Clarendon County welcomes Burnes Yarborough, who graduated on October 2, to the Clarendon County Fire Department. Yarborough, assigned number 906, will be stationed in Gable/Sardinia. Yarborough achieved the highest grade average.
Clarendon County welcomes Sabrina Tackett, who graduated on October 2, to the Clarendon County Fire Department. Tackett, assigned number 115, will be stationed in Manning. Tackett received a Leadership Award.
Clarendon County welcomes Thad Kennedy, who graduated on October 2, to the Clarendon County Fire Department. Kennedy, assigned number 119, will be stationed in Manning. Kennedy maintained perfect attendance prior to graduation.
Dwayne Stukes, father of Jamir Stukes, who plays tackle and defensive end as #60, was saddened to see the faded pants the Manning High football team wore week after week. He found the opportunity to discuss the situation with Nike, who sponsors the MHS football team with jerseys. Nike offered a sponsorship discount to Stukes and his cousin, Jarrett Williams, and the two men purchased new pants for the team, allowing them to fully show their team colors again. For a complete story, see the Manning Times on October 11.
The following pleas were heard during two separate terms of General Sessions Court held Sept. 17-21 and Sept. 24-28 at the Clarendon County Courthouse before 3rd Circuit Judge R. Ferrell Cothran.
David Bodger of 1821 M.W. Rickenbaker Road in Manning pleaded guilty Sept. 17 to first-degree assault and battery, receiving a sentence of seven years in prison, suspended to time-served and three years’ probation. Further charges of possession of a weapon during a violent crime and possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a violent felony were dropped during the plea proceedings. Bodger served two days… Read the rest