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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 22, 2014 12:56 amLANCASTER, Pa. — Marion Williams, 56, died on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster.Born Sept. 4, 1957, in Alcolu, he was a son of Mable Williams Taylor and the late Prince Eaddy. He attended Clarendon County public schools. After moving to Miami, Fla., he worked as a member of the local No. 1175 Union for for several years. He later relocated to Pennsylvania. In his youth, he attended Cypress Fork AME Church in Alcolu.Survivors besides his mother of Baldwin, N.Y., include his companion, Joanie McManus of Lancaster; a daughter, Alonda of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; a son, Anthony… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 8:44 pmSUSAN ANDERSON / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 7:23 pmThe Manning Primary School family has celebrated the school’s 60th birthday throughout the 2013-14 school year, holding a parade and other family events to honor the milestone. The final event of the year will be MPS Night, as past and present administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents and volunteers and community members are acknowledged. The program begins 6 p.m. Thursday in the MPS cafeteria.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 2:49 pmThe American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Cypress Center.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 12:07 pmFrenzella “Frence” Bennett McFadden Born Aug. 24, 1955, in Gable, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Annie Irene Kennedy Bennett. She attended Clarendon School District 3 schools, and earned an associate’s degree in secretarial science from Denmark Technical College. She was a member of Melina Presbyterian Church (USA) in Gable. Survivors besides her husband of the home include Two stepchildren, Monica and William Dwight McFadden, both of Atlanta; four sisters, Mary E. Rollings of Raiegh, N.C.,… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 12:04 pmAbsentee ballots for the June 10 Republican and Democratic primaries are now available at the Clarendon County Voter Registration Office in the County Administration Building, 411 Sunset Drive in Manning. You can also call the office at (803) 435-8215 and have the application for the ballot mailed to you. The ballot must be returned to Voter Registration by June 9 if mailed, 7 p.m. June 10 if hand-delivered.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 11:07 am“With so many people hitting the roads or spending time around friends and family this weekend, now is a good time to think about safety,” said Sandhills Chapter Executive Director Nancy Cataldo. “We want everyone to enjoy the holiday weekend and be safe while doing it.” “With more people on the roads, it’s important to pay attention while driving,” Cataldo said. “Make sure you are well-rested and alert before you head out, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 21, 2014 9:31 amRobert Jackson Jr. Born April 26, 1933, in the Brogdon section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Robert Jackson Sr. and Albertha Illery Jackson. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Church in the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith in Hartsville. This announcement wa made courtesy of Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. of Sumter.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 11:15 pmBorn Oct. 24, 1964, in Summerton, he was a son of Mary Lou Riley Junious and the late William Junious Jr. He attended Clarendon County public schools, graduating from Scott’s Branch High School in 1983. He was employed with Air Cap and Tufco in Manning and Federal Mogul in Summerton. He was a member of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member of the choir. Survivors besides his mother include two sisters, Willie Mae Junious and Patricia Ann (Emanuel) Bannister, both… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 10:58 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol and other emergency responders are dealing with a wreck at A.M. Nash and Old Georgetown roads. One vehicle is being towed from the scene.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 8:00 pmLEIGH ANN MAYNARD / TIMESLaurence Manning Academy held its K5 graduation on Tuesday night in the school’s gymnasium.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 7:09 pmMillicent “Milli Gee” McDonald of Wash Davis Road in Summerton died about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday from injuries sustained in a jet ski accident on Monday evening. Authorities say McDonald, 19, and Florence resident Justin Walsh, 25, collided in the Taw Caw area of Lake Marion about 7:15 p.m. Monday, and that McDonald was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 5:37 pmThe Edwin Boyle Santee Summer Ministry, 1098 Lemon Ave. in Manning, will meet 9:30 a.m. Sundays starting Memorial Day weekend at Boyle’s Point on Wyboo, across from Camp Bob Cooper. The meetings will continue at the same time through Labor Day weekend.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 5:14 pmClarendon School District 1Superintendent Dr. Rose Wilder Clarendon School District 1 superintendent Dr. Rose Wilder told board members Monday during their regular meeting that she likely won’t seek a contract extension when her current one runs out after the 2016-17 school year. “As of this time, I do not plan to,” Wilder said. Tuesday. “I have three years left on this contract after this school year ends. I’m thinking of retirement, but I’m not sure yet.”
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 4:20 pmROBERT FALLS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A 19-year-old Summerton woman is in critical condition at a Columbia hospital after a jet ski accident late Monday afternoon. S.C. Department of Natural Resources Capt. Robert McCullough said Milli “Gee” McDonald’s jet ski collided with that of a 25-year-old male. Gee was airlifted to the hospital in Richland County. “At this point she is in critical condition, that’s all I know,” McCullough said.