Runoff Roundup: 43 of 46 reporting

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:28 pm

With 43 of 46 South Carolina counties reporting complete results, and one of three left reporting partial results, this is where the candidates stand in the runoff:

 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 36.42

Henry McMaster – 63.58

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 42.83

Molly Spearman – 57.17

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 40.05

Tom Thompson – 59.95

 

 


Runoff Roundup: Clarendon totals

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:22 pm

Clarendon County is in line with state totals in the runoffs for lieutenant governor and state superintendent of education.

Henry McMaster garnered 65.19 percent of the vote on Tuesday, with 455 of 698 votes. Mike Campbell trailed behind with 243 votes for 34.81 percent.

In the Democratic runoff for state superintendent, Sheila Gallagher was handily defeated in Clarendon County by Tom Thompson. Thompson garnered 433 votes to Gallagher’s 163, to come out with 72.65 percent of the vote. In the Republican runoff for that office, Sally Atwater only got 40.17 percent of the vote, while Molly Spearman received 59.83 percent.… Read the rest


This week’s Subway special

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:05 pm

Pick up this week’s edition of The Manning Times for a free 3″ breakfast sub and cup of coffee. Offer only valid with the coupon until July 1, 2014.


Runoff Roundup: 36 of 46 reporting

Posted by | June 24, 2014 9:48 pm

With 36 of 46 South Carolina counties reporting complete results, and three counties reporting partial results, standings for candidates are as follows:

 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 34.48

Henry McMaster – 65.32

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.28

Molly Spearman – 55.72

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 40.23

Tom Thompson – 59.72

 

 

 


Hospital board one step closer to re-financing debt

Posted by | June 24, 2014 9:26 pm

Stokes speaks

(left to right) Chief Executive Officer Richard Stokes talks about price transparency Tuesday night while Chief Financial Officer John Shaughnessy, Dr. Catherine Rabon and Chief Operating Officer Paul Schumacher listen to Stokes during Clarendon Health System’s monthly board meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clarendon Health System’s board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night at their regular meeting to use cash on hand and a loan being sought from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development to re-finance existing debt.

At issue is a $7.25 million Wells Fargo loan from 2011 — just under $5.8 … Read the rest


Runoff Roundup: 30 of 46 precincts reporting

Posted by | June 24, 2014 9:20 pm

With 30 of 46 precincts reporting complete results in Tuesday’s primary runoff, and 10 other counties reporting partial results, the candidates stand as follows:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 36.5

Henry McMaster – 63.5

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 41.89

Tom Thompson – 58.11

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.85

Molly Spearman – 55.15

 


Runoff Roundup: 17 precincts fully reporting

Posted by | June 24, 2014 8:48 pm

With 17 precincts having completely reported results, and 10 more having partially reported results of the state’s 46 counties, runoff standings are as follows:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 34.88

Henry McMaster – 65.12

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 43.04

Molly Spearman – 56.97

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 37.24

Tom Thompson – 62.76

 


Runoff Roundup: 4 complete precincts, 11 partial

Posted by | June 24, 2014 8:18 pm

With four of 46 precincts reporting complete results, and 11 precincts reporting partial results, these are the following vote percentages garnered thus far by candidates vying for a spot on the November ballot in their respective races:

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Mike Campbell – 33.96

Henry McMaster – 66.04

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – REPUBLICAN

Sally Atwater – 44.67

Molly Spearman – 55.33

 

SUPT. OF EDUCATION – DEMOCRAT

Sheila Gallagher – 41.02

Tom Thompson – 58.08

 

 


Atwater, Spearman close in Republican runoff for Supt. of Education

Posted by | June 24, 2014 7:57 pm

Sally Atwater

Sally Atwater

Sally Atwater is keeping it close to Molly Spearman in the runoff for the state Superintendent of Education spot on the Republican ballot for November. With nine of 46 counties reporting partial results, Spearman is in the lead with 53.79 percent of the vote, while Atwater is holding steady at 46.21 percent.

