Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 22, 2014 12:33 amA 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.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 10:45 pmThe 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 10:44 pmThe 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
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 7:55 amThe 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 Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 5:26 amBooker 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 Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 5:21 amIsaac 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
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 5:04 amJames 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.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 4:59 amALCOLU – 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 Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 4:52 amMANNING – 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 Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 4:44 amALCOLU – 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 Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 4:36 amSUMTER – 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
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 21, 2014 3:22 amThose 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 20, 2014 10:06 pmThe Clarendon County Development Board has announced two meetings for Thursday evening.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 20, 2014 9:09 pmColton 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 20, 2014 4:04 pmGREENVILLE – A Turbeville native was one of 1,450 Bob Jones University students named to the school’s Dean’s List for its fall 2013 semester.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 20, 2014 3:10 pmA 20-year-old Manning man is being detained at the Clarendon County Detention Center after his arrest on Friday for multiple counts of alleged involvement in child pornography.