Monthly Archives: November 2017

Today in History: Nov. 28

Posted on November 28, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

587 – Treaty of Andelot: King Guntram of Burgundy recognizes Childebert II as his heir.
936 – Shi Jingtang is enthroned as the first emperor of the Later Jin by Emperor Taizong of Liao, following a revolt against Emperor Fei of Later Tang.
1443 – Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in central Albania and raise the Albanian flag.
1470 – Champa–Đại Việt War: Emperor Lê Thánh Tông of Đại Việt formally launches his attack against Champa.
1520 – An expedition under the command of Ferdinand Magellan passes through the Strait of Magellan.
1582 – In Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare and … Read the rest


Henry Snider Jr.

Posted on November 27, 2017 9:09 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

Henry Snider Jr., 92, widower of Sadie Reid Snider, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Lake Marion Nursing Home in Summerton.
Born April 15, 1925, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late Henry Sr. and Rose Kennedy Snider.
The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Martha Conyers, 10974 Greeleyville Highway in Manning.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Delarea Brockington Coleman

Posted on November 27, 2017 9:09 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

ALCOLU – Delarea Brockington Coleman, 70, widow of Sammie Coleman, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.
Born Jan. 8, 1947, in Cades, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Minnie Bradley Brockington.
The family iiill receive friends at the home of her daughter, Felicia Coleman, 1459 Barnhill Lane in Alcolu.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


LMA teacher receives $500 grant from Department of Education

Posted on November 27, 2017 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Laurence Manning Academy third-grade teacher Meg Martin received $500 to use in her classroom through the South Carolina Department of Education, which announced Monday the winners of the 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game Contest. This was a reading competition that promoted literacy in schools through the University of South Carolina Gamecock and Clemson University Tiger athletic programs. According to the rules of the contest, all pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students who read six books qualified to win tickets to the Clemson v. South Carolina game held Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. Individual winners included Kennedy Middle School … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Kim Johnson

Posted on November 27, 2017 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

The Manning Times wishes Kim Johnson a happy birthday.


Letter: We thank all of you who have helped Council on Aging

Posted on November 27, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

Keeping with the holiday season and being thankful, Clarendon County Council on Aging has several people we are thankful for.
A few weekends ago, we held our first ever “Sip for Seniors and Silent Auction.” We also brought back our Fall Festival as fundraising efforts to benefit our two Senior Centers and Meals on Wheels in Clarendon County.
Contrary to popular belief, we are not a department of Clarendon County, nor do we receive funding/in-kind services from the county. Clarendon County Council on Aging is a nonprofit agency providing services to seniors older than 60. Currently, we have 92 Seniors … Read the rest


Samuel Holland Porter

Posted on November 27, 2017 12:12 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

Samuel Holland Porter, 91, widower of Doris Toole Porter, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at McLeod Regional Medical Center.
Born May 13, 1926, in Charlotte, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Charles Howard Porter Sr. and the late Hannah Holland Porter. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and served in Gen. Douglas McArthur’s Honor Guard. He was a charter member of the Steele Creek Volunteer Fire Department and retired from Eastern Airlines as an operations agent with 27 years of service. After he retired, he worked as a shuttle bus driver for the Charlotte-Douglas … Read the rest


Posted on November 27, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Christmas time is here

Posted on November 27, 2017 10:10 am by Bobby Jonté

Thanksgiving just blew by. Can you believe it? The impossible has happened, also. The tree is up. I can’t believe that. We got the Christmas up without destroying the ceiling. Usually, we have already lined up a painter to repaint the ceiling.
This year, we got the tree up without destroying the ceiling. Now we are putting the additional ties on the tree that keep it attached to the wall. How else can you keep it from falling?
There are a couple of things to do before we can be over Thanksgiving and fully into the Christmas spirit. I’ve been … Read the rest


Summerton Zoning Board of Appeals cancels meeting

Posted on November 27, 2017 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Summerton Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today has been canceled.


