Posted by Staff Reports | September 29, 2014 8:02 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 5:56 pmJustin Reed Walters A 25-year-old man accused of hitting a 19-year-old woman riding in May a jet ski in the waters of Lake Marion was formally charged Monday with reckless homicide by watercraft, a charge carrying up to 10 years in prison. Clarendon County Magistrate Judge Elease Fulton granted Justin Reed Walters of Florence a $20,000 personal recognizance bond Monday afternoon, saying she saw him as neither a flight risk, nor a danger to society. Walters is accused of colliding by boat May 20 with a jet ski ridden by Millicent McDonald in Clarendon County. McDonald was later airlifted to… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 3:39 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol has cleared Interstate 95 in the northbound lanes near the 126 mile-marker after an early morning wreck between two tractor trailers and six passenger vehicles sent drivers and passengers to the hospital and also shut down through-traffic for nearly eight hours. Lance Cpl. David Jones said the driver of one tractor trailer was charged with driving too fast for… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 3:05 pmCharlie is a 2.5-year-old male short hair black tabby cat. He is an outside cat who loves to roam. Stop by and see him and all of our outside cats. He can be adopted at A Second Chance Animal Shelter. Call (803) 473-7505 for more information, or visit www.asecondchanceanimalshelter.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 2:45 pmMario Ronald Odorico, 80, husband of Sally Ann Tully Odorico, died Monday, September 29, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Services will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 2:05 pmA 17-year-old Manning man was arrested Saturday by the Manning Police Department after allegedly selling more than $10,000 of his father’s property through use of the Internet. James E. King III of LeGrand St. in Manning was charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent greater than $2,000 for allegedly selling the property through use of Craigslist, according to MPD Chief Blair Shaffer. King’s father is James E. King Jr., who was denied bond Aug. 21 for charges of manufacturing methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine; exposing a child to methamphetamine; manufacturing methamphetamine within a half-mile of a park; disposal of waste… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | September 29, 2014 2:01 pmA new spec building is in the works. A contractor’s notice of project commencement dated Sept. 15 and filed today shows Thompson Turner Construction of Sumter will construct a 50,000 square foot speculative building on parcel 22 in the Clarendon County Industrial Park. Development Board Executive Director John Truluck said today the spec building isn’t “Project Peak,” a much ballyhooed industry prospect that is likely to receive a fee-in-lieu-of taxes (FILOT) from county council. This industry has been touted to bring as many as 50 jobs with a $10 million investment. Second reading on the FILOT is slated for the… Read the rest
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 29, 2014 12:32 pmThe Clarendon Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet 6 p.m. Monday at in Classroom No. 2 at The Zone. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share.
Posted by Staff Reports | September 29, 2014 11:41 amFirefighters extinguished a house fire shortly after 11 a.m. at a small brick house on the corner of East Huggins and Barfield streets. Check back later for more details.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 11:11 amThe S.C. Highway Patrol and Clarendon County first responders dealt with a wreck at the 126 mile marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 that reportedly involved two tractor-trailer trucks and several vehicles. The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office was not called out, but entrapment and several injuries were reported over scanner traffic. Two ambulances were sent back to Clarendon Memorial Hospital with injured folks. Manninglive.com will update with information as it becomes available.
Posted by Staff Reports | September 29, 2014 10:23 am
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 9:49 amCornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church, 2116 Greeleyville Highway in Manning, will continue its Fall Jubilee started Sunday at 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. The Rev. Teddy Rabon from Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Georgetown will be the guest speaker. All are welcome to join the church in giving thanks and praise to the Lord. For more information, call the Rev. John Matthews, pastor, at (803) 460-2761.
Posted by Staff Reports | September 29, 2014 8:59 amIt’s probably going to rain today. It’s currently 66 degrees with 89 percent humidity and winds out of the northeast at 5 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Today’s high is near 74. Tonight’s low is around 61.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 8:31 amDorothy Caldwell Brogdon BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Dorothy Caldwell Brogdon, 78, entered into eternal rest Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Calvary Hospital, Brooklyn. Born Dec. 10, 1935, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Nathan Caldwell and Alfair “Daughter” Jones Caldwell. She was a member of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church in Summerton, where she sang on the senior choir. Dorothy was a member of Queen of the South No. 304 Order of the Eastern Stars. She was a graduate of Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton. Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Brogdon and Brenda (Ronald) Brogdon-Alexis; a… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 7:55 am
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 7:50 amThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting that the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 between the 119 and 126 mile-markers could be “closed for hours.” It’s best to avoid the area, which needs clean-up near the 126 due to a wreck that happened about 6 a.m. today. Two ambulances were reportedly sent back to Clarendon Memorial Hospital. The number and extent of injuries is unknown.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 7:40 amDeacon Levan Hilton Sr. The family of Deacon Levan Hilton Sr. would like to wish him a Happy Birthday. He is 93 today. We thank The Lord for longevity. We look forward to many more birthdays.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 7:35 amThe 122 onramp for the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Alcolu is currently closed to thru-traffic due to a wreck at the 126 mile-marker that has sent two ambulances to Clarendon Memorial Hospital. A witness tells Manninglive.com that those on the Interstate heading toward Exit 122 are being let off at the exit to avoid traffic problems.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 7:25 amFolks trying to make it to work today in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are having a bit of a delay this morning after a wreck near the 126 mile-marker. According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the wreck happened about 6 a.m. Current status of injuries is unknown, but scanner traffic shows two ambulances were dispatched and are en route to Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Manninglive.com will have an update if anything develops. Witnesses have reported being stuck in traffic for up to an hour now. Stay safe out there.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 29, 2014 5:02 amManny is a 1.5-year-old Manchester terrier mix who’s up-to-date on vaccines and already neutered. His lively personality requires plenty of exercise and playtime. He would do best with a family who has plenty of time to give. He thrives off attention. He is a very sweet, sensitive and affectionate little guy who gets along with everyone, even with children, cats or other dogs. He can be adopted at A Second Chance Animal Shelter. Call (803) 473-7505 for more information, or visit www.asecondchanceanimalshelter.com.