Posted by Staff Reports | May 7, 2014 1:47 pmleft to right: Gene Morris, Eric Rosdail, Carroll Harrington, Pete Surette and Scott Danback pose for a photo in front of a trailer donated by Subway of Manning that will carry bikes and gear on the “Road to Hope.” The Palmetto Patriots are hitting the road. In support of Law Enforcement United’s 5th annual “Road to Hope,” a trailer filled with bicycles and gear towed behind an SUV left the Manning Police Department today headed for Reading, Pennsylvania. Once there, the local bicycle team will ride 250 miles to Washington, D.C. from May 10 to 12 to honor fallen… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 7, 2014 9:57 amThe 26th annual Taste of Clarendon has a new name and a new feel this year. Now just dubbed “The Taste at Weldon,” the event – which starts 2 p.m. Saturday – will still feature all the good food that participants have come to expect, according to Weldon Auditorium events coordinator Ansley DuRant. The Blue Dogs “I think the main difference this year is that we’ve added the live entertainment,” DuRant said. “We will have three bands. The other discernible difference is that it will all be outside. This will be my first time attending, but in the… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 7, 2014 9:51 amMary Louise Singleton, wife of Alvin Singleton, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 6, 1939, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Willie (Anna S.) Marshall Jr. and Georgia Bull Marshall. She attended Sumter County public schools and lived in Mayesville with her grandparents, Willie Marshall Sr. and Mary Tindal Marshall after the death of her mother. She was a member of Ebenezer AME Church. After establishing residency in New York City, she married her husband of 55 years, Alvin Bobby Singleton. She worked at the World Trade Center. Survivors besides… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 11:04 pmManning Mayor Julia Nelson will meet with interested city residents and business owners from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at City Hall to provide an opportunity for the public to express their ideas and concerns regarding the city’s business. Appointments must be scheduled by 5 p.m. Friday with Clerk Daun Davis at (803) 435-8477, ext. 121. Residents with appointments should enter the North Mill Street entrance at City Hall.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 8:59 pmMidlandsGives.org on Tuesday, complete the giving form and select JCMC Haven of Rest and make a donation using your debit or credit card. There is a $20 minimum. Organizers thank you in advance for giving to this worthy cause.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 4:11 pmThe department said it will no longer pick up storm related vegetative debris from the roadside past May 9. “At that point, SCDOT Maintenance forces will focus their efforts on normal maintenance activities of the state highway system,” according to a release sent to The Manning… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 1:19 pmThe Scott’s Branch High School JROTC will host a blood drive with the American Red Cross from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Scott’s Branch High School gymnasium. Every donor will receive a free T-shirt.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 11:45 amThe Clarendon County Fire Department responded just minutes ago to a false alarm at Willow Glen Academy. Per dispatch, a fire alarm was wrongfully sounded at the school about 11:40 a.m. The company maintaining the alarm notified dispatch that conditions were fine at the institution.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 10:59 amDouglas Tyrone Riley Jr. Born March 26, 1951, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Douglas and Elizabeth Tindal Riley Sr. Affectionately known as “Buddy,” he was a faithful member of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where he served with the trustee ministry. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 11078. Buddy loved to hunt, fish and garden, but most of all he loved his family. He attended Manning Training High School… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 10:31 amRichbourg said late Monday night that the woman living in the home in the 1100 block of Ocean Road heard a pop coming from her bedroom. “When she went to the bedroom, it was filled with smoke,” Richbourg said. “She shut the door, and then left the home and called 911.” Richbourg said the home sustained about $70,000 in damages and another $25,000 to its contents.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 6, 2014 10:16 amLaurence Manning Academy senior Charlie Walker was victorious in the 400-meter hurdles on Saturday in the SCISA state track meet at Heathwood Hall in Columbia. He also placed sixth in the 110-meter hurdles and fourth as a member of the 4-by-400 relay team. He finished the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 56.66, breaking his own school record. Aaron Kruger placed second in the 400-meters with a time of 56.43, and was also a member of the 4-by-400 relay team. Other team members included Brandon Fenters and Jordan Rock. Maleke Davis ran well in the 200-meters but did not place.… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 5, 2014 5:22 pm“I heard this woman just screaming, ‘Help, help, someone help!'” Robinson said Monday. The woman’s husband was choking. Robinson said she learned life-saving measures like the Heimlich Maneuver “many years ago.” “I just did what I had to do,” Robinson said. “I think that someone would do the same for me. I didn’t think it was a big deal. I was just glad to help.” See the May 8 edition of The Manning Times for more.… Read the rest