Local Farmer’s Market coming soon

Posted by | June 6, 2019 9:15 am

With summer arriving, gardens are flourishing right here in Clarendon County and across the state. Some people decide to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers. Those individuals with larger spaces and gardens may want to participate in the Manning Farmers’ Market. The Farmers Market opens this Saturday June 8 at 8 a.m.

Opening day for the Manning Farmers’ Market will showcase 8-10 vendors. Located at the corner of Church Street and Boyce Street, the market will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday from June 8 to late October. The market is open to artisans and crafters as Read the rest

The Clarendon Ladies Kickball League is underway

Posted by | June 6, 2019 9:12 am

At J.C. Britton park, there are many types of sports available for the public to enjoy. Basketball, baseball, softball and soccer are very popular. But last fall, a new sport was brought to the field.

A group of ladies became interested in possibly starting a league for ladies to play kickball. They contacted LeBon Joye, who is Recreation Director for Clarendon County. Joye researched the sport and found a website for World Kickball Association. Using their rules, Joye set up all of the requirements and posted on social media to see if there was an interest. The league was born … Read the rest

Manning Native with a bright future

Posted by | June 6, 2019 7:49 am



For some students, the summer is used to relax and do as little as possible. But for others, it’s an opportunity to get ahead in their studies by gaining experience in their field of education. Jesse Surette is a prime example of this mindset.

Surette is a 2017 graduate of Manning High School. While in high school, he worked as an intern under the guidance of former Manning Times editor Robert Baker. Surette learned about the many different steps that are required to report a story. He also helped in writing reports for The Huddle section … Read the rest

SAFE Federal Credit Union Begins Construction on New Red Bank Branch

Posted by | June 5, 2019 12:41 pm

SUMTER, South Carolina, June 4, 2019 – SAFE Federal Credit Union broke ground on their newest branch located in the Red Bank community of Lexington, South Carolina on May 29th.

Located on Brevard Parkway, the 2,825 square foot branch is expected to open in late 2019 and will be SAFE’s 17th location.  It will serve the rapidly growing Red Bank area while providing added convenience to members west of SAFE’s existing Lexington County branch on Augusta Road.

SAFE Federal Credit Union’s Vice President of Operations, Jay Montgomery, said, “We are excited to expand, but even more excited about … Read the rest

Deacon John Evans

Posted by | June 5, 2019 12:32 pm

Manning- Deacon John Evans Carter, 91, husband of Esther Mae Riley Carter, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his residence 1978 Jack Touchberry Road, Summerton, SC.  He was born August 1, 1927 in Summerton, SC.  He was a son of the late Joe Carter, Sr. and Maggie Wilson Carter.
The family is receiving friends at his residence from 4PM to 8PM daily.

John Edward Jourdan

Posted by | June 5, 2019 11:09 am

SUMMERTON – John Edward Jourdan, 83, husband of Roberta Ann Smith Jourdan, died Monday, June 3, 2019, at Conway Medical Center.

Born June 12, 1935, in Dayton, Ohio, he was a son of the late Lester John Jourdan and the late Margaret Wichael Jourdan. He was a retired lineman with Dayton Power & Light Company and was a US Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife of Summerton; a son, John M. Jourdan of Union, Ohio; two stepsons, William G. Baker, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio and Robert C. Baker (Kris) of Carrollton, Virginia; three granddaughters; a step granddaughter; and Read the rest

Camp Happy Days needs your help

Posted by | June 4, 2019 4:03 pm

Camp Happy Days will host its annual camping event from June 30 to July 6. This will be held at Camp Bob Cooper near Summerton. It is a week long camp for children who have been diagnosed with cancer and their siblings. Volunteers are desperately needed. Also, anyone volunteering with experience in hairstyling and manicures are asked to contact Andrea Killman at (803)460-5077.

All other volunteers can call Bill Ellis at (803)460-7666. You can also sign up on their website. www.camphappydays.org

Trooper, Suspect injured in Officer-involved Shooting

Posted by | June 4, 2019 3:45 pm

COLUMBIA –The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that a trooper and suspect have been injured in an officer-involved shooting that occurred in York County on June 2, 2019.

The incident began near Mt. Gallant Road and Lexie Lane near Rock Hill around 7:45 p.m. Trooper Paul Wise attempted to stop the driver of a 2009 BMW for no safety belt. The suspect fled and the trooper began a short pursuit.

The suspect traveled south on Mt. Gallant Road, turning onto India Hook Road where he struck the gate at Camp Canaan Campground. The suspect exited the vehicle and

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Frances Tobias White

Posted by | June 4, 2019 1:48 pm

STONE MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA – Frances Lee Tobias White YeYe, 75, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, June 3, 2019.

Born January 11, 1944, in Florence, she was one of four daughters (and one son) of the late Frank Tobias and the late Joan Moye Tobias, both of the Wilson community of Manning, SC.

She is survived by her dear husband of over 50 years, Donald Paul White, of Stone Mountain, Georgia; two beloved daughters, Madeline W. Henderson (Stewart) of Atlanta, Georgia and Mary W. Stith (Danny) of White Mills, Kentucky; brother, Jimmy Tobias of Read the rest

Wallace Allen Greenwell

Posted by | June 4, 2019 10:27 am

MANNING – Wallace Allen Greenwell, 68, husband of Betty Jean Dawson Greenwell, died Monday, June 3 at his home.

Born Jan. 28, 1951, in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Wallace Marion Greenwell and the late Virginia Lee Higdon Greenwell. He was an avid fisherman and loved his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of Manning; two sons, Glen Greenwell (Melinda) of Summerville and Jason Greenwell of Manning; a daughter, Shannon Carnegie (Tim) of Nashville, Tennessee; a sister, Nancy Richardson (Tony) of Shepherdsville, Kentucky; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his … Read the rest


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