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Say hello to Jasmine Bethune

Posted by | September 7, 2014 2:58 pm

Jasmine Bethune

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Jasmine Bethune

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jasmine Bethune graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas, recently. A 2009 graduate of Manning High School, Bethune earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 from Voorhees College in Denmark. She completed an intensive eight-week program at Lackland that included training in military discipline, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. She is the daughter … Read the rest


Republicans to meet Thursday

Posted by | September 7, 2014 1:34 pm

clarendon GOPThe Clarendon County Republican Party will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church, 2116 Greeleyville HIghway in Manning. The doors will open at 6 p.m., and supper provided by ladies of the church will start at 6:30 p.m. Donations for supper are accepted. Speakers will include the Rev. Leon Winn and House Seat 64 candidate Robert McFadden.

For more information, or directions, call Moye Graham at (843) 810-4322.

 

 


Remembering Hugo: ‘Cowering like a dog before a harsh master’

Posted by | September 7, 2014 12:47 pm

HUGO-DOPPLER-RADARA March study from Colorado State University’s Department of Atmospheric Science’s Hurricane Activity Report predicts that 2014 will be “below-average probability” for hurricanes to make landfall on the U.S. coastline.

That was good news for Clarendon residents who remember the wallop the area took when Hurricane Hugo blew through in excess of 135 mph more than two decades ago.

On Sept. 22, 1989, Hugo pointed its wicked arrow at Clarendon County and struck a bull’s eye with a terror that has never been duplicated. And almost no one was ready for the storm or its aftermath.

Former Clarendon Memorial Hospital … Read the rest


Man arrested for exploitation of elderly woman

Posted by | September 7, 2014 12:17 pm

Richard Allen Wise

Richard Allen Wise

A 53-year-old Manning man was arrested Aug. 27 by the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office and charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult after an attorney told deputies the man took about $100,000 from an elderly woman.

Richard Allen Wise of 4075 Rowe Drive in Summerton posted a $10,000 surety bond through Anderson Bail Bond and Services the day of his arrest.

Reports did not indicate Wise’s relationship with the woman, nor the time frame in which he allegedly took the money.

The incident was reported by a Manning attorney who represents the conservator and guardian of the … Read the rest


Women of Main Street: Lisa Bair

Posted by | September 7, 2014 11:46 am

Lisa-Bair-RentalsEDITOR’S NOTE: Lisa Bair, owner of Lisa Bair Rentals, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

Elloree native Lisa Bair now lives in Camden, but it’s the Clarendon County area where she spends most of her time. The owner of Lisa Bair Rentals got her start in the real estate business as the receptionist for Pat Williams Realty in Santee.

“After being … Read the rest


Vote for the Best of Main Street Manning

Posted by | September 7, 2014 10:49 am

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

This is the ballot for Best of Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print out, vote, and then mail to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street.

You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC … Read the rest


The recipe for domestic violence

Posted by | September 7, 2014 9:30 am

Danny Graham

Inv. Danny Graham

Hello again, citizens. It’s been a while, but I’m back with another article that I hope will inform you, giving you food for thought as it pertains to criminal domestic violence.

I want to talk to you about two emotions in particular that I feel are catalysts and common elements to most domestic violence situations. The two culprits are well known, and we have all felt them from time to time. They are frustration and anger.

Let’s look at the first emotion.

Frustration is defined as a feeling of dissatisfaction, often accompanied by anxiety or depression, resulting … Read the rest


New Zion church gives books to Clarendon schools

Posted by | September 7, 2014 8:15 am

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Betsy Owens, left, Treshawn Wilson, center, and James Davis unload books Tuesday at Manning Elementary School.

Betsy and Steve Owens of Summerton drove up to a warehouse in Florence Tuesday morning and came back with a trailer full of books.

By early afternoon on Tuesday, five schools received about 6,000 books free of charge.

“We’re just servants delivering books,” Betsy Owens said while she and her husband unloaded boxes oat Manning Elementary. Their church, New Zion United Methodist Church, took part in a statewide effort with a simple goal.

“The whole idea is to get books … Read the rest


Johnson recognized for service to Pee Dee Firefighters Association

Posted by | September 7, 2014 6:08 am

michael johnsonClarendon County Fire Department Capt. Michael Johnson, right, was recognized Aug. 12 for his service as president of the Pee Dee Firefighters Association. Incoming president Jason Dennis of Clarendon County EMS, left, presented Johnson with a plaque at the organization’s quarterly meeting.


