Today in History: Sunday, June 4

Posted by | June 4, 2017 12:00 am

1561 – The steeple of St Paul’s, the medieval cathedral of London, is destroyed in a fire caused by lightning and is never rebuilt. 1802 – King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel. 1896 – Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, and gives it a successful test run. 1912 – Massachusetts becomes the first state of the United States to set a minimum wage. 1917 – The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded: Laura E. Richards, Maude H. Elliott, and Florence Hall receive the first Pulitzer for biography… Read the rest

Edith Juanita Cain Ramsey Waiters

Posted by | June 3, 2017 11:49 pm

Edith Juanita Cain Ramsey Waiters, wife of Robert “Bob” Lee Waiters, died Monday, May 29, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Edmond Cain and Mary Ellison Cain. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Society Hill AME Church, 1030 Morello Road in Manning. The Rev. Mary Rhodes, pastor, will officiate, and the Rev. Elton Hilton and Evangelist Shirley Waiters will assist. The family will receive friends at the home, 105 Breedin St. in Manning. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC in Manning.

Herbert LeVann Epps Jr.

Posted by | June 3, 2017 5:31 pm

Elder Herbert LeVann Epps Jr., husband of Creotha Davis Epps, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon. Born Feb. 7, 1954, in Kingstree, he was a son of Herbert LeVann Epps Sr. and Menyorn Bostick Oliver and the stepson of Kay S. Epps. Services of remembrance will be held noon Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Miracle Temple Bible Center Ministries Inc., 73 Clover Lane in Salters, where Apostle Mary M. Scot-Nelson, pastor, will bring words of comfort. The service of committal will follow in the Epps family plot at Goodwin Baptist Church cemetery, 649 Hebron Road in Cades.… Read the rest

Stroke symptoms and the importance of acting FAST 

Posted by | June 3, 2017 10:16 am

A stroke is a “brain attack” cutting off blood oxygen to the brain cells that control everything we do – from speaking, to walking, even breathing. Most strokes occur when the arteries are blocked by blood clots or by the gradual build-up of plaque. Stroke was the fifth leading cause of death in South Carolina, resulting in 2,600 deaths during 2015. African Americans are 50 percent more likely to die from stroke than Caucasians in South Carolina. The good news is that many strokes can be prevented. Emergency treatments can help stop the brain damage and disability, if you know… Read the rest


King Team to hold Relay for Life yard sale, fish fry

Posted by | June 3, 2017 5:22 am

The King Team for Clarendon County Relay for Life will hold its annual yard sale and fish fry from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Thomas and Paulette King, 7917 Greeleyville Highway in Manning. They will have great deals on clothing, housewares and other items. The team will also sell fish and grits for $5, fish sandwiches for $4, lemonade for $1 and Loretta’s famous dip and chips for $2.50.

Library to host production of ‘Three Little Pigs’

Posted by | June 3, 2017 5:09 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library and Porkchop Productions will hold “The Three Little Pigs” at 2 p.m. June 15 at the library, 215 N. Brooks St. in Manning. Join them for the fabulously fractured adaptation of this timeless tale. When Stanley, the cool pig on the block, is encouraged by his mother to invite Ralphie, the new sheep on the block, over for a camp-out, Stanley is less than thrilled. Will a campfire story of “The Three Little Pigs” send Ralphie running into the night, or will Ralphie turn the tables on his high-on-the-hog host? This fast-paced performance highlights lessons… Read the rest

Movement brings art back to Walker Gamble Elementary School

Posted by | June 3, 2017 5:06 am

Art and music have blended well together for the past two years in Clarendon School District 3. Students at East Clarendon Middle School and Walker Gamble Elementary School participated recently for the second year in the Play Me, I’m Yours art project. The students’ effort was art that began with Luke Jerram, a British artist living in London. Jerram’s project – irregularly placing pianos in public places – ultimately spawned an international movement. His intent was to bring together people who would’ve otherwise never met.l March marked the third year Jerram’s pianos were placed around the city of Florence. The… Read the rest


Yard sale – 235 N. Brooks St.

Posted by | June 3, 2017 2:26 am

There will be a huge yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at 235 N. Brooks St. in Manning. There will be yard tools, Christmas decorations, toys, kitchen supplies, pictures and much more. The sale is under the carport and in the back yard.

