Summerton without electricity

Posted by | June 20, 2019 6:59 pm

According to reports, the town of Summerton is without electricity. Please use caution when driving there due to traffic lights not working too.

Franklin Eugene Gaughf

Posted by | June 20, 2019 6:35 pm

SUMTER – Franklin Eugene Gaughf, husband of Clara Chapell Gaughf, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Prisma Health Baptist in Columbia.

Born February 20, 1937, in Shingler, Georgia, he was a son of the late Charles David Gaughf and the late Verlin Mae Youngblood Champion. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and he was a retired superintendent with Sumter Utilities with 41 years of service. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and loved motorcycles.

He is survived by his wife of Sumter; three sons, Franklin Eugene Gaughf, Jr. and Charles Orvis Gaughf (Mary), both of Georgia, … Read the rest

Traffic lights out!

Posted by | June 20, 2019 5:57 pm

Traffic lights are out on Paxville Hwy in front of Walmart and surrounding areas. Please treat these intersections as Four-way stops. Approach with caution.

Live power line down

Posted by | June 20, 2019 5:48 pm

It’s a live power line down on the ground on highway 261 past Stuckey’s Lumber near the corner gas station. The fire department truck is near it, but they’re waiting for someone to shut the power down off the line before they let the traffic go through

Car Crash blocks traffic on East Boyce Street

Posted by | June 20, 2019 4:05 pm

A car crash occurred at the intersection of East Boyce and Barfield Street in front of the Manning Times office. Traffic will be very congested until the road is cleared. Law Enforcement is enroute.

Miss Clarendon And Miss Clarendon Teen Good Luck notes

Posted by | June 20, 2019 12:48 pm

There is still time to stop by the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce and wish Miss Clarendon Anna Bench and Miss Teen Clarendon Rosalie Summerlin good luck and write A small positive note to the young ladies in their bid for Miss South Carolina And Miss Teen South Carolina.

Manning-Santee to play at home tonight

Posted by | June 20, 2019 10:43 am

Manning-Santee American Legion baseball will play host to Hampton Post 108 tonight @ 7:00 p.m. Manning-Santee took a 9-1 victory over Dalzell-Shaw last night.

The leading hitters for Manning-Santee:

Blaine McFadden 1-1, 1 RBI

Jake Jordan 1-5

Aaron Carlton 2-3, 2B

James Stokes 1-3, 1 RBI

Justin Evans 1-3

Drew Garson 2-4, 1 RBI

Caleb Quick 1-3, 1 RBI

The Sumter P-15’s couldn’t capitalize on an early 2-0 lead

Posted by | June 20, 2019 10:21 am


Sumter P-15’s watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 11-5 loss to Florence Post 1 Wednesday. Post 1 scored on a single by D.P. Pendergrass and a single by Conner Kirkley in the second inning.

The P-15’s struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Post 1, giving up 11 runs.

Post 1 pulled away for good with four runs in the second inning. Pendergrass singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs and Kirkley singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.

Post 1 … Read the rest

Update on Taco Bell shooting

Posted by | June 20, 2019 8:23 am

Keith Grice, Police Chief of Manning Police Dept:

”We have two individuals that suffered injuries related to last nights incident and have been transferred to another health facility for treatment. The investigation is still on going. At this point, the identities are not being released pending investigation.”

Today’s Weather

Posted by | June 20, 2019 7:00 am

  • Humidity: 65%
  • Wind: WSW 13 mph
  • UV Index: 10 of 10
  • Sunrise: 6:10 am
  • Sunset: 8:34 pm
  • Partly cloudy early followed by scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 92F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Shooting at Taco Bell

Posted by | June 19, 2019 10:48 pm

According to sources, one person was shot near the parking lot of Taco Bell on Paxville Hwy in Manning.  The shooter fled the scene on foot. No description given by law enforcement yet.  The victim is being airlifted to a trauma center from the scene.

Senator Kevin Johnson End of Session Wrap-Up

Posted by | June 19, 2019 5:35 pm

This month, the State Legislature finished our 2019 session with conference committee meetings and final votes on this year’s budget. Included in the $9 Billion budget was everything from pay raises for state employees and teachers, to flood relief for those impacted by Hurricane Florence. After careful deliberation with our colleagues in the House, we’re excited to have passed a budget that invests in our communities, rewards our hard working citizens, and will bring good to all corners of the Palmetto State. Here are some of the highlights:
K-12 Education: This year, our teachers rallied together in record numbers to … Read the rest

Huddle House Sweetens June with Second Annual National Sweet Cakes Day

Posted by | June 19, 2019 4:27 pm

On Tuesday, June 25, in celebration of its second annual National Sweet Cakes Day, Huddle House in Manning is serving FREE Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Sweet Cake pancakes to customers.

 The offer is extended exclusively for Huddle House Email & SMS club members and Huddle House social media followers who present the offer on their phone or with a printed email.

Manning Huddle House – 2867 Paxville Hwy, Manning, SC 29102


Nelson inducted into Psi Chi psychology honor society

Posted by | June 19, 2019 2:09 pm

CONWAY, SC– Alexandria Nelson, a psychology major from Manning,  along with sixteen Coastal Carolina University students were inducted into the psychology honor society Psi Chi during the spring semester.
Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
In order to join Psi Chi, a student must be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature and have completed at least three semesters or equivalent … Read the rest

Hamilton runs for House of Representatives at SC Girls State

Posted by | June 19, 2019 1:30 pm

Last week upcoming senior  Nastajia Hamilton from Manning High School made waves and great accomplishments at SC GIRLS STATE. Nastajia ran for the House of Representatives.

Hamilton spoke about representation stating; “One of the biggest issues facing our nation is lack of representation. As your representative, I will make sure that everyone’s different views, different ideas, and different perspectives will be appreciated and respected.”

Hanilton was elected as a nominee and advanced to the second round. Nastajia got a postion in the House of Repersentives of SC Girls State.  Manning High is extremely proud of  her for earning this position.… Read the rest

Salinas runs for Senate at SC Girls State

Posted by | June 19, 2019 1:20 pm

Last week upcoming senior Jessica Salinas  from Manning High School made waves and great accomplishments at SC GIRLS STATE. Jessica ran for a Senate position and her platform was diversity

Salinas says, “I believe that diversity can always be used to our advantage and our county has such a diverse group but the truth of the matter is that minorities aren’t always well represented. At my school, Manning High School, as Student Body President I made sure every person was represented in some way, shape or form and as a result we had the most diverse group of students involved … Read the rest

Miss Clarendon and Miss Clarendon Teen Send off Celebration

Posted by | June 18, 2019 8:40 pm

On Tuesday,  Anna Bench (Miss Clarendon) and Rosalie Summerlin (Miss Clarendon Teen) were honored at a celebration to wish them good luck at the Miss South Carolina pageant next week. The Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant is at the township auditorium in Columbia, SC June 24-29.


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