Monthly Archives: July 2018

Posted on July 27, 2018 9:09 pm by Submitted by Reader


Dancing With the Stars contestant, Dr. Don Miller

Posted on July 27, 2018 6:06 pm by Submitted via Email

Dr. Don Miller was born and raised near Akron OH, educated at Western Reserve University in Cleveland and at University of Iowa Medical School. He came to Greenville, SC for residency, opened a solo family practice office, and met his wife, Shirley. He switched to Emergency Medicine in 1993, and after 20 years in Virginia, they moved in 2014 from Radford, VA to Manning SC, where he is currently working at McLeod Health Clarendon Emergency Department. He has been a doctor for 40 years, a drummer for 60 years, and a dancer for…???

The Miller’s have five children, eight grandchildren, Read the rest


Mock vs. Samuels-Cooper is still undecided

Posted on July 27, 2018 4:04 pm by Laura Stone

The case Coroner Bucky Mock brought against LaNette Samuels-Cooper, the state and county Democratic parties, and the state and county election boards resumed this morning.

Judge Cothran opened the session with partially granting the motion of Ronnie Sabb, who represents Samuels-Cooper, which was made last Friday. Sabb had requested the case be dismissed because Mock had not exhausted all available means to protest the issue with the Democratic Party.

Cothran stated he agreed precedent had been set which warranted his dismissal of the question of the date Samuels-Cooper filed. However, he stated he felt the issue of her qualifications to Read the rest


Dancing With the Stars contestant, Garrett Clark Gibbs

Posted on July 27, 2018 11:11 am by Submitted via Email

Garrett is from the Lynchburg, SC area. This is the first time he has participated in Dancing WithThe Stars, but is looking forward to dancing with his sister, Amelia Gibbs Coker. He is the son of Clark Gibbs and the former Candace Atkinson Gibbs (deceased).

Garrett attended Hudgens Academy before becoming a student at Walker Gamble Elementary and then East Clarendon Middle and High School. He graduated ECHS in the year 2014. He is now in his third year of employment at Nucor Vulcraft Corporation in Florence.

He enjoys all sports and especially enjoys hunting, fishing and boating. … Read the rest


The new face of opioid addiction

Posted on July 27, 2018 8:08 am by Laura Stone

Brad Gerfin, the director McLeod Health Clarendon Emergency Medical Services and Cypress Transport, spoke about the rising opioid epidemic at the Rotary Club meeting last week. Gerfin serves on several paramedic advisory boards, has presented at conferences across Tennessee and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical service management from Columbia Southern University.

Gerfin’s experience in emergency medical services has exposed him to the rising opioid crisis as well as to the changing face of what the typical addict looks like.

“The difference we’re seeing is it’s got a new look for my folks that are on the … Read the rest


Yard sale scheduled for tomorrow

Posted on July 27, 2018 7:07 am by Submitted via Email

July 28, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm

1245 Carrie Lynn Drive off Raccoon Road, Manning

Entire contents of home including household items, kitchen items, furniture, books, craft items, custom made dolls, Christmas decorations, tools, office supplies, etc. No clothes.


Posted on July 27, 2018 7:07 am by Submitted by Reader


Dancing With the Stars contestant, Jason Jevar Montgomery

Posted on July 26, 2018 8:08 pm by Submitted via Email

Mr. Jason Jevar Montgomery, born to Melvin and Annie Montgomery, is a lifelong resident of Clarendon County. He is a graduate of Manning High School, class of 2005. Upon graduation, he attended Central Carolina Technical College and received certifications in “A +” and “Net +” (Computer Science, Networking). In 2009, Jason gained employment with The City of Manning in its Judicial Department, where he currently serves as Clerk of Court. Always willing to serve, he is committed to service of many boards and committees. Those boards and committees consist of: Clarendon County First Steps Leadership Board, Clarendon School District 2 Read the rest


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Dancing With the Stars contestant, DeDe Lowder

Posted on July 26, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted via Facebook

DeDe is a Lake City native. She is a 2000 graduate of Lake City High School. She graduated from Francis Marion University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Chemistry with a minor in Mass Communication. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina. Go Gamecocks! She has been a consultant pharmacist for 9 years for Winyah Pharmacy Solutions. She has a 5 year old daughter, Harper Drew, and a set of 2 year old twin girls, Carlie and Brinkley. She was Miss Lake City 1999 and Miss Francis Marion University … Read the rest


Roy Patrick Tilton

Posted on July 26, 2018 1:01 pm by Stephens Funeral Home

MANNING – Roy Patrick Tilton, 71, widower of Betty Ann Rhodus Tilton, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born October 6, 1946, in Andrews, he was a son of the late Robert James Tilton and the late Betty Ann Cox Tilton. He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and he was of the Free Will Baptist faith.

