Woman charged with heroin possession

Posted by | September 14, 2014 11:22 am

annacrimeannacrimeConnie Michele White, 38, of 3120 Hector Walker Road in Manning, was arrested 1:55 p.m. Sept. 4 and charged with possession of a Schedule II-controlled substance, first offense, after the Manning Police Department found a syringe with heroin in her vehicle during a traffic stop. According to reports, Private 1st Class William B. Secrist II was dispatched by the S.C. Highway Patrol about 12:54 p.m. to be on the lookout for a purple SUV traveling on U.S. 521 toward Manning. Secr4ist located the suspected vehicle on U.S. 521 near Prothro Chevrolet as White was driving south on Church Street. At… Read the rest

Manning City Council meets Monday

Posted by | September 14, 2014 10:14 am

MANNING-SEALMANNING-SEALManning City Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at Manning City Hall. Please use the North Mill Street entrance and then take the stairs or elevator to the second floor. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers. For more information, call (803) 435-8477. Both pages of the agenda are inside the link. Click once on each page to enlarge. MCC agenda sept 1MCC agenda sept 1MCC agenda sept 2MCC agenda sept 2

GALLERY: Old Belk Building on North Brooks Street

Posted by | September 14, 2014 9:32 am

msm_walkthrough_17msm_walkthrough_17The old Belk building on North Brooks Street – built in the early 1920s as Alderman’s 20 stores in 1 – was opened Wednesday for a walk-through by owner Bobby Wilson and property manager Rob Wilson, his son. The building will be the site of the Main Street Manning annual meeting, which will be held Sept. 23. While Wilson showed the basement and the second floor, it will be the first floor, pictured left, that will be the centerpiece for the Sept. 23 meeting. Wilson said he doesn’t know what he will do with the building quite yet, but he… Read the rest

Clarendon Hall JV football team defeats Palmetto Christian Eagles

Posted by | September 14, 2014 9:27 am

fleur-de-lis-red-mdfleur-de-lis-red-mdAfter having a week off, the Clarendon Hall JV football team got back into the win column Thursday night as the Saints defeated the Palmetto Christian Academy Eagles 34-12. The JV Saints’ record now stands at 2-1 on the season. The Eagles received the game-opening kick-off and immediately ran into trouble, as three of their first four plays were band center-to-quarterback exchanges resulting in a four-and-out. This gave the ball over to the Saints on the Eagle’s 15-yard line. Two plays later, Kameron Earles scampered around the right end to put the Saints on the board early. Earles also added… Read the rest


Felicia Garnett Martin Shorter

Posted by | September 14, 2014 5:53 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-5OBITS-BACKGROUND-5Felicia Garnett Martin Shorter, 58, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Born on Dec. 17, 1955, in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Helenia Woods Martin. She was employed as a cashier at Goodwill. Survivors include three sons, Alex Cherry, Michael Cherry and Theron Shorter; three daughters, Monica (Floyd) Duckett, Snovia Shorter and Chiya Cherry; nine grandchildren; a host other relatives and friends. The body of Felicia Garnett Martin Shorter can be viewed from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in the chapel of Community… Read the rest

Speak Up, Reach Out

Posted by | September 14, 2014 5:30 am

recovery monthrecovery monthThis month marks the 25th annual National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Recovery Month. The theme for this year is “Join the Voices for Recover: Speak Up, Reach Out,” and encourages people to openly discuss mental and substance use disorders and the reality of recovery. It aims to foster public understanding and acceptance of behavioral health conditions. Mental and substance use disorders are prevalent in our community, and it’s imperative that individuals in Clarendon County understand how to seek physical and mental wellness. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in 2013, an estimated 34.6 million adults… Read the rest

Women of Main Street: Donna Prothro

Posted by | September 14, 2014 4:16 am

Dancer's-Workshop-for-WOMDancer's-Workshop-for-WOMEDITOR’S NOTE: Donna Prothro, owner of and instructor at The Dancer’s Workshop, is one of nearly 100 women that will be honored Sept. 23 by Main Street Manning. We will be featuring all women who completed a survey related to their businesses on manninglive.com throughout September, and will also feature a select few in The Manning Times each week. Charleston native Donna Prothro has taught dance at her shop in Clarendon County for more than 35 years, offering training in tap, ballet, jazz, clogging, kinderdance, lyrical and pointe. Her early training in dance was “the result of winning a baby… Read the rest

Not much time left to vote for Best of Main Street

Posted by | September 14, 2014 12:09 am

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102. Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street. You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC… Read the rest

TVs, shoes stolen from Arlen Road home

Posted by | September 13, 2014 10:25 pm

stolen-propertystolen-propertyTwo flat screen plasma TVs – a 52-inch and 32-inch – and two DVD players, a shelf stereo audio system and two pair of men’s sized 6 Jordan tennis shoes were reportedly stolen from a home in the 2800 block of Arlen Road in Manning, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, between 9 p.m. Aug. 30 and 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2. The items were valued at $2,444.  

