Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 10:24 pmCold temperatures as low as the mid-20s on Monday night will continue into Tuesday, which will stay in the mid- to low-40s, according to weather.com. The site predicts a cloudy day with a slight chance of rain. The high should top out at 44 degrees, and winds should be about 10 to 15 miles per hour. The cold weather could continue into Wednesday, according to forecasts.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 6:45 pmJOE PERRY / TIMES Mildred Braxton, who has worked for Simpson Manning Hardware for more than two decades, has moved with the store to its new North Brooks Street location.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 6:12 pmThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently responding to a fallen tree in the roadway on S.C. 527 northbound in Clarendon County.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 6:09 pmThe Manning High Monarchs will not play baseball tonight due to inclement weather, according to assistant coach G.G. Cutter.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 5:40 pmThe Clarendon Celtics, a recreational basketball team consisting of 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls, had an undefeated season before their final game on Thursday night. The team was coached this year by Annette Calvin and John Fulton. Check back at manninglive.com for more information.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 4:32 pmA free self-defense class for women and girls (old enough to stay home along and/or babysit) will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Clarendon Baptist Church, 1780 Main St. in Alcolu. The same course will be taught 6-8 p.m. March 27 at the F.E. DuBose Center should you not be able to make it tonight.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 2:49 pmDorothy Jean Pugh Anderson, 86, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Agape Hospice in Columbia with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren by her side. Born Aug. 6, 1927, in Williamston, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Roy and Iona Dye Pugh. She was a devoted member of Manning First Baptist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star and the Clarendon Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. Dorothy retired from Schwartz Brothers Insurance in Chicago, Ill., at age 55 and from Clarendon Memorial Hospital at age 78. Dorothy dedicated her life to helping others. She loved her friends… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 2:21 pmEugene “Gene” Conyers, 74, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his home, 1366 George Conyers Road in Manning. Born Dec. 7, 1939, in the Halleytown section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Deacon George Conyers Sr. and Corine Martin Conyers. He attended Clarendon County public schools. Survivors include a son, Marcellus (Deloris) Conyers; three grandchildren, April (Gerall) Singleton, Amanda Conyers and Marcellus Deon Conyers; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Creola Morgan; and two brothers, Leroy Conyers and Ulysses (Francis) Conyers. A public viewing will be held 1-7 p.m. Tuesday at Hayes F. and LaNelle J. Samuels Sr.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 11:34 amDonald Scott Mullins escorted his 4-year-old daughter, Katherine, a student at Manning Early Childhood Center, to the New Covenant Presbyterian Church Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday. Send your pictures to email@example.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 11:14 amJOE PERRY / TIMES Travis Brown Jr. holds up a copy of a Grand Opening advertisement from Sept. 25, 1937. Brown has been slowly closing down Bmart since the beginning of the year. See the March 6 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 3, 2014 9:23 amGEORGE HUSSEY / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Two subdivisions outside city limits could become a part of Manning later this year. Manning City Council held a workshop Feb. 20 to discuss the possible annexation of Pine Knoll and Country Club Estates, and according to Administration A. Scott Tanner, residents from both subdivisions have asked the city for the measure. “Basically, at the meeting the other night, we presented the methods of annexation to council members and told them what we would need to do to get this accomplished, if that’s the way they want to go,” Tanner said. He said… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 9:59 pmThe Elloree Heritage Museum and Cultural Center will present the 3rd annual Fillies and Follies March 21 at 499 Wild Hearts Road in Cameron, featuring music from the O’Kaysions. It is a fabulous event filled with dancing, silent auctions, open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres in celebration of the Elloree Trials. Tickets are $60, and include food and open bar. All proceeds benefit the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center. For more information, call (803) 897-2225.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 6:26 pmNick Erickson, right, accompanied his two daughters, Emma, 8, and Paige, 6, to the New Covenant Presbyterian Church Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday evening. Emma is a third-grade student at Manning Primary School, and Paige is in K5 at Manning Early Childhood Center. Please send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 5:09 pmAMANDA WILLIAMSON / TIMES While Monday is expected to have temperatures in the low 70s, showers may be part of your evening commute. Winds are expected to be about 14 mph, and the humidity will be at 71 percent. Forecasts call for rain starting in the late afternoon and early evening, but the day should be bright and sunny.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 3:17 pmDr. Strat Stavrou, a renowned area cardiologist, has joined the Clarendon Health System family of physicians. He will start March 10 seeing patients at Clarendon Cardiovascular Associates, across the street from the main entrance of Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Stavrou previously had a cardiology practice in Sumter, with hospital affiliations with Tuomey Regional Medical Center, Lexington Medical Center and Providence Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call Clarendon Cardiovascular Associates at (803) 435-5275. For more information, visit www.clarendonhealth.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 1:26 pmChrist Wendt, center, took daughters Hailey, 8, and Jordan, 5, to the New Covenant Presbyterian Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday evening. Check back for more pictures throughout the week. Send your pictures to email@example.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 7:40 amVehicles were parked throughout the neighborhood surrounding Clarendon Hall on Saturday as folks came out to support the school and its annual auction.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 2, 2014 12:01 amThe Taw Caw Community Outreach Center will present a Business and Bridal Expo from 1 to 8 p.m. today at 1126 Granby Lane in Summerton, next to Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church. There will be food, shopping, free tastings, prizes, music and more, according to organizer Geri Kemp. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, call Kemp at (803) 460-1360. The Business and Bridal Expo will benefit the center. Check back with manninglive.com throughout the week for pictures.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 1, 2014 10:06 pmThe Clarendon Hall Lady Saints defeated Dorchester Academy 13-3 in five innings on Saturday to open up their season. Gracyn Royce picked up the win in the circle, striking out five opposing players and only walking one. Shannon Corbett was 3-3 with three RBIs; Brittany Bays was 2-3 with three RBIs; and Aubrey Johnson was 2-2 with two RBIs.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 1, 2014 9:01 pmThe annual Foreston Field Trials and Auction to benefit the Turbeville Free Will Baptist Home for Children raised $14,000 for the home on Friday and Saturday, according to Will Tanner, left. He said the money would be used to pay off any remaining debt owed by the home. See the March 6 edition of The Manning Times for more.