Lady Saints fall to Patrick Henry

Posted by | February 4, 2018 3:30 am

The clarendon Hall varsity girls’ basketball team fell 65-22 on Friday night to Patrick Henry Academy. Whitney Avins led the Lady Saints with 14 points. Mallory McIntosh had three points and Sydney Wells had two points each and also collected seven rebounds. The Lady Saints finish the season with a 2-10 region record.

Sunday Spotlight: Lt. Travis Floyd

Posted by | February 4, 2018 3:23 am

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the 15th in a series of profiles that will be posting each week to highlight our first responders and dispatchers who keep Clarendon County a safe place to live. After each web posting, the piece will appear in the following Thursday’s Manning Times. Travis Floyd currently serves as a lieutenant at Station 13 for the Clarendon County Fire Department. A graduate of East Clarendon High School, he attends Turbeville First Baptist Church and enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time. He is married to Sydney Floyd, and the couple has two children, Travis… Read the rest

Today in History: Feb. 4

Posted by | February 4, 2018 12:06 am

211 – Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies at Eboracum (modern York, England) while preparing to lead a campaign against the Caledonians. He leaves the empire in the control of his two quarrelling sons. 634 – Battle of Dathin: Rashidun forces under Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan defeat an outnumbered Byzantine force near Gaza in Palestine. 960 – The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries. 1169 – A strong earthquake struck the Ionian coast of Sicily, causing tens of thousands of injuries and deaths, especially… Read the rest

Saints win Region Title

Posted by | February 3, 2018 8:39 pm

The Clarendon Hall varsity boys’ basketball team claimed the Region Title on Friday at home by defeating Patrick Henry Academy by a score of 89-75. Zyan Gilmore led four Saints in double figures, with 44 points, 24 of those coming from three-pointers. Tyrese Mitchum ended the night with a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Dylan Way finished his senior night with 12 points and 5 rebounds. Kylic Horton added 11 points. The Saints finish the regular season with a 10-2 region record and an overall record of 13-4. The Saints will head into the region tournament next week… Read the rest

JV Lady Eagles narrowly take Bethune-Bowman

Posted by | February 3, 2018 4:59 pm

The Scott’s Branch High School junior varsity Lady Eagles defeated Bethune-Bowman away from home Friday in a very close 16-15 match-up. Keonna Felder led the JV Lady eagles with 11 points, while Kya Cox and Tiauna Hunt each scored two points. Rosandra Bennett put up one point for the team.

Eagles fall to Bethune-Bowman

Posted by | February 3, 2018 4:47 pm

The Scott’s Branch High School /eagles fell Friday night to Bethune-Bowman by a final score of 72-40. Treyshawn Moore led the Eagles with 10 points, while Levontae Fleming followed with seven points. Daezhon Dingle had si points. Jimek weeks had three points, while Gabriel Oliver and Franklin Thompson each had two points.

SBMS Eagles fall to Lee Central

Posted by | February 3, 2018 10:14 am

The Scott’s Branch Middle School boys’ basketball beam fell 50-43 on Thursday to Lee Central High School at home. Randy Gibson led the team with 15 points. Tariq Coard followed with 10 points, Zakee Rendell with eight points

JV Lady Swampcats fall to OP

Posted by | February 3, 2018 6:19 am

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity girls’ basketball team lost a hard fought game at Orangeburg Prep Friday afternoon by a score of 40-33. The game was tied at 29 going into fourth quarter. Tha Lady Swampcats were led in scoring by Breanna Boykin, who had 15 points. Carrie Rickenbaker scored eight points and Audrey Bennett had six. LMA returns to action Tuesday at Cardinal Newman in Columbia. The team’s record is now 9-4. .

JV Swampcats defeat OP

Posted by | February 3, 2018 3:17 am

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Orangeburg Prep 37-25 on Friday evening. Kyle Horton led the team with 15 points, while Trey Sharpe had nine, Denzell Sigler had eight, A.J. Nelson had three and Buddy Gales had two points.

Today in History: Feb. 3

Posted by | February 3, 2018 12:00 am

1112 – Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona and Douce I, Countess of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states. 1377 – More than 2,000 people of the Italian city of Cesena are killed by the Condottieri (papal armed forces) in the “Cesena Bloodbath”. 1451 – Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire. 1488 – Bartolomeu Dias of Portugal lands in Mossel Bay after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, becoming the first known European to travel so far south. 1509 – The Portuguese navy defeats a joint fleet of the Ottoman Empire, the Republic… Read the rest

Wreck at SC 261, US 521

Posted by | February 2, 2018 8:12 pm

The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently reporting a wreck with no injuries at S.C 261 and U.S. 521 in Manning near the Kent bicycle plant.

Wreck with injuries at 101SB

Posted by | February 2, 2018 8:10 pm

The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently reporting a wreck with injuries at the 101 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95. This area includes the Lake Marion Bridge between Orangeburg and Clarendon counties. Traffic will likely be slower during this time.

SCDOT’s statement on X-Lite guardrail end terminals

Posted by | February 2, 2018 6:48 pm

SCDOT, like other states, utilizes the national crash testing requirements adopted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for roadside safety hardware, like guardrails.  FHWA issued a safety eligibility for the X-Lite guardrail end-terminal in September 2011 which remains in effect and was revisited by FHWA as recently as May of 2017.  Based on the September 2011 safety eligibility letter, SCDOT approved the X-Lite end terminal for use on the State Highway System.   Due to the recent controversy surrounding the X-Lite end-terminal, SCDOT has suspended the installation of any new  X-Lite devices on the state’s highways. The agency is monitoring… Read the rest

Clarendon GOP to meet Thursday

Posted by | February 2, 2018 6:00 pm

The Clarendon County GOP will meet Thursday at the Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church 2116 Greeleyville Highway (US Hwy. 521 & State Hwy. 261) Manning, SC 29102 Doors will open at 6 pm with supper at 6:30 pm. Food will be furnished by the ladies of the church,. Donations will be accepted. Program will begin at 7:00pm. Our special guest will be SC Atty. Gen. Alan Wilson.

SBMS boys fall to Lee Central Middle

Posted by | February 2, 2018 5:44 pm

The Scott’s Branch Middle School boys’ basketball team fell 47-46 on Wednesday to Lee Central Middle School at home. Randy Gibson led the Middle School Eagles with 16 points, while Tariq Coard followed with nine points. Terrence Pusher also scored nine points, while Zakee Rendell and Shaheem Ballard each scored six points.

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