The Mt. Hope Scrolls: Mysterious numbers

Posted by | June 30, 2014 8:21 am

bobby-jontebobby-jonteI was in a secret club one time. Mike, Thomas and I had a secret club. We were the only members. We had a secret password but I don’t remember what it was. We would pool our money and buy comic books, locks to keep people out of our secret clubhouse. It was great fun. After all these years, I still have to contend with secret clubs. A recent visit to the doctor’s office proved that there are still secret clubs. Just like my club, they won’t tell you any information. They give out a little information but won’t explain… Read the rest


UPDATE: Sumter deputies say woman found with relatives

Posted by | June 30, 2014 7:29 am

sarah kirvensarah kirvenSUMTER — Sumter County deputies said an 84-year-old woman last seen Sunday evening was found with relatives early Monday morning, not long after they alerted the media. Ann Kirven suffers from Alzheimer’s and is partially deaf, and was last seen about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.  

Summerton Job Fair

Posted by | June 30, 2014 6:58 am

job fairjob fairClarendon School District 1 and S.C. Works will hold a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. The job fair is actively seeking employers who will be3 filling positions immediately within 90 days of the event. Employers should email Karenanne Graves as kgraves@slcog.org before Tuesday. The job fair will offer tips, including dressing for success; making a lasting impression; and what to include in your resume.

Margaret Smith

Posted by | June 29, 2014 7:46 pm

SUMTER – Margaret Smith, 88, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation in Sumter. Born Nov. 22, 1925, in Alcolu, she was raised by her uncle and aunt, Henry and Estell Webb Smith. The family will receive friends at the home of Mary C. Theus, 1251 Goward Road in Alcolu. Funeral services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.    

Jack Edward Wilkes

Posted by | June 29, 2014 7:16 pm

JACK E. WILKESJACK E. WILKESJack Edward Wilkes OLANTA — Jack Edward Wilkes, age 68, died Friday, June 27, 2014, after an illness. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Floyd Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Olanta Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Caleb Jessie Wilkes and Gladys Roberta Floyd Wilkes. He was a retired farmer and worked with McElveen Farms for more than 20 years. Survivors include his daughter, Tonya (Matt)… Read the rest


Scott’s Branch Alumnni Golf Tournament

Posted by | June 29, 2014 1:37 pm

The Scott’s Branch High School Alumni Association will hold its 3rd annual Benefit Golf Tournament July 5, with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m., at Foxboro Golf Club. It will be four-man, captain’s choice format at $200 per team. Tournament package include3s green fee and cart, meal, refreshments while playing, prizes and trophies, as well as door prizes. Hole sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit the Scott’s Branch High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Register by calling (816) 431-0016, (202) 257-6275 or (803) 485-8164. SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT1SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT1               SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT2SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT2

Clarendon CDC BBQ benefit

Posted by | June 29, 2014 11:56 am

The Clarendon County Community Development Corporation will hold a Benefit Barbecue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at its office, 210 S. Church St. in Manning. Barbecue will be $11 per pound, and sandwiches will be $4 each. Lunch – including barbecued pork sandwich, cole slaw, cake and a drink – will be $6. For more information, call (803) 435-6639.  

Laurel HIll AME Family and Friends Day

Posted by | June 29, 2014 10:03 am

church newschurch newsGreater Laurel Hill AME Church, 2032 M.W. Rickenbaker Road in Summerton, will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Dr. Charles McLamore of Bethel AME Church in Britton’s Neck as guest speaker.  

Leave a message for your hero

Posted by | June 29, 2014 9:57 am

messages-for-militarymessages-for-militaryManninglive.com wants to post your messages to your loved one serving in the military on July 4. Please send a picture with a FULL NAME, service branch and location where they are serving (even if locally in National Guard) to editorial@manninglive.com by July 3. We also need the FULL NAME and location of those sending the message. We will begin posting messages 6 a.m. July 4, and will post throughout the day on a first-come, first-served basis. No cost, no hassle. Just a nice gesture for your hard-working family member who serves our country and protects our freedoms day-in and… Read the rest

District 5 Candidate Forum

Posted by | June 29, 2014 6:50 am

candidate forumcandidate forumThe Manning Branch of the NAACP will host a Manning City Council District 5 Candidate Forum from 4-6 p.m. today at the Manning High School lecture hall. Each of four candidates – Louis Griffith, Julius Stukes, Gloria Frierson and Sharmane Anderson – has been invited to attend. Each one will have a chance to address the audience and then field questions from a panel of Manning residents and business people. A special election will be held July 8 for the District 5 seat, previously held by the late Gregory Witherspoon.

