A resolution for 2014 – Saving for college

Posted by | January 22, 2014 12:33 am

READY_CURTIS_LOFTISA recent report from the Institute for College Access and Success recently found the average debt for college graduates in South Carolina is now a staggering $27,416. As the cost of a college education continues to rise, South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis writes in this week’s Manning Times about ways parents can “begin making sound investments to help pay for the cost of a college education and provide a better future for your children or grandchildren.” See the Jan. 23 edition of The Manning Times for more.    

East Clarendon women defeat C.E. Murray

Posted by | January 21, 2014 10:45 pm

The East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines defeated C.E. Murray High School on Tuesday night, 38-29.   LaDiamond Shaw led the team with 14 points, followed by Ty’Quasha Kennedy with 16, Ivory Barnes with five and Leslie Altman with three.

Clarendon Hall basketball scores – Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

Posted by | January 21, 2014 10:44 pm

The boys’ teams of Clarendon Hall unfortunately could not both come out winners during home games on Tuesday night. The Junior Varsity boys were victorious against Colleton Preparatory, 40-8. Matthew Corbett led with 11 points and five steals. John Lewis made 10 points, four steals and four rebounds. Kameron Earles scored seven points. The Varsity Boys came close to Colleton Prep, but still fell short 59-47. Collyn Bates scored the highest for the Saints, with 16 points; Dustin Way had 11 points and seven rebounds; Wes Keller had nine points and five rebounds; and Daniel Pappas had five points and

Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library Schedule

Posted by | January 21, 2014 7:55 am

harvin_clarendon_county_libraryThe Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library has announced its stops for the remainder of January and for February. DAVIS STATION • Feb. 12, 26 2:30-4:30 p.m., J&E Superette. LAKE MARION • Feb. 12, 26 1-2 p.m., Lane’s Shopping Center on S.C. 260. MANNING • Today and Feb. 11, 25 3:45-5:15 p.m., Little Busy Bees. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Scott’s Fast Break. • Feb. 3 1-3 p.m., Wee Academy Daycare. • Feb. 5, 19 3:30-5 p.m., Shake Store on Kingstreey Highway. PAXVILLE • Feb. 7, 21 3-4:30 p.m., Paxville Community Center. SUMMERTON • Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clarendon School District 1… Read the rest


Posted by | January 21, 2014 5:26 am

Booker Taliaferro Cooper Jr., 69, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born Sept. 6, 1945, in Sumter County, he was a son of Booker T. Cooper Sr. and Rosanna Haynesworth Cooper. The family will receive friends at the home of his brother, John W. Cooper, 6145 Skinner Road in Gable. Funeral plans are incomplete and will be announced later by Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. in Sumter.  


Posted by | January 21, 2014 5:21 am

Isaac Bowman, 89, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Born Sept. 5, 1924, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Fiffa and Sarah Bowman. The family will receive friends at the home, 6551 Liberty Hill Church Road, Summerton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Summerton Funeral Home LLC., 23 S. Duke St., Summerton. (803) 485-3755

James L. Brooker

Posted by | January 21, 2014 5:04 am

James Luther Brooker, 56, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston. Born Nov. 13, 1957, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was a son of Mamie Trawick Brooker and the late Charlest T. Brooker. The family will receive friends at the home, 1672 Steven road in Summerton. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.  


Posted by | January 21, 2014 5:02 am

Frank M. Evans, 38, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home in Manning. Born Feb. 21, 1976, in Freeport, Long Island, N.Y., he was a son of Jonathan and Leola Hammond Evans. The family is receiving friends at the home of his parents, 145 Shady Lane in Kingstree.


Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:59 am

READY_Hugh_ThompsonALCOLU – Hugh Raymond Thompson Sr., 92, husband of 61 years to Lila Sue Jackson Thompson, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at his home. Born Jan. 19, 1922, in Manning, he was a son of the late Hugh Edward and Callie Daniels Thompson. He was a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a retired service manager for Prothro Chevrolet, and a member of the American Legion, the American Association of Retired Persons and Clarendon Baptist Church. Survivors besides his wife of Alcolu include two sons, Hugh Raymond (Dianne) Thompson Jr. of Alcolu and Jerry R. (Marilyn) Thompson… Read the rest


Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:52 am

READY_Philip_SchoonoverMANNING – Philip  Philip Dale Schoonover, 51, husband of Patti Ann Partridge Schoonover, died Saturday, Jan.18, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Born March 25, 1962, in Haleyville, Ala., he was a son of Mildred Burdick Schoonover Scheel and the late Merlin Dale Schoonover. He was a member of Pals Net. He was a stepson of Bob Scheel. Survivors besides his wife of Manning and his mother and stepfather of Spokane, Wash., including two daughters, Stephanie and Angela Schoonover, both of Manning; a stepson, James Holland (Heather) Lee III of Addison, Ala.; a grandson, James Holland Lee IV; and two… Read the rest


Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:44 am

  READY_Jenny LoganALCOLU – Virginia Pillsbury “Jenny” Logan, 37, wife of Andrew Mickey McCall, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital. Born May 29, 1976, in Manning, she was a daughter of Warren H. Pillsbury and the late Frances Diane Mitchum Pillsbury. She is the stepdaughter of Debbie Jones of Manning. Survivors besides her husband of Alcolu and her father and stepmother of Manning include two sons, Timothy Logan and David Logan; a daughter, Breanna McCall; a stepdaughter, Carli McCall; a granddaughter, Lakyn Baynard; a sister, Tiffany P. Cribb of Manning; and two brothers, Jamie Pillsbury of… Read the rest


Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:36 am

READY_Jacqueline_Chambers SUMTER – Jacqueline Maree Chambers, 52, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 1, 1961, she was a daughter of the late Carlie Cales and ElEanora Cales. She was the office manager for Quality Appliance in Manning for five years. Survivors include a daughter, Britton Pruett of Rhode Island; a son, David C. Plowden V and his wife, Elizabeth, of Rhode Island; and three grandchildren, Madelyn Plowden, Charlotte Plowden and David C. Plowden VI. Memorial services were held Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Brunson Funeral Home with Pastor Sammy Thompson officiating. A visitation… Read the rest


Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:28 am

READY_CINDY_BROWN Cynthia “Cindy” Lynn Brown, 60, widow of Allen Oliver Bryant Jr., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Johnston Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va. Born Dec. 27, 1952, in Hunstanton, England, she was a daughter of the late Mace and Nita Brown. Survivors include a daughter, Melinda Bryant (Michael) Seeby of Midlothian, Va.; two sons, Allen Oliver Bryant III of Bishopville and Horace Wade (Donna Squires) Bryant of Venice, Fla.; two grandsons, C.J. Huggins and Cole Huggins of Midlothian; four sisters, Sherryl Brown Laing of Anderson, Christy Brown Pritchard of Aiken, Debbie Brown Sheffield of Waverly, Va. and Lisa Brown of… Read the rest

Manning Council of Garden Clubs replants courthouse Camellias

Posted by | January 21, 2014 4:27 am

Despite cold winter weather, and perhaps because of a rainy December and January, two Professor Sargent camellias replanted in front of the Clarendon County Courthouse through the efforts of the Manning Council of Garden Clubs and Custom Landscaping of Manning are currently thriving, according to President Kathy Cramer. The flowers were removed from their previous location directly aside the courthouse after planned renovations began last year. Marie Land of the Camellia Garden Club said the trees were planted in that location after Hurricane Hugo from roots from trees planted on the courthouse grounds in the 1940s by Betty Johnson. Johnson… Read the rest

Hunting late-season ducks

Posted by | January 20, 2014 9:09 pm

READY_Colton_Franklin_and_John_Martin_McLeod Colton Franklin and John Martin McLeod wait on a flight of wood ducks in the flooded timber on Dan Geddings’s property in Paxville. See HUNTING WITH DAN GEDDINGS in Thursday’s Manning Times for more.

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