Morgan Bacon makes Top 10 at Miss Teen International

Posted by | August 6, 2014 2:02 pm

Morgan Bacon

Morgan Bacon

Morgan Bacon, 17, of West Columbia, was named a Top 10 finalist at the Miss Teen International Pageant held over the weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., and was also chosen as the Miss Teen International Most Photogenic winner. Crowned April 20 as Miss Teen South Carolina International 2014 at Charleston Music Hall, she is the granddaughter of Carolyn Melton of Manning and Billy Melton of Kershaw.

See the Aug. 14 edition of The Manning Times for more.

 

 

 


Evangelist Deloris R. Felder

Posted by | August 6, 2014 2:00 pm

Evangelist Deloris R. Felder

Evangelist Deloris R. Felder

Evangelist Deloris R. Felder, 63, wife of more than 40 years to Thomas Lee Felder Sr., died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston.

Born Feb. 10, 1951, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Alonzo and Julia Robinson Ragin. She attended Clarendon County public schools. She served as a local minister for the Fire Baptized Holiness Church until her death.

Survivors besides her husband include four children, Rena Mae Ragin, Thomas L. Felder Jr., Christopher Felder and Vanesha Felder; a granddaughter she raised as her … Read the rest


Angels continue winning in World Series

Posted by | August 6, 2014 1:45 pm

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DILLON HERALD Turbeville celebrates after winning the Dixie Angels State Championships in Dillon several weeks ago. The team won its first game in the World Series on Monday against Texas, and faces Georgia at 11 a.m. today.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DILLON HERALD
Turbeville celebrates after winning the Dixie Angels State Championships in Dillon several weeks ago. The team won against Florida 12-5 Wednesday, keeping their hopes alive for a World Series championship in North Myrtle Beach.

The Dixie Angels from Turbeville and Barrineau defeated Florida 12-5 to remain in World Series contention on Wednesday.

They play 9 a.m. Thursday in the semi-finals against a to-be-determined opponent.

 



Clarendon veterans honored at Senator’s event

Posted by | August 6, 2014 12:03 pm

tim scott 2Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, honored Vietnam veterans on Saturday at a special ceremony at First Baptist Church in Columbia, with 10 servicemen from Clarendon County as part of the honorees. More than 2,500 people attended the event, which sought to send one message to veterans: “Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.”
“What a wonderful day to be in the presence of so many men and women who put their lives on the line for our nation and the cause of freedom during the Vietnam War,” Scott said. “It was an honor and privilege to be in a room … Read the rest


Robert Richard Cokley

Posted by | August 6, 2014 10:40 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-7-smallerRobert Richard Cokley, 72, husband of 52 years to Willie Mae Cokley, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.

Born Aug. 25, 1941, in Sumter County, he was a son of the late James McBride Jr. and Lucille Kennedy. He attended Clarendon County public schools and New Bethel Church at an early age, later fellowshipping at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. He was employed by Korn Industries until his retirement.

Survivors besides his wife of the home include three sons,

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Willie Mae Cokley of the home; three sons, Reggie … Read the rest


Dora Mae Adger Simon

Posted by | August 6, 2014 8:56 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-3-smallerDora Mae Adger Simon, widow of the late Albertis Simon Sr., died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Sumter.

Born July 11, 1941, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Lee Moses Adger and Theola Wilder Adger and stepdaughter of the late Irene Reynolds Adger. She was raised by the late Johnny Adger and Bernice Wilder Adger. Dora’s memories will be cherished by a number of family and friends.

A service of remembrance for Dora Mae Adger Simon will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at St. Marks Missionary Baptist Church, 7650 Summerton Highway in Silver, with … Read the rest


United Church Back-to-School Bash

Posted by | August 6, 2014 8:30 am

back-to-school-2The United Church of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, 4220 Raccoon Road in Manning, will hold its Back-to-School Bash for grades K5 through eighth from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.


Send us your Hugo recollections

Posted by | August 6, 2014 6:14 am

Hurricane_Hugo_1989_sept_21_1844ZThe 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo is still more than a month away, but The Manning Times is looking for your recollections now for an upcoming special edition. What do you remember about the night of the storm, or of the aftermath? How long were you without electricity? What did you do to cope and survive? Please send them, your pictures, along with your full name and area in Clarendon County, to mtsceditorial@gmail.com as soon as you can. We can’t wait to hear from you!