Women of Main Street: Savanna Epps Welch

Posted by | September 7, 2014 4:57 am

High Maintenance

High Maintenance

EDITOR’S NOTE: Savanna Epps Welch, owner of High Maintenance, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

After nine years of working with folks’ hair, Savanna Epps Welch opened her own shop in March.

“What I enjoy the most about my job is not only giving someone great hair, but also knowing that, at the end of the day, they … Read the rest


CCTC celebrates 46 new nursing graduates

Posted by | September 7, 2014 3:28 am

ADNPinningCentral Carolina Technical College celebrated 46 graduates who received associate degrees in nursing during commencement exercises in August. The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program at Central Carolina Technical College prepares graduates to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and is approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR) Board of Nursing. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The 46 graduates, in alphabetical order, included Kimberly Michelle Abrams, Victoria E. Akers, Eris Anderson Allen, Sonya Marie Avins, Sheril Shantal Benton, Jennifer Wingo Black, Mattie Kay … Read the rest


Willie Mae Pearson Gibbs

Posted by | September 6, 2014 9:15 pm

OBITS-BACKGROUND-6-smallerWillie Mae Pearson Gibbs, 67, widow of Willie Lee Gibbs, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

Born Feb. 16, 1947, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Ciscero Pearson and Essie Waiters Pearson.

The family will receive friends at the home, 1127 Bloomville Road in Manning.

Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

 


Join the Manning Youth Council

Posted by | September 6, 2014 8:05 pm

MANNING-SEALThe Manning Youth Council is now accepting applications from students in ninth through 12th grades who attend Laurence Manning Academy or Manning High School and who are Clarendon County residents. Students may also be home schooled. The Youth Council will serve Manning by planning and implementing social, educational, recreational and other activities for the youth and communities.

Students will also learn about the city government in a fun environment.

For more information, or an application, call Manning City Hall at (803) 435-8477.

 


MECC principal tells police parent almost hit her in parking lot

Posted by | September 6, 2014 7:54 pm

crimeManning Early Childhood Center Principal Betty Harrington told police about 2:32 p.m. Aug. 19 that a 40-year-old man nearly hit her in the school’s parking lot during dismissal that day, and that the man was highly belligerent and yelling at her and others.

Police stopped the man – who was driving a white minivan – in front of SAFE Federal Credit Union on Paxville Highway, and he told them that “traffic was insane” at the school and that he was trying to get Harrington’s attention. The man said she didn’t want to talk to him.

Harrington and a witness told … Read the rest


Vote for the Best of Main Street Manning

Posted by | September 6, 2014 7:15 pm

Visit this link to vote for Most Hospitable Business, Best Window Display and Best Building Renovation for Main Street Manning. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the old Belk Building on North Brooks Street.

You can also vote by printing out the ballot below and mailing to Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102.

The deadline to vote is Sept. 14.

Main Street Manning Ballot 2014

Ballot for Main Street Manning. Click to make larger, print, vote, and mail back to Manning City Hall, ATTN: Main Street Manning, 29 W. Boyce St., Manning,


Ella Jane Daney Hicks

Posted by | September 6, 2014 6:58 pm

OBITS-BACKGROUND-4-smallerElla Jane Daney Hicks, 90, widow of Jessie “Mossie” Hicks, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Windsor Manor Nursing Facility in Manning.

Born April 17, 1924, in the Cypress Fork section of Clarendon County near Alcolu, she was a daughter of the late John Roland Daney and Dollie Williams Daney.

The family will receive friends at Missie’s home, 1124 Allen Road in Manning.

Funeral services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


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Posted by | September 6, 2014 5:10 pm

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Women of Main Street: Sara Thompson

Posted by | September 6, 2014 4:39 pm

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Sara Thompson, her husband, Benji, and their children, Ethan, right, and Aiden.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sara Thompson, owner of Xpressions Salon, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com.

When Sara Thompson isn’t running her salon on West Boyce Street inside the Merle Norman Studio, you can find her in the woods hunting with her husband, Benji.

The Sumter native also enjoys singing … Read the rest




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