CCSO searching for man accused of burglary, domestic violence

Posted by | April 17, 2019 1:16 pm

Deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for a 36-year-old man accused of first-degree burglary and first-degree domestic violence.
Bobby Ray Pillsbury is described as weighing about 160 pounds and standing about 5-feet-7-inches tall.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 435-4414.


Portion of interstate to be dedicated to honor Randy Garrett

Posted by | April 17, 2019 9:57 am

In Clarendon County, a section of Interstate 95 will be named after a member of the law enforcement family. Senator Kevin L Johnson introduced the resolution to commemorate the road in the memory of Randolph L. (Randy) Garrett. Garrett died August 2018 after an extended illness.

I was happy to have the opportunity to introduce the resolution to bestow this honor on behalf of Randy Garrett,” said Johnson. “ Randy was an outstanding law enforcement officer and he served our community with dignity for several years. He was a good man and was very well respected by his peers. Read the rest


Library to close for Easter

Posted by | April 17, 2019 9:01 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed beginning April 19 and continuing through April 21 for the Easter holiday. The library will reopen for normal hours at 9 a.m. April 22.. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.



Today in History: April 17

Posted by | April 17, 2019 12:55 am

1080 – Harald III of Denmark dies and is succeeded by Canute IV, who would later be the first Dane to be canonized.
1349 – The rule of the Bavand dynasty in Mazandaran is brought to an end by the murder of Hasan II.
1362 – Kaunas Castle falls to the Teutonic Order after a month-long siege.
1397 – Geoffrey Chaucer tells The Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as the start of the book’s pilgrimage to Canterbury.
1492 – Spain and Christopher Columbus sign … Read the rest


Clarendon Elite Youth Football to hold camp

Posted by | April 16, 2019 11:36 am

Clarendon Elite Youth Football has partnered with Mom2Mom and All Aboard for Justice to present its 3rd annual Camp to include a mentoring side to our organization.
Signups have started and are available at MES/MPS and online. Camp will be overnight. Organizers are teaming up with local football coaches and former players to provide campers with on-field instruction on form, technique, and positioning.
Special guest speaker (Elmer Bench) will also share with campers and parents his personal message on the drive, focus,discipline and health it has taken to play at the next level
Register at ccelites.myfreesites.net/ or MES/MPS,Read the rest


7 men participate in Miss Swamp Bottom Pageant

Posted by | April 16, 2019 11:33 am

Seven men were willing to help children this year through their participation in the Puddin’ Swamp Festival Miss Swamp Bottom Pageant.
Amber Alert came out the winner in the competition, which was held Saturday in downtown Turbeville as part of the 12th edition of the annual festival.
They aren’t just helping the Shriners raise money for children, but they are bringing in extra spectators that also visit our food and craft vendors,” said Puddin’ Swamp Festival Committee Chairwoman Jenna Reynolds Windham. “We appreciate them joining us and helping us make the afternoon a success.”
Windham said the men raised $1,000 … Read the rest


McLeod hospitalist nurse practitioner selected for Palmetto Gold Award

Posted by | April 16, 2019 10:48 am

McLeod Health Clarendon Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner Cornelia Jones has been selected to receive a 2019 Palmetto Gold Award, joining sixteen other nurses in the McLeod network in winning the honor.
The Palmetto Gold Award comes from a program started by various nursing organizations throughout South Carolina as a platform to recognize nursing and support nursing education with scholarship funds.
The nurses recognized from McLeod represent McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Darlington, McLeod Health Dillon, McLeod Health Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast. They join the ranks of 182 previous nurses with McLeod to receive … Read the rest


McLeod nurse receives Palmetto Gold Award

Posted by | April 16, 2019 10:35 am

McLeod Health Clarendon Registered Nurse Pam Flagler has been selected to receive a 2019 Palmetto Gold Award, joining sixteen other nurses in the McLeod network in winning the honor.
The Palmetto Gold Award comes from a program started by various nursing organizations throughout South Carolina as a platform to recognize nursing and support nursing education with scholarship funds.
The nurses recognized from McLeod represent McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Darlington, McLeod Health Dillon, McLeod Health Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast. They join the ranks of 182 previous nurses with McLeod to receive the … Read the rest