National Night Out bolsters community, police partnership

Posted by | August 5, 2014 9:41 pm

NNO 1

Jaliya Nelson, 5, shows off the Minnie Mouse backpack she won Tuesday night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The gymnasium at East Clarendon Middle-High School was packed Tuesday night for the first ever National Night Out in Turbeville.

Members of the law enforcement community, elected officials and several businesses were on hand to distribute school supplies for Clarendon County school children. The nationwide event is also meant to strengthen ties between police and residents while promoting stronger, crime free neighborhoods.

“This is the most fantastic thing I’ve ever seen,” said Tom Stone, the board chairman of … Read the rest


$4.5K in cash, silverware, medication stolen

Posted by | August 5, 2014 8:05 pm

Crime-ReportsA 74-year-old woman living in the 1100 block of Kenwood Road in Manning told deputies about 12:30 p.m. Monday that someone broke into her home between 9:45 a.m. that day and the time of her call and took several sets of engraved silverware, $4,500 in cash from an already-broken safe and three bottles of prescription medicine while she was gone from her home. The woman stated the silverware – located in her dining room – included a punch bowl set with tray and ladle and three sets of flatware with 12 pieces each, all bearing the initials AMM and TFM. … Read the rest



Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

Posted by | August 5, 2014 4:13 pm

Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams

SUMTER – Jennifer Lynn Sharp-Adams, 32, beloved mother, fiancée, sister, daughter and friend, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of Ilah Janine Sharp. She grew up with her loving extended family in and around Sumter and Clarendon counties. She attended New Start Community Church in Manning.

Survivors include her fiancé, Charles Yingling of Sumter; a son, Robert Michael Sharp of Columbia; a daughter, Jessica Lynn Alsbrooks of Manning; two brothers, Robert Paul Turner and Richard Lambert, both of Sumter; her grandfather, Arthur “D.K.” Sharp of Corpus Christi, Texas; and a number … Read the rest


Send us your Hugo recollections

Posted by | August 5, 2014 3:13 pm

Hurricane_Hugo_1989_sept_21_1844ZThe 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo is still more than a month away, but The Manning Times is looking for your recollections now for an upcoming special edition. What do you remember about the night of the storm, or of the aftermath? How long were you without electricity? What did you do to cope and survive? Please send them, your pictures, along with your full name and area in Clarendon County, to mtsceditorial@gmail.com as soon as you can. We can’t wait to hear from you!


Hunter education classes

Posted by | August 5, 2014 2:56 pm

sc_hunt_cardThe Santee National Wildlife Refuge will hold two hunter education classes in cooperation with the state Department of Natural Resources on Sept. 6 and 27. The class is recommended for motivated students 12 and older with good reading and comprehension skills, and who also have some firearm and hunting knowledge or experience.

Court materials are on a sixth-grade reading level.

For more information, or to register, call DNR at 1 (800) 830-2268, or visit :http://www.register-ed.com/programs/42?zip=29148&distance=10.

 


Frierson appeals Election Commission decision

Posted by | August 5, 2014 2:48 pm

candidatesGloria Frierson, who lost a runoff for the District 5 seat on Manning City Council by one vote, has filed an appeal of the Manning Election Commission’s decision to uphold the results of that runoff.

Julius Dukes Jr. was confirmed as the winner of the runoff, 48-47, last week by the commission after a protest hearing held at Frierson’s behest.

Mary Adger with the city of Manning said Dukes may not be sworn in to the City Council seat formerly held by the late Gregory Witherspoon until the appeal is complete. Frierson’s appeal will be heard in 3rd Circuit Common … Read the rest



Sumter shut-out in Game 4 of Dixie Junior World Series

Posted by | August 5, 2014 11:47 am

baseballSumter lost its fourth game in the Dixie Junior Boys’ World Series on Monday night, its second against the team from Dothan, Ala.

The team includes three rising eighth-grade students from Laurence Manning Academy: Seth Stamps, Garrett Black and Trent Frye. The team lost its first game against Dothan, 11-7, but won its next two against Pittsburg, Texas, 17-10, and Searcy, Ark., 13, 1, to get to its fourth game.

The series is being held in Bossier City, La.


Manning Times Koozie Kontest

Posted by | August 5, 2014 11:30 am

kooziesThe Manning Times now has koozies sponsored by our office and Subway. And we’re selling them for $1 with a contest attached.

Come in, purchase a koozie and then take a picture of you or a friend using it in a creative way. Send the picture to mtsceditorial@gmail.com.

We will post the pictures, and then share them to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES by Aug. 15 will garner its owner a Yeti cooler.


;

© Copyright 2019 | Manning Live