McLeod Health names new Chief Operating Officer, Donna Isgett

Posted by | August 19, 2019 9:27 pm

McLeod Health has announced the promotion of Donna Isgett to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Isgett will report to President and CEO Rob Colones and have oversight of administrators at all seven hospitals in the McLeod Health system, which serves 18 counties, from the Midlands of South Carolina to the Coast.

News Release from McLeod Health: August 19, 2019, Florence, South Carolina — McLeod Health has announced the promotion of Donna Isgett to the role of Chief Operating Officer. She will report to President and CEO Rob Colones and have oversight of administrators at all seven hospitals in the McLeod Health system, which serves 18 counties, from the Midlands of South Carolina to the Coast. Isgett will continue to support administration of McLeod Physician Associates.  Isgett replaces Ron Boring, who recently retired from McLeod. Isgett’s appointment follows a national search that attracted 100 external and internal applicants from across the country.  … Read the rest


HARRY CHARLES SIMERAL

Posted by | August 19, 2019 12:52 pm

Turbeville- Harry Charles Simeral age 71, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019, at McLeod Hospital after an illness.  A service will be held at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Horse Branch Free Will Baptist Church in Turbeville, SC with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Floyd Funeral Home in Olanta on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 PM.  Floyd Funeral Home of Olanta is in charge of the arrangements.

Born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Harry Charles Simeral, Sr. and Rebecca Driggers Simeral.  He graduated from Duquesne High Read the rest


SCDPS REPORTS SIX KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADWAYS

Posted by | August 19, 2019 12:12 pm

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, August 16, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, August 18, at 11:59 p.m.
Interstates 0
US routes, SC roads and secondary roads 6
County roads 0
Seat belt used 1
Seat belt not used 1
Seat belt unknown 0
Seat belt not applicable 4 – 2 pedestrians and 2 motorcyclists (no helmets)

 

As of August 18, 603 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 649 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

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Thanks for the Back To School Pictures

Posted by | August 19, 2019 9:51 am

We at The Manning Times greatly appreciate the wonderful response to our request for Back to School pictures. We are now processing them and will send them to print within an hour to be in this week’s edition of The Manning Times on thursday morning.

Best of luck to all of the students!


Manning City Council Regular Meeting tonight at 6:30 pm

Posted by | August 19, 2019 9:46 am

A REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MANNING CITY COUNCIL

Monday, August 19, 2019 Council Chambers

6:30 p.m. Manning City Hall

AGENDA

I. Welcome/Introductory Remark ……….Mayor Julia A. Nelson

II. Invocation

III. Pledge…………………………………………Councilmember Ervin L. Davis, Sr.

IV. Approval of Agenda

V. Minutes:

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of City Council, July 15, 2019.

VI. Citizens’ Comments

VII. Committee Reports

VIII. Presentation:

1) Santee-Lynches……………………………………….. Connie Munn Chief, Health and Human Services

2) 2020 Census Update…………………….…………Ms. Vermelle P. Simmons

Partnership Specialist/SC Field Division

Atlanta Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau

IX. Mayor’s Report

X. Administrator’s Report

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First Day of School = Heavy Traffic !

Posted by | August 19, 2019 8:01 am

Please be mindful of increased traffic everywhere due to the first day of school for many students.

Please be patient and observant of traffic, both driving on the road and pedestrians.

Lets keep our students safe!


Duke Energy names new SC State President

Posted by | August 19, 2019 7:00 am

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Duke Energy today announced a change in its executive leadership in South Carolina that will continue the company’s long-standing commitment to its 760,000 electric and 162,000 gas customers in the Palmetto State.

Michael Callahan – currently vice president of investor relations – will succeed Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe as South Carolina state president.

Callahan, 44, will manage state and local regulatory and government relations in South Carolina. He will work closely with the corporate and regulatory strategy team to advance legislative, rate and regulatory initiatives in the state. His team also leads community relations for Duke Energy across the Read the rest



CARL MATTHEWS EVANS

Posted by | August 18, 2019 8:31 pm

NEW ZION – Carl Matthews Evans, 85, husband of Janice Myrtle Morris Evans, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, at his home.

Born January 11, 1934, in the Oakdale community of New Zion, he was a son of the late James Wesley Evans and the late Margaret Ettalene Duke Evans. He was a member of Midway Presbyterian Church, EPC, where he served in several leadership roles including as a Deacon and as an Elder. He had been a member since March 30, 1951.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years of New Zion; three children, Marie Cumbie (Mike), Barbara … Read the rest


Deputy Annett Smith receives award

Posted by | August 18, 2019 5:00 pm

At the Clarendon County Council monthly meeting held Monday night, employees of Clarendon County were recognized for their years of service. Dwight Stewart, Chairman of the Board presented the employees with their individual awards with the help of David Epperson, County Administrator.

