JV Lady Swampcats defeat Northwood

Posted by | April 9, 2019 12:10 pm

The Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity softball team defeated Northwood Academy by 16-0 in three innings on Monday.
Haley Truett led the way, going 2-3, with three RBI. Jayden Peyton and Malorie3 Spiegel added two RBI each as well. This brings the team’s rec ord to 8-1-1 on the season.

Jacqueline Lawson

Posted by | April 9, 2019 5:57 am

FLORENCE – Jacqueline Lawson, 58, died Saturday, April 6, 2019 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
She was born on Thursday, Aug. 3, 1961, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Geneva Lawson and the late Wendell Lawson.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her mother, Geneva Lawson, 1959 Lillie Martin Road in Summerton.
Services have been entrusted to the professional care of King-Fields Mortuary of Summerton.

Bobby Dow

Posted by | April 9, 2019 5:53 am

Bobby Dow, 70, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1949, in Pinewood, a son of the late Robert Watson and Dorothy Dow.
The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. daily at the home, 507 Claflin St. in Pinewood.
Job’s Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St. in Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.

Today’s Weather: Tuesday, April 9

Posted by | April 9, 2019 4:44 am

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History: April 9

Posted by | April 9, 2019 12:39 am

190 – Dong Zhuo has his troops evacuate the capital Luoyang and burn it to the ground.
475 – Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
537 – Siege of Rome: The Byzantine general Belisarius receives his promised reinforcements, 1,600 cavalry, mostly of Hunnic or Slavic origin and expert bowmen. He starts, despite shortages, raids against the Gothic camps and Vitiges is forced into a stalemate.
1241 – Battle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeat the Polish and German armies.
1288 – Mongol invasions of Vietnam: Yuan forces are … Read the rest

Send us your pictures!

Posted by | April 8, 2019 11:20 am

The Manning Times would like to invite everyone in Clarendon County to send pictures of their choosing to be published in the paper.  It can be anything you want.  Kids playing, a beautiful garden, anything in nature. With the picture, please include your zip code and a brief summary of what is going on in the picture. If a person is in the picture, please include their name with it.  It doesn’t have to be an expensive camera either.  Cell phones pictures are always welcome!


Please send all pictures to mtsceditor@gmail.com.

We will select and post the best pictures … Read the rest

The bunny has been found!

Posted by | April 8, 2019 10:39 am


The Easter bunny in the Manning Times dated April 4 has been found.  Thanks to all who called or stopped by.

But if you missed out, our bunny will be hidden again in our paper coming out April 11.  Don’t forget to get your copy!

Today’s Weather: April 8

Posted by | April 8, 2019 4:55 am

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog between 7am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History: April 8

Posted by | April 8, 2019 12:37 am

217 – Roman Emperor Caracalla is assassinated. He is succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.
632 – King Charibert II is assassinated at Blaye (Gironde), along with his infant son Chilperic.
876 – The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul saves Baghdad from the Saffarids.
1093 – The new Winchester Cathedral is dedicated by Walkelin.
1139 – Roger II of Sicily is excommunicated.
1149 – Pope Eugene III takes refuge in the castle of Ptolemy II of Tusculum.
1232 – Mongol–Jin War: The Mongols begin their siege on Kaifeng, the capital of the Jin dynasty.
1271 – In Syria, … Read the rest

Pinewood Baptist Church hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by | April 7, 2019 8:40 pm

PINEWOOD, SC – Pinewood Baptist Church will have a Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 20 from 11 AM to 1 PM for ages birth through 6th grade in the church gym.  We will have games, prizes, and snacks.  Adult chaperones need to accompany all children.  Easter Sunday Services for April 21, will be as follows: Sunrise Service at 7:15 AM, breakfast at 7:45 AM, Sunday School at 9 AM, and Morning Worship Service at 10 AM.  All are welcome, and a nursery will be provided.  Pinewood Baptist is located on Highway 261 in Pinewood, SC.  For more

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MHS, SBHS meet for scholarship fundraiser

Posted by | April 7, 2019 8:05 pm

The students of Manning High and Scott’s Branch High schools came together Saturday at Manning Elementary School in a scholarship fundraiser, “Unity on the Hardwood,” in memory of coaches Adrian “Cukye” Coard and Premuel Gibson.

Windham-Walker wedding announcement

Posted by | April 7, 2019 1:44 pm


Mary Michael Windham and Thomas Kirk Walker were united in marriage Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Manning United Methodist Church in Manning.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emory Windham of Manning. She is the granddaughter of Mr. William J. Brewer and the late Mrs. Irene R. Brewer, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold K. Windham of Davis Station, SC. She graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2014 and attended Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter and is employed by the Bank of Clarendon in Manning.

The groom is … Read the rest

Fog Advisory in place for Clarendon

Posted by | April 7, 2019 6:34 am

Fog has begun to develop this morning across the northern and
eastern Midlands. Some of this fog may reduce visibilities at
times to less than a mile through sunrise. Locally dense fog may
become possible, with visibilities less than a half a mile.

Today in History: April 7

Posted by | April 7, 2019 12:00 am

451 – Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz and attacks other cities in Gaul.
529 – First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
611 – Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico.
1141 – Empress Matilda became the first female ruler of England, adopting the title ‘Lady of the English’.
1348 – Charles University is founded in Prague.
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
1541 – Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.… Read the rest

Former Sen. Fritz Hollings dead at 97

Posted by | April 6, 2019 2:37 pm

Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, who served 38 years in the U.S. Senate, died early Saturday, according to the politician’s former spokesman, Andy Brack.
With six terms under his belt, Hollings retired in 2005 as the eighth longest-serving senator in U.S. history.
His career included an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and terms as South Carolina lieutenant governor and governor from 1955-59 and 1959-63.
At 97, he was the oldest living senator at the time of his death.
Born Jan. 1, 1922, Hollings only lost one election throughout his career and hen he lost the 1962 Democratic primary to … Read the rest

Sheila Kathleen Small Cournoyer

Posted by | April 6, 2019 10:21 am

Sheila Kathleen Small Cournoyer, 75, wife of Donald Adelard Cournoyer, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born Oct. 14, 1943, in New Braintree, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Ravern Small and the late Helen Veronica Linehan Small. She attended Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church.
Survivors besides her husband of Manning include a son, John Wesley “Mikey” Cournoyer of New Braintree; two brothers, Thomas Long (Christine) of West Brookfield, Massachusetts, and Dennis Long of New Braintree; a god daughter, Christine Maio (Paul) of New Braintree; a former daughter-in-la, Stephanie Cournoyer of Myrtle Beach; … Read the rest

JV Swampcats extend winning record with win over OP

Posted by | April 6, 2019 10:14 am

Four hits from Keaton Wildes paved the way to victory Thursday for the Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity baseball team over Orangeburg Prep. The final score was 13-4.
Wildes singled in the second, singled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth, and singled in the seventh. The JV Swampcats got things moving in the first inning: Mickey Jordan drew a walk, scoring one run.
The team tallied four runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught came from a single by Jackson Brown and a double by Austin Geddings.
Jackson Campbell got the win for LMA . He surrendered four … Read the rest

Albertha Brailsford Adams

Posted by | April 6, 2019 6:15 am

PINEWOOD – Albertha Brailsford Adams, 86, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.
She was a daughter of the late Rev. Edward and Sarah Watson Brailsford.
Funeral services for Mrs. Adams will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday at St. Phillip UME Church, 1458 St. Phillip UME Church Road, Pinewood, with the Rev. Patrice Dow, pastor. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family is receiving friends from 1 to 8 p.m. daily at her residence, 1695 Urbana Road, Summerton.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

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