Letter: Stop calling Gamecocks ‘classless’

Posted on November 27, 2017 6:06 am by Submitted via Facebook

A couple of points to rid my chest of this afternoon. First, congrats to Clemson on the win. Clearly your team (has) one of the most talented rosters in the country, and it shows. Dabo and staff have recruited and developed at a high level and that is undeniable.
Second, stop it with the “holier than Thou” attitude as it relates to fan behavior. There were possibly 30 to 40 items thrown onto the field (Saturday) night. (And that’s 30 to 40 too many).
Stop with trying to make it sound as if all 70,000 or so Gamecock fans that … Read the rest


5 early colon cancer symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

Posted on November 27, 2017 4:04 am by The Associated Press

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the US. According to the American Cancer Society, as many as 4.4% of women in the US stand a chance of developing it in their lifetime. Although there have been significant advances in colon cancer treatments, early detection of the disease affords the best prognosis. There are many early signs and symptoms of colon cancer that can be used to identify the disease before it is too late. Here is a list of 5 most common early colon cancer symptoms that you should not ignore. If you … Read the rest


Mobile Library Schedule: Monday, Nov. 27

Posted on November 27, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today in the Summerton Piggly Wiggly parking lot.


Today in History: Nov. 27

Posted on November 27, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

AD 25 – Luoyang is declared capital of the Eastern Han dynasty by Emperor Guangwu of Han.
176 – Emperor Marcus Aurelius grants his son Commodus the rank of “Imperator” and makes him Supreme Commander of the Roman legions.
395 – Rufinus, praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
511 – King Clovis I dies at Lutetia and is buried in the Abbey of St Genevieve.
602 – Emperor Maurice is forced to watch his five sons be executed before being beheaded himself.
1095 – Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council … Read the rest


Reader says deputy goes above and beyond

Posted on November 26, 2017 7:07 pm by Submitted by Reader

Twenty years ago, when we moved to Clarendon County, (Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Inv.) Kenneth Clark stopped by our house and introduced himself.
That was not only neighborly, but that is going above and beyond.
We are happy he is here to protect Clarendon County.

PATRICIA STERN
Manning


McMaster orders flags to fly half-mast for late SC first lady

Posted on November 26, 2017 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff from sunup through sunset on Monday in memory of Iris Rhodes Campbell, “who dutifully served the state of South Carolina as First Lady from 1987-95,” according to a release from the Governor’s Office.
Campbell, the widow of former Gov. Carroll Campbell, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.


Prayers for Guinny

Posted on November 26, 2017 2:02 pm by Cindy Risher

Everybody has a story to tell, and all you have to do is listen.
I am sure most people recognize that hearing and listening are two totally different things. Sitting behind a computer screen “listening” is much different from the old-fashionED approach of sitting in the same room with someone and carrying on a conversation. This approach allows for eye-to-eye contact and a more personal connection that includes body language and real time conversation. It also tends to keep folks more honest.
However, I digress.
A few years ago I became enthralled with a local Facebook story of a woman, Read the rest


Johnson recognized with William Penn Harrison Scholarship Fund Public Service Award

Posted on November 26, 2017 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Kim Johnson is an assistant marketing officer with the Bank of Clarendon, a member of the Clarendon School District 2 Board of Trustees and president of the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce.
She has won countless awards during her time as a young community leader in Clarendon County, and she added another on Friday night as the William Penn Harrison Scholarship Fund presented her with its Public Service Award during its 5th annual Scholarship Banquet.
Established with donations from Wilson Elementary School alumni and friends, the fund is named for William Penn Harrison, who died in January 2013 at the … Read the rest


Posted on November 26, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker


Poll: What should be done to fans who throw objects onto the field or at players during football games?

Posted on November 26, 2017 9:09 am by Manning Live

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was furious that South Carolina fans were throwing bottles at his players in the first half of Saturday’s Palmetto Bowl. During a halftime interview with ESPN sideline reporter Holly Rowe, Swinney expressed his concern for his players’ safety, saying the incident was “an embarrassment.”

“I didn’t know it was in the rules to throw stuff from the stands. I didn’t know it was part of the game,” Swinney told Rowe at halftime. “I’m just trying to protect my players.”


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