Monthly Archives: October 2017

Basketball camp to continue Saturday

Posted on October 25, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

Coach Betsy Reynolds is offering an opportunity for area middle school players in sixth through eighth grades to sharpen their basketball skills. The camps will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 in the First Baptist Church gymnasium. There is no charge, but parents much register their children and sign a release form. Call or come by the church office to sign up. Reynolds has coached high school basketball for more than 25 years in South Carolina, Mississippi and North Carolina. She has produced several college players and has twice been named Coach of the Year. She … Read the rest


Simmons named Scott’s Branch High School Miss Gridiron 2017

Posted on October 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

Tatyana Simmons was named Scott’s Branch High School Miss Gridiron 2017. She is standing with Homecoming advisor Sharon Mellette.


F3 group invites men for ‘fitness, fellowship and faith’

Posted on October 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County has a new men’s fitness group.
Fitness, Fellowship and Faith – F3 – has become popular across the country, and First Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Phillip Reynolds said that workouts are open to men of all fitness levels.
“They’re organized to keep the entire group togther while ensuring a thorough (workout) for all participants,” he said.
Reynolds said the ideal group size is about 15 men. He said the only restriction is that the man must be 18 or older to join in.
“This has become an international program, due to men leaving the country and starting up … Read the rest


LMA 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on October 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following students were named to the 1st Quarter Honor Roll at Laurence Manning Academy for the 2017-18 school year. Names are published exactly as provided by the school.

SECOND GRADE

Terri Floyd – Andrew Beard, Cade Hodge, Aiden Pack, Krisha Patel, Johanna Patterson, Sadie Robinson, Hunter Rogers, Lilyana Tutt.

Anna Lynn Gamble – Rob Briggs, Brock Bryant, Meredith Coffey, Zach Cornor, Brady Irick, Allen Johnson, Ava Lowery.

Kristen Rembert – Dean Crosby, Andrew Gamble, Parker McRae, Christian Stermock, Crosby Tisdale, Wilson Tisdale, Coleman Ward, Eli Wilson.

THIRD GRADE

Meagan Glass – Finley Anne Coffey, Aislin Lea, Ryanne … Read the rest


MECC mentoring program off to great start

Posted on October 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

The 2017-2018 mentor program at Manning Early Childhood Center has begun and is roaring right along. Volunteers from all around Clarendon County have begun to pour in, offering their time and compassion to students in need of a little more tender loving care during the school day.
“We realize that a strong village is necessary in order to effectively educate our students,” said MECC Principal Otis Reed. “Thankfully, our village consists of educators and a concerned community, creating a partnership to maintain a positive learning environment promoting support for our students’ academic, social and emotional well being.”
Volunteer mentors have … Read the rest


Monarchs cancel Friday game

Posted on October 25, 2017 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning High School Monarchs’ football game scheduled for Friday against Lake Marion High School has been canceled.


Posted on October 25, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Today in History: Oct. 25

Posted on October 25, 2017 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

285 (or 286) – Execution of Saints Crispin and Crispinian during the reign of Diocletian, now the patron saints of leather workers, curriers, and shoemakers.
473 – Emperor Leo I acclaims his grandson Leo II as Caesar of the Byzantine Empire.
1147 – Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1147 – Reconquista: After a siege of four months, crusader knights led by Afonso Henriques reconquered Lisbon.
1415 – Hundred Years’ War: Henry V of England and his lightly armoured infantry and archers defeat the heavily armoured French cavalry in the Battle of Agincourt … Read the rest


Laurence Manning Academy 1st Quarter 2017-18 Headmaster’s List

Posted on October 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following students were named to the Headmaster’s List at Laurence Manning Academy for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. Names are presented exactly as provided by the school. Only formatting has been modified.

SECOND GRADE

Terri Floyd – Elijah Saulsgiver, Sophia Timmons.

Anna Lynn Gamble – Daley Boykin, Willson Epps, Charleston Hodge, Logan Hudson, Landry Lee, Anson McCabe, Miranda Price, Caroline Welch.

Kristen Rembert – Alyssa Ardis, Summer Carey, Landon Duke, John Harper Livingston, Gavin Mathis, Caleb Poplin.

THIRD GRADE
Meagan Glass – Aidan Floyd, Lucy McCarron, Tyler Woodward.

