Monthly Archives: May 2018

Dance Recital set for Sunday

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 pm by Manning Live


Breaking: Multiple injuries as car crashes into pharmacy

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 pm by Manning Live


Common Pleas court canceled next week

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 pm by Submitted via Email

The Common Pleas Jury term of court scheduled for Clarendon County the week of May 21 has been canceled. Jurors summoned for that term will not have to appear for Jury duty on Monday.


Harvin Clarendon County library board to meet

Posted on May 18, 2018 4:04 pm by Submitted via Email

The Harvin Clarendon County Library Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. on May 21st. A copy of the agenda is posted in the library. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.


Letter: World trying to keep God out of our lives

Posted on May 18, 2018 4:04 pm by Staff Reports

The world is trying to keep God out of all our lives.
I thought we could use a little encouragement. Hope someone is blessed by this lyric.
“I got grace and peace. I got a whole lot of love. Got blessings from Heaven coming down from above. My heart is full of joy, happiness and gladness My Lord Jesus loves me, ain’t got no sadness. My Lord provides, blesses me every day.. He forgives me of all my sin. He washes me clean. Works miracles in my life, like I ain’t never seen. If you are having trouble, don’t you … Read the rest


Posted on May 18, 2018 4:04 pm by Cindy Risher


LMA’s Kaiser takes top honors at SCISA State Science Fair

Posted on May 18, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

Laurence Manning Academy student James Kaiser displays the first-place trophy he won at the South Carolina Independent School Association State Science Fair. Kaiser was one of five LMA students recognized for their accomplishments during the awards ceremony held recently at the Sumter Civic Center.
Kaiser captured top-honors in the environmental science section for seniors.
Trey Sharpe’s exhibit was named best in the senior computer/math category.

Ryland Strickland garnered the second position in the senior environmental science area.Thomas Stoia netted second place in the computer/math category for juniors.
Heyward Moore took third place in the invention/engineering section for elementary students.Read the rest


Camp Happy Days will be first week in July

Posted on May 18, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted by Reader

Camp Happy Days is held annually the first week in July, and preparation for this year’s event is underway. Camp Happy Days is a weeklong event helping hundreds of young cancer patients and their siblings spend time in an atmosphere of fun, laughter and fellowship. Donations of caps, T-shirts, sunscreen and funds are being collected. If you or your business can help, call Bill Ellis at (803) 460-7666.


Woman found guilty in DUI fatality, will serve 15 years

Posted on May 18, 2018 2:02 pm by Staff Reports

A 49-year-old woman accused in 2014 of driving under the influence and causing a wreck that killed one man and sent another to a Florence hospital was found guilty Friday afternoon.
A jury of Tammy Dianne Brown’s peers took less than an hour-and-a-half to decide the woman was guilty of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in serious bodily injury.
Brown was sentenced to 15 years in prison on the felony DUI resulting in death charge and received a 12-year concurrent sentence on the felony DUI resulting in serious bodily injury charge.
Brown was accused of causing … Read the rest


Posted on May 18, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted via Email


Letter: Dems should look more closely at candidates

Posted on May 18, 2018 11:11 am by Submitted by Reader

As a concerned citizen of Clarendon County, I don’t understand why the Clarendon County Democratic Party continues to keep an unqualified candidate on the ballot for coroner.
I went online to check the candidate’s affidavit that was filled out when filing as a candidate. The box that is checked states they have a BA degree and one year of death investigation experience.
I have checked with the South Carolina Corner’s Association and was told that being an administrative assistant does not constitute death investigation experience. During the forum at the Taw Caw Baptist Church, it was brought up that the … Read the rest


Robert Lawrence Vail

Posted on May 18, 2018 10:10 am by Stephens Funeral Home

MANNING – Robert Lawrence Vail, 75, formerly of Kingsley, Pennsylvania, husband of Helen Ann Whitney Vail, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Born April 20, 1943, in Montdale, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Lawrence Sumner Vail and the late Mildred Whitehead Vail. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a retired Pennsylvania state trooper, a Mason and a member of Santee Baptist Church.
Survivors besides his wife of Manning include his children, Robin Vail Smith (Jason) of Blythewood, Kelly Vail Floyd (James) of Lake City, Rhonda Smith (Steven) of Harford, Pennsylvania, … Read the rest


McInnis recognized for 10 years with county

Posted on May 18, 2018 10:10 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon County Finance Department receptionist Cindy McInnis was recognized Monday night by Clarendon County Council for 10 years of service. Council Chairman Dwight L. Stewart Jr. and Administrator David Epperson presented McInnis with a certificate and a 10-year pin.


Dems host candidate forum in District 1

Posted on May 18, 2018 10:10 am by Laura Stone

The Clarendon County Democratic Party hosted the first of three Clarendon County Democratic Candidate Forums on May 10 at the Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church Outreach Center. The event presented candidates specifically for County Council District 1 and countywide candidates.
During the forum, the candidates were each given five minutes to introduce themselves. Questions were then put to the candidates, with each having two minutes to answer. Finally, each candidate was given two minutes for a closing speech.

CORONER
Clarendon County Interim Coroner Bucky Mock spoke of his 35 years of medical experience as a registered nurse and 21 years … Read the rest


Decision should come today in 2014 fatal DUI case

Posted on May 18, 2018 9:09 am by Staff Reports

A jury of Tammy Dianne Brown’s peers will hear closing arguments today from attorneys and make the ultimate decision on the Manning woman’s future.
Brown was charged in August 2014 with felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury after a late night wreck that took the life of a 34-year-old Manning man and sent another to a Florence hospital with a traumatic brain injury.
Maurelio DeLeon of 1258 Audrey Lane in Maning was declared dead at the scene of the wreck, which happened on Paxville Highway between Home Branch Road and J.W. Rhames Road. … Read the rest


Council recognizes Murray for 10 years

Posted on May 18, 2018 8:08 am by Staff Reports

Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office administrative assistant Georgette Murray was recognized Monday night by Clarendon County Council for 10 years of service. Council Chairman Dwight L. Stewart Jr. and Administrator David Epperson presented Murray with a certificate and a 10-year pin.


Morning Weather: Friday, May 18

Posted on May 18, 2018 4:04 am by Staff Reports

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


Scott’s historic park legislation moves forward in Senate

Posted on May 18, 2018 2:02 am by Staff Reports

U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Act was approved Thursday by the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The legislation will revamp the protections overseeing some of South Carolina’s most historic locations.
“South Carolina’s history is an essential chapter of our American story, and today we are one step closer to helping preserve some of our state’s most important and historic sites,” said Scott. “By officially classifying Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie as nationally recognized historical park, we can rest assured these areas will continue to be enjoyed by local residents … Read the rest


Today in History: May 18

Posted on May 18, 2018 12:12 am by Staff Reports

332 – Constantine the Great announced free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople.
872 – Louis II of Italy is crowned for the second time as Roman Emperor at Rome, at the age of 47. His first coronation was 28 years earlier, in 844, during the reign of his father Lothair I.
1096 – First Crusade: Around 800 Jews are massacred in Worms, Germany.
1152 – The future Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine. He would become king 2 years later, after the death of his cousin once removed King Stephen of England.
1268 – The … Read the rest


Posted on May 17, 2018 11:11 pm by Cindy Risher


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