Saturday with the Superintendent

Posted by | March 4, 2014 4:40 pm

John Tindal - Clarendon 2Clarendon School District 2 Superintendent John Tindal will make himself available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the district office, 15 Major Drive in Manning, to discuss any issues, ideas, concerns or good news with residents or parents. For more information, call the district office at (803) 435-4435.

Theresa Helen Emerson Terrell

Posted by | March 4, 2014 1:31 pm

Theresa-TerrellTheresa Helen Emerson Terrell, 73, wife of Thomas Aubry Terrell, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 12, 1940, in North Hornell, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Howard John Emerson and Margery May Perkins Emerson. She was a member of the board of directors for A Second Chance Animal Shelter and the Basset Rescue Crew of the Southeast. Survivors besides her husband of Manning include seven children; a stepson; 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Janet Goodwin of Manning. The family would like to thank Tuomey Hospice and the staff of… Read the rest

JCMC – Haven of Rest to hold monthly meeting Wednesday

Posted by | March 4, 2014 11:28 am

Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center (JCMC) – Haven of Rest will be holding its public monthly board meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the classroom at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, Alex Harvin Highway in Manning. Parking is available near the entrance to the fellowship hall. For more information, call Ann Driggers at (803) 309-8085.

LMA Varsity Soccer Team victorious against Thomas Sumter Academy

Posted by | March 4, 2014 10:54 am

LMA ShieldThe Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity Soccer Team won against Thomas Sumter Academy in Sumter on Feb. 27, 6-0. Olin Robinson put up one goal and one assist for the team, while Frank Drose had two stellar shots on goal. Will Wannamaker had three goals with five shots on goal. Austin Stout had two goals with two assists, along with 10 shots on goal. Andrew Compton had seven saves in goal. Tyler Barrett, Mitch Bochette, John Nguyen and Stephen Prebish held TSA scoreless from the defensive backfield for a final score of 6-0. LMA play Calhoun Academy at 5 p.m.… Read the rest

Gov. Haley proclaims Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted by | March 4, 2014 8:13 am

proclamationCOLUMBIA – Gov. Nikki Haley announced Monday that March 2-8 will be designated Severe Weather Awareness Week. “Severe weather can occur year-round in South Carolina and can often lead to the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage to property,” according to an announcement from the Governor’s Office. “Recent storms have shown that a well-informed public educated in necessary preparedness measures is less likely to suffer personal injury, loss of life and property damage in the wake of severe weather.” Haley encourages all South Carolinians to participate in a statewide tornado drill today, and to work together to… Read the rest

Softball B-Team wins first game

Posted by | March 4, 2014 3:40 am

LMA ShieldThe B-Team girls from Laurence Manning Academy won against Orangeburg Prep in their first softball game of the season on Monday, with a final score of 15-0. Liz Hussy was the winning pitcher. Trinity Harrington went 3-3 with a double, and Keeley Hulse also went 2-2. Ann Bethea Barwick was 2-2.  

Tuesday has a cold weather outlook

Posted by | March 3, 2014 10:24 pm

cold weather tuesdayCold temperatures as low as the mid-20s on Monday night will continue into Tuesday, which will stay in the mid- to low-40s, according to The site predicts a cloudy day with a slight chance of rain. The high should top out at 44 degrees, and winds should be about 10 to 15 miles per hour. The cold weather could continue into Wednesday, according to forecasts.    

Clarendon Celtics go undefeated

Posted by | March 3, 2014 5:40 pm

clarendon_celticsThe Clarendon Celtics, a recreational basketball team consisting of 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls, had an undefeated season before their final game on Thursday night. The team was coached this year by Annette Calvin and John Fulton. Check back at for more information.

Self-defense class for women and girls tonight, March 27

Posted by | March 3, 2014 4:32 pm

A free self-defense class for women and girls (old enough to stay home along and/or babysit) will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Clarendon Baptist Church, 1780 Main St. in Alcolu. The same course will be taught 6-8 p.m. March 27 at the F.E. DuBose Center should you not be able to make it tonight.  

Dorothy Jean Pugh Anderson

Posted by | March 3, 2014 2:49 pm

ready_dorothy_andersonDorothy Jean Pugh Anderson, 86, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Agape Hospice in Columbia with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren by her side. Born Aug. 6, 1927, in Williamston, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Roy and Iona Dye Pugh.  She was a devoted member of Manning First Baptist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star and the Clarendon Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. Dorothy retired from Schwartz Brothers Insurance in Chicago, Ill., at age 55 and from Clarendon Memorial Hospital at age 78. Dorothy dedicated her life to helping others. She loved her friends… Read the rest

Eugene “Gene” Conyers

Posted by | March 3, 2014 2:21 pm

Eugene “Gene” Conyers, 74, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his home, 1366 George Conyers Road in Manning. Born Dec. 7, 1939, in the Halleytown section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Deacon George Conyers Sr. and Corine Martin Conyers. He attended Clarendon County public schools. Survivors include a son, Marcellus (Deloris) Conyers; three grandchildren, April (Gerall) Singleton, Amanda Conyers and Marcellus Deon Conyers; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Creola Morgan; and two brothers, Leroy Conyers and Ulysses (Francis) Conyers. A public viewing will be held 1-7 p.m. Tuesday at Hayes F. and LaNelle J. Samuels Sr.… Read the rest

Mullinses at Daddy-Daughter Dance

Posted by | March 3, 2014 11:34 am

mullinsDonald Scott Mullins escorted his 4-year-old daughter, Katherine, a student at Manning Early Childhood Center, to the New Covenant Presbyterian Church Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday. Send your pictures to    

Bmart closing soon

Posted by | March 3, 2014 11:14 am

Travis Brown Jr. holds up a copy of a Grand Opening advertisement from Sept. 25, 1937. Brown has been slowly closing down Bmart since the beginning of the year. See the March 6 edition of The Manning Times for more.  

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