St. James AME anniversary

Posted by | September 13, 2014 10:22 pm

church-news-cotton-candy-featuredchurch-news-cotton-candy-featuredSt. James AME Church will celebrate its 144th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church. The Rev. Lonnie Robinson, pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Santee, will serve as guest speaker.

Taw Caw pastor’s anniversary

Posted by | September 13, 2014 9:09 pm

church-news-blue-yellow-featuredchurch-news-blue-yellow-featuredTaw Caw Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor William T. Johnson’s 32nd anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday during regular morning worship. The Rev. Rossi Ramsey, associate minister of Enon Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m., with devotional service at 9:45 a.m. For more information, call Yvonne Parson at (803) 473-3977.

Garnet Smith Thompson

Posted by | September 13, 2014 7:47 pm

Garnet Smith ThompsonGarnet Smith ThompsonGarnet Smith Thompson ALCOLU – Garnet Smith Thompson, 94, widow of Harold Eugene Thompson Sr., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Billy Simpson. Born March 4, 1920, in the Oakdale community of New Zion, she was a daughter of the late William Henry Smith and Annie Elizabeth Kelly Smith. She graduated from Salem High School and Tuomey School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She loved her children, grandchildren, making cookies, shopping, flowers and wearing red. She was a member of Clarendon Baptist Church for 68 years. Survivors include two daughters,… Read the rest

Remembering Hugo: Cynthia and Al Risher

Posted by | September 13, 2014 7:31 pm

hugo water 2hugo water 2Cynthia and Al Risher sent us these photos of a can of water donated in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo in 1989. They saved the can as a “souvenir” of their survival of the storm. “We lived in West Ashley at the time, and Al was working at the shipyard the night Hugo came through, and I was teaching fourth grade out on John’s Island,” Cynthia said. “I remember telling my kids not to worry and that I would see them in the morning. When we finally went back to work over a month later, I don’t think they believed… Read the rest

Women of Main Street: Rosalind Jones

Posted by | September 13, 2014 5:01 pm

Global-Clinical-TrialGlobal-Clinical-TrialEDITOR’S NOTE: Rosalind Jones, owner of Global Clinical Trial Consultants, is one of nearly 100 women that will be honored Sept. 23 by Main Street Manning. We will be featuring all women who completed a survey related to their businesses on manninglive.com throughout September, and will also feature a select few in The Manning Times each week. Growing up on the south side of Chicago, Rosalind Jones was tired of the Midwest winters by the time she entered college. She chose Southern University in New Orleans to be a bit warmer during the school year. “My father influenced and enhanced… Read the rest

Monarchs victorious in Lake City

Posted by | September 13, 2014 4:30 pm

monarchsmonarchsThe Manning High School Monarchs were victorious 14-7 Friday night against the Lake City High School Panthers at Ward Memorial Stadium in Lake City. This brings the Monarchs’ record to 2-1 on the season.

Local students named Silver Medallion scholars at USC Sumter

Posted by | September 13, 2014 3:49 pm

usc sumterusc sumterSUMTER – Meredith Coker, Jacquelyn Lynn and Virginia Mason, all of Manning, were named Silver Medallion Scholars at the University of South Carolina Sumter for the 2013-14 school year. To qualify for inclusion, the student must have completed at least 30 hours at a USC campus with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0, and have achieved a 3.5-3.94 GPA for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters while being registered each semester for 12 or more hours on the Sumter campus, of which at least six hours must be USC Sumter courses.  


Saints remain undefeated against Laurens

Posted by | September 13, 2014 2:20 pm

fleur-de-lis-red-mdfleur-de-lis-red-mdLAURENS – Clarendon Hall remained undefeated Friday night, netting a 54-40 region win over Laurens Academy. The Saints scored on the first drive of the game, then scored again after recovering a Crusader turnover to take a 16-0 lead. But Laurens regained momentum with a 56-yard touchdown run on its next possession. After three lightning delays and an hour-and-a-half delay, the Crusaders scored again on another long touch down run, this time for 67 yards. In the second quarter, Laurens scored again, putting together an 88-yard drive that included a 53-yard pass play to go ahead 18-16. The Saints regained… Read the rest

Just a few more days to vote for the Best of Main Street

Posted by | September 13, 2014 12:08 pm

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102. Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street. You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC… Read the rest

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