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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 3:52 pmBorn Aug. 19, 1927, in New Zion, he was a son of the late Samuel Buren Harrington and Lizzie Idell Harrington. He was a retired farmer, working for more than 50 years. He also worked at the Sav-Way in Kingstree for several years. He last worked at the Manning IGA for seven years, and at 86 decided to hang up his hat. He was a member and former deacon at Midway Presbyterian Church. Survivors besides his wife include a daughter, Janene (Pete) Surette… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 1:34 pmThe Lake Marion Digital Camera Club will meet 6:30 p.m. today at JLA Insurance, 40 N. Mill St. in Manning. For more information, call (803) 460-4251.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 12:26 pmROBERT FALLS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A young Summerton woman is on life support Tuesday after a Monday evening jet ski accident in the Taw Caw area of Lake Marion, according to local authorities. Manninglive.com is waiting for a call from law enforcement with the state Department of Natural Resources for further details. Witnesses told The Manning Times Tuesday that the woman is in her late teens or early 20s. UPDATE (4:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014): DNR provides small details for jet ski accident UPDATE (7:06 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014): Woman succumbs to injuries from accident
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 6:42 amBishop Dr. John H. Griffin Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Tabernacle of Prayer Outreach Ministry, 239 Main St. in Summerton, with the Rev. Jesse Boyce officiating. Burial will follow in the Ark of God Cemetery in Santee. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. for viewing until the hour of services. Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home of Santee.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 6:15 amClarendon County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Kipp Coker said Monday night that investigators are awaiting the autopsy of 46-year-old Al Hixson before making a judgment on whether foul play was involved in the man’s death. Hixson’s body was found face-down in a ditch on Bloomville Road early Saturday afternoon. Coroner Hayes Samuels said the body had been in the ditch at least four or five days. A preliminary report was expected late Monday afternoon. Manninglive.com will update as soon as we get that information Tuesday morning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 10:14 pmManning City Council approved Monday night the recommendation of the Red Barn Committee to hire Drakeford Architects out of Sumter for the Red Barn’s initial renovation design. The committee met April 29 to interview three firms, having narrowed that number down from 13 applicants. The committee had mandatory elements for the renovation, which included a catering kitchen for family reunions and anniversaries, a public meeting space and restroom facilities. They also want a few open air stalls for the Manning Farmers Market installed. The Red Barn is located in Manning Municipal Park, which sits at the corner of West Boyce… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:59 pmEast Clarendon is down five points after five innings in its game against Dixie High School.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:45 pmThe score in the first of three games in the state championship series is now 4-0, with East Clarendon behind Dixie High.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:13 pmDixie High School is currently 2-0 against East Clarendon High School in Game 1 of three in the state championship series. Check back to manninglive.com for more updates.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 5:57 pmSUSAN ANDERSON / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 4:21 pmSUSAN ANDERSON / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines will play 6 p.m. today in the first of three games for the state championship title at Dixie High School in the upstate. If successful in tonight and Wednesday’s game at home, it will be the team’s second state championship title in a row. The team will play 6 p.m. Wednesday at home, and again Friday if a third game is needed.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 3:46 pmClarendon County Coroner Hayes Samuels has confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found Saturday afternoon face-down in a ditch on Bloomville Road. The body of Al Hixson, 46, is currently in Charleston at the Medical University of South Carolina undergoing autopsy. Samuels said he expects a preliminary report today. He said the man’s family lives in Ohio, and they reported him missing there on April 29. He had been living in Manning for an unspecified amount of time, but had not had contact with his family since then.