Monthly Archives: January 2018

Prayer Quilt going strong

Posted on January 2, 2018 5:05 pm by Cindy Risher

A few years back, The Prayer Quilt was born. For those of you unfamiliar with this on ine prayer group, I will provide a little background taken from an article originally published May 7, 2015, in The Manning Times. I have italicized excerpts from that piece. “Between about 9 and 11 p.m. each night, Moye Graham, Lin Bennett and Cindy Risher post on The Quilt page. They aren’t selling anything or seeking donations for some non-profit organization. Instead, they are seeking prayers, and adding “patches” to The Prayer Quilt.” Former Andrews resident Whitney Hardee Cox was an amazing young woman,… Read the rest

Clarendon 3 announces early dismissal for Wednesday

Posted on January 2, 2018 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon School District 3 schools will dismiss early Wednesday due to inclement weather. Walker Gamble Car Riders may be picked up at 11 a.m.; Walker Gamble buses will leave at 11:10 a.m. East Clarendon Middle and High School car riders and drivers may leave at 111:30 a.m. Buses from East Clarendon Middle High School will leave at 11:35 a.m.

Evening Weather: Tuesday, Jan. 2

Posted on January 2, 2018 4:04 pm by Submitted by Reader

Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

Clarendon Hall to be closed Wednesday

Posted on January 2, 2018 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon Hall will be closed Wednesday, due to inclement weather.

A note from Theo Lane with Duke Energy regarding winter weather

Posted on January 2, 2018 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Winter weather is becoming increasingly likely across northeastern South Carolina and eastern North Carolina Wednesday afternoon and evening. Several inches of snow accumulation are possible, especially across eastern/northeastern North Carolina. The main concern is hazardous road conditions. An area of low pressure will develop near the northern Bahamas later today and move rapidly to the north toward the Carolina coast through Wednesday night. Precipitation will start across northeastern South Carolina around midday Wednesday and then overspread the remainder of the area through the afternoon. For locations along and northwest of I-95, temperatures will be cold enough for all precipitation to… Read the rest

LMA announces 2-hour delay for remainder of week

Posted on January 2, 2018 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Due to extremely cold temperatures forecasted for the early morning hours of the remainder of this week and in consideration of those using bus services, Laurence Manning Academy will operate on a two-hour delay Wednesday through Friday. Bus service will be running Wednesday, but will do so on the two-hour delay. School will begin at 10 a.m.

Send in your nominations for Who’s Who of Clarendon County

Posted on January 2, 2018 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Manning Times is honoring the Top 25 Clarendon residents 3rd annual Who’s Who of Clarendon County. We are looking for nominations of people who have helped shape Clarendon County into the great place it is today through volunteerism, business acumen or helping to bridge divides in the community. There is no age limit. Nominations, including full name, a brief explanation and a contact number should be sent to editorial@manninglive.com. Winners will be selected by a judging panel made of persons from outside the county. Get your nominations in today!

Sphinks Thomas Bryant Jr.

Posted on January 2, 2018 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Sphinks Thomas Bryant Jr., 73, husband of Martha Faye Dewitt Culick Bryant, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia. Born Jan 17, 1944, in Manning, he was a son of the late Sphinks Thomas Bryant Sr. and the late Pearl Hodge Bryant. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was retired from Crescent Tool Company. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and he was a member of Home Branch Baptist Church. Survivors besides his wife of Manning include three sons, Sphinks Bryant III and Robert Hankins, both of Manning, and… Read the rest

Posted on January 2, 2018 7:07 am by Submitted via Email


Mobile Library Schedule: Tuesday, Jan. 2

Posted on January 2, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today at the Turbeville IGA.

Steps to winterize your home

Posted on January 2, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted via Email

The following steps to winterize your home have been provided by the National Weather Service out of Columbia. Winterize your home to extend the life of your fuel supply by insulating walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows, and installing storm windows or covering windows with plastic. Winterize your house, barn, shed or any other structure that may provide shelter for your family, neighbors, livestock or equipment. Clear rain gutters; repair roof leaks and cut away tree branches that could fall on a house or other structure during a storm. Maintain heating equipment and chimneys by having them… Read the rest

Morning Weather: Tuesday, Dec. 2

Posted on January 2, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

Sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 11 mph.

