B-Team Lady Saints defeat Dorchester Academy, bring season record to 3-0

Posted by | January 14, 2018 2:16 am

The Clarendon Hall B-team girls’ basketball team picked up a win over Dorchester Academy Saturday in Summerton by a score of 16-11. The B-Team Lady Saints were led by Amberly Way, who scored 11 points. Sydney Berry added three points, and Ashlynn Ewell had two points. The B-Team Lady Saints are now 3-0 on the season and will play again on Wednesday against Holly Hill.

Gardner named Miss Laurence Manning Academy 2018

Posted by | January 14, 2018 12:01 am

Jordan Gardner was crowned Saturday evening as Miss Laurence Manning Academy 2018 in the school’s annual pageant. Ashlyn Moore was named 2nd runner-up, while Maia Grams was 1st runner-up. (Photos provided by LaRena Evers Powers).

Today in History: Jan. 14

Posted by | January 14, 2018 12:00 am

1301 – Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Árpád dynasty in Hungary. 1343 – Arnošt of Pardubice becomes the last bishop of Prague and, subsequently, the first Archbishop of Prague. 1539 – Spain annexes Cuba. 1639 – The “Fundamental Orders”, the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut. 1761 – The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas. 1784 – American Revolutionary War: Ratification Day, United States – Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain. 1814 – Treaty of Kiel: Frederick VI… Read the rest

Pet of the Day: Shelby

Posted by | January 13, 2018 8:58 pm

Shelby is 2-year-old female, lab-hound mix weighing about 40 pounds. She is current on all of her vaccinations, has been spayed and has tested negative for heart worms. Shelby has come a long way from where she used to be. She is doing wonderfully and is just as sweet as ever. She is ztill a little shy when she first meets you, but she will warm up in no time. A fenced yard is required if you are thinking about adopting this sweet girl. You an get pre-approved by submitted an adoption appliation online at www.ASecondChanceAnimalShelter.com.

David Emmanuel Oliver

Posted by | January 13, 2018 8:04 pm

David Emmanuel Oliver, 71, widower of Carolyn Williams Oliver, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Centerin Florence. Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Manuel and Mary Ragin Oliver. He attended Clarendon and Sumter public schools. He was employed for many years with Carolina Furniture Co., Korn Industries and Sumter School District 17. He also served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves and was a Vietnam veteran. HE was a member of Historic Liberty Hill AME Church in Summerton. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Historic Liberty Hill… Read the rest

Mamie Ruth Rodwell

Posted by | January 13, 2018 7:56 pm

Funeral services for Mamie Ruth Rodwell were held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Salem Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor Cortell Woods officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Memorial Park. Born Feb. 1, 1933, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Joe Gibson and Rosa Johnson. She died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Mamie was one of 13 children, the third from the youngest. She called South Carolina her home until she moved to New York City at 14 years old. After several years in New York, she met her husband, Wilmon Rodwell, and they married on June 4, 1955. Three… Read the rest

Eddie Gordon Jr.

Posted by | January 13, 2018 7:48 pm

LAKE CITY – Eddie Gordon Jr., 94, died on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at his home, 439 S. Morris St., Lot 35 in Lake City. Born Oct. 20, 1923, in Turbeville, he was a son of the late Eddie Gordon Sr. and Mary Mariah McFadden Gordon. Services will beannounced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Deputy shoots, kills suspect after suspect pulls gun

Posted by | January 13, 2018 4:38 pm

A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a South Carolina man Thursday after the man allegedly pulled a gun on deputies. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said in a news release that deputies had tried to pull over 44-year-old Justin Adkins on an attempted murder warrant from Orangeburg County about 10 p.m. Thursday. Koon said the car was eventually stopped after authorities ruptured his tires near Gaston. Koon said that, as deputies approached the stopped vehicle, the suspect allegedly pulled a gun and a deputy shot him in return. The officers were not hurt. Koon said the deputy is on leave… Read the rest

Swampcats defeat Florence Christian

Posted by | January 13, 2018 4:17 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy varsity Swampcats defeated Florence Christian on Friday night by a final score of 83-43. Taylor Lee led the team with 26 points. Grayson Dennis added 14 points, Jerrel Kelly added nine points, Wyatt Rowland added eight points and Jake Jordan added seven points.