Deputy First Class Annett Smith was presented her certificate of appreciation and a clock for 25 years working with the CC Sheriff’s Office.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANN MORRIS

Posted by | August 18, 2019 3:37 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MEME!

Ann Morris is literally the best grandmother (MeMe  is what I call her) a girl could ask for. she is always there for me and sticks by my side through everything. I’d be so lost without her.

Love,

Anna Morris


Tanya Cox with CCFD receives award

Posted by | August 18, 2019 3:00 pm

At the Clarendon County Council monthly meeting held Monday night, employees of Clarendon County were recognized for their years of service. Dwight Stewart, Chairman of the Board presented the employees with their individual awards with the help of David Epperson, County Administrator.

Tanya Cox has worked as an administrative assistant with the Clarendon County Fire Department for 10 years. She received a certificate and pin for her service.


Captain F.B. Jones receives award

Posted by | August 18, 2019 1:00 pm

At the Clarendon County Council monthly meeting held Monday night, employees of Clarendon County were recognized for their years of service. Dwight Stewart, Chairman of the Board presented the employees with their individual awards with the help of David Epperson, County Administrator.

Frank Jones received his appreciation certificate and his 10 year pin. Jones is a Captain with the Clarendon County Fire Department.


Sergeant Pearson receives award

Posted by | August 18, 2019 11:00 am

At the Clarendon County Council monthly meeting held Monday night, employees of Clarendon County were recognized for their years of service. Dwight Stewart, Chairman of the Board presented the employees with their individual awards with the help of David Epperson, County Administrator.

Dashaun Pearson was awarded a certificate of appreciation along with his five year pin. Pearson is a Sergeant at the county detention center.


Editorial: Lost in the Parking Lot- Part 2

Posted by | August 18, 2019 9:04 am

The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Day two with the rental car starts out okay. The car is parked right in front of the hotel and is easy to find. There is a slight inconvenience, though. When you push the key fob, (The thingamagigy) a horn does not blow. The lights flash. That’s okay but the lights are not bright. Also, we can’t decide if the car is white or grey. The color is like a lot of other cars in the parking lot but you can’t really decide what it really is.

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Sabrina Mellerson receives award

Posted by | August 17, 2019 7:00 pm

At the Clarendon County Council monthly meeting held Monday night, employees of Clarendon County were recognized for their years of service. Dwight Stewart, Chairman of the Board presented the employees with their individual awards with the help of David Epperson, County Administrator.

Sabrina Mellerson was recognized for five years of service with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office. She received a certificate and a five year pin.

 


Clarendon GOP party holds monthly meeting

Posted by | August 17, 2019 5:00 pm

The monthly scheduled meeting of Clarendon GOP in Manning was held August 8th. According to the Chairman, Moye Graham, a total of forty people were in attendance to celebrate the end of Summer by having a cookout. People from Williamsburg, Florence, Charleston and Sumter counties attended. Grilled foods such as hot dogs, burgers and chicken were prepared by Pastor John Matthews. A multitude of desserts were also served, as well as potato salad and other side dishes were enjoyed.

Our Grace was given by Sumter Graham of Greeleyville. Pastor John Matthews of Summerton gave the opening prayer. Former Read the rest


Service that you can trust

Posted by | August 17, 2019 3:00 pm

Defining the true meaning of what it means to be a family-owned business, Bob’s Body Shop opens at 8 a.m. daily. Bob Spigner founded the business in 1963 with one truck. Fifty-five years and nine new trucks later, and having employed seven family members, past and present, Bob’s is still going strong.

Bob and his wife, Lois, maintained the daily operations alongside one another until 1973, when their son Robbie Spigner joined them. Their grandson, Lin Mahoney, joined them in 2001. Lois passed away in 2011. Their other grandson, Lee Mahoney, has worked with them part-time in the business for Read the rest


Victim of Fatal Crash identified

Posted by | August 17, 2019 2:20 pm

A traffic collision resulting in a fatality occurred yesterday in Clarendon County. According to a press release by SC Highway Patrol, the collision happened at 5:20 pm on US 301 at the intersection with Salem Road.

Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock identified the driver as Beatrice Fulton Singletary of Olanta, who died at the scene. Ms. Singletary was driving a 2008 jaguar on US 301 North. The coronor’s report also indicated that Singletary was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The driver of the second vehicle, a 2018 Volkswagon, disregarded the stop sign at the intersection. The … Read the rest


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