Today in History: Saturday, June 3

Posted by | June 3, 2017 12:00 am

350 – The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators. 713 – The Byzantine emperor Philippicus is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators of the Opsikion army in Thrace. He is succeeded by Anastasios II, who begins the reorganization of the Byzantine army. 1621 – The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherland. 1658 – Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France. 1861 – Battle of Philippi (also called the Philippi Races): Union forces rout Confederate… Read the rest

Manning First Baptist to hold VBS

Posted by | June 2, 2017 10:48 pm

Manning First Baptist Church will hold Galactic Surveyors for ages 3 to 5 and first- through sixth-grade students from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 12-16. A light supper will be served nightly.

Clarendon Hall Year-End Headmaster’s List

Posted by | June 2, 2017 4:37 pm

The following students were named to the Clarendon Hall Year-End Headmaster’s List for the 2016-17 school year. Names are presented exactly as sent to The Manning Times, and have only been formatted for publication purposes. Any errors should be addressed to (803) 485-3550. FIRST GRADE Emily Josey, Thomas Hamilton, Michael Lyons, Devam Patel and Ella Stukes. FOURTH GRADE Connor Hancock, Griffin McIntosh, Walker McIntosh, and Mandy Wells. FIFTH GRADE Colleen McIntosh. SIXTH GRADE Harley Ryan. SEVENTH GRADE Hannah Johndrow and Dawson McIntosh. EIGHTH GRADE Gabriel Collier, Henik Matarwala and Elizabeth Williams. 10th GRADE Michael Boylston, Nicole Clark, Hannah Corbett and… Read the rest


King Team to hold Relay for Life yard sale, fish fry

Posted by | June 2, 2017 4:22 pm

The King Team for Clarendon County Relay for Life will hold its annual yard sale and fish fry from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Thomas and Paulette King, 7917 Greeleyville Highway in Manning. They will have great deals on clothing, housewares and other items. The team will also sell fish and grits for $5, fish sandwiches for $4, lemonade for $1 and Loretta’s famous dip and chips for $2.50.

Yard sale – 235 N. Brooks St.

Posted by | June 2, 2017 3:26 pm

There will be a huge yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at 235 N. Brooks St. in Manning. There will be yard tools, Christmas decorations, toys, kitchen supplies, pictures and much more. The sale is under the carport and in the back yard.

3 Manning natives make CCU Dean’s List

Posted by | June 2, 2017 2:33 pm

Three Manning residents were named to the Coastal Carolina University Spring 2017 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 GPA, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 GPA. Those included on the list from Manning include Kishona Avant, who is majoring in elementary education; Jordan Carter, who is majoring in exercise and sport science; and Alexandria Nelson, who is majoring in psychology.

Simon named MPS Employee of the Year

Posted by | June 2, 2017 1:51 pm

Bea Simon was recognized by her peers as the Manning Primary School 2017 Employee of the Year on Thursday. Principal Otis Reed said that “(she) is a staple in our building and in the community. She holds it all together for everyone who walks through our doors. We cannot thank her enough for the tremendous job she does daily. She is known as a true professional, a leader in her field, a confidant, a friend, a listening ear and an all-around pleasant person to know.”

Low-density lipoproteins and stroke 

Posted by | June 2, 2017 10:14 am

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy fat (lipid) in the blood stream that is found in all of your body’s cells. The body needs cholesterol to form cell membranes, some hormones, and vitamin D. Cholesterol is also found in some foods like egg yolks, meats, and dairy products.  High cholesterol may raise your risk for stroke by increasing your risk for heart disease. Plaque build-up in the arteries from high levels of cholesterol also can block blood flow to the brain and cause a stroke.  Because cholesterol does not dissolve in the blood on its own, it must be delivered to… Read the rest

Teach for America mentors Manning High School seniors for college decision day

Posted by | June 2, 2017 10:01 am

Teach for America corps member, teacher and external facilitator Vernell Watson spoke with Manning High School seniors recently during the school's annual College Signing Day.
Teach for America corps member, teacher, and external facilitator Vernell Watson visited Manning High School last month to mentor students as they approached the end of the school year.  Teach for America works with communities to expand opportunities for students and teachers. Watson visited the school to present to students some interactive activities they can implement in the classroom as future leaders. Watson told students that making connections is a vital part of the TFA program, which is also aimed at developing teachers to ensure they achieve ambitious goals with students. According to the program’s website, Teach for America also… Read the rest

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