He is survived by three sons, Roy Tilton of Manning, Robert Tilton (Becky) of Pinewood and Donnie Tilton of Bishopville; four sisters, Orab Bowers, Patricia Wright, Bertha Powers and Mildred Sims; three grandchildren, James Tilton, Ricky Tilton … Read the rest


Statement from the Mayor

Posted on July 26, 2018 11:11 am by Manning Live

PRESS RELEASE
Organization of City of Manning Government/Ordinance Adoption
The City of Manning operates under the “Council” form of municipal government. In accordance with State law, under this form of government “all legislative and administrative powers of the [City] and the determination of all matters of policy [are] vested in the [City Council].” All departments, offices, and agencies of the City may be administered by an officer appointed by the Council. Such officer is under the direction of and subject to the supervision of the City Council.

The Council has established the position of City Administrator to assist the Council … Read the rest


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Mental health awareness walk scheduled for July 28 at SBHS

Posted on July 26, 2018 6:06 am by Submitted by Reader

The public is invited to attend a Mental Health Awareness Walk sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Phi Omega Omega Chapter (Manning).  South Carolina is among the top 15 states with the most adults struggling with a mental illness — nearly 17.6 percent, or 636,000 adults in the state. Nationally, 20 percent of adults have a mental health condition, which equates to about 43.7 million people. The walk is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Scott’s Branch High School track from 8am-9am.


Mack James Fleming

Posted on July 26, 2018 6:06 am by Stephens Funeral Home

HOLLYWOOD – Mack James Fleming, 75, husband of Jo Ann Tobias Fleming, died Monday, July 23, 2018 of natural causes at his residence.
Born September 4, 1942, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Robert Ben Fleming and the late Alma Ruth Morris Fleming. He was a Clemson graduate
and a member of Union United Methodist Church at Wilson. He attended Seacoast Church.
Mack graduated in 1960 from Manning High School where he lettered in baseball and basketball, and was the class president his freshman, sophomore,
junior, and senior years. He was also, famously, the King of the … Read the rest


SCDMV unveils The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program aimed at making more teenagers #RoadReady

Posted on July 26, 2018 3:03 am by Submitted via Email

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) has unveiled a guide for parents and guardians who are teaching their children how to drive. The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program, or PSDP, introduces new drivers to weekly lessons behind the wheel as they prepare for their driving test after holding a beginner’s permit for 180 days.

“South Carolina law requires that teenagers spend at least 40 hours on the road with an authorized adult while they learn to drive,” said SCDMV Executive Director Kevin Shwedo. “My question to parents or guardians is, ‘Why wouldn’t you spend double, triple, or four … Read the rest


REAL IDs Now Available

Posted on July 25, 2018 7:07 pm by Submitted via Email

Beginning October 1, 2020, your South Carolina driver’s license or identification card must have a gold star to show it’s a REAL ID in order to use it as your identification to board a domestic, commercial flight, enter a secured federal building, or visit a military installation. Purchase yours today to avoid longer lines in the future.

New South Carolina driver’s licenses and identification cards, some of which are compliant with REAL ID, are now available for purchase. There’s been no change in the price of any card the SCDMV issues. The new cards are valid for no … Read the rest


Clarendon County Detention Center promotions

Posted on July 25, 2018 4:04 pm by Laura Stone

Clarendon County Detention Center Director, Colonel Shelton L. Hughes, Jr., recently held a promotion ceremony for three of his officers. The promotions went into effect on July 1.

“[These officers are] well-deserving and accomplished officers of the Clarendon County Detention Center,” said Hughes.

Lieutenant Thomasenia McBride, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Benedict College, was promoted to the rank of Captain. The 29-year veteran will oversee the Administration department and will share second-in-command duties. (pictured left)

Lieutenant Cheryl Pendergrass, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College, was promoted to … Read the rest


McLeod Health Clarendon Radiology Department receives perfect score on MQSA

Posted on July 25, 2018 3:03 pm by Susan Rowell

McLeod Health Clarendon is pleased to announce that its Radiology Department has received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection by DHEC.

”Receiving a score of 100 percent on our recent MQSA inspection is an honor for McLeod Health Clarendon. This perfect score demonstrates our staff’s commitment to delivering the highest quality mammographic images possible. A major part of the survey is the review of documentation for our mammography equipment, which is handled by Kristi McElveen, Lead Mammography Technologist. Her diligence in maintaining this information is to be commended,” said Rachel Gainey, McLeod Health Clarendon Administrator.… Read the rest


Yard sale scheduled for July 28

Posted on July 25, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted via Email

                                                                 

July 28, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm

1245 Carrie Lynn Drive off Raccoon Road, Manning

Entire contents of home including household items, kitchen items, furniture, books, craft items, custom made dolls, Christmas decorations, tools, office supplies, etc. No clothes.

 


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