Monthly Archives: June 2019

Experienced Diesel Technician wanted

Posted on June 28, 2019 3:03 pm by Johnny Weeks

Sparrow & Kennedy Tractor Company, the local John Deere equipment dealer in Manning, is looking to hire an Experienced Diesel Technician at their Manning location.

For more information, please call 803-435-8807. Ask for Robin.


Brief and Continuing History of Clarendon County Chapter One: In the Beginning

Posted on June 28, 2019 3:03 pm by Nigel Johnson

by JERRY ROBERTSON

Clarendon County was settled without the presence of Indians before 1773, especially along the Santee and Black Rivers. Clarendon County received its name from the First Earl of Clarendon, Edward Hyde, who was one of the eight Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina. Officially, Clarendon acquired its name in 1785, when seven circuit court districts of South Carolina were subdivided into counties. Clarendon District became a separate political entity in 1855 and with two exceptions has maintained its current geographical boundaries. Early settlers in the southern part of the county came up the Santee River from Read the rest


Miss Clarendon Teen wins pageant preliminary

Posted on June 28, 2019 1:01 pm by Nigel Johnson

Columbia, SC – Four preliminary winners were announced after the third night of preliminary competition on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Township Auditorium in Columbia, SC.

The final competition for the Teens is at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, when the new Miss South Carolina Teen will be crowned. The final competition for the Miss contestants starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, when the new Miss South Carolina will be crowned live on WACH FOX TV along with other stations in the state.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and Read the rest


New Wateree Rifle & Pistol Range

Posted on June 28, 2019 1:01 pm by Samantha Lynn

Add this to your list of FREE places to safely practice your shooting!

A grand opening was held last week for the new Wateree Rifle and Pistol Range. The range will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 


CCFD receives new QUINT to serve the public

Posted on June 28, 2019 1:01 pm by Nigel Johnson

by JOHNNY WEEKS

jweeks.editor.mt@gmail.com

Clarendon County Fire Department added a new apparatus to its fleet recently. Through the annual budget, money was earmarked to purchase a new Aerial Apparatus to be stationed in the more rural areas of Southern Clarendon County. The Pierce Impel 61’ Skyboom model is simply referred to as a “QUINT.”

A combination pumper, or QUINT, is a fire-service apparatus that serves the dual purpose of being an engine as well as a ladder truck. QUINT is derived from a latin word that means “Five.” The five functions that the new apparatus provides is Pump, Water Tank, … Read the rest


Jumbo peanuts are ready in Summerton

Posted on June 28, 2019 12:12 pm by Johnny Weeks

The Peanut Chef, Kevin Detwiler, is selling his “first batch of the season” of jumbo boiled peanuts today in Summerton. His stand is at the corner of Burgess Street and Church Street across from Summerton Diner. Very large bags for sale at $5 each.


Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization Award Winners

Posted on June 28, 2019 11:11 am by Samantha Lynn

Congratulations to Miss Clarendon, Anna Bench for winning the Jan Scalisi Media Award at the Miss South Carolina pageant in Columbia.

And Congratulations to Miss Clarendon Teen, Rosalie Summerlin for winning the Jan Scalisi Teen Media Award.


Attempted Murder at local fast food restaurant

Posted on June 28, 2019 11:11 am by Nigel Johnson

by JOHNNY WEEKS

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Two people received gun shot wounds as a result of an incident in Manning last Friday evening. Officers were sent to the scene following a call to Clarendon County Dispatch Center that gunshots were heard near Taco Bell on Paxville Highway in Manning. According to sources, two 15 year old juvenile males arranged a meeting with Timothy Muckenfuss, 20, of Santee in the parking lot of Taco Bell. During the conversation, one of the juveniles and Muckenfuss pulled out handguns and fired them towards each other. It is unclear at this time what the motive for Read the rest


Stolen equipment from Carolina Tree Care

Posted on June 28, 2019 10:10 am by Samantha Lynn

Please be on the lookout for ten chainsaws stolen from Carolina Tree Care at 5686 Bill Davis Rd. in the Summerton area. The chainsaws are painted blue, green, and yellow for the different crews. One chainsaw was brand new and was a solid orange Husqvarna model 395. The painted ones are Stihl models 461, 261, and 201s. This incident occurred on the morning of 06-26-2019. If anyone has any information please contact the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office at 803-435-4441.


