Posted by Staff Reports | October 8, 2014 8:40 pmGo outside and check out the moon. It’s pretty cool.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 5:27 pmMartha O’Letha Gamble, 71, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Born Jan. 5, 1943, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Gamble Sr. and Martha Dupree Gamble. She attended Clarendon County public schools, graduating from Manning Training School. At an early age, she joined Wilson Grove Baptist Church. After moving to New York, she became a member of Greater New Beginnings. She served faithfully in the churches she attended upon her return to South Carolina. She worked as a claims adjuster for Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield of New York, until… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 5:20 pmNEW ZION – Laquanda Cooper, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born March 19, 1975, in Manning, Quanda was a daughter of Annabelle Cooper Brown and William Albert Cooper, and the stepdaughter of Mack Brown and Annie Ruth Cooper. The family will receive friends at the home of her mother and stepfather, Annabelle and Mack Brown, 1499 527 Subdivision Road in New Zion. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 5:18 pmErnest Miller SUMTER – Ernest Miller, 52, companion of Jane Moore, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla., as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle wreck. Born April 5, 1962, in Manning, “Lone Wolf” was a son of the late Legvan and Bertha Walker Miller. The family will receive friends at the home, 1960 Forest Drive in Sumter, and at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Jeanette and Lawrence Hilton, 1093 Moorer St. in Manning. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 5:13 pmDarren Andrews Darren Andrews, husband of Catherine Jones Andrews, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Queens Hospital Center in New York, N.Y. Born Thursday, March 20, 1965, in New York, he was a son of John Andrews and the late Tisha Mae Britton Andrews. He attended the public schools of Queens, N.Y., and was employed as a construction worker. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Andrews Jr. Survivors besides his wife of the home include a daughter, Shadora Jade Andrews of Jamaica, N.Y.; a son, Amir York Simpkins of Jamaica; three sisters, Eloise Conyers of Sumter and… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 4:33 pmThe Clarendon Hall Junior Varsity volleyball team continued its undefeated winning streak Tuesday night with a win against Colleton Prep at home. The scores were 25-7 and 25-10. The Saints were led by Madison Kidd, Sydney Wells and Mallory McIntosh, who each had 10 service points. Chloe Anderson and Brystal Shuler added five points each. The Saints travel Thursday to Holly Hill for a 5 p.m. game.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 4:02 pmSantee National Wildlife Refuge Manager Marc Epstein said there has been some confusion on how to get to the refuge’s Visitor’s Center since the closure in late September of a main route there by the state Department of Transportation. U.S. 301 was closed near Nelsons Ferry Road Sept. 23 for a pipe replacement. DOT estimates the road will reopen Nov. 28. “The only way to get here right now is to get off at Exit 102 on Interstate 95, and then there’s a sign for the detour as well as a sign for you to continue to the refuge,” Epstein… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 12:14 pmMidway Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 9600 Black River Road in New Zion, will hold Fall Revival from Oct. 19-22, with the Rev. Matt Walton, senior pastor of Trinity Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Florence, as guest speaker. The theme for revival is “Pursuing a ‘real’ relationship with Christ,” with scripture John 17:3: “And this is life eternal, that they might know the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou has sent.” Revival music and activity schedule include 11 a.m. Sunday – Midway Choir 5:30 p.m. Sunday – Covered dish supper and Family and Friend Night with music from The Oakdale Boys… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | October 8, 2014 10:32 amIt feels good outside. It’s currently 74 degrees with 72 percent humidity and winds out of the west at 12 mph, according to the National Weather Service. We’ll see a gradual warm-up with high temperatures in the upper 80s. Tonight’s low is around 61.