Final: Saints

Posted by | November 10, 2017 11:07 pm

The Clarendon Hall Saints fell Friday night in the second round of the playoffs to Andrew Jackson Academy by a final score of 30-24.









Patricia Anne Fockler Coffey

Posted by | November 10, 2017 6:08 pm

Patricia Anne Fockler Coffey, 83, widow of Howard Carroll Coffey, died Friday, November 10, 2017, at McElveen Manor in Sumter. Born January 30, 1934, in Waynesboro, VA, she was the daughter of the late Albert Fockler and the late Addie Rebecca Dickinson Fockler. She was a member of Manning First Assembly of God. She is survived by three daughters, Carol Mims (Floyd) of Manning, Susan Coffey Campbell (George) of Sumter and Deborah Faye McDaniels (Archie) of Cleveland, TN; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, in the… Read the rest





Fourth Crossroad Baptist to hold anniversary celebration

Posted by | November 10, 2017 1:03 am

Fourth Crossroad Baptist Church h, 612 Crossroad Church Road in Manning, will hold its Helping Hand Ministry Anniversary Celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday, with Pastor R. Smiling as the guest speaker, joined by the Bethesda Church family. The Rev. G.K. Carter is the host pastor.

Today in History: Nov. 10

Posted by | November 10, 2017 12:00 am

937 – Ten Kingdoms: Li Bian usurps the throne and deposes Emperor Yang Pu. The Wu State is replaced by Li (now called “Xu Zhigao”), who becomes the first ruler of Southern Tang. 1202 – Fourth Crusade: Despite letters from Pope Innocent III forbidding it and threatening excommunication, Catholic crusaders begin a siege of Zara (now Zadar, Croatia). 1293 – Raden Wijaya is crowned as the first monarch of Majapahit kingdom of Java, taking the throne name Kertarajasa Jayawardhana. 1444 – Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Władysław III of Poland (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Władysław… Read the rest


Incident at Turbeville prison leads to 5 injured inmates

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:40 pm

An incident at Turbeville Correctional Institution left five inmates injured early Thursday afternoon, according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections. Spokesman Jeffrey Taillon said Thursday afternoon that the inmates have received medical attention on site. He said authorities were working to secure two housing units when the incident ocurred. “All staff are uninjured and accounted for,” Taillon said. He noted there was never a threat to the public. Turbeville Correctional houses adult male offenders who were mostly sentenced for General Sessions Court offenses under the Youthful Offender Act. The prison opened in 1994.

Family reaches out for answers to brother’s 22-year-old death

Posted by | November 9, 2017 3:06 pm

A local family is still looking for answers about who killed their son and brother 22 years after the incident. Frderick “Billy” Hilton, 30, was found dead April 12, 1995, in his car alongside Syrup Mill Road off S.C. 260 near first and second water. He was burned beyond recognition and, according to family members, had to be identified through dental records. In a letter sent Wednesday, surviving Hilton family members said their brother’s death was ruled an accident, but that some believe his demise happened before the actual car fire. “It has been 22 years and the family still… Read the rest

Bobbie Jean Burgess

Posted by | November 9, 2017 11:32 am

Bobbie Jean Burgess, 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Hayes F. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St. in Manning, with the Rev. George P. Windley Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Fourth Crossroad Baptist Church cemetery in Manning. The family will receive friends at the home, 3835 Rev. J.W. Carter Road in Manning. Services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

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