Faces of Relay – Atlese Bowman

Posted by | May 11, 2014 4:16 pm

FACES-OF-RELAY---ATLESE-BOWMANSummerton resident Atlese Bowman has been free of breast cancer for 13 years, she said Friday at Relay for Life at Manning High School’s Ramsey Stadium. She said she has to see a doctor once a year, but that “other than that I’m fine.”

“Relay means a lot to me,” she said. “Being with my fellow survivors and my friends and family, I couldn’t make it without them and my God.”

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.


Frances Reedy Buyck

Posted by | May 11, 2014 2:03 pm

Frances Reedy Buyck, 76, wife of William Otis Buyck, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her residence.

imageShe was born on April 27, 1938, the only child of Rose Stroman Reedy and Francis Crittendon Reedy.  Always the accomplished reader and student, she graduated as the Valedictorian of Manning High School Class of 1956.  She was the winner of the 1958 Miss Manning pageant, selected on qualifications of “beauty, talent, and poise.”  An acclaimed artist, she displayed works of art she had created since the age of 7 in both Miss Manning and Miss South Carolina pageants.  She graduated with honors … Read the rest

Faces of Relay – Ingra Talley

Posted by | May 11, 2014 12:10 pm

FACES-OF-RELAY---INGRA-TALLEYManning resident Ingra Talley was celebrating her own victories over cervical and colon cancer on Friday during Relay for Life, but she was also honoring her twin sister’s memory as well. Taningra Talley succumbed to breast cancer in 2008, Ingra said.

“I come here for her, and I come here to celebrate life with other survivors,” Talley said. “Relay means moving forward to me. It’s like someone passing the baton to someone else, saying, ‘You keep going. You can do this.'”

Manninglive.com will post more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.


GALLERY: Relay for Life

Posted by | May 11, 2014 10:34 am

Clarendon County Relay for Life was held Friday at Manning High School’s Ramsey Stadium.

Here are some pictures from that event. Please share them.

Faces of Relay – Daun Davis

Posted by | May 11, 2014 7:07 am

FACES-OF-RELAY---DAUN-DAVISManning Clerk of Court Daun Davis was treated for colon cancer more than 12 years ago. She had a resectioned colon and then three months of chemotherapy. She said Relay for Life means “life” to her.

“It means that I’m happy and that I’m here,” she said.

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.


Gallery: The Taste

Posted by | May 10, 2014 11:21 pm

The Taste at Weldon featured good food and live music. Here are a few pictures from tonight’s event. Manninglive.com will post more on Sunday and Monday.

Lady Saints advance to championship series

Posted by | May 10, 2014 10:47 pm

fleur-de-lis-red-mdThe Clarendon Hall Lady Saints outscored their opponents 32-3 this weekend, and they now advance to the championship series. They will host Colleton Prep at 6 p.m. Monday in Summerton. They will play at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Walterboro. Their record is 20-8.

Faces of Relay – Laura Felder

Posted by | May 10, 2014 9:03 pm

FACES-OF-RELAY---LAURA-FELDERYou may have seen Manning resident Laura Felder if you’ve been through any of the checkout lines at Manning Walmart. But did you know this sweet woman was an ovarian cancer survivor? She was diagnosed in 2012 and had a hysterectomy, where she said doctors “got it all.”

“Relay for Life is a wonderful idea, for us to just all get together and share our love and our rejoicing in the Lord,” Felder said.

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.


Faces of Relay – The Hamricks

Posted by | May 10, 2014 5:01 pm

FACES-OF-RELAY---THE-HAMRICKSBoth Jane and Robbie Hamrick are cancer survivors. Jane underwent surgery and treatment for melanoma in 2008, but Robbie is still dealing with the lung cancer for which he was diagnosed in 2012. He has chemotherapy at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia weekly, Jane said.

“Relay means a chance for other people not to have to deal with this,” Jane said on Friday night at Manning High School’s Ramsey Stadium.

“For me, it means not having to do this by myself,” Robbie said.

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.

Lady ‘Cats headed to state

Posted by | May 10, 2014 3:43 pm

GirlsThe Laurence Manning softball team beat Florence Christian 8-3 today. The victory advances the Lady Swampcats to a best of three State Championship series against rival Wilson Hall. The first game will be away this Monday at a time to be determined.

