if the suspect is local or if he was a transient,” said Baxley. “He could’ve just been passing through on Interstate 95.”
Baxley said the suspect weighed about 150 pounds and was armed with a black gun with a trash bag covering it.
“The suspect was driving a blue, four-door sedan,” Baxley said. … Read the rest


Posted on October 29, 2017 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Council on Aging to hold Fall Festival

Posted on October 29, 2017 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Clarendon County Council on Aging will hold its Fall Festival events from Nov. 3-4. The Sip for Seniors and Silent Auction will be held from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at either of the Senior Centers. Free Family Fun will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4, with refreshments available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Senior Centers and Meals on Wheels. Donations will also be accepted.


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