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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 13, 2014 9:03 amEthel Plowden Sinkler, widow of James Sinkler Sr., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning. Born Dec. 16, 1945, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Warren Plowden Sr. and Lula Johnson Plowden. Survivors include a son, James Sinkler Jr. of Manning; a daughter, Kim Sinkler of Sumter; two grandchildren, Tykez and Semaj of Sumter; a brother, Warren (Wilhenenia) Plowden; and two sisters, Martha Bines and Evangelist Cassie (Edward) Gibson, both of Manning. She was preceded in death by a son; three brothers, Eugene, David and James; and three sisters, Dorothy Lowe, Annie Reddick… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 13, 2014 8:26 amBUFFALO, N.Y. – Robert “Bobby” Montgomery, husband of Mary Bowman Montgomery, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Buffalo. Born Nov. 9, 1935, in Manning, he was a son of the late Sye Montgomery and Marie White Montgomery. Bobby relocated to Buffalo, and was employed with the Buffalo Metal Casting Company and later Gateway Longview Inc., from where he retired. Survivors besides his wife of 59 years include six sons, Robert Jr. (Tracy), David (Felicia), Glenn (Patricia), Michael (Stacy), Darrell and Mitchell (Kathy); a brother, James (Edna) Montgomery; a sister, Virginia (Zelma) Montgomery; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Seven siblings preceded… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 13, 2014 7:32 amMayor Jay Bruner and three Summerton Town council members have declined to run for re-election in April, meaning four residents will be new to council this year. Councilman Terrance Tindal has filed for the mayor’s race, and will face Donald Bagnal in that race. Michael Wells, Bryan Rembert and Lionel Stukes have also filed for seats. See the today’s edition of The Manning Times for more information.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 10:37 pmSUMTER – The Sandhills Chapter of the American Red Cross, which includes Clarendon County, announced Feb. 5 that it helped with 612 individuals displaced by 185 home fires in the month of January in the Palmetto Region of South Carolina. See the Feb. 13 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 7:42 pmClemson University entered into a deal on Tuesday with the Environmental Protection Agency to “enhance research, teaching, outreach, career development and stewardship in environmental and mathematical sciences,” according to a release from the EPA. As a part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the university and the agency, the EPA will commit to enhance the university’s environmental policy and science curricula and offer opportunities for students interested in environmental careers. See the Feb. 20 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 6:19 pmThe American Red Cross has set up a warming shelter behind Weldon Auditorium in the Clarendon Community Center, according to Clarendon County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 5:12 pmSt. Mark AME Church, 2 First St. in Summerton, will hold its annual Friends and Family Day worship service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Leslie Lovett, the pastor of Historic Liberty Hill AME Church of Summerton, speaking. Dinner will be held afterward. Host pastor is the Rev. Aretha Johnson.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 5:04 pmThe Turbeville Arts and Crafts Show will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 22 and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church as part of the town’s continuing 100th Anniversary Celebration throughout the yer. For more information, call (843) 659-2781.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 4:34 pmA woman driving a 2009 Nissan on Interstate 95 early Wednesday morning died after skidding on the highway and slamming into a 2007 Ford pickup truck legally parked on the shoulder. S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. David Jones said the wreck happened about 8:25 a.m. Wednesday
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 3:12 pmThe King Team for Clarendon County Relay for Life has planned two fundraisers for the 2014 season. The team is frequently one of the top fundraisers for the county, which raised more than $110,000 altogether last year. This year’s goal is $120,000. The King Team will first hold its annual Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15, featuring men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; toys; furniture; appliances; knick-knacks; and more. They welcome donated items from Clarendon residents. They will be selling fried fish sandwiches for $4 and lemonade for $1. The Celebration of Life Gala will be held… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 12:43 pmThe Manning Times is looking for your Winter Storm pictures. Tree down in your area? Send it to us. Icicles dangling from your roof? Send it to us. Please email high-resolution and full-size photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo by JOE PERRY / TIMES
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 9:31 am
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 12, 2014 7:28 amLake Marion will host a Crappie Masters tournament this weekend, with a Big Fish Challenge on Friday and a one-day national qualifier on Saturday. Seminars for both events will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Manning High School on Paxville Highway. Registration begins at 5 p.m. The tournaments are open to the public, but membership is required for Saturday’s qualifier. See the Feb. 13 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 11:04 pmThe following offices, schools and churches will be closed Thursday due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Warning effective through noon Thursday. All Clarendon County offices. The City of Manning The Town of Summerton The Harvin Clarendon County Library Clarendon school districts 1, 2 and 3. Clarendon Hall and Laurence Manning Academy. New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Manning will not have services Wednesday. All other activities are canceled at the church. Please check back as information is sent to manninglive.com. Please send closings and cancelations to email@example.com.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 7:58 pmThe Clarendon County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a 23-year-old man for his role in a home invasion on Feb. 6 that resulted in the shooting death of an 18-year-old North Carolina Man. Anthony Thomas James, 23, of 1100 K.W. Hodge Road in Manning, was charged Tuesday evening with murder, according to Maj. Kipp Coker. He is one of two suspects deputies allege invaded a home on Furse Road in Summerton on Feb. 6. Johnte Shaheed Holliday was shot twice in the chest during the incident, which happened at his 29-year-old uncle’s home. Reports indicate Holliday let the two men into… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 7:00 pmThe Clarendon GOP has canceled its monthly meeting, according to Chairman Moye Graham. The meeting was to be held Thursday at Cornerstone Free Will Baptist Church.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 4:20 pmThe University of South Carolina Upstate has announced its Chancellor’s and Dean’s lists for the Fall 2013 semester, with three Clarendon County residents named to each. Emily Bryant and Jenna Foster, both of Manning, and Tyrone Cummings, earned a 4.0 GPA and were enrolled in at least 12 course hours to earn their spots on the Chancellor’s List. Jillian Benton and Deleisha McFadden, both of Manning, and Courtney Manning of Summerton earned a 3.25 GPA or higher and were enrolled in at least 12 course hours to earn their spots on the Dean’s List. Upper-classmen must earn a 3.5 or… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 4:08 pmWASHINGTON, D.C. – A junior at Manning High School will be spending the next few days as a guest of the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C.