Posted by Staff (Office) | July 31, 2017 7:22 pm
A 15-year-old East Clarendon High School student missing since Sunday afternoon from her Lynchburg home has been found safe and sound by Sumter deputies.
Spokesman Ken Bell with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said Mackayla Nesbitt of Douglass Swamp Road in Lynchburg was found in Columbia earlier Monday afternoon. He said deputies were en route about 5:45 p.m. to retrieve the girl and return her to her parents.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | July 31, 2017 4:18 pm
The true definition of a man is shown through his character and his actions and by the way he treats others, especially when the others can do nothing for him.
I am going to take this column to brag on Judge James Dingle, because he would never do it for himself.
I met Judge Dingle several years ago. Since then, we have worked on many service projects together, and he never ceases to amaze me. A few months back, Habitat for Humanity hosted a womanless beauty pageant. With very little arm twisting, I was able to convince the judge that… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 31, 2017 3:38 pm
The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two men who have pending outstanding warrants for 16 counts of breaking into motor vehicles; first-degree burglary; and grand larceny.
Eric Hunter Tingle and Matthew Ryan Proctor have ties to Manning, Sumter, Orangeburg and Richland counties, according to Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley.
“(The suspects) have stolen several weapons and should be considered armed and dangerous,” said Baxley in a social media post on the Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page.
Anyone with information as to their whereabouts is asked to call (803) 435-4414 or 911.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 31, 2017 1:36 pm
Sumter County Sheriff’s deputies are currently searching for a 15-year-old Lynchburg girl who went missing from her home on Sunday.
Mackayla Nesbitt, a student at East Clarendon High School, was last seen by her mother at home about noon Sunday. The woman told deputies that when she came back at 6 p.m. Sunday, her daughter had taken a duffle bag of clothes, a pair of tennis shoes from the mother’s closet and all of her makeup.
Deputies said in a report that the girl could possibly be in Florence. Authorities there have also been notified. Sheriff Tim Baxley said his… Read the rest
Posted by Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home | July 31, 2017 10:26 am
David Pressley Burns, 82, beloved husband of Pat McCoy Burns, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born Nov. 24, 1934, in Clarendon County, he was the son of the late James Flovia Burns and Corrina Morris Burns. After graduating from Edmunds High School, David joined the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office as a dispatcher. He left there to join the FBI in Washington, D.C. A short while later, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he was recruited into the Defense Attache. That led him to work in the American Embassy in Ankara, Turkey; Cairo, Egypt; Vienna, Austria;… Read the rest
Posted by Samuels Funeral Home LLC | July 31, 2017 10:21 am
FLORENCE – The Rev. Ronnie Lee McFadden, pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Turbeville, died Sunday, July 23, 2017.
Born March 29, 1974, he was a son of Elder Stella Atkinson McFadden and the late Leroy “Hammer” McFadden.
Celebratory services were held Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Jordan Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 703 N. Jones Road in Olanta. Bishop Kenneth L. Gibson officiated, with the Rev. M.A. McMillian Sr. presiding, assisted by Dr. Ezekiel Hampton, Elder Willie J. Witherspoon and Elder M.R. Singletary.
Burial followed in the churchyard cemeter.
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother,… Read the rest
Posted by Job’s Mortuary Inc. | July 31, 2017 10:16 am
Jeremiah Heyward Jr. died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence.
Born Sept. 2, 1957, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah (Everlena) Heyward.
He attended Furman High School. At an early age, he joined Enon Missionary Baptist Church of Sumter, and later in life, he joined Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Pinewood.
He was married to Angela S. Heyward of Manning, which was a union of memories and blessings. Many lives were touched by Jeremiah’s “Jerry’s” gracious manners and laughter. Jeremiah “Jerry” was a delight to his family, friends, community and… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted via Email | July 31, 2017 2:12 am
Dr. Aubrey Lukaszewicz-Patterson has received her doctorate of pharmacy from West Virginia University. She was a Rite Aid Pharmacy technician for five-and-a-half years and has accepted a position with a large health-service organization in South Carolina. She and her husband, Tyler Patterson, live in Manning. Her parents are Cheryl Miller-Lukaszewicz of Pittsburgh and Andrew and Dorothy Lukaszewicz of Clinton.
Posted by Staff Reports | July 31, 2017 12:00 am
30 BC – Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Octavian’s forces, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading to his suicide.
781 – The oldest recorded eruption of Mount Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
1009 – Pope Sergius IV becomes the 142nd pope, succeeding Pope John XVIII.
1201 – Attempted usurpation by John Komnenos the Fat for the throne of Alexios III Angelos.
1423 – Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Cravant: The French army is defeated by the English at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne.
1451 – Jacques Cœur is… Read the rest
Posted by Submitted via Facebook | July 30, 2017 9:21 pm
Monte, a black lab-beagle mix, is missing from the Bloomville area, about two miles from Shannon Greens Golf Course. If you see him, please call (803) 410-7542.
Posted by Staff Reports | July 30, 2017 3:44 pm
A Pinewood man was charged with attempted murder after allegedly running a safety checkpoint being staged by the Sumter Police Department.
Dezmond A. Mitchell, 26, of 3548 Bomar Trail in Pinewood, was initially charged by authorities early July 22 with failure to stop for a blue light; possession of a weapon; possession of a controlled substance; driving under the influence, first offense; and open container.
Mitchell allegedly fled the checkpoint about 11:45 p.m. July 21 and ultimately wrecked at the intersection of Fulton Street and Lafayette Drive near downtown Sumter shortly after midnight.
While he was being booked at the… Read the rest
Posted by Kedrick Johnson | July 30, 2017 2:59 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 30, 2017 12:31 pm
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that seven individuals pleaded guilty to charges of Fraudulent Acquisition or Use of Food Stamps in York County.
All seven individuals – Dequitta Fonta White, Brooke Elizabeth Rogers, Victoria Nerissa Alexandria Sanders, Jatonica Denise Williams, LaBrecia Sharda White, Shenisa Paulvette Davis, and Kimberly Angel Nicole Johnson – pleaded guilty to one count each of fraudulent acquisition or use of food stamps less than $2,000.
These cases stem from an investigation into SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefit trafficking that took place at the Daily Express Mart, a small convenience store in Rock… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 30, 2017 10:24 am
The S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting a wreck with no injuries at Breeland Street and St. Paul Road in the Summerton area.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 30, 2017 10:17 am
Mary Kinlaw was named 2017 Clarendon’s Best Stylist by Manning Times’ readers.
Posted by Submitted via Email | July 30, 2017 5:21 am
Posted by Staff Reports | July 30, 2017 12:00 am
762 – Baghdad is founded by caliph Al-Mansur.
1419 – First Defenestration of Prague: A crowd of radical Hussites kill seven members of the Prague city council.
1502 – Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
1608 – At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years.
1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | July 29, 2017 6:36 pm
Stefano’s Foods Inc., a Charlotte establishment, is recalling about 981 pounds of Stromboli products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The frozen meatball Stromboli items, produced on June 24, were incorrectly packaged in a box labeled as pepperoni and Italian sausage Stromboli. The following product is subject to recall:
18.5-oz. boxes containing two pieces of “SCREAMIN’ SICILIAN PIZZA CO. STROMBOLI SUPREMUS MAXIMUS PEPPERONI & ITALIAN SAUSAGE” with an “Enjoy by: 2/19/2018” date… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Posted by Staff Reports | July 29, 2017 2:06 pm