Summerton native to direct national cemetery in Michigan

Posted by | August 4, 2014 8:27 pm

RICHBURGA Scott’s Branch High School alumnus is now the director of a national cemetery.

Alphaeus L. Richburg was named recently to the post of director for Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan, making him responsible for all burial, maintenance and administration operations at the facility.

A son of Alphaeus “Shorty” Richburg and Lillian “Sister” Ragin-Richburg of Summerton, Richburg joined the National Cemetery Administration in January 2009 as a cemetery representative at Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort. He completed the NCA’s one-year cemetery director intern program in two-and-a-half years later.



Thanks for your help with camp

Posted by | August 4, 2014 2:58 pm

Camp-Happy-DaysCamp Happy Days was fantastic this year, with 215 kids attending, along with more than 200 counselors, volunteers, medical staff and others. This camp would not be possible if it were not for the generous people of Manning and Clarendon County.

Their donations made this one of the best camps ever.

Thank you so much to the following groups and individuals: Manning Walmart; Holly Garneau’s third grade class at Manning Primary School; the Jones Gamble Class of Manning United Methodist Church; the men of Manning United Methodist Church; the Upper Room Class of Manning United Methodist Church; the Cornerstone Class … Read the rest


Manning Times Koozie Kontest

Posted by | August 4, 2014 2:29 pm

kooziesThe Manning Times now has koozies sponsored by our office and Subway. And we’re selling them for $1 with a contest attached.

Come in, purchase a koozie and then take a picture of you or a friend using it in a creative way. Send the picture to mtsceditorial@gmail.com.

We will post the pictures, and then share them to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES by Aug. 15 will garner its owner a Yeti cooler.


Vehicle stolen from Summerton home

Posted by | August 4, 2014 2:13 pm

Crime-ReportsThe Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office reported today that a black 1999 Chevrolet Camaro convertible valued at $9,000 was reportedly stolen from a home in the 1400 block of Jeff Drive in Summerton between 9 a.m. Aug. 1 and 10 a.m. Aug. 2.


Wreck with injuries on I-95

Posted by | August 4, 2014 12:42 pm

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol and the Clarendon County Fire Department are responding to a vehicle wreck with injuries between the 120-121 mile-markers in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. According to reports, the transmission of a vehicle involved in the wreck fell out of the vehicle, causing a small fire.



NCNW Back-to-School Bash

Posted by | August 4, 2014 12:07 pm

back-to-school-3The Clarendon County chapter of the National Council of Negro Women will hold its annual Back-to-School Bash at 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Clarendon County Council on Aging, 206 S. Church St. in Manning. The event will be for first through 12th grades, and students must be present to participate.


Debris in roadway on I-95

Posted by | August 4, 2014 11:37 am

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol reports that debris is in the roadway near the 124 mile-marker in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time.

 


Animal in roadway on I-95

Posted by | August 4, 2014 11:00 am

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting an animal in the roadway at the 112 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time.

 


Send us your Hugo recollections

Posted by | August 4, 2014 10:12 am

Hurricane_Hugo_1989_sept_21_1844ZThe 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo is still more than a month away, but The Manning Times is looking for your recollections now for an upcoming special edition. What do you remember about the night of the storm, or of the aftermath? How long were you without electricity? What did you do to cope and survive? Please send them, your pictures, along with your full name and area in Clarendon County, to mtsceditorial@gmail.com as soon as you can. We can’t wait to hear from you!


Say hello to Alexandria Monteverde

Posted by | August 4, 2014 9:30 am

Alexandria Monteverde

Alexandria Monteverde

Tuscon, Ariz., native Alexandria Monteverde, 28, said she heard the Clarendon County area was underserved in the healthcare industry, and she wanted to come to a place where she could learn hands-on medicine. One of 10 students from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine that will be studying at Clarendon Memorial Hospital for the next few years, she says the people in Clarendon County have been “very friendly.” See more in Thursday’s edition of The Manning Times.


Nic@Nite back today

Posted by | August 4, 2014 7:18 am

NIC@NITENic@Nite, the most exciting kids’ event of the summer, will be back for its ninth year today through Wednesday , with registration nightly from 6-6:30 p.m. The fun will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. All activities are free and will be held at Manning High School. Grades K5 through fifth are welcome. Prepare to get wet!

For more information, call Seacoast Church – Manning Campus Pastor Jim Fleming at (803) 505-3208.



Clarendon Hall teacher completes SCISA training

Posted by | August 3, 2014 7:48 pm

ManningGriderHannah Grider, left, a member of the faculty at Clarendon Hall, accepts her certificate of completion following the South Carolina Independent School Association Teacher Institute from Larry Watt, right, SCISA executive director.

 


Dora Mae Adger Simon

Posted by | August 3, 2014 7:15 pm

OBITS-BACKGROUND-4-smallerDora Mae Adger Simon, widow of the late Albertis Simon Sr., died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Sumter.

Born July 11, 1941, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Lee Moses Adger and Theola Wilder Adger and stepdaughter of the late Irene Reynolds Adger. She was reared by the late Johnny Adger and Bernice Wilder Adger.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of her daughter, Patricia Simon Hilton, of 1081 Middle Drive in Paxville.

Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming & Delaine Funeral Home & Chapel.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest: Taylor Falls

Posted by | August 3, 2014 7:06 pm

taylor-falls-koozie-kontestTaylor Falls sent this picture for The Manning Times Koozie Kontest.

The koozies, which feature the Manning Times on one side and Subway of Manning on the other, are available at the Manning Times office, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, for $1 each. Purchase one, take a unique picture with it, and send to editorial@manninglive.com, and we will post it on our website. We will then share it to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES (NOT LIKES or VIEWS) on Facebook will be our winner. The prize is a YETI Cooler.


CCTC pins 11 new surgical technicians

Posted by | August 3, 2014 6:20 pm

SurgicalTechGroup2014SUMTER – Central Carolina Technical College’s Health Sciences Division pinned 11 new surgical technicians during a ceremony held Thursday in the Iris Room of the college’s Health Sciences Center in downtown Sumter.

The Surgical Technology Diploma program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as surgical technologists. Surgical technologists are integral members of the surgical team who work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. The primary responsibility of the surgical technologist is to maintain the sterile field while ensuring that all other members … Read the rest



CCTC pins seven new massage therapists

Posted by | August 3, 2014 11:22 am

MassageTherapyGroup2014SUMTER – Central Carolina Technical College’s Health Sciences Division pinned seven new massage therapists during a ceremony held Thursday in the Iris Room of the college’s Health Sciences Center in downtown Sumter.

The Massage Therapy program prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation (massage) of the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, muscle spasm, and stress, and to promote health and wellness.

Members of this year’s certificate in massage therapy class are, in alphabetical order, Carlie Faile, Angela Ferrell, Michelle Hancock, Lauren McMillan, Monica Mitchell, Jawanda Pack, Stacey Rippy. … Read the rest


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