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OBITUARY: Patricia Ann Lee Hamilton

Posted by | March 6, 2019 5:49 pm

Patricia Ann Lee Hamilton, 70, widow of Albert Jenkinson Hamilton, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at her home.

Born May 15, 1948, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Lewis Ellington Lee and the late Annie Mitchum Lee Ridgeway.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Lynn Hutson (Donny) of Manning, Angie Servello of Summerville and Mary Lynch (Charlie) of Summerton; three brothers, Jerry Lee (Mary Lee) of Manning, Curtis Lee (Gloria) of Sumter and Danny Lee of Manning; eight grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, … Read the rest

East Clarendon coach in early morning wreck

Posted by | March 6, 2019 5:46 pm

East Clarendon High School boys’ basketball coach Seneca Barron, along with his wife and son, was involved in a car wreck in Florence Wednesday morning at around 7:15 a.m.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins, a 2018 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Burnt Branch Road. Barron and his family were in a 2006 Chrysler going south on Salem Road, on the way to school.

“It looks like the Explorer disregarded the stop sign and struck the Chrysler,” said Collins.

Barron and one of his passengers were airlifted from the scene. Baron was at McLeod Regional Medical … Read the rest

New police chief selected for Manning

Posted by | March 6, 2019 9:33 am

The City of Manning has announced its selection for the new Manning Police Chief. Keith Grice, named as Interim Police Chief in July 2018, has accepted the position, which is effective immediately.

The City received 18 applications for the position in the last few weeks, and the City held a special Council meeting on March 5 wherein Mayor Julia Nelson, City Administrator Scott Tanner and the City Council were present to interview the top six candidates.

“We were impressed with the applicants and those interviewed,” said Nelson on behalf of the Council. “However, we all acknowledged the great strides the … Read the rest

POWER OUTAGES: proceed with caution

Posted by | March 6, 2019 7:45 am

Manning High School, Manning Elementary School and Walmart are all currently without power. Businesses up and down Boyce Street between the Walmart area and the elementary school are reporting partial or complete outages. This includes businesses and government buildings on Commerce Street.

Duke Energy has dispatched workers to assess the situation and make any necessary repairs.

The traffic lights are currently all working, according to the Manning Police Department. However, please proceed with caution in these areas.

Manning Live will update with information as it becomes available.

Harvin Clarendon County Library Board meeting

Posted by | March 5, 2019 3:33 pm

Harvin Clarendon County Library Board meeting agenda

March 11, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Clarendon School District 3 Administration Building



  1. Call to Order and Moment of Silence
  2. Approval of Minutes from January 2019 Meeting
  3. FY 2018/2019 Financial Update
    1. CPA Update
    2. January 2019 Financials
  4. Old Business
    1. Library Mission Statement/Tagline
    2. Friends of the Library – Leadership & Membership Recruitment
  5. New Business
    1. Eliminating Overdue Fines beginning FY 2019/2020
  6. Librarian Report
  7. Adjournment


Next Meeting: May 20, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. at the Clarendon County Administration Building



Clarendon County GOP precinct reorganization

Posted by | March 5, 2019 2:05 pm

Clarendon County Republican Party Precinct Reorganization will take place Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church, 2116 Greeleyville Highway (US Hwy. 521 East), Manning, SC 29102. The doors will open at 6 p.m. followed by supper at 6:30 p.m. provided by the ladies of the church, donations accepted.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The attendees will meet within their precinct to elect precinct officers and conduct any other business. Delegates to the Clarendon County Republican Convention will be elected from each precinct. If anyone is unable to attend March 14, there will be a … Read the rest

Manning Police need your help

Posted by | March 5, 2019 12:03 pm

The Manning Police Department has some property belonging to a Mr. James Edward Moore that was turned in. MPD has been unable to make contact with him. If you know him, please ask him to contact the Manning Police Department (803-435-8859) and speak with Lt. Briley.

Clarendon District One School Board meeting agenda

Posted by | March 5, 2019 11:56 am


 “Historic School District of Clarendon County”

12 South Church Street ~ Post Office Box 38

Summerton, South Carolina 29148-0038

Phone:  803-485-2325

Called Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

6:30 P.M.



  1. Meeting Call to Order — Mr. Tony Junious, Chairman
  2. Establishment of Quorum (Policy BEDC)
  3. Establishment of Notification of Media
  4. Executive Session
    1. To discuss legal matters

Public Session begins at 8 p.m.

  1. Meeting Call to Order — Mr. Tony Junious, Chairman
  2. Moment of Silence
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda (Policy BEDB)
  4. Welcome — Mr. Tony Junious, Chairman
  5. District Fiscal Accountability Plan
  6. Board Items
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