ACE recalls work boots due to injury hazard

Posted on January 2, 2018 4:04 am by Submitted by Reader

ACE has issued a recall on pairs of work boots previously advertised as puncture-resistant, but were ultimately not manufactured with the puncture-resistant plate, posing an injury hazard to users. The company issued the recall earlier this week for about 4,400 pairs of the boots, which were sold all over the United States. The recall involves two specific styles of the ACE work boots made by Shoes for Crews. The style number is printed on the inside of the boot on the tongue label. One of the styles is ACE Zeus No. 76054 in sizes 7-11.5 and 12-14. The second style… Read the rest

Pet of the Day: Petey

Posted on January 2, 2018 4:04 am by Submitted by Reader

Petey is a 4-year-old male, grey tabby, domestic, short-hair cat. He is current on all of his vaccinations, has been neutered and tested negative for feline leukemia. He loves to be outside and, if you own a golf cart, he makes the best riding partner. He is a little mischievous but loves to show affection! He is the mayor of the shelter! Our adoption fee for all cats and kittens is $50. The shelter is open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Today in History: Jan. 2

Posted on January 2, 2018 12:12 am by Submitted by Reader

366 – The Alemanni cross the frozen Rhine in large numbers, invading the Roman Empire. 533 – Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy. 1492 – Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders. 1680 – Trunajaya rebellion: Amangkurat II of Mataram and his bodyguards stabbed Trunajaya to death a month after the rebel leader was captured by the Dutch East India Company. 1777 – American Revolutionary War: American forces under the command of George Washington repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the… Read the rest

Wind Chill Advisory issued for Clarendon County

Posted on January 1, 2018 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader

The National Weather Service out of Columbia has issued a Wind Chill Advisory from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday for Clarendon County. Very cold wind chills are expected. They could drop to 5 degrees. Overnight lows will be in the teens with north winds 7 to 12 mph. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Lost Dog: Luna

Posted on January 1, 2018 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Luna was last seen in the country club. She could be skittish. Call (803) 435-8422 if found.

Send in your nominations for Who’s Who of Clarendon County!

Posted on January 1, 2018 12:12 pm by Submitted by Reader

The Manning Times is honoring the Top 25 Clarendon residents 3rd annual Who’s Who of Clarendon County. We are looking for nominations of people who have helped shape Clarendon County into the great place it is today through volunteerism, business acumen or helping to bridge divides in the community. There is no age limit. Nominations, including full name, a brief explanation and a contact number should be sent to editorial@manninglive.com. Winners will be selected by a judging panel made of persons from outside the county. Get your nominations in today!

Inmate killed at Turbeville prison

Posted on January 1, 2018 12:12 pm by Staff (Office)

A 32-year-old inmate at the Turbeville Correctional Institution was killed Saturday night during an altercation that injured eight other inmates. South Carolina Department of Corrections Officials confirmed that Allen Jerome Capers was killed in the incident, which was confined to one housing unit at the prison. They said that all staff were safe and accounted for, and that there was never any danger to the public. “Following an inmate-on-inmate altercation at Turbeville Correctional Institution, one inmate was killed and eight inmates were sent for offsite medical attention,” reads a statement sent by the Department of Corrections. “SCDC Police Services will… Read the rest

Swift Beef Co. recalls beef stew products

Posted on January 1, 2018 5:05 am by Submitted by Reader

Swift Beef Co., a Cactus, Texas business that does business as JBS USA Food Company, has issued a recall for about 4,702 pounds of beef stew products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically elastic and metal. The recall was announced Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The boneless beef stew items were produced on Dec. 13. The following products are subject to recall: * Cases containing six 5-lb. bulk cryovac plastic bags containing fresh beef stew meat intended for HEB grocery store retailer re-package. The affected case code is 69404. * Re-packaged… Read the rest

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