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 7:03 amThe Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will make the following stops today: 1-2 p.m. at Lane’s Shopping Center 2:30-4:30 p.m. at J&E Superette in Davis Station For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 8, 2014 5:15 amThe Manning Police Department arrested a 25-year-old man about 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at a pawnshop on North Brooks Street in Manning and charged him with possession of stolen goods, third or subsequent offense. Trent T. Moorer, 25, of 202 Keitt St. in Manning, and an unidentified man allegedly took a Stihl gas edger to the pawn shop in an attempt to sell it. Because the unidentified man with Moorer had no ID, the shop would not buy the edger. Later, Moorer allegedly sent in another man to attempt to sell the edger. Det. Rick Elms Jr. discovered during his… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 5:54 pmCarrie Sinkler-Parker The next monthly workshop on the Affordable Care Act, presented by Carrie Sinkler-Parker, will be 6 p.m. Monday at the Harvin Clarendon County Library. The program is free and open to the public, and no registration is required. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted by Emily Richburg | October 7, 2014 3:55 pmFields of Faith is a national, student-led event in which students are challenged to get up in front of their peers and community to share scripture, short messages or their testimonies. Matthew 10:32 states, “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.” This Bible verse stands as a solid foundation for this event, which will be hosted by the Manning High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Memorial Stadium. Students are hoping for more involvement not only from other schools, but also from the community. Multiple schools will be represented,… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 1:49 pmThe Manning Feed Mill Barnyard Buddies is joining the Sumter County Walking Horse Association to host a benefit horse show 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at Dillon Park in Sumter, the proceeds from which will benefit Clarendon County Relay for Life. “There will be no charge for admission, but donations will be accepted,” said Manning Feed Mill owner Lucy Comstock. “The show will start with the Stick Horse Class, which is open to any child who enjoys riding a stick horse.” Children may bring their own stick horses or purchase them at the park. A Lead Line Class will be offered… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 1:41 pmSissy has been a resident of the shelter for quite some time. When she first came to the shelter, she was frightened, severely overweight and unable to walk and could barely stand. Since then she has made much progress. She’s still timid, but very sweet, affectionate and trusting. She truly fits the description of the ideal rescue dog. We’d prefer she go to a home with a fenced yard, no children or other dogs. She’s almost 3 years old and low heart-worm positive, vaccinated up to date, de-wormed and is already spayed. Stop by and meet her in person at… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 1:20 pmA 44-year-old New Zion man told deputies about 3:30 p.m. Saturday that someone broke into his 2003 GMC Yukon and scratched the passenger’s side of the vehicle, causing about $2,500 in damages, while the vehicle was parked in the 1400 block of William Gibbons Road in Turbevile between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2. The man said he is a truck driver and was out of town when the vandalism occurred.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 12:16 pmBriggs Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Friends and Family Day at 3 p.m. Oct. 19, with Minister Barthalomew Gibson from Mt. Herman Baptist Church as guest speaker. The church is asking for your choir or group to come out and give a selection of your choice. Bring along your church family. Bobby McDonald is the host pastor.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 11:42 amJoe Louis Canty Those wanted include Joe Louis Canty, 49, of 1358 Geddings Road in Manning; Robert James Tilton, 25, of 1081 Joliff Court in Manning; and Jermaine Lamont Loadhold, aka Sean Davis, 37, of 1246 St. Marks Road in Pinewood. Canty is wanted for failing to register. He was convicted in April 1981 for first-degree criminal sexual with a minor, for which he was sentenced to 15 years… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 10:59 amBarbara McCray, 57, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Born March 19, 1957, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Chappell and Irene Wilder McCray. The family will receive friends at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, 2068 L&H Pearson Road in Manning. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Summerton Funeral Home, (803) 485-3755.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | October 7, 2014 9:50 amMary Ellen Moore Arbuckle Mary Ellen Moore Arbuckle, 82, of 312 Lesesne Court in Sumter, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center, after a brief battle with cancer. Born Dec. 7, 1931, in Jasper County, Ind., she was the only child of the late Hattie Mae Moore Scheidler. She was a 1949 graduate of Rensselaer High School in Rensselaer, Ind. She entered the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis, Ind., graduating in 1952. She was preceded in death by her late husband, retired Air Force Maj. Don Arbuckle, whom she married on Nov. 11, 1959; and… Read the rest