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SCDPS REPORTS THREE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADWAYS JULY 6 – JULY 8, 2018
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
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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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
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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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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: 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.
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
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|
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
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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.
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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.
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.
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
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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