Graham re-elected GOP chairman during convention

Posted by | April 16, 2019 9:58 am

Moye Graham began last week’s Clarendon County Republican Party Convention the same way he entered it — as chairman.
Graham was elected to another term as GOP chairman during the convention, which was presided over by Sumter County GOP Chairman Jason Reddick. Terrell Cook of Charlotte, North Carolina, was elected the convention parliamentarian. June Brailsford of Wyboo was elected secretary of the convention, which included a Credentials Committee comprised of South Carolina GOP 2nd Vice-Chairman Leon Winn and his wife, Christine, both of Sumter; Patsy Cook of Charlotte; Ed Mitman of Summerton; and Graham and Brailsford.
The Rev John Maatthews, … Read the rest


Manning Primary School 3rd Nine Weeks’ All A Honor Roll – Second Grade

Posted by | April 16, 2019 7:04 am

The following students were named to the Manning Primary School 3rd Nine Weeks’ Al A Honor Roll for the 2018-19 school year. Names are published exactly as presented to The Manning Times. Errors should be addressed by calling the school at (803) 435-2268.

SECOND GRADE
Kyleigh Baughman, Cheyenne Blackwell, Rowan Briley, Brantley Brunson, Brooklynn Burgess, Parish Coker, Shamiyah Conyers, Skyelar Cousar, Arianna Dozier, Taelor Evans, Madalyn Franklin, Jamir Frederick, Autumn Freeman, Blake Hardy, Lydia Hickman, Amiya Johnson, Eisley Holmes, Joshua Josey, Annie Martens, Emma Munoz-Leon, Camilla Newman, Alexandru Ratiu, Austyn Smith, Michael Wells and Lindsay White.



Today in History: April 16

Posted by | April 16, 2019 12:45 am

1457 BC – Likely date of the Battle of Megiddo between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh, the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail.
AD 73 – Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Great Jewish Revolt.
1346 – Dušan the Mighty is proclaimed Emperor, with the Serbian Empire occupying much of the Balkans.
1520 – The Revolt of the Comuneros begins in Spain against the rule of Charles V.
1582 – Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds … Read the rest


Manning Junior High 3rd Nine Weeks’ All A Honor Roll

Posted by | April 15, 2019 10:27 pm

The following students were named to the Manning Junior High School 3rd Nine Weeks’ All A Honor Roll. Names are published exactly as presented to The Manning Times, and were only edited for formatting purposes. Any perceived errors should be addressed by calling the school at (803) 435-8195.


New Zion native named to Phi Kappa Phi

Posted by | April 15, 2019 9:51 pm

New Zion native Matt Harrington was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society,” according to the fraternity’s website.
Inducted as a student at Francis Marion University, Harrington was among about 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated this year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
“Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership,” reads the group’s website. “Graduate students in the top 10 percent of number other candidates for … Read the rest



Library to close for Easter

Posted by | April 15, 2019 9:01 am

The Harvin Clarendon County Library will be closed beginning April 19 and continuing through April 21 for the Easter holiday. The library will reopen for normal hours at 9 a.m. April 22.. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.



Baxley, SCDMV employees celebrate kick-off of ‘Donate Life’

Posted by | April 15, 2019 2:33 am

Sheriff Tim Baxley met with local South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles’ staff for their yearly kick-off for Donate Life. Baxley said he “encourages the citizens of Clarendon County tolearn more about this program by visiting www.donatelifesc.org.” Baxley, second from left, is pictured with, from left to right, Kimberly Scott ,Mary Lynn Peagler, Michelle Parrack and Deborah Hart.


Today in History: April 15

Posted by | April 15, 2019 12:27 am

769 – The Lateran Council condemned the Council of Hieria and anathematized its iconoclastic rulings.
1071 – Bari, the last Byzantine possession in southern Italy, is surrendered to Robert Guiscard.
1395 – Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde at the Battle of the Terek River. The Golden Horde capital city, Sarai, is razed to the ground and Timur installs a puppet ruler on the throne.
1450 – Battle of Formigny: Toward the end of the Hundred Years’ War, the French attack and nearly annihilate English forces, ending English domination in Northern France.
1632 – Battle of Rain: Swedes under … Read the rest


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