Faces of Relay – Elease Fulton

Posted by | May 10, 2014 12:59 pm

faces-of-relay---elease-fultonManning resident Elease Fulton celebrated 10 years’ being breast cancer free in 2014. She had surgery and chemotherapy after her diagnosis in 2004. She said she feels very blessed to be a part of the Relay for Life family.

“This is really a family,” she said. “It means a lot to me to be a part of it, and to help other survivors just blesses me so much. The more I participate, the more I learn about others and even myself. It’s just a blessing.”

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.

Name released in fatal wreck

Posted by | May 10, 2014 12:02 pm

The Clarendon County Coroner’s Office said Saturday morning that a Tallahassee man died of multiple trauma at the scene of a vehicle wreck at the 119 mile marker on Interstate 95 about 8:05 p.m. Friday.

Thomas Marvin Bush III was pronounced dead at the scene. According to reports, he crossed over Interstate 95 and hit a tractor trailer truck head on. (Photo provided by Chris Harrington)wreck


In the Spotlight: Kayla Matthews, stylist

Posted by | May 10, 2014 10:06 am

Do you know Kayla Matthews?

kayla matthews 2The 26-year-old Manning High School graduate recently opened her own salon, Scher Excellenz, at 215 S. Brooks St. in Manning. Though she technically began operations on April 23, she plans to hold a grand opening from 3-5 p.m. May 17.


The Betty Stephens Cosmetology Institute and Central Carolina Technical College. I was licensed in 2008.


All types of cosmetology services, including hair, skin and nails. My passion is hair.


Honestly, I … Read the rest

Faces of Relay – Lawrence Hilton

Posted by | May 10, 2014 8:54 am

FACES-OF-RELAY---LAWRENCE-HILTONManning resident Lawrence Hilton, 68, has been cancer free since 2008, shortly after doctors removed one of his kidneys after he was diagnosed with a malignant tumor on that organ. He said Friday at Relay for Life that he did not have to go through any treatment. He said Friday was his first relay, that he thought it was nice, and he was enjoying spending time with his wife, Jannette, who is a breast cancer survivor.

“I think (Relay) is a good thing,” Hilton said. “It offers both support to survivors and caregivers, and it raises money for research.”


The Taste at Weldon at 2 p.m. today

Posted by | May 10, 2014 6:40 am

The Taste at Weldon – formerly the Taste of Clarendon – will begin 2 p.m. today at Weldon Auditorium, featuring the Blue Dogs, the Blue Plantation Band and Gracious Day. Tickets are $45 each, and no coolers are allowed. The price includes food, drinks and bands. Tickets can be purchased at Weldon and the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (803) 433-SHOW, or visit weldonauditorium.com.

Fatal wreck at Exit 119 on I-95

Posted by | May 10, 2014 12:38 am

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal vehicle wreck near the 119 exit on Interstate 95 in Manning. The wreck happened about 8:09 p.m. Friday, according to reports. No information is available at this time as to the individual(s) involved. Manninglive.com will have an update in the morning after speaking with Coroner Hayes Samuels.


UPDATE: Tallahassee man killed in I-95 wreck

UPDATE: Name released in fatal wreck




Faces of Relay – Pam McCabe

Posted by | May 9, 2014 11:51 pm

FACES-OF-RELAY---PAM-McCABEManning resident Pam McCabe is a three-time cancer survivor, having successfully battled ovarian cancer once and lung cancer twice. She had a lung removed in 2012 due to the latter. She said the support she receives through participating in Relay for Life is “amazing.

“It’s important for us to spend time together as survivors and to raise money toward finding a cure so no one else has to go through what we’ve been through,” she said.

She said granddaughter Laura Betts Brogdon, 12, of Sumter is her “best supporter.”

Manninglive.com will be posting more Faces of Relay throughout the weekend.… Read the rest

More than 300 survivors registered by Relay

Posted by | May 9, 2014 10:57 pm

American Cancer Society representative Debbie Alexander said Friday night that the charity registered more than 300 Clarendon County cancer survivors between the Survivors’ Reception held April 28 and Relay for Life, which was held tonight at Manning High School’s Ramsey Stadium. Here are two short video clips from tonight’s event, the first of which features Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith and Sen. Kevin Johnson, D-Manning, doing a “Happy Dance.”

We apologize for the shakiness of the video. We were walking backward.


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