Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

Posted by | August 5, 2014 4:13 pm

Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

SUMTER – Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams, 32, beloved mother, fiancée, sister, daughter and friend, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of Ilah Janine Sharp. She grew up with her loving extended family in and around Sumter and Clarendon counties. She attended New Start Community Church in Manning.

Survivors include her fiancé, Charles Yingling of Sumter; a son, Robert Michael Sharp of Columbia; a daughter, Jessica Lynn Alsbrooks of Manning; two brothers, Robert Paul Turner and Richard Lambert, both of Sumter; her grandfather, Arthur “D.K.” Sharp of Corpus Christi, Texas; and a number … Read the rest


Send us your Hugo recollections

Posted by | August 5, 2014 3:13 pm

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!


Hunter education classes

Posted by | August 5, 2014 2:56 pm

sc_hunt_cardThe Santee National Wildlife Refuge will hold two hunter education classes in cooperation with the state Department of Natural Resources on Sept. 6 and 27. The class is recommended for motivated students 12 and older with good reading and comprehension skills, and who also have some firearm and hunting knowledge or experience.

Court materials are on a sixth-grade reading level.

For more information, or to register, call DNR at 1 (800) 830-2268, or visit :http://www.register-ed.com/programs/42?zip=29148&distance=10.

 


Frierson appeals Election Commission decision

Posted by | August 5, 2014 2:48 pm

candidatesGloria Frierson, who lost a runoff for the District 5 seat on Manning City Council by one vote, has filed an appeal of the Manning Election Commission’s decision to uphold the results of that runoff.

Julius Dukes Jr. was confirmed as the winner of the runoff, 48-47, last week by the commission after a protest hearing held at Frierson’s behest.

Mary Adger with the city of Manning said Dukes may not be sworn in to the City Council seat formerly held by the late Gregory Witherspoon until the appeal is complete. Frierson’s appeal will be heard in 3rd Circuit Common … Read the rest



Sumter shut-out in Game 4 of Dixie Junior World Series

Posted by | August 5, 2014 11:47 am

baseballSumter lost its fourth game in the Dixie Junior Boys’ World Series on Monday night, its second against the team from Dothan, Ala.

The team includes three rising eighth-grade students from Laurence Manning Academy: Seth Stamps, Garrett Black and Trent Frye. The team lost its first game against Dothan, 11-7, but won its next two against Pittsburg, Texas, 17-10, and Searcy, Ark., 13, 1, to get to its fourth game.

The series is being held in Bossier City, La.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest

Posted by | August 5, 2014 11:30 am

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.


Turbeville Angels to face Georgia at 11

Posted by | August 5, 2014 10:47 am

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DILLON HERALD Turbeville celebrates after winning the Dixie Angels State Championships in Dillon several weeks ago. The team won its first game in the World Series on Monday against Texas, and faces Georgia at 11 a.m. today.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DILLON HERALD
Turbeville celebrates after winning the Dixie Angels State Championships in Dillon several weeks ago. The team won its first game in the World Series on Monday against Texas, and faces Georgia at 11 a.m. today.

The Turbeville Dixie Angels will face Georgia in their second game in the softball World Series in North Myrtle Beach at 11 a.m. today.


National Night Out to be held in Turbeville

Posted by | August 5, 2014 10:41 am

nno-logoClarendon County Deputy Annett Smith said National Night Out has been held in Summerton and Manning.

“But we’ve never done it in Turbeville,” she noted. That changes tonight, as the initiative devoted to safer, crime-free communities gets underway in the eastern part of Clarendon County.

National Night Out will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. today in the East Clarendon Middle-High School gymnasium.

The introduction of National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” in 1984 began as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that … Read the rest


Woman sends man text threatening to pawn his stuff

Posted by | August 5, 2014 10:33 am

Crime-ReportsA man living in the 200 block of North Church Street in Manning told police about 8 p.m. July 26 that a woman he allowed in his home while he was away allegedly stole a portable phone charger, a wireless speaker and a pair of purple Nike tennis shoes, altogether valued at $230. He said the woman later sent him a tex message, which said, “U betta call da cops cuz I will be pawning some stuff ASAP b—h (sic).”

 


Haywood Bosier

Posted by | August 5, 2014 8:47 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-3-smallerHaywood Bosier, 77, husband of Annie M. Bosier, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Hollywood, Fla.

Born July 7, 1937, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ella Jane Bosier.

Survivors include his nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Roosevelt) Nelson and the Rev. Roberta Montgomery, both of Paxville, and Rudene (Willie) Scales of Columbia; and a number of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Haywood Bosier will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at St. Mark Baptist Church. The Rev. Linda Conyers and the Rev. Roberta Montgomery will serve as officiants.… Read the rest



Say hello to Chris Hauger

Posted by | August 5, 2014 8:15 am

Chris Hauger

Chris Hauger

Chris Hauger, 25, of Sullivan, Ind., is an Indiana State University graduate studying at Clarendon Memorial Hospital for the next two years as part of his quest to become a full-fledged physician. He had a friend that came through the same program at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine with studies at Clarendon Memorial, and said he heard good things about the hospital and the surrounding area. He said he’s wanted to be a doctor since he was a kid: “I didn’t see anything else that I would do.”


Brynli Knotts named Little Miss Tiny Tot SC

Posted by | August 5, 2014 6:12 am

brynli-knottsBrynli Knotts of Manning was named Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina at the Little Miss and Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant held recently in Hartsville. More than 120 contestants from across the Palmetto State competed. Brynli, a daughter of Brooke Knotts and Daniel Brewer, won $2,000 in scholarships and other prizes, along with her title.

 

 


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.


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