Posted by Samuels Funeral Home LLC | May 16, 2017 4:41 am
Stacey “Blade” David, 50, husband of Cheryl Williams David, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at his home, 1007 Collins St. in Sumter.
He was a son of Rosa Bell Bines David and the late Henry David.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Green Hill Church Road in Alcolu. The Rev. Delbert H. Singleton Jr., pastor, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, Rosa Bell David, 1285 Cooter Creek Road in Alcolu.
Services have been entrusted to
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 16, 2017 4:05 am
The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats kept it close in the early innings of Monday night’s game against Cardinal Newman, the first of three in the South Carolina Independent School Association AAA State Championship Title Series. Ultimately, the Swampcats came away with the win by a score of 7-4.
Posted by Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home | May 16, 2017 2:42 am
Mina Pack Brown, 90, widow of Loyd J. Brown, died Friday, May 12, 2017.
Born in Alcolu, she was the daughter of the late George Washington Pack and Mina Theresa Richburg Pack. Mrs. Brown was a member of Northside Memorial Baptist Church. She spent her life dedicated to caring for her family.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Lesslie (John A.) of Rock Hill, and Connie Weathersbee (Ricky) and Bonnie Altman, both of Sumter; her grandchildren, Elizabeth Branham (Vic), Nancy Carruth (Michael), Jessica Altman (Brett), Will Lesslie (Ashley), Lindsey Weathersbee and Katie Weathersbee; her great-grandchildren, Taylor Crawford (Allan), Madison Lesslie, Wells… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 16, 2017 2:15 am
Senior Correctional Officer Daishawn Pearson was just going through the regular course of his duties on day shift at the Clarendon County Detention Center on March 21 when a pre-trial detainee was found with a handcuff key.
“It was a routine search,” said Detention Center Director Shelton Hughes. “Through (Pearson’s) systematic, thorough search of the inmate, we were able to seize that key and avoid any harm that the individual could have caused had he had the opportunity to carry out his plan.”
Hughes said that the inmate was at the jail for a homicide and armed robbery trial, and… Read the rest
Posted by Sharon Hall | May 16, 2017 2:00 am
Laurence Manning Academy seniors Ryan Touchberry and Buddy Bleasdale are looking forward to a new season in their lives.
Both signed Monday to play baseball with the University of South Carolina Union.
“I’ve always wanted to play college baseball, so I’m really excited to go play,” said Bleasdale, a three-time state championship player. “I’ve been attending Laurence Manning all my life and have always loved baseball. It’s the only sport I’ve ever played. I think my parents are excited for me to get out the house, but I think they’ll miss me a little bit.”
Touchberry also felt good about… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 16, 2017 12:00 am
218 – Julia Maesa, aunt of the assassinated Caracalla, is banished to her home in Syria by self-proclaimed emperor Macrinus; she declares her 14-year-old grandson Elagabalus to be emperor of Rome; Macrinus is later deposed.
1204 – Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.
1527 – The Florentines drive out the Medici for a second time and Florence re-establishes itself as a republic.
1532 – Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England.
1568 – Mary, Queen of Scots, flees to England.
1584 – Santiago de Vera becomes sixth Governor-General of… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 10:55 pm
The Laurence Manning Academy Lady Swampcats defeated the Wilson Hall Lady Barons on Monday afternoon at home by a final score of 2-0. It was the Lady Swampcats’ first step in defending their South Carolina Independent School Association AAA State Championship Title. Game No. 2 will be played 5 p.m. Tuesday at Patriot Park in Sumter.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 9:03 pm
Laurence Manning Academy Swampcat pitcher Braydon Osteen throws a pitch in the second inning of Game 1 of the South Carolina Independent School Association AAA State Championship Title Series. The Swampcats defeated Cardinal Newman 7-4 in the first step toward their bid to retain their 2016 State Championship title.
The Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats defeated Cardinal Newman at home on Monday by a final score of 7-4 in the first game of the South Carolina Independent School Association AAA State Championship Title Series.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 8:50 pm
At the bottom of the sixth inning, the Swampcats are up 7-4 against Cardinal Newman at home.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 8:28 pm
At the bottom of the fourth inning, the Swampcats are up 7-4 against Cardinal Newman.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 15, 2017 8:05 pm
At the end of the third inning, the Swampcats are down 4-3 against Cardinal Newman.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 7:51 pm
The Lady Wolverines defeated Dixie on Monday evening by a score of 3-1 in the first round of their bid to retain their state title.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 7:43 pm
At the bottom of the third inning, the Swampcats are tied 3-3 against Cardinal Newman.
Posted by Submitted via Email | May 15, 2017 7:24 pm
Laurence Manning Academy junior Macey Wilson is one of six young women who will attend the 71st Palmetto Girls State session to be held at Presbyterian College from June 11-17.
Wilson is being sponsored by the American Legion Post No. 68 Auxiliary of Manning. Delegates selected to attend Palmetto Girls State are chosen based on individual qualities such as character, leadership ability and interest in government. A review of honors, awards, extra- circular activities, employment history and civic and church involvement are considered in the selection process.
As part of the selection process, each girl was asked to complete an… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 7:15 pm
The Swampcats are down 2-0 against Cardinal Newman at the bottom of the first inning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 7:11 pm
At the top of the sixth inning, the Lary Wolverines are up 2-0 against Dixie.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 7:01 pm
The Manning High School junior varsity Monarchs basketball team finished the 2016-17 season with an unblemished 18-0 record in regular play and 8-0 in conference play.
Coach Rolondo Shuler, Assistant Coach Jersey Logan and the players were honored Monday night by Manning City Council and Mayor Julia Nelson for the feat.
“To really excel in any one sport, a team must demonstrate, along with (extreme) athletic ability, an outstanding spirit of dedication, enthusiasm and hard work,” said Nelson in reading a proclamation presented to Shuler and his players. “Special commendation is due to all team members. The entire staff has… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 15, 2017 6:36 pm
At the middle of the third inning, the East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines are tied 0-0 against Dixie.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 15, 2017 6:29 pm
The Lady swampcats defeated Wilson Hall on Monday in round one of defending their State title.
Posted by Staff Reports | May 15, 2017 6:23 pm
At the end of the sixth inning, the Lady Swampcats are still up 2-0 against Wilson Hall.