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman

 


McMaster leading Lt. Gov. race with 9 of 46 counties reporting

Posted by | June 24, 2014 7:53 pm

Henry McMaster

Henry McMaster

Former attorney general Henry McMaster is leading Mike Campbell 2-1 in the lieutenant governor’s race, with nine of 46 counties reporting numbers in the runoff. McMaster has 66.1 percent of the vote, while Campbell has 33.9 percent of the vote. Clarendon County has not reported all its numbers yet.

Mike Campbell

Mike Campbell

 


Lemonade Stand to raise money for playground in memory of Mettie Livingston

Posted by | June 24, 2014 3:32 pm

lemonade-standSeveral local girls will host a lemonade stand from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in front of Cut-N-Up Hair Salon, 210 Commerce St. in Manning, to raise money for a playground in memory of Mettie McCuen Livingston at New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Hosted by Lainey Baggette, Emma Hodge, Anne Wilder Hartzog, Lucy Camlin Hartzog, Kristen Hodge and Allison Harrison, the stand will have lemonade, sweet tea, brownies and cookies for sale.

 



Help out Camp Happy Days by donating wish list items

Posted by | June 24, 2014 2:38 pm

Camp Happy Days organizers are still looking for several items on their wish list. The camp is for children ages 4-16 who are either battling cancer or have survived cancer, their siblings and the siblings of children who have succumbed to the disease in its various forms.

Please bring all items (monetary donations are acceptable as well) to The Manning Times, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning, by Friday afternoon. Let us know what you plan to donate so we can continually update the list. We will take pictures of donors and post on manninglive.com.

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Clarendon County native awarded Presidential Citation by state NAACP

Posted by | June 24, 2014 1:09 pm

Willie J. Nelson

Willie J. Nelson

The late Willie J. Nelson, a native of Clarendon County, was presented the Presidential Citation from the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP recently.

The award was presented posthumously at the organization’s annual Freedom Fund Celebration held June 13 in Columbia.

“Nelson is being honored for his human rights advocacy,” according to a release from the NAACP. “He was born in Clarendon County and witnessed firsthand the injustice against people of color. However, he was more than just a witness. He used his resources to solve the plight of black people.



Turbeville man charged in Florence with third-degree CSC

Posted by | June 24, 2014 11:30 am

Benjamin Cameron

Benjamin Cameron

FLORENCE – A Turbeville man has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

The Weekly Observer reported Tuesday that the arrest on Monday stemmed from an incident with a 13-year-old in Johnsonville nearly a year ago.

Benjamin Cameron, 28, of 1016 Powell Circle in Turbeville, posted a $10,000 surety bond, according to the Florence County Public Court Index.

If convicted, he could serve up to 15 years in prison, be ordered to pay a fine at the discretion of the court, or both.

 


Clarendon’s queens interview with judges today

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:36 am

Miss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Vivian Erickson are going through backstage interviews today with judges for the Miss South Carolina Pageant. Local pageant organizers say the girls were up late practicing for today and going over current events. Tonight, Haley will compete in physical fitness, while Hannah will compete in swimwear.

STEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Haley Erickson and Hannah Henshaw are going through the interview process today in Columbia in their quests to become Miss South Carolina Teen and Miss South Carolina, respectively.

STEFANI WELCH HENSHAW / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Haley Erickson and Hannah Henshaw are going through the interview process today in Columbia in their quests to become Miss South Carolina Teen and Miss South Carolina, respectively.


Two precincts moved for today’s runoff

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:23 am

Voters in Clarendon County precincts Manning 3 and Barrow’s Mill will be moved to other locations today for the Democratic and Republican runoff races. Polls in all Clarendon precincts are open through 7 p.m.

Manning 3, typically at the Woodmen of the World building on Rudy Road, will be held instead at the Voter Registration Office at the Clarendon County Administration Building on Sunset Drive. Barrow’s Mill voters will move to the Oakdale precinct at Friendship Presbyterian Church on S.C. 527.

 



Clarendon 2 holding public hearing tonight on budget

Posted by | June 24, 2014 7:19 am

Clarendon School District 2 will hold a public hearing on its 2014-15 fiscal year budget at 6:30 p.m. today at the district office, 15 Major Drive in Manning. The proposed millage required to support the budget for 2014-15 is 1293 mills, an increase of 1.9 mills over the previous year.

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