Monthly Archives: July 2018

The SC Department of Public Safety announces preliminary numbers

Posted on July 9, 2018 9:09 am by Submitted via Email


COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, July 6, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 8, at 11:59 p.m.

As of July 8, 494 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 535 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 350 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 176 were not wearing seat belts.

Through July 8, 69 pedestrians have died compared to 75 … Read the rest

Today in history

Posted on July 9, 2018 6:06 am by Manning Live

Today in History July 9

118 Hadrian, Rome’s new emperor, makes his entry into the city.
455 Avitus, the Roman military commander in Gaul, becomes Emperor of the West.
1553 Maurice of Saxony is mortally wounded at Sievershausen, Germany, while defeating Albert of Brandenburg-Kulmbach.
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of worship.
1755 General Edward Braddock is killed by French and Indian troops.
1789 In Versailles, the French National Assembly declares itself the Constituent Assembly and begins to prepare a French constitution.
1790 The Swedish navy captures one third of the Russian fleet at the Battle of Svensksund
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Meet the pastor of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Mr. Leon Winn

Posted on July 8, 2018 6:06 am by Laura Stone

Business owner, salesman, cosmetologist or pastor, there are many ways to describe Leon Winn, pastor of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Manning.

Winn grew up in Hinesville, Georgia, and graduated from high school at Bradwell Institute. With a desire to serve his country, Winn joined the U.S. Air Force, active for his first few years, then on reserve. During his 16 years in the Air Force, Winn served as a jet engine mechanic.

While in the reserves, Winn worked in a variety of positions outside the military. He graduated the Criminal Justice Academy in 1975 and became a police … Read the rest

Fun facts for this day in history

Posted on July 8, 2018 2:02 am by Manning Live

This day in History: July 8

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Mill Street Grill offers another dining option in Manning

Posted on July 7, 2018 9:09 pm by Laura Stone

Manning’s dining scene has now expanded. Mill Street Grill opened its doors on June 13, offering another evening option for dining out.

Cathy Rabon, one of Mill Street Grill’s owners, grew up on a farm in Dalzell. At 14 years old, she met Bubba, dating him four years before marrying him. She went to college to study bridal consulting and fashion purchasing, and she worked in that industry for both Ru Velle and Belk in Sumter.

In the mid-1980s, Rabon and her husband purchased an existing restaurant in Sumter. Due to their success, they were asked to open another restaurant … Read the rest

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Posted on July 7, 2018 1:01 pm by Barbara Ardis

Recently through my church, I have financially adopted Leydi Sofia and her mother. Leydi Sofia will be six years old in July and lives in the coastal town of Corea, in Santa Marta, Columbia. Her mother is a domestic servant earning about $200 a month. The letter I wrote to Leydi has to go to the governing office, then to a translator and then to the child. It is a long journey but I am excited to wait for her letter back to me. I am her only sponsor and my gift will help her with school uniforms and sports … Read the rest

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PSA from Mayor Julia Nelson

Posted on July 7, 2018 9:09 am by Submitted via Facebook

PSA: The Manning Fire Department (MFD) has partnered with the American Red Cross to issue 80 Smoke Alarms/Detectors for residents who live within the city limits of Manning, SC. The MFD will install the smoke alarms/detectors. A special thanks to Chief Mitch McElveen, another dedicated member of Team Manning, for making this initiative possible. Please read the flyer below for additional details.

County Council holds special called meeting

Posted on July 7, 2018 6:06 am by Laura Stone

Clarendon County Council called a Special Meeting on the morning of June 28. At the regular Council meeting on June 11, approval of the Clarendon County School District One budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, was tabled for lack of solid budget numbers.

According to Clarendon County Administrator David Epperson, final numbers have been received from Superintendent Barbara Champagne. A millage increase was not requested, and their total amount of expenditures was $7,964,224. The board voted to approve the budget.

The Council next held a public hearing for Ordinance 2018-04 which authorizes the issuance and sale of … Read the rest

Today in history

Posted on July 7, 2018 5:05 am by Manning Live

Today in History July 7

1742 A Spanish force invading Georgia runs headlong into the colony’s British defenders. The battle decides the fate of a colony.
1777 American troops give up Fort Ticonderoga, on Lake Champlain, to the British.
1791 Benjamin Rush, Richard Allen and Absalom Jones found the Non-denominational African Church.
1795 Thomas Paine defends the principal of universal suffrage at the Constitutional Convention in Paris.
1798 Napoleon Bonaparte‘s army begins its march towards Cairo from Alexandria.
1807 Czar Alexander meets with Napoleon Bonaparte.
1814 Sir Walter Scott’s novel Waverley is published anonymously so as
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Golf cart safety issues

Posted on July 6, 2018 6:06 pm by Laura Stone

With the onset of summer, Clarendon County is once again seeing an increased number of golf carts on its streets. While the golf cart has become a convenient and easy way to get from one place to another, residents and visitors must abide by South Carolina state law with regard to golf cart usage.

South Carolina golf cart laws were enacted to protect drivers of both golf carts and of other motorized vehicles on the roads. While golf carts appear to be a safer option because they are slow-moving and easy to operate, injuries are on the rise, as golf … Read the rest

Master Gardener Presentation

Posted on July 6, 2018 3:03 pm by Submitted via Facebook

Local Clemson Extension Master Gardener, Tony Melton, will speak about gardening in our southern region and provide information and tips on how to keep your garden healthy and attractive during the Fall Season. Program is Free!

The Harvin Clarendon County Library, 215 N Brooks St in Manning will host this presentation from 6 – 9 p.m. on July 9. For more information call the library at (803) 435-8633.

Do you know who owns this vehicle?

Posted on July 6, 2018 1:01 pm by Submitted via Facebook

The driver of this vehicle stole a cargo trailer detailed below.

Please be on the look-out for the property that was stolen from 1270 Epps Road from Oakdale community in New Zion yesterday 7/2/2018. The victim is offering a $1000.00 reward. Anyone with information please contact Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office at 803-435-4414 or Investigator Welch at 803-460-3762.

The Manning Times has two books and one game on sale now

Posted on July 6, 2018 1:01 pm by Manning Live

The Manning Times has two books and one game on sale now. Come by The Manning Times office building located at 230 East Boyce Street in Manning to get your copies while supplies last. Books are $5 each and the Clarenopoly board game is $15.

How to make a little old lady

Posted on July 6, 2018 10:10 am by Laura Stone

One part determination, one part alpha personality, a lifetime of experiences and a heavy dollop of humor make up Barbara Ardis, the Little Old Lady columnist for Manning Times.

Born in Eutawville, Ardis grew up in Hickory, North Carolina. After graduating high school, Ardis attended what is now William & Peace University, although it was a junior college for women at the time.

Ardis wanted to study journalism. However, her father felt she would never make a living with writing, and he insisted she choose another path.

“In those days, you did what your parents told you. You said ‘Yes, … Read the rest

Harvin Clarendon County Library hosts summer teen program

Posted on July 6, 2018 10:10 am by Laura Stone

The Harvin Clarendon County Library has completed its June teen programs, but there are plenty more to come in July, according to Library Director Charlotte Johnston. June included rock painting, creating coasters out of recycled CDs, lyrical art, graffiti art and lettering and a movie night to watch Black Panther, the new Marvel movie.

The summer is only half over, though. Teens will be given the opportunity to create artistic items free of charge. All supplies are provided by the library. These events are only for students in grades 6-12, with no exceptions.

The Tuesday events will be from 2-3:30 … Read the rest

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