Courtney Johnson – Nathan Hyde, Norah … Read the rest


Greenville trooper dies from injuries in Tuesday morning wreck

Posted on October 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday afternoon the loss of one of its own following an early morning wreck.
Trooper Daniel Keith Rebman of Greenville County died Tuesday afternoon from complications and injuries received from a vehicle wreck while on duty Tuesday morning.
Rebman was on routine patrol on Interstate 385 near Bridges Road when his vehicle was struck from behind by a truck. Rebman graduated from Patrol School in September 2016.
“Trooper Rebman had only been on the road as a trooper for about a year, but he had developed close bonds with troopers through his … Read the rest


Posted on October 24, 2017 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Photo from the Storm: Pine Knoll

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

Stephanie Scott sent this picture of a damaged tree in the Pine Knoll subdivision. Send your storm damage pictures to editorial@manninglive.com.


Storm causes damage throughout Manning

Posted on October 24, 2017 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Officials with the National Weather Service say it’s too soon to tell whether tornadoes swept through Manning late Monday night.
But residents in Pine Knoll and employees at CVS believed they experienced them.
“It was so loud, we got in the hallway,” said Pine Knoll resident Tracy Byrd on Tuesday morning. Halloween decorations were strewn about her yard, and Byrd said that shingles from the back of her home’s roof had come off.
Over at CVS, three employees stood outside the store’s drive-through about 9 p.m. Monday surveying the damage. On Tuesday, the drive-through was closed off with caution tape.… Read the rest


Posted on October 24, 2017 8:08 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Today in History: Oct. 24

Posted on October 24, 2017 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

AD 69 – Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Marcus Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal to Vespasian, defeat the forces of Emperor Vitellius.
1260 – Chartres Cathedral is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1360 – The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years’ War.
1590 – John White, the governor of the second Roanoke Colony, returns to England after an unsuccessful search for the “lost” colonists.
1605– Coronation of Jahangir
1641– … Read the rest


Polly Ann Usher Brunson

Posted on October 23, 2017 8:08 pm by Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home

ALCOLU – Polly Ann Usher Brunson, 83, widow of Clarence Wentworth Brunson Jr., died Monday, October 23, 2017 at a local nursing facility.
Born in Hartsville, and raised in Bennettsville, she was a daughter of the late Brooks Usher and the late Jane Bennett Usher. Mrs. Brunson was an active member of Graham Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher with more than 32 years of service, having taught third grade at Salem Schools Inc. and home economics at Ebenezer Middle and Hillcrest Middle schools.
Survivors include a son, C.W. Brunson (Margaret Lynn) of Alcolu; a daughter, Sharon Eubanks … Read the rest


Poll: Sanctuary Cities

Posted on October 23, 2017 5:05 pm by Manning Live

Gov. Henry McMaster announced Monday a new law enforcement initiative to ensure that no South Carolina municipalities become “sanctuary cities,” with a pledge to establish – in state law – a mechanism through which local officials must annually prove compliance with existing immigration laws.

Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Bannister, the proposed legislation would supplement existing law requiring reasonable efforts be made to determine whether a person in custody and charged with a criminal offense is an unlawful alien.

Several cities across the nation have declared themselves to be sanctuary cities through local ordinances. Proponents argue that sanctuary cities reduce the … Read the rest


Clarendon Hall 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on October 23, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following students were named to the Clarendon Hall 1st Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year. Names are printed exactly as presented by the school.

Whitney Avins, Madison Aycock, Sidney Berry, Joshua Black, Michael Boylston, Landon Brown, Clara Byrd, Nicole Clark, Erin Clark, Maleigh Cline, Braden Coker, Brooke Corbett, Ava English, Grant Gray, Connor Hancock, Makaylee Chubb, Sarah Henning, Brantley Hodge, Kaitlyn Hooks, Wells James, Draiden Kiblinger, Madison Kidd, Landon Kirby, Michael Lyons, Addison Mosier, Colleen McIntosh, Jonathan McIntosh, Macie McIntosh, Aarush Patel, Sunshine Perkins, Aubree Philipscheck, Lili Phililpscheck, Lauren Pifer, Bryce Powell, Zoree Pritcher, Coleman … Read the rest


McMaster proposes legislation prohibiting ‘sanctuary cities’

Posted on October 23, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Gov. Henry McMaster announced Monday a new law enforcement initiative to ensure that no South Carolina municipalities become “sanctuary cities,” with a pledge to establish – in state law – a mechanism through which local officials must annually prove compliance with existing immigration laws.
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Bannister, the proposed legislation would supplement existing law requiring reasonable efforts be made to determine whether a person in custody and charged with a criminal offense is an unlawful alien.
Several cities across the nation have declared themselves to be sanctuary cities through local ordinances. Proponents argue that sanctuary cities reduce the … Read the rest


Posted on October 23, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports


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