Three charged with burglary

Posted by | June 15, 2018 4:50 pm

Following an investigation by the Turbeville Police Department and assisted by the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, Craigcory A. Bradford, Stephen E. Johnson and Wesley K.Tedder were arrested June 04, 2018, on burglary charges. Bradford and Johnson were charged with 2nd degree burglary that occurred on May 25, 2018 and Tedder was charged with 2nd degree burglary for an April break-in. Bradford and Johnson were booked into the Clarendon County Detention Center. Tedder was booked into the Florence County Detention Center for an outstanding burglary in the first warrant from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. Once released from Florence County Detention… Read the rest

Breaking News Update

Posted by | June 15, 2018 3:20 pm

In his suit against the Clarendon County Board of Voter Registration & Elections, Clarendon County Democratic Party, LaNette Samuels-Cooper, South Carolina Democratic Party and the South Carolina Election Commission, Clarendon Coroner Bucky Mock has obtained representation from Attorneys Vordman Carlisle Traywick III and Robert E. Tyson, Jr., of Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, in Columbia. According to item 39 in the court filing, “Defendant Samuels-Cooper is not qualified to become a coroner because she has not met the criteria of section 17-5-130 of the South Carolina Code.” Item 43 states, “Therefore, pursuant to its authority set forth in… Read the rest


Coroner Bucky Mock files Summons and Complaint

Posted by | June 15, 2018 2:03 pm

Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock has filed a Summons and Complaint in the Court of Common Pleas in the Third Judicial Circuit against the Clarendon County Board of Voter Registration & Elections, Clarendon County Democratic Party, LaNette Samuels-Cooper, South Carolina Democratic Party and South Carolina Election Commission. Manninglive.com will post updates as they become available.

A quilt for the shelter

Posted by | June 15, 2018 1:37 pm

Judy and Jim Higgins of Sumter expanded their four-legged family in late 2017. The family already included two female Chihuahuas, which Jim refers to as “the old ladies,” but he continued to keep an eye out for others in need. In August, he saw Sweet Pea, a two-year-old female Chihuahua, on the website for A Second Chance Animal Shelter in Manning. The Higgins’ drove to Manning, only to discover Sweet Pea was heartworm positive. Not knowing what her care would entail, the Higgins’ adopted Sassy, a three-year-old female Chihuahua, instead. After the adoptions, the Higgins’ took Sassy to see their… Read the rest

World elder abuse awareness day is June 15

Posted by | June 15, 2018 12:38 pm

Josh Houben, with the Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments, attended the June Clarendon County Council Meeting on Monday night. He was there to help raise awareness of the elder abuse issue in Clarendon County. “We strongly believe elders deserve respect and to be treated fairly and with dignity, and to live free from abuse and any kind of exploitation,” said Houben. During the meeting, Council Chairman Dwight Stewart read a proclamation. “We, Clarendon County Council, do hereby proclaim June 15, 2018, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Clarendon County, and encourage all of our communities to recognize and… Read the rest


Buddy benches – a family project to benefit local school

Posted by | June 15, 2018 9:30 am

These are no ordinary park benches. They are benches that have a more important purpose. Coined Buddy Benches, these seats are built with the idea that small acts of kindness can go a long way. “This is a project that is near and dear to our hearts,” stated Clarendon County resident Tiffany Myers, whose children Colin and Evan attend Walker Gamble Elementary. “With the issue of bullying on the forefront of parents’ minds, Buddy Benches could be a solution, or at the very least helpful, at preventing those situations,” said Myers. The plan is to place the benches on school… Read the rest


Today’s Weather: Friday, June 15

Posted by | June 15, 2018 4:44 am

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History: June 15

Posted by | June 15, 2018 12:00 am

763 BC – Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. 844 – Louis II is crowned as king of Italy at Rome by pope Sergius II. 923 – Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. 1184 – King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the Battle of Fimreite. 1215 – King John of England puts his seal to Magna Carta. 1219 – Northern Crusades: Danish victory at the Battle of Lyndanisse (modern-day… Read the rest

Alec Ridgeway

Posted by | June 14, 2018 4:24 pm

Based on outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to his school and community, Alec Ridgeway was selected to attend Boys State this week at Anderson University in the upstate.

Wyatt Fleming chosen for Boys State

Posted by | June 14, 2018 3:31 pm

Based on outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to his school and community, Wyatt Fleming was selected to attend Boys State this week at Anderson University in the upstate.

Matt Burgess chosen to attend Boys State

Posted by | June 14, 2018 2:47 pm

Based on outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to his school and community, Matt Burgess was selected to attend Boys State this week at Anderson University in the upstate.

Little Old Lady & Ichabod Crane

Posted by | June 14, 2018 2:01 pm

It started out like a normal Tuesday. Except most days in my life are anything but “normal.” I bought my car at a dealership in another town and return every 6,000 miles for a routine checkup. They change the oil and filter and check tire depth and all fluids. At my last visit they told me my right hand windshield washer was broken but they would have to order the parts. I said I would return. After about 2,000 miles I found time to return to the dealership only to be told that they had the nozzle I needed but… Read the rest

Joshua Pack named to Boys State team

Posted by | June 14, 2018 12:20 pm

Based on outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to his school and community, Joshua Pack was selected to attend Boys State this week at Anderson University in the upstate.

MJHS Academic Challenge Team to compete in Orlando

Posted by | June 14, 2018 11:03 am

Due to their success at the Pee Dee Regional Tournament, the Manning Junior High School Academic Challenge Team will participate in the 11th annual Junior National Academic Championship to be held June 15-17 in Orlando. They will compete in six preliminary matches. The final matches will be held June 17. The team has been raising money since the beginning of March for the trip. They are very appreciative of each sponsor. Coaches Brian Wilcox, Alina Costea and Skeeter Ashman will be joining the six team members that include seventh-grader Mac McCabe; eighth-graders Rhiya Ashman, McClendon Geddings, and Alaina Mazyck; and… Read the rest


GOP monthly meeting to be held this evening

Posted by | June 14, 2018 9:23 am

The Clarendon County Republican Party will hold their regular monthly meeting this evening at Cornerstone Fellowship FWB Church in Manning. Doors will open at 6 pm and supper will be served at 6:30 pm. The ladies’ auxiliary is preparing and serving supper. Donations for supper are accepted. The meeting will begin at 7 pm and end by 8 pm. Guest speakers will be Gerhard Gressman, a Congressional Candidate for the Sixth District; Hope Walker of the SCGOP, our Executive Director; Leon Winn, the First Vice Chairman of the SCGOP; and Cindy Risher, Executive Committeewoman for the CCGOP and our SCGOP… Read the rest

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