Today in History: April 11

Posted by | April 11, 2019 12:07 am

491 – Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
1034 – Emperor Romanos III Argyros is drowned in his bath on Empress Zoë’s orders.
1079 – Bishop Stanislaus of Kraków is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.
1241 – Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi.
1512 – War of the League of Cambrai: French forces led by Gaston de Foix win the Battle of Ravenna.
1544 – Italian War of 1542–46: A French army defeats Habsburg forces at the Battle of Ceresole, but fails to exploit its victory.… Read the rest




Club attends convention

Posted by | April 10, 2019 2:16 pm

:Pilot Club members attended Donna Thames , Margaret Robertson , Kathy Geddings and Camille Daniel attended this past weekend the District Convention, hosted by the Pilot Club of Bishopville ad held in Columbia/


Frank Lee Jackson

Posted by | April 10, 2019 9:28 am

Frank Lee Jackson, 68, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital in Sumter.
He was born on Jan. 28, 1951, in Clarendon County, a son of the late James H. Sr. and Ethel Davis Jackson.
The family will receive friends at 1023 Manning Road in Sumter.
Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. in Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.


Bobby Lee Dow

Posted by | April 10, 2019 9:22 am

Bobby Lee Dow, affectionately known as “Boo-Boo,” was born Feb. 20, 1949, to the late Robert Watson and Dorothy Dow. He died Friday, April 5, 2019.
Bobby Lee was raised in the Pinewood community, where he also received his educational background. He was a groundskeeper at Milford Plantation, until his health failed.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories three daughters, Dorothy (Eric) Walters and Leslie (Thomas Rogers) McBeth, both of Sumter, and Barbara (Carzelle) Singleton of Warner Robins, Georgia; his devoted brother, Gilbert (Sonja, his caregiver) Dow of the home; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one aunt, Mary Ann Hawkins … Read the rest


Frank Lee Jackson

Posted by | April 10, 2019 8:35 am

Frank Lee Jackson, 68, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital in Sumter.
He was born on Jan. 28, 1951, in Clarendon County, a son of the late James H. Sr. and Ethel Davis Jackson.
The family will receive friends at 1023 Manning Road in Sumter.
ob’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. in Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.


Helen W. Lawson

Posted by | April 10, 2019 8:26 am

Helen W. Lawson, 89, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at the home of her goddaughter, surrounded by those who love her most.
Born Feb. 10, 1930, in Whitmire, she was a daughter of the late Jack H. and Goldie R. Wilson. She retired from Clarendon County with 30 years of service working in the court and later in mapping. She was a member of Summerton Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher.
She is survived by a special goddaughter, Cheri S. Hagood of Sumter; along with nieces and nephews.
She was the last of her immediate family, … Read the rest




David Lee Felder

Posted by | April 10, 2019 2:31 am

David Lee Felder, 55, died on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Prisma Health Richland Heart Center in Columbia.
Born in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late David Felder and Mary Jane Bozier.
The family will receive friends at the home of Marie Miller, 3361 Moses Dingle Road in Summerton.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Summerton Funeral Home LLC and are incomplete at this time.


Today in History: April 10

Posted by | April 10, 2019 12:26 am

428 – Nestorius becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
837 – Halley’s Comet makes its closest approach to Earth at a distance equal to 0.0342 AU (5.1 million kilometres/3.2 million miles).
1407 – Deshin Shekpa, 5th Karmapa Lama visits the Ming dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded the title “Great Treasure Prince of Dharma”.
1500 – Ludovico Sforza is captured by Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French.
1606 – The Virginia Company of London is established by royal charter by James I of England with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
1710 … Read the rest


JV Lady Swampcats defeat Northwood

Posted by | April 9, 2019 12:10 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity softball team defeated Northwood Academy by 16-0 in three innings on Monday.
Haley Truett led the way, going 2-3, with three RBI. Jayden Peyton and Malorie3 Spiegel added two RBI each as well. This brings the team’s rec ord to 8-1-1 on the season.



Jacqueline Lawson

Posted by | April 9, 2019 5:57 am

FLORENCE – Jacqueline Lawson, 58, died Saturday, April 6, 2019 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
She was born on Thursday, Aug. 3, 1961, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Geneva Lawson and the late Wendell Lawson.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her mother, Geneva Lawson, 1959 Lillie Martin Road in Summerton.
Services have been entrusted to the professional care of King-Fields Mortuary of Summerton.


Bobby Dow

Posted by | April 9, 2019 5:53 am

Bobby Dow, 70, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1949, in Pinewood, a son of the late Robert Watson and Dorothy Dow.
The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. daily at the home, 507 Claflin St. in Pinewood.
Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. in Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.


Today’s Weather: Tuesday, April 9

Posted by | April 9, 2019 4:44 am

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


Today in History: April 9

Posted by | April 9, 2019 12:39 am

190 – Dong Zhuo has his troops evacuate the capital Luoyang and burn it to the ground.
475 – Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
537 – Siege of Rome: The Byzantine general Belisarius receives his promised reinforcements, 1,600 cavalry, mostly of Hunnic or Slavic origin and expert bowmen. He starts, despite shortages, raids against the Gothic camps and Vitiges is forced into a stalemate.
1241 – Battle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeat the Polish and German armies.
1288 – Mongol invasions of Vietnam: Yuan forces are … Read the rest


Send us your pictures!

Posted by | April 8, 2019 11:20 am

The Manning Times would like to invite everyone in Clarendon County to send pictures of their choosing to be published in the paper.  It can be anything you want.  Kids playing, a beautiful garden, anything in nature. With the picture, please include your zip code and a brief summary of what is going on in the picture. If a person is in the picture, please include their name with it.  It doesn’t have to be an expensive camera either.  Cell phones pictures are always welcome!

 

Please send all pictures to mtsceditor@gmail.com.

We will select and post the best pictures … Read the rest


The bunny has been found!

Posted by | April 8, 2019 10:39 am

 

The Easter bunny in the Manning Times dated April 4 has been found.  Thanks to all who called or stopped by.

But if you missed out, our bunny will be hidden again in our paper coming out April 11.  Don’t forget to get your copy!


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