LMA JV ‘S Jordan Throws No-Hitter To Defeat Marlboro Academy

Posted by | April 3, 2019 2:48 pm

Mickey Jordan was brilliant on the hill on Monday, as he threw a no-hitter to lead LMA JV past Marlboro Academy 12-1.

LMA secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the third inning. The Swampcats big bats were led by Davis Campbell, Bryce Acord, Cam Branham, Coleman Yates, Jackson Clemmons, and Gage Bowen, who each had RBIs in the inning.

LMA tallied eight runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught by LMA was led by Campbell, Acord, Branham, Yates, Clemmons, and Bowen, all knocking in runs in the inning.

Jordan was on the mound for Laurence Manning. He … Read the rest

Early Lead For Waccamaw Seals Fate For Manning Monarchs Baseball

Posted by | April 3, 2019 12:47 pm

Manning Monarchs Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 14-2 loss to Waccamaw on Monday. Waccamaw scored on a double by Waller Parler, a single by Cam Burgess, a home run by Austin Hansmeyer, and an error in the first inning.

The Monarchs struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Waccamaw, giving up 14 runs. Waccamaw got on the board in the first inning when Parler doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring three runs. Sam Goude earned the victory on the hill for Waccamaw. He allowed one hit and one run over two innings, striking out two … Read the rest

Job Fair at F.E. DuBose Campus on April 4th

Posted by | April 3, 2019 12:34 pm


Clarendon County Job Fair at the F. E. DuBose Career Center is on Thursday, April 4th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Participating companies and organizations include:

Central Carolina Technical College

Clarendon County Adult Education

Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce

Clarendon County Economic Development

Clarendon County Fire Department

Clarendon County Government

Clarendon Health System Long Term Care

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

Comfort Keepers

Continental Tire

International Paper


Kelly Services

McLeod Health – Clarendon


Powell Valves

Roper Staffing

Santee Print Works

Santee Wateree Department of Mental Health

SC National Guard

SC Vocational Rehabilitation

SC Department of … Read the rest

Donald Scott Bannister

Posted by | April 3, 2019 10:59 am

MANNING – Donald Scott Bannister, 60, husband of Mary Renee Alberth Bannister, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at McLeod Health Clarendon.

Born December 1, 1958, in Huntington, West Virginia, he was a son of Joice Woodyard Bannister and the late Donald Cecil Bannister. He was a heavy equipment operator in construction.

He is survived by his wife and mother of Manning; and a grandson, Donald Scott Bannister III of West Virginia.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald Scott Bannister II; and two sisters, Tammy Kennedy and Traci Dawn Bannister.

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High speed chase into Manning

Posted by | April 3, 2019 10:38 am


Police officers were lead on a high speed chase this morning into downtown Manning. According to police, a Summerton police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a black Dodge sedan occupied by two people driving recklessly on I-95 near the Summerton exit.  The driver sped off with the officer in pursuit, continuing north and  left the interstate at the 119 exit onto Hwy 261. As he sped through town, the driver struck a pickup truck at the intersection of S. Boyce Street and W. Boyce Street. He then struck a small black car which disabled the Dodge.  … Read the rest

HopeHealth welcomes new employees

Posted by | April 3, 2019 8:52 am

HopeHealth recently welcomed several new eployees, including:
Evan Gilliard – Desktop Analyst
Ashley Hardee – Dental Assistant
Ashley Jones, LPN – Staff Nurse
Kimberly Johnson – Director of Legislative Affairs
Marsha Tunstall – Behavioral Health Consultant
Gloria Hicks – Clinical Support Specialist

Local fencing club hosts tournament

Posted by | April 3, 2019 6:48 am

The Clarendon County Dueling Academy fencing team hosted its own tournament on March 16, inviting neighboring teams to the first ever Catcuda Clash.
“Tournaments can feature multiple different events, so ours included three different events,” said Shea Failmezger. “Two were senior events (for fencers aged 14 and older): an Open and a Division 3. An Open event can be entered by fencers of any level, and a Division 3 is a lower division event for fencers with a D rating and lower.”
See Thursday’s Manning Times for more information.

Ruth Bynum Thrower

Posted by | April 3, 2019 2:24 am

Ruth Bynum Thrower was born on Sept. 4, 1929, in Pinewood, to James and Minnie Fordham Bynum. She died on Thursday, March 28, 2019.
She was baptized and gave her life to Christ at Calvary Baptist Church in Pinewood. She was educated in the public schools of Clarendon County. After high school, she enrolled in Gardner’s School of Cosmetology and was a cosmetologist for many years and an Avon representative for more than 50 years.
On Feb. 3, 1957, she was united in holy matrimony to the late James Lee Thrower Sr. and to this union four sons were born, … Read the rest

Today in History: April 3

Posted by | April 3, 2019 12:22 am

686 – Maya king Yuknoom Yich’aak K’ahk’ assumes the crown of Calakmul.
801 – King Louis the Pious captures Barcelona from the Moors after a siege of several months.
1043 – Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England.
1077 – The first Parliament of Friuli is created.
1559 – The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars.
1834 – The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
1860 – The first successful United States Pony Express run from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, begins.
1865 – American Civil War: Union forces … Read the rest

Sarah Ellen Williams

Posted by | April 2, 2019 4:50 pm

Funeral services for Sarah Ellen Williams will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Historic Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road in Summerton.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The public may view the body from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at Palmer Memorial Chapel in Columbia, and the public may view the body from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Sarah Ellen Williams was born in Summerton, the daughter of the late Hazel Romeo Ragin and Zelia … Read the rest

MHS Student Council earns top prizes at state meeting

Posted by | April 2, 2019 12:52 pm

The Manning High School Student Council attended the South Carolina Association Student Council meeting, earning first place in the 1A-3A Division for the Recreational Activities Project Category and second place in the 1A-3A Division for the Leadership Activities Project Category.

Students spruce up gazebo

Posted by | April 2, 2019 10:17 am

The East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines recently came out to help spruce up the gazebo on Turbeville Town Square for the upcoming Puddin’ Swamp Festival. Savanna Wingard, Hannah Hickman, Baylie Garris and Zoe McElveen joined Alyssa Brown, Carson Windham and Coach Dwayne Howell in painting the gazebo.

Lady Swampcats defeat OP

Posted by | April 2, 2019 9:57 am

Trinity Harrington went 4-3 to lead the Laurence Manning Academy varsity softball team to an at home 7-1 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Monday. Madison Truett followed with 4-2, while Elizabeth Hussey went 3-2.

Robert Gaymon

Posted by | April 2, 2019 9:50 am

jPINEWOOD – Robert Gaymon, 85, husband of Virgin Frazier Gaymon, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
He was born Sept. 11, 1933, a son of the late Wallace Gaymon and Marie Gaymon.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Muldrow Brockington Rigby

Posted by | April 2, 2019 8:45 am

ROCK HILL – Muldrow Brockington “Mul” Rigby Jr., 71, widower of his beloved sweetheart of 48 years, Sarah Wilson Rigby, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Rock Hill.
Born Jan. 9, 1948, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Muldrow Brockington Rigby Sr. and the late Miriam Fridy Rigby. Mul had a long successful career in business and through this was fortunate enough to travel the world. He was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church. He will always be loved and remembered as a most kind and generous person.… Read the rest

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