Posted by | January 26, 2014 12:17 pm

READY_T.J._HILLIARD_2Manning native T.J. Hillard said he’s only dreamed of one thing since he was a kid: being a farmer. He was recently recognized as the Minority Landowner Magazine Farmer of the Year for 2013. See Thursday’s Manning Times for more.

LMA Varsity teams lose to Northwoods Academy

Posted by | January 25, 2014 7:29 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy Varsity teams unfortunately came away with losses on Saturday against Northwoods Academy. The girls’ team couldn’t keep up with Northwoods player Amber Campell, who scored 40 points to bring the game to 89-33. Hayley Hatfield scored nine points for the Lady Swampcats, while Courtney Beatson scored eight. The varsity boys kept their game closer, 70-67, with Shakei Green and Mark Pipkin each scoring 14 points.

Danback helps clean up downtown Manning

Posted by | January 25, 2014 6:55 pm

scott_danbackManning Police Department Lt. Scott Danback was one of more than 50 people who helped clean the streets of downtown Manning on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service held Jan. 20 by the city of Manning. See the Jan. 30 edition of The Manning Times for more pictures.

LMA B-Team Basketball Scores

Posted by | January 25, 2014 4:17 pm

  JAN. 22   Both the girls’ and boys’ teams were victorious against Robert E. Lee Academy at home, with the girls winning 24-8. Oliver Coker scored nine points for the Swampcats, and Liz Hussey scored five points. The boys were dominant, winning 60-24. Grayson Gamble was the high-scorer for the Swampcats, with 12 points. Dalton Page scored nine points.

SC State shooting suspect arrested

Posted by | January 25, 2014 3:26 pm

singletonORANGEBURG – The man accused of shooting a fellow South Carolina State University student to death after an argument outside a dormitory on Friday has been charged with murder, the State Law Enforcement Division announced Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff’s Office holds charity golf tourney

Posted by | January 25, 2014 12:59 pm

The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office’s first Charity Golf Tournament was held Jan. 16 at the Players Course Wyboo Golf Club in Manning. Proceeds benefited the completion of a Ronald McDonald House in Columbia and the American Lung Association. Both organizations are dear to Sheriff Randy Garrett’s heart, as his wife, Barbara, is battling pulmonary fibrosis, the formation of excess fibrous connective tissue on the lungs.

Montessori supporters gather for St. Matthias event

Posted by | January 25, 2014 6:47 am

Those who attended the St. Matthias Episcopal Church’s 10th annual Oyster Roast on Saturday at the Flowers’ Tomato Shed outside Summerton were treated to live music, a bonfire and delectable food.   But most importantly, they were given the opportunity to support the church’s Montessori pre-school. “First and foremost, this is for a great cause, and we just want to get everyone together and have a good time,” said Father David Thurlow, pastor at St. Matthias. “We have just under two tons of oysters this year, and even for those who don’t prefer oysters, we have some barbecue and some catfish… Read the rest

Judah Flag Worshippers to host Rainbow Tea

Posted by | January 24, 2014 11:59 pm

The Judah Flag Worshippers Ministry will host its annual Rainbow Tea at noon Saturday at the Taw Caw Baptist Church fellowship hall, and invites all community members and churches to attend. They will have praise dancers, mimes, soloists, music ensembles, and you won’t want to miss the young people from our community performing. For more information, call Evangelist B. Johnson at (803) 478-4162 or Sister C. Johnson at (803) 410-8803.

Shoney’s reopening Saturday

Posted by | January 24, 2014 7:31 pm

shoneys1Shoney’s on Paxville Highway in Manning will reopen on Saturday, two days ahead of owner Philip “Andy” Stout’s schedule. The restaurant has been closed since a Dec. 23 fire gutted the building’s kitchen and caused smoke damage to the rest of the building. Stout said construction had been going nearly “round the clock” to get the restaurant reopened before February.    

LMA JV girls fall to Orangeburg Prep

Posted by | January 24, 2014 7:23 pm

lma_shieldThe Laurence Manning Academy Junior Varsity Girls’ basketball team suffered a loss on Friday evening to Orangeburg Preparatory School, 32-27. Brooke Bennett led her team with 10 points. Sara Herbert had six points and nine rebounds. OP was led by Lauren Arant and Morgan Baltzegar, with 10 points each.


Posted by | January 24, 2014 6:46 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy Varsity Boys’ basketball team defeated Orangeburg Preparatory School on Friday night, 64-47. Shakei Green was the top-scorer for the Swampcats, with 19 points, and Charlie Walker followed closely behind with 10.  


Posted by | January 24, 2014 4:43 pm

  READY_Miriam McFaddinGABLE – Miriam Green McFaddin, 89, widow of Eugene Aubrey McFaddin Jr., died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.

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