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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 3:40 pmA backyard storage building behind one of Turbeville’s oldest homes and a nearby fiberglass structure were destroyed by fire Monday afternoon by a brush fire, according to Clarendon Chief Frances Richbourg. The home is at the corner of Gamble and Smith streets in Turbeville and was built by Dr. Charlton E. Gamble in 1911. He lived there with his wife, Marion Hicks Gamble.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 11:33 amRandy Frierson Randy Frierson of 18 Parson St. in Summerton was arrested by Summerton police Dec. 26, 2013, and warrants were filed Jan. 8 for the charges. He has been held without bond at the Clarendon County Detention Center since his arrest. Manninglive.com will provide updates as they become available.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 8:02 pmManninglive.com would like to post your photos of The Dancer’s Workshop’s recital held Sunday at Weldon Auditorium. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will post them as they come in throughout the week.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 7:52 pmLocal authorities are still attempting to contact who they believe is the mother of a 46-year-old man whose body was found Saturday afternoon in a ditch on Bloomville Road. The man had two different addresses on him, one from South Carolina and another from Ohio. UPDATE (Monday, May 19, 2014): Identity of body released
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 5:11 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol is currently responding to a wreck with no injuries at the 120 mile-marker in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 18, 2014 5:06 pmMemorial Day will be celebrated 11 a.m. May 26 in Summerton at Pink Dogwood Park at Cantey Street and U.S. 15. Doug Gibson, a retired service member with the S.C. National Guard from Charleston, will be the guest speaker. Clarendon Hall music teacher Candy Ashba will lead patriotic singing. The program is sponsored by the Summerton American Legion and The Pink Dogwood Garden Club, and it’s a wonderful way to express your appreciation of all those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 2:52 pmBorn Aug. 28, 1926, in Washington, D.C., he was a son of Mary Lagundo Arpin and the late Samuel Francis Creighton. After serving in the Army during the Vietnam War, Ray began his life-long career in the audio/video distribution industry with Transcontinental Music Corporation in 1968. He provided sales and management leadership to several companies in the industry over the years, serving as Senior Vice President of Largo Music, President of Encore International, Senior Vice President of Ingram… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 18, 2014 10:04 amDonna Prothro, owner and operator of The Dancer’s Workshop of Manning, will hold her annual recital 3 p.m. today at Weldon Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 8:18 amDennis Joseph “Jake” Adams PINEWOOD — Dennis Joseph “Jake” Adams, 60, husband of Ruth Ann Stewart Adams, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Providence Hospital in Columbia. Born July 27, 1953, in Rimini, he was a son of the late Louie and Victoria Spann Adams. He attended Sumter County public schools and was employed by Yuasa Exide from 1978 until the company closed. Early in life, he accepted Christ and was a lifelong member of Antioch UME Church. Survivors besides his wife of 40 years include a son, Dennis Eric (Monica) Adams of Jacksonville, Florida; a daughter, Erica Victoria (Dwayne)… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 18, 2014 6:07 amGladys Tindal Sinkler, 82, widow of William Sinkler, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born March 9, 1932, in Clarendon County, she was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include four children, Kenneth Barrow, Theodore Sinkler, Bobby Sinkler and Donna Sinkler; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Memorial services were held Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Community Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Lee Wilson officiating. Online memorials may be sent to email@example.com. Community Funeral Home of Sumter is in charge of these arrangements.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 17, 2014 1:48 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol is currently responding to a vehicle wreck with injuries near American Avenue and Horse Branch Road in Turbeville. The incident happened about 1:43 p.m. Saturday and currently has the roadway blocked, according to reports.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 17, 2014 12:45 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol is responding to a reported hit and run with a fatality near the 3200 block of Bloomville Road near Brewer Road. Traffic may be slower during this time. The incident was reported about 12:23 p.m. Saturday. Manninglive.com will update with new information as it becomes available. UPDATE: Body found on Bloomville Road EDITOR’S NOTE: The S.C. Highway Patrol has confirmed that while it was initially called out for what appeared to be a hit-and-run, there was no hit-and-run.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 17, 2014 10:41 amBishop Dr. John H. Griffin, 86, of 6524 Five Chop Road in Santee, husband of Leona Griffin, died Thursday, May 15, 2014. at the Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Simmons Funeral Home of Santee. The family will receive friends at the home, or Simmons Funeral Home of Santee. Condolences may be sent to www.simmonsfuneralhome.com. Simmons Funeral Home of Santee is in charge of arrangements.
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Posted by Staff Reports | May 17, 2014 6:37 amCLINTON, N.C. – Luther Carl “L.C.” Tyson, 77, husband of Mary Ellen Tyson, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Born in 1936 in Robeson County, he was a son of the late James Russell and Alice Pegram Tyson. He was a member of First Baptist Church and a division manager with Coble Dairy Company. Survivors besides his wife include two sons, Anthony Carl Tyson of Victoria, Texas and Luther Bryan Tyson and wife Debbie of Clinton, N.C.; two sisters, Margaret Williams of Fayetteville, N.C., and Millicent Tyson Nealy of Lumberton, N.C.; a brother, Sam Tyson… Read the rest