We salute Hannah

Posted by | June 28, 2014 10:08 pm

hannah-thumbs-uphannah-thumbs-upNo matter what, Hannah Henshaw is our Miss South Carolina. The Manning Times congratulates her on her success and we wish her the best in the future. We love you and we are so proud. Hold your head high.

Summerton Job Fair

Posted by | June 28, 2014 4:34 pm

job fairjob fairClarendon School District 1 and S.C. Works will hold a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. The job fair is actively seeking employers who will be3 filling positions immediately within 90 days of the event. Employers should email Karenanne Graves as kgraves@slcog.org before Tuesday. The job fair will offer tips, including dressing for success; making a lasting impression; and what to include in your resume.  

Henshaw wins Media Award at Miss SC Pageant

Posted by | June 28, 2014 3:26 pm

STEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO MANNINGLIVESTEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO MANNINGLIVEPHOTO COURTESY OF STEFANI HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO MANNINGLIVE Miss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw was the recipient of this year’s Media Award from the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Pageant. The award was announced Friday night. Henshaw will compete for the state title starting 8 p.m. today. You can watch live on WACH-Fox. Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Erickson also won the Salute Page Ad Award. Both young women received $500. Henshaw’s is a scholarship, while Erickson’s is a savings bond.

Green Hill Homecoming today

Posted by | June 28, 2014 3:02 pm

Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Alcolu will kick-off its 129th Homecoming Celebration 5 p.m. today with men in concert and the men cooking. green-hill2green-hill2      

Scott’s Branch Alumni Golf Tournament

Posted by | June 28, 2014 2:36 pm

The Scott’s Branch High School Alumni Association will hold its 3rd annual Benefit Golf Tournament July 5, with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m., at Foxboro Golf Club. It will be four-man, captain’s choice format at $200 per team. Tournament package include3s green fee and cart, meal, refreshments while playing, prizes and trophies, as well as door prizes. Hole sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit the Scott’s Branch High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Register by calling (816) 431-0016, (202) 257-6275 or (803) 485-8164. SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT1SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT1               SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT2SBHSGOLFTOURNAMENT2        

Lawrence Shuford Chewning III

Posted by | June 28, 2014 1:59 pm

SUMMERTON – Lawrence Shuford Chewning III, 64, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his home. Born Jan. 8, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., he was a son of the late Lawrence Shuford Chewning and Dorothy Wetniznut Chewning. A memorial service for Lawrence Shuford Chewning III will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Summerton United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randy Bowers officiating. Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org

Honor your service member on July 4

Posted by | June 28, 2014 11:56 am

Manninglive.com wants to post your messages to your loved one serving in the military on July 4. Please send a picture with a FULL NAME, service branch and location where they are serving (even if locally in National Guard) to editorial@manninglive.com by July 3. We also need the FULL NAME and location of those sending the message. We will begin posting messages 6 a.m. July 4, and will post throughout the day on a first-come, first-served basis. No cost, no hassle. Just a nice gesture for your hard-working family member who serves our country and pmessages-for-militarymessages-for-militaryrotects our freedoms day-in… Read the rest

Clarendon All-Stars win first game in Dixie Boys Tournament over Turbeville

Posted by | June 28, 2014 11:48 am

softballsoftballThe Clarendon County All Stars opened the Dixie Boys 9- to 10-year-olds All-Star Tournament on Friday with an 8-0 win over Turbeville at Patriot Park in Sumter. Blaine Kennard, Dalton Brown and Mickey Jordan combined to pitched a shutout in their first game of the 9-10 All Star game in Sumter on Friday night. Ken nard pitched three innings while giving up a hit and striking out five batters.  Dalton Brown pitched the next two innings and allowed a hit and striking out three batters.  Mickey Jordan pitched the final inning and allowed no hits. Offensively, Clarendon County was lead… Read the rest

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