Monthly Archives: November 2017

Honda recalls 900K minivans due to seat problems

Posted on November 26, 2017 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Honda Motor Co. officials said on Saturday that the company is recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted.
The Japanese automaker said the recall covered 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey minivans, all but 2,000 of which are in North America, and that it had 46 reports of minor injuries related to the issue.
Honda said it was working on a recall fix to help ensure proper latching and, in the interim, had posted a detailed instruction sheet on how to ensure seats are properly latched.

Signs you may be addicted to coffee

Posted on November 26, 2017 3:03 am by The Associated Press

For millions of people, life does not start until they have their first cup of coffee. In fact, many people have coffee not only to start their day, but at many other times as well. With companies such as Starbucks expanding around the world and offering more and more types of coffee blends for people to enjoy, some people find themselves becoming addicted to coffee. If you love coffee but think you may be drinking a cup or two more than you should on a daily basis, here are some signs that indicate you may be addicted to coffee.

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Today in History: Nov. 26

Posted on November 26, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

783 – The Asturian queen Adosinda is held at a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.
1161 – Battle of Caishi: A Song dynasty fleet fights a naval engagement with Jin dynasty ships on the Yangtze river during the Jin–Song Wars.
1476 – Vlad the Impaler defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Báthory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.
1778 – In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
1789 – A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in … Read the rest

Saturday Spotlight: Chancely Coker

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

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

Viola Stukes Holliday

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted by Reader

Viola Stukes Holliday, 95, a loving mother and grandmother, died Friday morning, Nov. 17, 2017.
Born March 18, 1922, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Ferdinand Stukes Sr. and Rebecca Ford Stukes. She was the stepdaughter of the late Lillie Myrtle Brunson Stukes.
She was married to the late John Holliday, and from this union produced Robert Lee Stukes and the late Ola Mae Prince.
Viola spent 29 years in Philadelphia and Newport News, Virginia, and the remaining years of her life in South Carolina. When she returned to Sumter, she attended New Bethel Missionary Baptist … Read the rest

Blessings: Georgio’s and Maria Dimitriadis Stevens

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 pm by Submitted by Reader

“The Georgio’s family is thankful for our wonderful community! We appreciate all our customers! I am also thankful for my family and friends! They have been truly amazing and supportive during this difficult time for me!”

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

Sumter police searching for two alleged killers

Posted on November 25, 2017 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

The Sumter Police Department is reaching out to the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly shot and killed a Manning Avenue store employee late Friday evening.
Reports indicate that the two men entered the Save-Mart Grocery on Manning Avenue about 6:59 p.m. Friday. They began firing at a store employee and then fled the store. The victim, who died at the scene, has not been identified.
Anyone with information is asked to call (803) 436-2700. Callers may remain anonymous, and a cash reward could be available for tips that lead to arrests and convictions.

Elixander Bernard Dow

Posted on November 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

Elixander Bernard Dow, 49, husband of Brenda Gilyard Dow, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, following injuries sustained in a motor vehicle wreck.
Born Nov. 22, 1967, in Manning, he was a son of Romell Dow and the late James Black Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Dow were held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2017, at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 4390 Moses Dingle Road in Davis Station, with the Rev. Johnny Lawson, pastor, officiating. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, 1016 Evening Shade Drive in Summerton.
Services were entrusted to Samuels

Joshua David Jacob

Posted on November 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

Joshua David Jacob died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.
Survivors include his mother, Pamela Jacob; his brother, S. Justin Holley; his maternal grandmother, Juanita Byrd; uncles, Butch Byrd (Sandra) of Tyler, Texas, and Lanny Byrd (Paula) of Huntsville, Alabama; his cousins, Travis Byrd, Noah Byrd, Garrett Byrd, Ethan Byrd and Addilyn Byrd, all of Tyler, and Cole Byrd and Courtland Byrd, both of Huntsville.
Joshua was preceded in death by his father, Peter Jacob; an uncle, Andrew “Corky” Byrd; his grandfathers, Lt. Col. Herman Byrd and retired Col. Hermann Jacob; and his grandmother, Rose Marie Jacob.
Joshua was previously employed by … Read the rest

Celestine Wells Martin

Posted on November 25, 2017 3:03 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

Celestine Wells Martin, 87, widow of Charlie Martin, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Lake Marion Nursing Facility in Summerton.
Born Sept. 22, 1930, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Mount Ollie Wells and Juanita Blanding Wells.
The family will receive friends at the home of her niece and her husband, Juanita Hilton McFadden and Deacon Willie McFadden, 5424 Silver Road in Manning.
Services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

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Posted on November 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Poll: Gamecocks vs. Tigers

Posted on November 25, 2017 11:11 am by Manning Live

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Posted on November 25, 2017 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Crossroads named for ‘pillar of Turbeville community’

Posted on November 25, 2017 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

James Walter Witherspoon was the type of person that Turbeville Mayor Dwayne Howell remembers as “a pillar of the community.”
“He was a man that followed the rules and regulations, whatever they were, and you were going to follow them, too,” Howell said during a ceremony recognizing the intersection of Hickory Grove Road and Pope Street in Turbeville as the James Walter Witherspoon Crossroads.
Born Aug. 30, 1925, in the eastern portion of Clarendon County, Witherspoon would ultimately become Turbeville’s first black police officer and firefighter. He also worked tirelessly within Clarendon School District 3; it was there that he … Read the rest

Blessings: CharBrenna Davis

Posted on November 25, 2017 4:04 am by Robert Joseph Baker

“I’m thankful for life, health and family. Waking up each morning is enough to be thankful for.”
– CharBrenna Davis

Today in History: Nov. 25

Posted on November 25, 2017 12:12 am by Staff Reports

571 BC – Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
885 – Siege of Paris: Viking forces sail the Seine River with a fleet of 300 longships and lay siege to Paris.
1034 – Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots, dies. His grandson, Donnchad, son of Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne.
1120 – The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England.
1177 – Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Châtillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.… Read the rest

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Blessings: Alfred Risher

Posted on November 24, 2017 12:12 pm by Submitted via Email

“I am thankful for my freedom that was given to me by all who are serving and all who have served in the past and all who gave the ultimate sacrifice.”
– Alfred Risher


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