Monthly Archives: October 2017

Notice of Clarendon County Delinquent Tax Sale

Posted on October 27, 2017 1:01 pm by Staff Reports


Today in History: Oct. 27

Posted on October 27, 2017 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

312 – Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
710 – Saracen invasion of Sardinia.
939 – Æthelstan, the first King of England, died and was succeeded by his half-brother, Edmund I.
1275 – Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
1524 – Italian Wars: The French troops lay siege to Pavia.
1553 – Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1644 – Second Battle of Newbury in the English Civil War.
1682 – Philadelphia is established in the Colonial American Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
1795 – … Read the rest


Residents seeking donations for family displaced by house fire

Posted on October 26, 2017 10:10 pm by Staff Reports

Residents in the eastern portion of Clarendon County are banding together to help a couple who lost a pet and all their possessions Thursday in a house fire.
Clarendon Fire Chief Frances Richbourg said the cause of the fire on Oak Lane has not been definitively determined as of Thursday night.
“We’re not exactly sure of the cause right now, but there’s a possibility that the dryer may have been involved,” Richbourg said. “That’s not definite.”
Richbourg said the home, which belonged to Steve and Judy Coker Williams, was considered a total loss. She said firefighters with the South Lynches … Read the rest


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Naomi Smith Hinnant

Posted on October 26, 2017 2:02 pm by Submitted by Reader

Naomi Smith Hinnant, 85, widow of William C. Hinnant, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter.
Born in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Lucious Smith and Annie James Smith.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. daily at the home of her niece, 1825 Duke Drive in Sumter.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Palmer Memorial Chapel Inc.


Posted on October 26, 2017 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email


Send us your veterans’ stories

Posted on October 26, 2017 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

This year, in celebration of Veterans Day, The Manning Times is planning a special section to be published Nov. 9. In this section we will feature stories about veterans, and we are asking our readers to send in stories about the veterans in their lives who have inspired them. Please send a paragraph or two about your veteran, along with a picture, a full name and the rank and service (Army, Air Force, etc.) in which your veteran served. Please include a phone number for any follow-up questions. Send all information to editorial@manninglive.com.


Posted on October 26, 2017 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Posted on October 26, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Gallery: 2nd annual Fall with Friends

Posted on October 26, 2017 7:07 am by Submitted via Facebook

The town of Turbeville and its volunteers held their 2nd annual Fall with Friends on Saturday on Village Square, with games, food and entertainment The event culminated with a Screen on the Green at sundown. One of the attendees was the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, which provided a trunk or treat.


Popular event back for 15th year

Posted on October 26, 2017 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The annual Swamp Fox Symposium has attracted history buffs interested in the life of Gen. Francis “Swamp” Fox Marion and the times in which he lived for more than a decade.
They have come from as far north as Canada and as far west as Texas. Organizers George and Carole Summers expect nothing less in the event’s 15th year.
“They come from all over the place, honestly,” Carole said.
The event, which will be held Friday and Saturday at the F.E. DuBose Center on U.S. 521 in Manning, features a dinner theater and also live presentations pertaining to the Revolutionary … Read the rest


Today in History: Oct. 26

Posted on October 26, 2017 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

740 – An earthquake strikes Constantinople and the surrounding countryside, causing destruction to the city’s land walls and buildings.
1185 – The Uprising of Asen and Peter begins on the feast day of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki and ends with the creation of the Second Bulgarian Empire, ruled by the Asen dynasty.
1341 – The Byzantine civil war of 1341–47 formally begins with the proclamation of John VI Kantakouzenos as Byzantine Emperor at Didymoteicho.
1377 – Tvrtko I is crowned the first king of Bosnia.
1520 – Charles V is crowned as Holy Roman Emperor.
1597 – Imjin War: Admiral … Read the rest


Thomas begins ministry at MUMC

Posted on October 25, 2017 9:09 pm by Submitted via Email

Manning United Methodist Church welcomed a new pastor this summer.
Pastor Kem Thomas began his ministry at the church on Rigby Street in Manning on July 1.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas, where he received a degree in business and marketing. He received a master of divinity degree at Erskine Theological Seminary and has been in the ministry for more than 17 years.
He has served three appointments at six churches. His first charge lasted five years; his second charge, 10. He is currently in his third appointment.
Thomas is a former Eagle Scout and was … Read the rest


MJHS Monarchs win state playoffs

Posted on October 25, 2017 9:09 pm by Submitted via Email

The Manning Junior High School Monarchs won the state playoffs on Wednesday against Bates Middle School by a final score of 28-16.


Lady Wolverines headed to Lower State Finals

Posted on October 25, 2017 7:07 pm by Submitted via Facebook

The Lady Wolverines volleyball team is headed to the Lower State Finals after defeating Bethune-Bowman in three games on Wednesday night. The final game score was 25-9.


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Wolverines win second game in third round of playoffs

Posted on October 25, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted via Email

The Lady Wolverines volleyball team have won the second game against Bethune Bowman in the third round of the state playoffs by a score of 25-15.


Wolverines win first game in third round of playoffs

Posted on October 25, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted via iPhone

The Lady Wolverines volleyball team have won the first game against Bethune Bowman in the third round of the state playoffs by a score of 25-17.


CCTC to hold spring registration Tuesday at F.E. DuBose Center

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

Central Carolina Technical College will hold its Spring Registration Event from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the F.E. DuBose Media Center, 3351 Sumter Highway in Manning. This event is free to the public. Prospective students are invited to learn about Central Carolina Scholars, TRIO, Special Populations, Student Life and Title IX. Assistance with registration will also be available. Spring semester starts Jan. 16, 2018. For more information, call Diana Green at (803) 473-2531 or email greendc@cctech.edu.


Council on Aging to hold Fall Festival

Posted on October 25, 2017 6:06 pm by Submitted by Reader

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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