2 Clarendon residents earn degrees from CCU

Posted by | September 16, 2018 1:28 pm

Manning natives Davion Black and Tiana James were among more than 300 students who participated Aug. 3 in commencement exercises at Coastal Carolina University. English professor Dr. Jen E. Boyle spoke at the ceremony, where Black received a bachelor of science in recreation and sport management and James received a bachelor of science in biology. Boyle spoke on the topic of “Truth and Truth Telling,” relating this theme to her work as a professor of English and her specialty in new media. She described the importance and the challenges involved in searching for and interpreting truth in contemporary life. She… Read the rest

Back to School

Posted by | September 16, 2018 12:24 pm

Laurence Manning Academy and Clarendon Hall. Schools will be operating under normal hours tomororw Monday September 17th.



Lost Dogs

Posted by | September 16, 2018 10:33 am

Boomer and Gunner ran off yesterday during the storm near Jerro Road. They are sweet and their family is missing them. If found please message the Manning Times Facebook page so we can help reunite them. Boomer’s face is getting grey. He is neutered.Gunner has black on tongue and isn’t neutered. He is a barker.

FEMA sets up Rumor Control Page

Posted by | September 16, 2018 9:52 am

Severe weather can drive the silliest thought into a full-blown storm of confusion and misinformation to people who need accuracy – especially in evacuation zones. FEMA tweeted Saturday that they’ve set up their rumor control page on their website to combat bad information that may be shared on social media. The page may be viewed by clicking here. “We have created a rumor control page for Hurricane #Florence that will be updated regularly. During disasters, it’s critical to avoid spreading false information. Always check with official sources before sharing,” the agency wrote on Twitter. Here are some of the questions… Read the rest

Informal Church Service

Posted by | September 16, 2018 9:42 am

The Pine Grove UMC, Turbeville will have an informal prayer/praise service at 10:50am for those wishing to thank the Lord for His protection and care during hurricane Florence.

Openings

Posted by | September 16, 2018 9:18 am

The following stores, restaurants and businesses are open as of 9:13 a.m. Sunday. Manning Restaurant Gas stations Auto parts stores Convenience stores Waffle House Huddle House McDonald’s TA truck stop Shoney’s Mill Street Grill Georgio’s IGA Piggly Wiggly Walmart Hardee’s Taco Bell Bojangles

Less than 100 without power in Clarendon

Posted by | September 16, 2018 8:14 am

Less than 100 homes remain without power in Clarendon County as of 8:12 a.m. Sunday. Duke Energy is reporting about 77 families without power, while Santee Electric is reporting about 13.



Church closings, cancellations, delays

Posted by | September 16, 2018 6:13 am

The following entities have announced closures due to inclement weather from Hurricane Florence. To add your church, please email editorial@manninglive.com. CHURCH SERVICES Harmony Church in Sumter – All Sunday services canceled Westside Baptist Church – Will reopen 9 a.m. Monday Clarendon Baptist Church in Alcolu has canceled all Sunday services and AWANA. Trinity United Methodist church in Alcolu has canceled Sunday services and revival for the upcoming week. The Presbyterian Church at Manning will hold regular services 11 a.m. Sunday, but will not hold Sunday school. Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church of Manning will hold no services Sunday. Manning First… Read the rest

5 facts about hurricanes

Posted by | September 16, 2018 3:57 am

Hurricane Florence has struck the Carolinas, dumping massive amounts of rain that could trigger catastrophic floods inland. Here are five facts you should know about these types of deadly storms: 1. A hurricane is a form of tropical storm that form over warm ocean waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Caribbean Sea, southern Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. When the winds of a tropical storm are less than 38 mph, it is called a tropical depression, and when the winds reach between 39-73 mph, it is classified as a tropical storm. When the winds exceed 74 mph, it is… Read the rest


Today in History: Sept. 16

Posted by | September 16, 2018 12:00 am

307 – Emperor Severus II is captured and imprisoned at Tres Tabernae. He is later executed (or forced to commit suicide) after Galerius unsuccessfully invades Italy. 1400 – Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers. 1620 – Pilgrims set sail from England on the Mayflower. 1701 – James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the “Old Pretender”, becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland. 1763– In Campo Maior, Portugal, at 3 am, a storm hits the Armory, located on the Castle’s main tower, which contains 6000 arrobas of gunpowder and 5000 pieces of ammunition.… Read the rest

Shelter closings

Posted by | September 15, 2018 7:54 pm

The emergency shelter at East Clarendon Middle-High School closed on Saturday as the evacuees had returned to their homes. The shelter at Manning High School and Clarendon One Resource Center remains open and will close at noon Sunday.

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