Women of Main Street: Sara Thompson

Posted by | September 6, 2014 4:39 pm

sara thompson and family

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




Wreck with no injuries on I-95

Posted by | September 6, 2014 3:13 pm

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a vehicle wreck at the 101 mile marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. The wreck, which happened about 3:04 p.m. Saturday, has no reported injuries.


Wreck with minor injuries on Kingstree Highway

Posted by | September 6, 2014 3:12 pm

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a single-vehicle wreck with minor injuries in the 6600 block of Kingstree Highway, about eight miles from downtown Manning. According to dispatchers, the driver of the vehicle is out of the car, but is complaining of problems with his wrist.

 


Lake Marion Christian Church youth night

Posted by | September 6, 2014 2:26 pm

CHURCH-NEWS-PINK-FEATUREDLake Marion Christian Church, 1326 Morello Road in Manning will hold Youth Night 6 p.m. Sunday with Autumn Woods Youth Praise Team. Come enjoy an evening of singing, fellowship, food and praising God.


LMA B-Team opens season with 32-12 win

Posted by | September 6, 2014 1:41 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy B-Team opened its 2014 season with a 32-12 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Thursday in Orangeburg. Wyatt Rowland rolled up more than 200 yards of total offense for the Swampcats. Rowland scored on runs of 46, 75, 18 and 42 years all in the first half of the game. He also scored three two-point conversions as well.

Davis Clemmons scored the final two-point conversion on a pass from Justin Lowder.

The Swampcats were led defensively by Shane Stephens and Trey Sharpe, both of which recorded 12 tackles that night.

They play again 5 p.m. Thursday at


Scattered thunderstorms continue throughout afternoon, evening

Posted by | September 6, 2014 1:29 pm

rainIt’s raining right now in downtown Manning, and the showers will continue off-and-on throughout the rest of the afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service reports a 40 percent chance of rain, but that’s 100 percent right now. It’s currently 86 degrees, with 70 percent humidity. Tonight, we will see temperatures of 72 degrees with 93 percent humidity and winds out of the SSE at 4 mph.


Women of Main Street: Hulaine Windham

Posted by | September 6, 2014 11:54 am

Hulaine Windham and her daughter, Kathryn Windham, at Relay for Life in 2012.

Hulaine Windham and her daughter, Kathryn Windham, at Relay for Life in 2012.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hulaine Windham, general manager of Hill Printing, 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.

A native of the Home Branch community of Clarendon County, Hulaine Windham has always enjoyed the small-town life that Manning provides.

A 1984 graduate of Manning High School, she attended the F.E. DuBose … Read the rest


CFD responding to downed power line near Sardinia-Gable

Posted by | September 6, 2014 11:34 am

CCFDThe Clarendon County Fire Department is responding to a brush fire caused by a downed power line in the Sardina-Gable area on U.S. 301.

According to reports, there was a similar incident in the area about two days ago. Duke Energy has been notified of the downed line, which sparked a fire that is now burning on its own, but not threatening any nearby structures.



Cash, check and bank card taken from man’s wallet at home

Posted by | September 6, 2014 10:42 am

Crime-ReportsA 65-year-old Manning man told deputies about 7:22 a.m. Aug. 6 that he found money missing from his wallet left atop the dresser in his bedroom, saying that it was taken between 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and the time of his call. He said $2,200 in cash was taken from the wallet. He also said he had a check from the Department of the Treasurer in the amount of $168 taken from the home, which is in the 1500 block of Brown Road in Manning. He said an unknown person had made a $500 withdrawal from his bank account using



Women of Main Street: Stefani Welch Henshaw

Posted by | September 6, 2014 6:45 am

Stefani Henshaw, standing right, with her family, husband Jason Henshaw, left, daughter Hannah Henshaw, center, and daughter Emma Henshaw, center-right.

Stefani Welch Henshaw, standing right, with her family, husband Jason Henshaw, left, daughter Hannah Henshaw, center, and daughter Emma Henshaw, center-right.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Stefani Welch Henshaw, owner of the The Cranky Queen, 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.

Just across from the Clarendon County Courthouse square you will find Stefani Welch Henshaw and her Cranky Queen boutique. Located at 19 W. … Read the rest


Man says woman punched him in Wasau Park

Posted by | September 6, 2014 5:12 am

Crime-ReportsA 31-year-old Summerton man told deputies about 11:29 p.m. Aug. 5 that a woman approached him in the path by Wasau Park in Summerton and punched him in the head several times, ripped his shirt and pushed him into a metal fence about 10:53 p.m. that day. The man’s aunt told deputies at Clarendon Memorial Hospital that the man is slightly mentally disabled with “a child-like demeanor.” The man told deputies that he was having pain in his head and shoulder. Clarendon Memorial Hospital released the man that same night.


Residents may be eligible for telephone service payment help

Posted by | September 6, 2014 3:57 am

mobile_payment-thumb-450x289_img_assist_customResidents in Clarendon, Williamsburg, Lee, Sumter and Florence counties who need help paying for their telephone service could be eligible for relief through a federal program called Lifeline.

Lifeline reduces residential landline telephone service by $12.75 per month or wireless service by $9.25 per month.

The Federal Communications Commission and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates are designating Sept. 8 to Sept. 14 as “National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week.”

FTC customers could qualify for Lifeline if their household income is at or below 135 percent of the federal poverty level or if they receive any of the … Read the rest


Alphonza Dow Sr.

Posted by | September 6, 2014 3:51 am

Alphonza Dow Sr.

Alphonza Dow Sr.

Alphonza Dow Sr., 71, husband of Mary Ella Pearson Dow, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the home of his nephew and niece-in-law, J.W. and Dorothy Walters, 309 Pinckney St. in Sumter.

Born in the Davis Station section of Clarendon, “Dow Boy” was a son of the late Elliott and Plummie Gipson Dow. He attended Clarendon County public Schools. He was employed as a logger, farmer and landscaper.

Survivors besides his wife include, three sons, Alphonza (Felicia) Dowe Jr. of Enoree, Jerome Dowe of Manning and Christopher (Shaneika) Dowe of Sumter; two daughters, Teresa and Sandra Dowe, … Read the rest








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