S.C. Mental Health Commission Agenda July 2019

Posted on June 28, 2019 10:10 am by Samantha Lynn


Millie returns Home

Posted on June 28, 2019 9:09 am by Nigel Johnson

By JOHNNY WEEKS

jweeks.editor.mt@gmail.com

For some pet owners, a dog or a cat is more than just an animal. Some are considered to be family members. The fear of losing a pet can be unsettling to the owner. But for Katherine Fickling, the fear became very real June 4.

Katherine and her husband, Gary, went out to dinner that evening. When they returned to their home on US 301 between Summerton and Manning, Millie greeted them as they pulled into the gate. As she entered their home, Katherine noticed a white van coming up their private drive towards Gary. A Read the rest


PASTOR LOIS ANN SMITH

Posted on June 28, 2019 7:07 am by Samantha Lynn

Sumter  SC
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Pastor Lois Ann Smith, heard her Master’s call at Prisma Health Tuomey. Born on March 6, 1957, in the Silver Community of Summerton, she was a daughter of the late James Andrew and Lois Smith-Servance.
A service celebrating her life will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 11:00am from the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2928 St. John Church Rd., Manning, where the Rev. Ranzy McFadden, Jr. serves as pastor.  The Rev. Dr. Nate Brock shall officiate. The service of committal will follow in the family plot located in the
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USC Aiken announces students named to Spring 2019 Dean’s list

Posted on June 28, 2019 7:07 am by Samantha Lynn

The University of South Carolina Aiken congratulates those students who made the Dean’s List for Spring 2019.

To earn this distinction, students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.

The Spring 2019 Dean’s List includes:

Malorie Berry of Turbeville (29162) whose major is Business Administration

Ross Russell of Alcolu (29001) whose major is Business Administration

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by … Read the rest


Kendra Neal of Manning Named to USC Aiken President’s List for Spring 2019

Posted on June 28, 2019 7:07 am by Samantha Lynn

Kendra Neal of Manning SC was named to the University of South Carolina Aiken President’s List for Spring 2019.

To earn this distinction, Neal had to be enrolled as a full-time student and maintain a 4.0 GPA.

Neal’s major is Business Administration.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2019 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 21st consecutive ranking … Read the rest


Mother charged with Homicide of child

Posted on June 28, 2019 7:07 am by Nigel Johnson

by JOHNNY WEEKS

jweeks.editor.mt@gmail.com

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division charged a 21-year-old Manning woman Thursday afternoon with Homicide by Child Abuse. In warrants released Friday, SLED agents allege that Rondasha Steward found her four-month-old son face-down and unresponsive in his crib on June 1 and “did not seek medical attention.”

Steward was the sole custodial parent responsible for the welfare of the child. Reports further allege that the 21-year-old suspect left the child at the home alone without notifying anyone. Other family members found the deceased infant about an hour later, reports state. SLED agents and local law enforcement, … Read the rest


Today’s weather

Posted on June 28, 2019 6:06 am by Samantha Lynn


Duke Energy invests in Clarendon

Posted on June 28, 2019 5:05 am by Nigel Johnson

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Home owners and renters in various neighborhoods of Manning will soon receive information about a program that will help to reduce their electricity bills. The Neighborhood Energy Saver Program by Duke Energy is now being offered in Manning over the next several weeks. A team of technicians will travel throughout these neighborhoods along each street and contact the residents to offer their services. They will assess the homes and point out valid points about options to make them more efficient. Once the technician and the resident has agreed what is needed, another crew will then return by appointment to Read the rest


Grab this weeks Manning Times!

Posted on June 27, 2019 3:03 pm by Nigel Johnson

Great news coverage, pictures of all the 2019 graduates, and much more!


Power Down at Walmart and fast food restaurants

Posted on June 27, 2019 1:01 pm by Nigel Johnson

The Electricty is out at Walmart, Zaxbys, Burger King, Wendy’s, and other establishments. We will update as things progress.


The 2019 Hurricane Guide

Posted on June 27, 2019 1:01 pm by Samantha Lynn

Your 2019 Hurricane Guide is here. Click the link to download.

https://scemd.org/med…/1416/2019-hurricane-guide_website.pdf


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