Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 3:56 pmCOLUMBIA – Minority Landowner Magazine will host three workshops throughout South Carolina to “help private farmers and landowners better understand the wealth of programs and services that the U.S. Department of Agriculture can provide them,” according to the organization. Sessions, which are free to attend, are scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the National Bean Market in Lake City. For more information, call (803) 435-2612, ext. 114, in Clarendon County, and (843) 669-9686, ext 114, in Florence County.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 3:51 pmClarendon Hall basketball games scheduled for Tuesday have been moved to Feb. 6. Senior night has also been moved to that day. Athletic Director Ritchie Way said the games will begin 4 p.m. at home Feb. 6.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 3:07 pmTaking Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) Manning Chapter 263 meets 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2833 Alex Harvin Highway. New members and visitors are welcome. For more information, call Mary Lou Carter at (803) 478-4333 or Judy Hojnacki at (803) 478-5864.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | January 27, 2014 2:10 pmClarendon County offices will close at 1 p.m. Tuesday due to inclement weather. A decision about Wednesday will be made later.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 11:11 amThe Clarendon County Community Development Corporation has announced a new 15-session, NxLevel(R) small-business course through its Micro-enterprise Development Program.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 10:45 amClarendon School District 2 will have the following early dismissal times on Tuesday due impending inclement weather. MECC, MPS – 11:10 a.m. MES – 11:20 a.m. MJHS – 11:35 a.m. MHS – 11:50 a.m. Determinations will be made regarding school openings or closings for Wednesday on Tuesday, depending on weather conditions.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 27, 2014 9:48 amTwo Clarendon Hall teams – the JV boys and the Varsity Girls – defeated opponents Patrick Henry Academy during away games on Friday night.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 6:59 pmMiss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Erickson helped more than 50 other residents clean up downtown Manning on Jan. 20 during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service held by the city. See the Jan. 30 edition of The Manning Times for more pictures.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 4:38 pmThe Elizabeth Peyre Richardson Manning chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet 3 p.m. Monday in the Heritage Hall of Manning First Baptist Church. Antique dolls will be the featured topic.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 3:27 pmThe Word of God Ministry, 133 Old Forreston Road in Greeleyville, invites the public to its 2014 Women Empowerment Conference from noon to 3 p.m. March 15 at the church.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 3:09 pmTurbeville officials are asking for help in making the town’s 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2014 a success. The town is looking for photographs of the town, community and families prior to 1914; buildings and businesses in the town that are no longer open; Hurricane Hugo’s aftermath; significant events associated with East Clarendon schools; churches and the Free Will Baptist Home for Children. Newspaper clippings are also welcome. For more information, call Turbeville Town Hall at (843) 659-2187.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 12:17 pmManning 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 26, 2014 1:07 amDennis Swanberg and the Kingdom Heirs will perform at Weldon Auditorium at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets are $20 and $15, depending on seating. For more information, call (803) 433-SHOW or visit weldonauditorium.org.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 7:29 pmThe 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 7:25 pmThe Laurence Manning Academy Junior Varsity teams unfortunately lost their games against Northwoods Academy on Saturday evening. The girls’ score was 29-18, with Sara Herbert the top-scorer of the team at 11 points. Seth Green was the top-scorer for the boys, with nine points in a game that ended 56-37.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 6:55 pmManning 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 4:30 pmTURBEVILLE – During a busy regular meeting on Jan. 14, Turbeville Mayor Dwayne Howell updated Town Council members on the planned festivities that will take place throughout the year to mark the town’s 100th birthday.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 4:17 pmJAN. 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 3:26 pmORANGEBURG – 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.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | January 25, 2014 2:06 pmClarendon County is in solid financial condition, according to McGregor and Co. LLP partner Lori Salley, who presented council members with the county’s 2013 financial audit statements during their regular meeting on Jan. 13.