Dominion to state officials: Take deal or leave it

Posted by | January 13, 2018 2:33 pm

State officials can either accept a deal to take over a troubled South Carolina utility or watch the company fail, an executive for the company proposing to take over SCANA Corp. said this week. Dominion Energy CEO Tom Farrell told the Public Service Commission on Thursday that the Virginia company’s proposed deal was the best option South Carolina could hope for. Farrell also warned that SCANA could go bankrupt if the company can’t keep charging customers to pay debts on the construction of two reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County. The commission is one of the… Read the rest


Top 5 flu symptoms

Posted by | January 13, 2018 9:37 am

Are you feeling sneezy, stuffed up ad worn out? If that’s a yes, you might be wondering, “Did I catch a cold or is it the flu?” Knowing the symptoms of the illness can make a difference when it comes to how long it lasts. In this post, we shall be discussing the symptoms of influenza. But before we go into that, let’s first answer this question; What is influenza? Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious infection that infests the nose, throat, and lungs. The flu virus is spread easily from one person to another through droplets made when people… Read the rest

Legislative Update: House and Senate return to work

Posted by | January 13, 2018 6:18 am

Lawmakers returned to the State House on Jan. 9 to commence the second regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. The House of Representatives took up the governor’s vetoes on H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill for the Fiscal YEar 2017-18, also known as the State Government Budget. IN addressing vetoes, legislators had to contend with a revenue shortfall that has left the state with approximately $35million less in non-recurring spending than the estimates from the Board of Economic Advisers who were used in approving the budget. House members voted to sustain some of the governor’s vetoes, including $4.9… Read the rest



Saturday Spotlight: CCFD Capt. Jason Dennis

Posted by | January 13, 2018 12:16 am

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the 14th in a series of profiles that manninglive.com will be posting each week to highlight our first responders and dispatchers who keep Clarendon County a safe place to live. After each web posting, the piece will appear in the following Thursday’s Manning Times. Jason Dennis currently serves as captain of the Training Division for the Clarendon County Fire Department. A 2001 graduate of Lake City High School, Dennis received an associate’s degree in fire science in 2010 from Horry Georgetown Technical College in 2010 and graduated from the South Carolina Firefighters’ Association Leadership Institute… Read the rest

Today in History: Jan. 13

Posted by | January 13, 2018 12:00 am

532 – Nika riots in Constantinople. 1435 – Sicut Dudum, forbidding the enslavement of the Guanche natives in Canary Islands by the Spanish, is promulgated by Pope Eugene IV. 1547 – Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey is sentenced to death. 1607 – The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain. 1793 – Nicolas Jean Hugon de Bassville, representative of Revolutionary France, lynched by a mob in Rome 1797 – French Revolutionary Wars: A naval battle between a French ship of the line and two British frigates off the coast of Brittany ends with the French vessel… Read the rest

JV Lady Saints pick up victory over St. Johns

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:45 pm

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity girls’ basketball team picked up a victory Thursday night over St. Johns Academy at home by a score of 31-17. Amberly Way led the Lady Saints with 12 points. Hannah Johndrow added nine points and collected eight rebounds, while Bailey Corbett collected 18 rebounds. The JV Lady Saints play Tuesday at home against Dorchester Academy.

JV Saints fall to St. Johns

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:42 pm

The Clarendon Hall junior varsity boys’ basketball team Fell Thursday night by a score of 52-31 to St. Johns Christian Academy. Josh Black led the JV Saints with 11 points. Jonathan McIntosh added eight points. Joey Carlisle and Justin James had six points each. The JV Saints will play Tuesday at home against Dorchester Academy

McMaster directs Health and Human Services to pursue work requirements for Medicaid recipients

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:40 pm

Gov. Henry McMaster today directed the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to immediately seek federal waivers to establish work requirements for South Carolina’s Medicaid recipients. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today announced guidelines allowing states to pursue efforts to establish incentives and requirements for steady employment by able-bodied Medicaid recipients. “Whenever possible, we should always endeavor to help South Carolinians in need find their path to gainful employment and away from the temporary assistance of government,” said McMaster. “A good, steady job makes everything better, it creates a better home life, results in healthier lifestyles,… Read the rest

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