Posted by | June 3, 2019 1:03 pm

Please be advised, seven cars were broken into last night on Clarence Coker Hwyin the Turbeville portion of Clarendon County. If you have any information in regards to this crime, please contact the Clarendon County Sheriffs Office at 803-435-4414.

Rev. Dr. William J. Holmes, Jr.

Posted by | June 3, 2019 11:35 am

COLUMBIAThe Reverend Doctor William Judson Holmes, Jr., husband of Judy Stoudenmire Holmes, died Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Born June 11, 1948, in Winnsboro, he was the son of the late William Judson Holmes, Sr. and the late Margaret Leviner Holmes. He was retired from the Presbyterian Church, USA after 40 years of faithful service.  Dr. Holmes was the Senior Pastor at the Presbyterian Church at Manning for 28 years.  After his long and distinguished service to this congregation, he was named Pastor Emeritus.  During this same time, he Read the rest

I-95 Northbound Traffic Pacing Operation for Great Pee Dee River Bridge

Posted by | June 3, 2019 10:18 am

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) plans to perform bridge repairs that will require pacing operations on I-95 northbound between mile marker 160 and mile marker 175 in Florence County on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) will pace all lanes in the northbound direction to allow speeds to be reduced to approximately 10-15 MPH beginning at approximately 5:45 a.m. while crews perform work within both travel lanes over the Great Pee Dee River. Once pacing begins, the on-ramps at Exit 164 (US-52), Exit 169 (TV Road), and Exit 170 (SC-327) will be closed to … Read the rest


Posted by | June 1, 2019 1:00 pm


MANNING – Deborah Lynn Dinkins “Debbie” Thompson, wife of Jesse Ulmer Thompson, Sr., died Friday, May 31, 2019, at Prisma Health Richland.

Born August 2, 1952, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late John Grier Dinkins, Jr. and the late Martha Virginia MooneyhanDinkins. She was retired from Clarendon School District Two as a physical education teacher. She was a travel planner with Sanborn’s Travel Service and Glass Slipper Concierge. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Manning.

She is survived by her husband of Manning; a daughter, Jennifer Broughton Thompson Connors (Casey) of Read the rest

Honeycutt to Lead Access to Justice Commission

Posted by | May 31, 2019 4:04 pm

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Access to Justice Commission has selected Hannah C. Honeycutt to serve as its new Executive Director. Honeycutt will lead the Commission in its mission to address barriers to legal representation in South Carolina.
Honneycutt is a 2007 graduate of Wagner College in New York with a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in English and Spanish, and a 2013 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. With a strong record of service-related employment and community involvement, Honeycutt comes to the Commission from the Richland County (South Carolina) Public Defender’s Office, where … Read the rest

Special Father’s Day section in The Manning Times

Posted by | May 31, 2019 10:51 am

The Manning Times will run a special section in the June 13 edition of our paper. We are asking all of our readers to submit a picture of your father or father figure in your life. Please include the names of anyone seen in the picture.  Also, please send your name and phone number in case we have any questions. The deadline for submissions will be June 9.   Please send pictures to

McLeod Health Physicians and Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Healthcare

Posted by | May 31, 2019 10:25 am

McLeod Health physicians and hospitals were recently recognized for providing excellence in healthcare by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

Dr. M. Adnan Alsaka ,a McLeod Nephrologist, was recognized as a Top Performer for Overall Quality of Physician Care. Dr. Alsaka is ranked at or above the 100th percentile which equates to one of the highest scoring physicians in the nation. The following 12 McLeod Health physicians and one nurse practitioner were also honored for being ranked in the top ten percent in the nation as 5-Star recipients: Dr. C. Richard Alexander, Dr. W. Brad Campbell, Read the rest

Former police chief scheduled for a change of plea hearing

Posted by | May 31, 2019 9:36 am

Manning’s former police chief, Blair Shaffer, is scheduled to appear in court July 11 in Charleston for a change of plea hearing. Shaffer initially pled not guilty to several charges by Federal Bureau of Investigations in January of this year after an investigation was conducted concerning money that was allegedly in Shaffer’s possession while he was police chief of Manning PD.

Shaffer first came under scrutiny when his employment was terminated July 2018 by the City of Manning. Manning Mayor Julia Nelson announced Shaffer’s termination as Manning’s police chief, citing the “safety of our residents, guests and community.” Several issues Read the rest

Lost Dog near lake area

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:40 pm

A male dog by the name of Kratos is missing. If found call 843 356 0737. He was last seen on clearview drive in Clarendon county. Please email with any information

Trailer stolen from Buckhorn in Manning

Posted by | May 30, 2019 3:14 pm

A white contractor trailer has been stolen from buckhorn place, off raccoon rd. If you have any information to recover this trailer, please contact Craig Hembree 843-296-7501 or Clarendon County Sheriffs office if seen. There is a $500 reward being offered. 


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