Monthly Archives: November 2017

Posted on November 19, 2017 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Frost Advisory issued for Clarendon County

Posted on November 19, 2017 9:09 pm by Staff Reports

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Frost Advisory for Clarendon County and surrounding areas effective from 4 to 9 a.m. Monday. Temperatures will be in the low to mid-30s during this time. Sensitive outdoor plats may be killed if left uncovered.
A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Ensure livestock and any outdoor pets have shelter from the cold.


Graham to be presented at Lord Clarendon Cotillion

Posted on November 19, 2017 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Callie Elizabeth Graham is one of seven debutantes who will be presented by the Lord Clarendon Cotillion at the group’s annual ball, which will be held Dec. 19 at Sunset Country Club in Sumter. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tod Dodd Graham. She will be presented by her father. Her escorts will inlclude John William Graham and Tyler Logan Sprott. She is being sponsored by her parents.


James Wesley Strange Sr.

Posted on November 19, 2017 7:07 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

James Wesley “Jimmy” Strange Sr., 73, husband of Catherine Elizabeth Stanley “Betty” Strange, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at his home.
Born June 10, 1944, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Dalcho Eugene Strange and the late Lila Mae Drose Strange. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and he retired from GTE/Verizon after 40 years of service. He was a member of Beauclare Chapter 20, OES and St. Peter’s Lodge No. 54. He was a past district deputy grand master of the 30th district and a member of Sumter York Rite Bodies. He was a member … Read the rest


Evening Weather: Sunday, Nov. 19

Posted on November 19, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Clear, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 9 mph.


One killed in single-vehicle wreck on Moses Dingle Road

Posted on November 19, 2017 12:12 pm by Staff Reports

One person is dead after a single-vehicle wreck that happened late Saturday night.
South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said the victim was driving a 1998 Ford Explorer eastbound on Moses Dingle Road near Olin Road. The driver ran off the right side of the roadway about 11:45 p.m., struck a tree, and the vehicle caught fire.
Southern said the driver was entrapped in the vehicle and died at the scene. He said seatbelt usage was unknown due to the damage to the vehicle.
Manninglive.com is awaiting confirmation of the driver’s identity from the Clarendon County Coroner’s Office.… Read the rest


Posted on November 19, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Freaking out over losing everything

Posted on November 19, 2017 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Have you thought of this? If your house catches on fire, what would you try to save? Just about everyone I know says they would get their loved ones and then try to save their pictures or scrapbooks. They want to save those memories.
At my house, the scrapbooks, old-school annuals and other memorabilia are on a shelf and some cabinets below the shelves. What a collection. My dad must have thought that I was changing my looks every two minutes.
He took enough pictures of me. Years later, I must have thought my children were doing the same thing. … Read the rest


Thanksgiving Day closings

Posted on November 19, 2017 10:10 am by Submitted via Email

The following businesses, schools and other organizations will be closed at various points throughout the week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

GOVERNMENT
All local government offices, including the City of Manning, the towns of Turbeville and Summerton and Clarendon County, will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Post Office will be closed Thursday. Mail will not run that day.

SCHOOLS
Clarendon School Districts 1 and 2 will be closed all week. Clarendon School District 3 will hold a teacher workday Monday and close beginning Tuesday. Students are off Monday. Laurence Manning Academy and Clarendon Hall will be closed Wednesday through … Read the rest


Posted on November 19, 2017 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker


Morning Weather: Sunday, Nov. 19

Posted on November 19, 2017 5:05 am by Sharon Hall

Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.


CCFD Ham Right’ team competes at Firefighters’ BBQ Challenge

Posted on November 19, 2017 3:03 am by Submitted by Reader

Clarendon County firefighters Austin Seitz, Chance Welch, Joshua Jordan, Lewis Martin and Will Baker competed Saturday as the Ham Right Team in the 9th annual Capt. Tom Garrity Firefighters’ Barbecue Challenge in Sumter.


CCFD team ‘Red Line’ competes in Firefighter BBQ Challenge

Posted on November 19, 2017 12:12 am by State Treasurer Curtis Loftis

Clarendon County firefighters Robert Pegram, Brandon Welch, April Conyers, Craig Jones and Leroy Todd competed Saturday as the Red Line Team at the 9th annual Capt. Tom Garrity Firefighters Barbecue Challenge in Sumter.


Lake Wind Advisory in effect through 7 a.m.

Posted on November 19, 2017 12:12 am by Staff

The National Weather Service out of columbia has issued a Lake Wind Advisory for Clarendon County effective through 7 a.m. Sunday. A fast-moving cold front will cause gusty winds overnight. Gusts could exceed 25 mph.


Today in History: Nov. 19

Posted on November 19, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

461 – Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militum Ricimer.
636 – The Rashidun Caliphate defeated the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq.
1493 – Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).
1794 – The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War.
1802 – The Garinagu arrive … Read the rest


Final: Swampcats

Posted on November 18, 2017 10:10 pm by Staff Reports

The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats fell 49-7 on Saturday night in the state final game against Hammond.


Posted on November 18, 2017 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Halftime: Swampcats

Posted on November 18, 2017 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

The Swampcats are down 42-0 against Hammond in the state title game at halftime.


Coffey to be presented at Lord Clarendon Cotillion

Posted on November 18, 2017 7:07 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Elizabeth Rose Coffey is one of seven debutantes who will be presented by the Lord Clarendon Cotillion at the group’s annual ball, which will be held Dec. 19 at Sunset Country Club in Sumter.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Columbus Coffey III. She will be presented by her father. Her escorts will include William Columbus Coffey IV and Reid Foster Darby. She is being sponsored by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Columbus Coffey Jr.


Saturday Spotlight: Inv. Kenneth Clark

Posted on November 18, 2017 7:07 pm by Staff Reports

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the eighth in a series of profiles that manninglive.com 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.

A 1980 graduate of Manning High School, Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Inv. Kenneth Clark received certification in technical education from Central Carolina

WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A FIRST REPONDER?
My desire to make a positive difference in Clarendon County, by serving others with compassion who otherwise might … Read the rest


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