James Canty

Posted by | June 25, 2014 1:03 pm

James Canty, 57, died Sunday, June 22, 2014.

Born Dec. 8, 1956, in Sumter County, he was a son of Margaret McFadden Canty and the late Edward Canty Sr. He attended Sumter County public schools, playing basketball for Furman High School where he was named most valuable player. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Thomasville, N.C., and was employed at Todd Sea Food.

Survivors besides his devoted mother of Sumter include two daughters, Jamesha Little and Kaeyasha Little, both of High Point, N.C.; six brothers, Ivory Hickman of Sumter and Edward Canty Jr., Tony Canty, Robert (Albertha)

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Thirty percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today

Posted by | June 25, 2014 10:50 am

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According to the National Weather Service, the most likely chance of rain comes after 5 p.m. Currently, winds reaching 8 mph are coming out of the southwest and humidity is 72 percent.

Tonight’s forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a low around 70 degrees.

 

 


Wreck, no injuries at Sandhill, Willie Coker roads

Posted by | June 25, 2014 9:54 am

The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently responding to a wreck with no injuries in the 3100 block of Sandhill Road near Willie Coker roads. The wreck happened about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic will likely be slower in that area during this time.

 


Mobile Library Schedule: June 25, 2014

Posted by | June 25, 2014 8:36 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will make two stops today: from 1-2 p.m. at Lane’s Shopping Center near Lake Marion; and from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at J&E Superette in Davis Station. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.

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GALLERY: Residents leave messages for Clarendon queens

Posted by | June 25, 2014 7:24 am

Clarendon County residents have been leaving messages for Miss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Erickson on the window of Merle Norman and Xpressions Salon on Boyce Street in Manning. Here are a few of those messages as of 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Johnson receives ABA banking diploma

Posted by | June 25, 2014 6:33 am

Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson

Bank of Clarendon community development officer Kim Johnson received a diploma from the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management on Tuesday, marking her achievement in the banking industry. Johnson was also recently appointed to the Clarendon School District 2 board, and will be sworn-in in July.

 

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Don’t forget to visit the Lemonade Stand today!

Posted by | June 25, 2014 5:19 am

lemonade-standSeveral local girls will host a lemonade stand from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today  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.

Mettie, 7, died June 5 after a vehicle wreck on Interstate 95.


Clarendon queens Top 5 in fundraising

Posted by | June 25, 2014 12:23 am

haley and hannahMiss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw and Miss Clarendon Teen 2014 Haley Vivian Erickson were both in the Top 5 contestants for their respective categories in fundraising for the Children’s Miracle Network as part of their Miss South Carolina Pageant participation this year.

Check back for further pageant updates throughout the week.

 


Spearman nabs Republican nomination for Supt. of Education

Posted by | June 24, 2014 11:48 pm

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman

Molly Spearman will be the next Republican to run in the general election for the position of state Superintendent of Education.

Spearman defeated runoff challenger Sally Atwater in Tuesday’s Primary with 57.15 percent of the overall vote. Statwide, Spearman had 76,537 votes to Atwater’s 57,385. Spearman will face Democrat Tom Thompson in November’s general election. Forty-five of 46 precincts were counted as of 11:48 p.m.

Tom Thompson

Tom Thompson

Thompson handily defeated his runoff opponent, Sheila Gallagher, on Tuesday with 59.13 percent of the vote. He garnered 23,506 votes overall to Gallagher’s 16,244.

 


McMaster wins Republican runoff for Lt. Gov.

Posted by | June 24, 2014 10:38 pm

Henry McMaster

Henry McMaster

COLUMBIA (AP) – Former Attorney General Henry McMaster is the Republican nominee on the November ballot for the state’s lieutenant governor position.

Early returns Tuesday showed McMaster trouncing Mike Campbell by a two-to-one margin. With 43 precincts showing complete results about 10:24 p.m. Tuesday, McMaster had about 63.58 percent of the vote to Campbell’s 36.42.

McMaster had a strong lead in the four-way GOP primary two weeks ago, taking 44 percent of the vote. But he needed more than 50 percent to avoid a runoff.

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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.

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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

 


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