Today in History: Feb. 3

Posted by | February 3, 2019 12:00 am

1112 – Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona and Douce I, Countess of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.
1377 – More than 2,000 people of the Italian city of Cesena are killed by the Condottieri (papal armed forces) in the “Cesena Bloodbath”.
1451 – Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
1488 – Bartolomeu Dias of Portugal lands in Mossel Bay after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, becoming the first known European to travel so far south.
1509 – The Portuguese navy defeats a joint fleet of the Ottoman Empire, the Republic … Read the rest

Posted by | February 2, 2019 8:37 am

The Lions Club will have FREE pancakes and FREE Diabetes Screenings from 7-10 a.m. on Saturday, February 2 at the Manning Restaurant. Donations are welcomed to help them to continue to provide FREE Glucose and Vision screenings, FREE glasses for some, exams and more in our community. Contact Jim Boykin at (803) 472-0054 if you’d like to donate or get more information.

Today in History: Feb. 2

Posted by | February 2, 2019 12:00 am

506 – Alaric II, eighth king of the Visigoths promulgates the Breviary of Alaric (Breviarium Alaricianum or Lex Romana Visigothorum), a collection of “Roman law”.
880 – Battle of Lüneburg Heath: King Louis III is defeated by the Norse Great Heathen Army at Lüneburg Heath in Saxony.
962 – Translatio imperii: Pope John XII crowns Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, the first Holy Roman Emperor in nearly 40 years.
1032 – Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor becomes king of Burgundy.
1141 – The Battle of Lincoln, at which Stephen, King of England is defeated and captured by the allies of … Read the rest

FINAL: MHS varsity boys

Posted by | February 1, 2019 11:00 pm

Congrats  to Coach Rolando Shuler, Mark Turner, Terrance Morales, Keenan Brown, Travis Johnson, John Fulton Sr., Jersey Logan Sr. and the Mighty Manning High School Monarch Kings on their win against Hanahan, with a final score of 61-32.


Posted by | February 1, 2019 10:58 pm

LMA JV boys defeated Orangeburg Prep with a final score of 36-27.

Scoring for LMA were Jaden Sanders with 14 points, Denzell Sigler with 11 points, Kam Belser and Mickey Jordan with three points each, Bryce Acord and Austin Geddings with two points each and Coleman Yates with one point.

For ORangeburg Prep, Stokes Kirby scored 10 points.

LMA moves to 14-3 on the season and will play Pinewood Prep on Monday.

FINAL: MHS varsity girls

Posted by | February 1, 2019 8:31 pm

Congrats Coach Darren Mazyck, Jeffrey Addison and the Mighty Lady Varsity Monarchs who beat Hanahan with a final score of 76-26.


Posted by | February 1, 2019 6:53 pm

Congrats to Coach Mark Turner and the Mighty Manning High School JV Monarchs Young Men who won against Hanahan with a final score of 54-13.

Manning man accepted to law school

Posted by | February 1, 2019 6:44 pm

Jamie Land was accepted to the University of South Carolina School of Law. He follows in the footsteps of his Grandfathers Jim Anders (Class of 1967), John Land (Class of 1968) and parents Ceth and Amy Land (both class of 1997).


Posted by | February 1, 2019 6:37 pm

Congrats to Coach Verner Hilton-Tindal and the Mighty JV Lady Monarchs on their win against Hanahan with a final score of 37-2!

BCA hosts free trade informational event

Posted by | February 1, 2019 3:35 pm

On Thursday, Bicycle Corporation of America in Manning hosted a panel to discuss the effects of Federal tariffs on manufacturing, retail and agriculture in South Carolina and Clarendon County.

For the full story, see the February 7 edition of The Manning Times.


Posted by | February 1, 2019 3:27 pm

In the January 31 edition of The Manning Times, the IGA ad ran incorrectly.

This was not the fault of IGA, and they cannot be held responsible. This was a printer error, and IGA is not liable.

Thank you,

The Manning Times

Crash results in high-speed chase

Posted by | February 1, 2019 12:05 pm

Clarendon County emergency crews were dispatched to 8043 Wash Davis Road at approximately 3:37 a.m. on Friday, February 1, in response to the report of a motor vehicle accident with fire.

Fire personnel found a vehicle had crashed into a tree and had caught on fire. The vehicle’s driver was found some distance from the vehicle.

While emergency personnel were rendering aide to Jawwaad Tasawwur Robinson, 28, the driver of the wrecked vehicle, Robinson gained access to a Clarendon County Fire Department pickup and fled the scene. Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Deputies pursued the vehicle through the Taw Caw and … Read the rest

LMA football coach retires

Posted by | February 1, 2019 10:11 am

Laurence Manning Academy Head Football Coach Robbie Briggs has announced he will not be returning to coach again next year. He provided the LMA Board with his resignation on Monday, January 28.
“I will be shifting my attention fully to our family business, my three children, and doing things with my family during the fall that I have not been able to do for the past 23 years,” said Briggs.
For the full story, see the February 7 edition of The Manning Times.

Today in History: Feb. 1

Posted by | February 1, 2019 12:00 am

481 – Vandal king Huneric organises a conference between Catholic and Arian bishops at Carthage.
1327 – The teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
1329 – King John of Bohemia captures Medvėgalis, an important fortress of the pagan Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and baptizes 6,000 of its defenders
1411 – The First Peace of Thorn is signed in Thorn (Toruń), Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights (Prussia).
1662 – The Chinese general Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege.
1713 … Read the rest

Today in History: Jan. 31

Posted by | January 31, 2019 12:00 am

314 – Pope Sylvester I succeeds Pope Miltiades.
1504 – Treaty of Lyon: France cedes Naples to Ferdinand II of Aragon.
1578 – The Battle of Gembloux takes place.
1606 – Gunpowder Plot: Guy Fawkes is executed for plotting against Parliament and King James.
1747 – The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital.
1801 – John Marshall is appointed the Chief Justice of the United States.
1814 – Gervasio Antonio de Posadas becomes Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (present-day Argentina).
1846 – After the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown … Read the rest


Posted by | January 30, 2019 8:02 pm

LMA JV girls lost to Florence Christian on Tuesday with a final score of 14-23. Madison Truett and Callie Thompson both scored four points, and Paisley Anderson, Reagan Barrett and LB Brogdon scored two each. The team is 1-5 on region.

LMA hosts Orangeburg Prep on Friday.

FINAL: Clarendon Hall varsity boys

Posted by | January 30, 2019 7:52 pm

Clarendon Hall varsity boys basketball remained undefeated on the season at 22-0 with a 103-41 victory over Dorchester Academy on Tuesday in Summerton. With four players in double figures, the Saints were paced by Traveon Davis with 32 points and 10 rebounds. Zyan Gilmore added 23 points, and Tyrese Mitchum added 17 points and 10 rebounds. Kylic Horton finished with 10 points and Quavion Miller added nine points. The Saints are now 11-0 in region play and will play Colleton Prep at Clarendon Hall on friday.

OBITUARY: Grace Letha Gipe Elson

Posted by | January 30, 2019 7:39 pm

Grace Letha Gipe Elson, 95, widow of William Owens Elson, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at her home.

Born November 25, 1923, in Fort Collins, Colorado, she was a daughter of the late Guilford Gipe and the late Dopha Alzada Hamill Gipe. She graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School and a secretarial college in Sacramento, California, and went on to work as a secretary at Mather Field for the Army Air Corps during WWII. There she met and married PFC William Elson on March 3, 1944. After WWII, they settled near his home in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. After 14 Read the rest

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